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Jeremy Tyler to Skip High School, Play Pro-Europe

Published by on April 23, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NBA

In an interesting bit of news coming out of the New York Times, high school junior Jeremy Tyler, the 6'11" basketball stud is electing to forgo his senior year of high school to move overseas to Europe and take up a professional career. Tyler's move would make him the first United States born high school player ever to leave school early for the pros.

"Nowadays people look to college for more off-the-court stuff versus being in the gym and getting better," Tyler told the newspaper. "If you're really focused on getting better, you go play pro somewhere. Pro guys will get you way better than playing against college guys."

Tyler is currently 17 years old and he has verbal commitment to play for Rick Pitino and...

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