Originally posted on UM Hoops  |  Last updated 9/13/13
Before July, TJ Leaf couldn’t seem to get healthy. Recently, the talented forward had to play through a hurt finger, a broken wrist and a broken leg. But this summer, Leaf was finally healthy and he took full advantage of the opportunity to prove he can play. The El Cajon, CA native blew up in July at the Adidas Invitational in Indianapolis, scoring 30 points in a loss in the title game, and that’s when his recruitment really picked up. “I think I definitely have improved over last year. Recently I’ve always been hurt,” Leaf said during an interview on Thursday. “So this is one of the first times this summer that I’ve actually been healthy and can show people what I’m about. I’m seeing that all my hard work is starting to pay off.” Leaf has since received interest from schools along the West coast such as UCLA, San Diego State, Portland and Arizona, as well as attention from Midwestern schools like Notre Dame, Indiana and Michigan. Indiana, UCLA and San Diego State have all extended...
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