ASU Feels Like Home for Davis

Jonathan Davis hasn't visited many colleges other than the two Pac-10 schools close to his Simi Valley (Calif.) home. Nonetheless, the forward has now visited the Sun Devils on two occasions and his interest in Arizona State is growing stronger. Devils Digest caught up with the 2011 prospect following his trip last weekend to Tempe.

"It went great, I enjoyed it very much," said the 6-6 190 Jonathan Davis. "I got to tour the facilities; see where their practice facility was going to be built…everything was very nice. I was already there once for Coach Sendek's camp in the summer and I remember when I got there I was surprised that everything was so big."

"I did see some new things on this visit, but nothing really surprised me because I knew what the school looked like. But I was very impressed and I'd say it does feel like home a little."

Davis, who will be playing for the Double Pump club in this season's upcoming AAU circuit, also got to witness one of Arizona State's practices this past weekend, and liked the pace in which the session was conducted at.

"In practice they were going up and down the whole time," commented Davis. "There wasn't a lot of stopping and explaining, it was more like here's what you need to do – now get it done. Practice was definitely high tempo."

"That's how they play in their games too – up and down the floor."

Davis stated that some observers think that his shooting and ball handling are his strong suits, but he acknowledged that "I probably need to work on those skills more...I know I can be better. I do need to be more of a leader on the court too."

The forward, who's being recruited by ASU assistant coach Scott Pera, indicated that he has been pursued by the Sun Devils for the last six months. Davis has no offers to date.

Aside from ASU, he has also unofficially visited USC and UCLA.

"I'm getting recruited also by Notre Dame, Colorado, Arizona, Washington, and Pepperdine," said Davis.

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