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Weekly Notebook: Julius Randle Progressing


Prestonwood Christian (Plano, Texas) senior forward Julius Randle has always maintained that he would return to the court this season after fracturing his foot in just his second game of the season.

Randle is already ahead of schedule and had a positive meeting with his doctor Monday.

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Don’t expect him to be tearing down any rims this week, but let’s just say Randle could be making good on his goal of returning to the hardwood before the season concludes.

Brown sets all-time scoring record

Rocky Mount (Rocky Mount, N.C.) senior guard J’Kyra Brown scored 24 points in a 53-47, win over Fike (Wilson, N.C.) last week to take over sole possession of first place on the school’s all-time scoring list.

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Brown, an East Carolina signee, passed Kim Taylor, who finished her career with 1,600 points in 1983.

Britt eyeing return

Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, Va.) senior point guard Nate Britt said he could return to the Warriors toward the end of the season.

Britt tore the meniscus in his right knee on Dec. 26. The Warriors, who are ranked No. 14 in the USA Today Super 25, have dropped two games in his absence.

“I’m just ready to get back to the court,” said Britt, a North Carolina signee. “I’m gonna take my time and come back when I’m ready though.”

Basketball Commits

Pope John XXIII (Sparta, N.J.) forward Jermaine Lawrence to Cincinnati… Findlay Prep (Henderson, Nev.) forward Dion Wade to Auburn.

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