Monday, August 29, 2011

Welcome to New England: Austin Colbert

Native of Chesapeake, Virginia
 The CT/NJ Flip-Flop
- Over the course of the summer, 6'10 big man Mike Tobey transferred from Hotchkiss to Blair Academy (NJ) for his senior year.  If anyone was worried about how Hotchkiss was going replace Tobey (ESPN #78) down-low this season, it looks like you can stop worrying.  Earlier today, Adam Finkelstein of NERR broke the news that 6'9 athlete-supreme Austin Colbert will be transferring from St Patrick's (NJ) to the Hotchkiss School (CT) for the upcoming school year, where he will team with Clyde Smith and Makai Mason to form an intriguing inside-outside combination.  Colbert is ranked #41 in the ESPN Class of 2013 Rankings and according to, AC is "one of the most highly recruited players in the Class of 2013."  Colbert heads to New England for his junior year with offers from Pittsburgh, Miami (FL), Seton Hall, and Xavier ( with interest from countless others.

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