Jackson-Cartwright Not Ready to Commit

The 2014 point guard from Los Angeles (Calif.) Loyola, Parker Jackson-Cartwright, came to UCLA's first game and favors two schools...

2014 Los Angeles (Calif.) point guard Parker Jackson-Cartwright was one of the highly regarded prospects on hand at Pauley Pavilion on Friday night for UCLA's first regular season game against Indiana State.

"It was a great night," he tells FOX Sports NEXT. "The first night back in Pauley, they were happy to be back and showed the greats who came through there. I got to see the John Wooden presentation and all of that. It was a special night for them. I had a lot of fun and I had friends and my coach from high school to enjoy it with me. I got to talk to the coaches after the game, so it was a good night."

On the court, Jackson-Cartwright believes it will take the Bruins some time to adjust.

"Well, at first, it was slow," Jackson-Cartwright explains. "It was slow and a little structured. But it wasn't all half court, and they did push in certain situations.The other team wasn't a bad team; they were a pretty good team and played good defense. UCLA did push sometimes, but I think it's all about their personnel. Shabazz is out and some of the other guys didn't really play well. They're getting acclimated to a new gym and a new system, but when all their guys are back, I think it's going to be more up-tempo."

Jackson-Cartwright, who has previously named UCLA and Arizona as favorites, says that while the two PAC-12 schools remain on top, neither should expect a commitment anytime soon.

"To be honest, I haven't talked to any coaches lately; it's pretty much just been school and ball. I kind of backed away a little bit from recruiting, just for the moment, to be focused on the school year and my season.

They [UCLA and Arizona] are both still up at the top of my list, they always will be, but I don't want them to be the only two schools that people think I'm looking at. I don't want to limit myself."

"I'm not going to commit for a while," he states. "I still have a lot of decisions to make and I'm not ready to make that type of decision right now."

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