In the mid-1970s, NC State barely missed out on a high school basketball center from the state of Virginia named Moses Malone. In the mid-2010’s, Coach Mark Gottfried is taking another swing a center named Moses from the same general vicinity (West Virginia).
It appears the Wolpack has offered a scholarship to 2013 prospect, Moses Kingsley. Kingsley stands approsimately 6 feet 9 inches tall and is generally ranked as one of the Top 10 center prospects in the country. In addition to Louisville and Memphis, he reportedly holds numerous offers from SEC programs like Alabama, Arkansas, Florida and Tennessee.
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According to his twitter account, Moses Kingsley has an offer from the Gottfather to bring his talents to the Pack. Aside from having a really cool name, the 6-9 post prospect is a consensus top 100 player and could be the best shot blocker in the class of 2013. Scouts use words like “good motor” and “tenacious” to describe the New Albany, MS product, and he has offers from top tier programs like Florida and Louisville. Kingsley and Kennedy Meeks would go a long way to easing the pain of the expected departure of Calvin and definite departure of Richard Howell after 2012-13.