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Karron Clarke

position

Forward

Height

6-6

Weight

197 lbs.

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Brooklyn, NY

High School

Winchendon (Mass.)

Karron Clarke - Men's Basketball - University of Miami Athletics

At Miami: A freshman forward who brings tremendous athleticism to the Hurricanes’ line-up…a strong finisher on the break who excels in the transition game…has great quickness and leaping ability…will add depth to Miami’s perimeter defense.

High School: The Winchendon School…ranked 29th in the nation by ESPN.com heading in his senior season…led to a 30-6 record averaging 17 points, 10 rebounds, four assists, two steal and two blocks as a senior at the Winchendon Prep in Winchendon, MA…first-team All-Conference selection and a McDonald’s honorable-mention All-American as a senior…played at Lincoln High School in Brooklyn, NY helping lead team to the City Championship as a junior averaging 20 points, 13 rebounds and four assists…first-team All-City selection as a junior…coached by Mike Byrnes.

Personal: Full name is Elliah Karron Clarke…born March 6, 1985 in Brooklyn, NY…nickname is K-rock…son of Karen Clarke and George Matthews…enrolled in the School of Arts and Sciences…enjoys video games in his free time.