May 13, 2008

Leitao, Cavs keeping tabs on 2010 big man Gilbert

One of the top defensive players in the nation regardless of class is Wilmington (Del.) St. Elizabeth center Malcolm Gilbert.

The 6-foot-10, 210-pounder, who's part of the class of 2010, averaged almost 12 blocked shots per game during his sophomore season and has emerged at every stop this spring on the AAU circuit as a force in the paint.

Gilbert, who was in Charlottesville for the Southern Invitational this past weekend, has long been on UVa's radar.

But the Cavaliers aren't alone, as an impressive list of schools is forming for the raw but talented post player.

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