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.


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