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March 14, 2010

FOOTBALL: Niagara basketball player piques Packers' interest

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Lewis' NFL workout will take place a few days before the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament, the annual showcase event for seniors hoping to prove their NBA prospects.

"I haven't heard anything about Portsmouth," said Lewis, who isn't optimistic about a late invitation considering that it took "some twisted arms" from Mihalich to get Charron Fisher into the event two years ago, even after he finished as the nation's second-leading scorer.

"I've talked to a few agents here and there, and they say I have a good opportunity to play overseas," Lewis said. "One agent asked me what my deadline is. I don't have a deadline. I'm going do the football workout, and hopefully I'll know right away if I'm good enough. I'll talk to Steve's agent about the football thing, and listen to what coach Mihalich says about basketball."

E-mail reporter Jonah Bronstein at jonah.bronstein@niagara-gazette.com

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