June 4, 2008

IU still among Watford's favorites

Tom Crean's offensive system gives a versatile role to its big men, often allowing them to run the floor or step out on the perimeter and shoot.

Birmingham, Ala. forward Christian Watford fits that exact description. The 6-7, 215-pound Watford brings versatility to the front court, as a prospect who can bang inside but also step out to the perimeter to knock down an outside shot.

Naturally, Crean's offensive system helped make Indiana attractive to Watford, who ranks as the No. 47 recruit in the 2009 class.

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