Worth the Weight?: Memphis’ Pierre Henderson-Niles Is Getting His Life in Shape

Posted by Rob Dauster on September-9-2009 Add Comments

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As a high school underclassmen, Pierre Henderson-Niles was one of the most dominating inside presences in the country. As a junior, he peaked as high as 33rd in the country, according to Scout.

But that is when the hefty PHN started to put on weight. At his heaviest, he was tipping the scales at 347lb, a weight that would make NFL lineman jealous. At the start of the summer, Niles was checking in at 327lb.

This summer, however, things have changed. Memphis head coach Josh Pastner has gotten his senior forward to b...

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