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NLR 4-star Kel'el Ware names Hogs in top 10

by Richard Davenport | April 3, 2021 at 5:01 p.m.
North Little Rock’s Kel’el Ware hangs on the rim after a dunk during the fourth quarter of the Charging Wildcats’ 65-55 victory over Little Rock Central in the Class 6A championship Thursday at Bank OZK Arena in Hot Springs.

North Little Rock junior 4-star center Kel’el Ware has announced his list of top 10 schools, which includes Arkansas.

Ware, 6-11, 210 pounds, has added recent offers from Arkansas, Auburn, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma State, Florida, Texas, Texas A&M, Virginia Tech and Oral Roberts.

Coach Eric Musselman and his staff contact and the Hogs deep run in the NCAA tournament helped the Hogs make Ware's cut.

"They have been contacting me a lot and I am surprised on how far they made it," Ware said.

He was named the MVP of the Class 6A state title game by recording 19 points, 8 rebounds and 2 steals in the Charging Wildcats' 65-55 victory over Little Rock Central.

Ware averaged 16.4 points, 8.8 rebounds and 4.6 blocks per game as a junior. He was named to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Underclassman team as a sophomore. as well as 6A All-Conference and All-State.

He plans to play with All Arkansas Red during the spring and summer.


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