The Wolfpacker

January 2013

The Wolfpacker: An Independent Magazine Covering NC State Sports

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■ basketball recruiting 4909 Western Boulevard, Suite 200 Raleigh, North Carolina 27606 Telephone: (919) 851-4696 Fax: (919) 859-5598 Offering a wide variety of services: Personal Accounting/Bookkeeping Non-Profit Organizations Partnerships Payroll Services Corporations Small Business Trusts Estate & Financial Planning Tax Planning BeeJay Anya of famed Hyattsville (Md.) DeMatha Catholic averaged 13.3 points, 10.5 rebounds and 6.8 blocks per game his junior year, and is rated by as the nation's fourth-best center and 49th-best overall player. photo courtesy Serving the community since 1966 as good as it could," Moxley said. "He's going to bring legitimate size — he had a huge body — and is strong. We have to get him in tip-top physical shape. "When he was a junior and in tip-top shape for DeMatha Catholic and Team Takeover, I thought he was the best big in the class, period." Anya's ability to dominate on the defensive end always impressed Moxley. "He was blocking shots and rebounding," Moxley said. "He has unbelievable timing on shot blocking, and when he blocks them he doesn't throw them out of bounds. He controls almost like a Bill Russell, which is rare. "He has a little more post game than people give him credit for. He has great hands, and his reach is ridiculous. He can turn and dunk without getting more than a foot off the ground." The 6-9, 215-pound Washington had a whirlwind recruitment, eventually picking NCSU over Ohio State, Iowa State and Washington Sept. 23 during his one and only official visit. The lefty can play both power forward and center. Washington attended Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, Conn., last year and averaged 15 points, 10 rebounds and five blocks per game. He made the move to star-studded Brewster Academy for his post-graduate season. "Kyle is a big kid that keeps getting better and better," Gottfried said. "Every time you turn around, he looks better. He's gotten a little taller and is filling out." Washington attends the same prep school that produced current Wolfpack freshman forward T.J. Warren and plays 66  ■  the wolfpacker 64,66-68.BKB Recruiting.indd 66 12/11/12 2:31 PM

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