Bowling Green's Chane Behanan, the top-rates high school prospect in the state of Kentucky, has committed to Louisville.
The 6-foot-8 Behanan is ranked No. 23 nationally in the Class of 2011 by Rivals.com and No. 29 by Scout.com. He’s a prime contender to be named a McDonald’s All-American.
A transfer from Cincinnati Aiken prior to his junior season, Behanan was named first-team All-State for the Purples after he averaged 21.1 points and 12.3 rebounds a game.
Behanan had a sensational spring on the AAU circuit, including being named MVP of the prestigious National Basketball
PlayersAssociation Top-100 camp.
U of L became a major player in the process late in the spring along with Kentucky, North Carolina and Texas along with dozens of other programs. He was also being courted early on by West Virginia, Ohio State and Cincinnati.