Former Hillcrest Star Odartey Blankson Burning Up The Nets At UNLV
January 2, 2003
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Former Hillcrest star Odartey Blankson is burning up the nets at UNLV. Blankson transferred to UNLV last year after being a starter as a freshman and sophomore at Marquette.
Blankson, a 6-7 small forward, is averaging 17.5 points and 10.3 rebounds per contest. He leads the team in both categories. UNLV currently boasts a record of 8-3.
As a senior at Hillcrest, Blankson averaged better than 20 points and nearly 10 rebounds per contest en route to being named SICA East Player of the Year. He played on the AAU circuit with Larry Butler’s Illinois Warriors.