Oklahoma City Recruiting Caracter

I’m still tracking down this Derrick Caracter story, but I have confirmed that Oklahoma City University is recruiting the 6-foot-9, 270-pound Caracter.

OCU became the first school since Life (Ga.) in 2000 to win consecutive NAIA crowns when it beat Mountain State (W. Va.), 75-72.

Ollie Bailey, a senior from Chicago who played at Rutgers before transferring, was named to the all-tournament team and became OCU’s first NAIA player of the year award winner.

Willie Irick, a 6-6 forward from Teaneck, N.J., was also a standout for the team.

Caracter was offered a chance by head coach Rick Pitino to return to the Louisville team for the 2009-10 season, but is apparently considering transferring.

Former Tennessee point guard Ramar Smith will also play for Oklahoma City.