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Junior to Watch: Thaddeus Young

While his peers were traveling across the country playing basketball in front of big-time coaches, Thaddeus Young, <i></i> sixth-ranked junior in the country, was in a classroom – doing a far different kind of learning.

It wasn't because of his academic deficiencies. In fact, quite the contrary. Young is a 4.3 student who takes honors classes. "He does all the things that normal kids just don't do," Memphis (Tenn.) Mitchell coach Jerry Johnson said. "He never gets in trouble and doesn't wear tattoos. He's strictly about the business of being the best." And whether it's in the academic world or on the court... Recommended Stories

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