Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Abreu Prefers Basketball at the Moment.(Sports)

Byline: Ken Sickenger Journal Staff Writer

Eddie Abreu can't bring himself to say he's donned football pads for the last time.

But the Rio Grande High School two-sport standout grudgingly admits he prefers the feel of basketball attire.

As a result, Abreu has opted not to accept a football scholarship at least for the moment. Instead, the senior plans to explore his basketball options.

"I'm looking for basketball first," Abreu acknowledged after the Ravens' game Tuesday night at Sandia. "I've loved the game ever since I was a little kid, and I still do."

Abreu said he expects to take several campus visits, beginning with a trip to visit some old acquaintances at Baylor University. …

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