What is more interesting is that the 6-0 point guard from Cinco Ranch High School may be ready to commit soon. While it is not unusual nowadays for a high school freshman to commit to a college, it is rare to see two of the nation's top programs fight for his services.
According to a source close to Wise, the Wildcats are coming hard after Wise and would love to get a commitment. The same sources say that Texas is also very interested. A separate source said that Wise was close to giving a commitment to the Cats, but the increased attention from the Longhorns has made him take a step back. Indications are that the Wildcats are still the prohibited favorite.
Wise has been asked by Texas to take an unofficial visit next Thursday and all indications are that he will venture to Austin to give Rick Barnes' program a look.
Wise has already taken one unofficial visit. He was in the stands for Arizona's final home game against Oregon. He is a friend of Wildcat recruit Jawann McClellan, as well as Texas recruit Daniel Gibson. McClellan verballed last July, before his junior year, and was at the time the Wildcats' youngest recruit.
Cat Tracks will be speaking with Wise about his interest in Arizona and Texas later in the weekend.
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