One area of focus in the recruiting process for Arizona on an annual basis is the point guard position. A school that has built an outstanding reputation of producing quality professional point guards, UA continues to keep an eye on several prospects at the one this offseason.
One such player that could fit the mold is 6-foot-1, 165-pound, 2013 point guard Kaza Kajami-Keane. The guard from Canada played high school ball at Creedmoor (NC) Christian Faith Center Academy where his stock has slowly risen. Representing Grassroots Canada 16U squad in Las Vegas at the Fab 48, Kajami-Keane has been monitored closely by UA staff.
The young guard prospect is excited to be recruited by Wildcats' head coach Sean Miller and knows what it means to be observed by a head coach with such prestige.
"It feels good," Kajami-Keane said. "I never want to settle, so when I see him, it's motivating to know that he's actually coming after me and people like that are coming after me. It's motivation to keep going and not stop."
Kajami-Keane realizes the importance of keeping a line of communication with the coaching staff and has been able to build a good relationship with the Arizona staff by doing so.
"I have called the assistant coaches a lot," Kajami-Keane said. "And I have talked to him (Miller) a couple of times too."
Arizona isn't the only squad after Kajami-Keane. As his stock has picked up, many other schools are also beginning to show interest.
"I have schools like Arizona, Texas, Louisville, N.C. State and Wake Forrest are the schools that are recruiting me hard," Kajami-Keane said.
It's still relatively early in his recruitment so a lot of things can change. Kajami-Keane doesn't have any leaders at the moment and is letting everything play out before he makes a list.
"At this point I am just trying to keep my recruitment open," Kajami-Keane said. "I am just going to keep my options open and see what happens."
Kajami-Keane is still working on getting the attention of more schools and isn't being too picky at this point. There is one factor that could help UA in their recruitment of him and that is that Tucson fits the climate he desires.
"Somewhere hot," Kajami-Keane said. "I am from Canada, so I am not trying to stay in the cold."
Kajami-Keane interested in Arizona
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