Sources say that Arizona is the favorite, but that verbal to Arizona has been delayed by increased interest from Texas. According to friend and Wildcat recruit Jawann McClellan, Wise will pay an unofficial visit to Texas this week.
"Rick Barnes asked him to hold off on any decision and visit them," McClellan said. "I think he's going on Thursday."
Wise's father, Greg Wise, confirmed he and his son would be in Austin on Thursday, but that a decision could be made by the end of the week depending on what they see on the visit. The younger Wise will have a chance to spend some time with current Longhorn T.J. Ford and you can bet the Player of the Year will have only good things to say about Texas.
Wise has already visited Tucson and knows two of his potential teammates. McClellan and incoming freshman Ndudi Ebi are from Houston and have ties to the Hoops.
Arizona and Texas have young guards who should be on the roster when Wise gets there in 2006. The Cats have Mustafa Shakur coming in and the Longhorns have Daniel Gibson arriving in 2004. Gibson is another Houston Hoops player and a friend of Wise.
Cat Tracks will have the Wise decision as soon as it is made.
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