LAS VEGAS - The Adidas Super 64 is a tournament that features the top prospects from all classes of high school students. One of the younger, but more exciting players in the tournament is 6-foot-4, 180-pound guard Emmanuel Mudiay out of Arlington (Texas) Grace Preparatory Academy. Mudiay is running with Family First in the tournament and has showed flashes as to why so many people are infatuated with his natural athletic gifts.
The Arizona staff has shown Mudiay some attention early in his recruitment and he has taken it as a compliment. Mudiay understands what it means to play guard at UA and realizes its reputation as a point guard school.
"They are really cool." Mudiay said. "They've called me a couple of times. It's a blessing to be recruited by them because that's a point guard school and most of their point guards end up going to league. They're great people."
It's still early in the process for Mudiay, so he will definitely gain more attention as time passes. For now, Mudiay is just going with the flow and enjoying the process.
"It's great," Mudiay said. "I am keeping my options open. I got a lot of people looking at me."
Being a young prospect, Mudiay doesn't have a long list of offers to go through yet. As a prospect who will just be a sophomore, he isn't favoring anyone at this point.
"I'm only 15 so I am keeping my options open." Mudiay said.
For now, Mudiay doesn't have anything scheduled, but could potentially make some visits some time during the upcoming school year.
"Probably later on during the year I will take some visits but that's it," Mudiay said.
One potential advantage Arizona may have is the fact that they are giving Mudiay attention earlier than most top programs. Currently, Mudiaye is only receiving significant attention from one other school. That school, however, is a prominent program that could give UA a run for its money in the pursuit of the product from Texas.
"North Carolina," Mudiay said. "But that's really it for right now."
Mudiay looking at options
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