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Video: IU Basketball Recruiting Target Matt Cross Has Another Big Weekend on EYBL

Indiana offered Massachusetts native Matt Cross in April after a huge first session of Nike EYBL play in Atlanta.

The 6-foot-7 forward continued to put up big numbers at the second session in Westfield, Ind.

Through eight games, Cross is now averaging 22.4 points per contest.  He has added 7.8 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 1.5 steals.

Playing on a struggling team, Cross has had to force the issue a bit which has made inefficient from the field.  He is shooting 36.4 percent overall and 28.8 percent from long range.  Cross is also making 82.1 percent of his free throws.

Cross is tenth on the EYBL in points per game among players that have participated in all eight games.

An incoming senior at Woodstock Academy in Connecticut, Cross averaged 16 points and 7 rebounds per game as a junior.

Cross is rated as a three-star according to the 247Sports Composite and has offers from a number of other schools including South Carolina, UConn, Penn State, Miami and UMass.

247Sports is reporting ($) that Cross will take an official visit to Indiana on May 31 along with visits to South Carolina and Miami.

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