Unheralded MSU Recruit Looks to Contribute Early

Posted by Libor Jany on November-18-2009 Add Comments

Wendell Lewis is the Ali Shadeed Muhammed of the Mississippi State men's basketball team.

Like Lewis, Muhammed, of the '90s rap crew, A Tribe Called Quest, was an underrated talent often overshadowed by MCs, Q-Tip and Phife Dawg.

Lewis is often an overlooked member of MSU coach Rick Stansbury’s sterling 2009 recruiting class, which includes blue chippers Renardo Sidney, John Riek, and Shaunessy Smith.

But, as a versatile big man with a soft touch from 15 feet in, the 6' 8" Lewis gives Rick Stansbury another stout body in the frontcourt alongside Sidney, All-American forward Jarvis Varnado, and sophomore Romero Osby.

Stansbury has singled out the freshman center’s play on several occasions in the preseason....

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