The biggest prep basketball player in Southern Illinois, Andrew Drone, has decided where he’ll play Division I college hoops.

Rice University received a verbal commitment from Drone, who will be a senior at Gallatin County High School, on Monday.

The 6-foot-11, 265-pound center also had a scholarship offer from Wright State University. Southern Illinois University, among other D-I schools, showed interest as well.

Check out Wednesday’s edition of The Southern and online for a complete story, which will have comments from Drone.

618-351-5086

(1) comment

harrietbetancourt


"A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated. You can get degree so fast from your local colleges or search for High Speed Universities article online

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.