Reynolds talks about visit

2014 guard Miles Reynolds took an unofficial visit to Arizona this past weekend. Read on to see his thoughts of the campus, if he may get an offer, and more.

It may have been his second trip to Arizona, but that doesn't mean that 2014 Chicago Whitney Young point guard Miles Reynolds enjoyed himself any less.

"This weekend was my second visit to Arizona," Reynolds said. "The first time I didn't get to see the player aspect. All day Saturday I was with the team and they told me how much they really enjoy it and I'm really looking to coming back soon.

"It was a great visit, I really enjoyed myself. The coaching staff really showed me a lot of love and I think me and my teammates really enjoyed it. My favorite part was the game on Saturday and getting to hang out with the players afterwards, it was a good time."

Reynolds and his teammates Jahlil Okafor and 2013 center Tommie Hamilton were hosted by a three of Arizona's prized recruiting class from the class of 2011, who made sure that the visit was worth the trip all the way from Chicago.

"I hung out the most with Sidiki Johnson, Nick Johnson, and Josiah Turner," Reynolds said. "We all clicked instantly, they showed us a really good time. It was fun, they're really good people."

Reynolds also had a chance to re-connect with head coach Sean Miller and the rest of the Arizona coaching staff, which has followed him closely for sometime now.

"I have met the coaches a couple of times," Reynolds said. "They were at most of my games in Vegas, but I couldn't talk to them due to NCAA rules. I met them previously when I visited in June.

"We talked a lot about style of play and how I'd fit in. They said they're a transition team and I love to play a fast-paced game."

New to the program since Reynolds' initial visit in June are the walls of the basketball hallways in McKale Center, featuring the team's past players that are now professionals; something that caught the eye of the sophomore point guard.

"Seeing the players on the wall, it's just something to look forward to," Reynolds said. "There's a lot of great NBA point guards that are still in the league right now like Mike Bibby and Jason Terry. Arizona having the most pros out of any college is outstanding.

"They call Arizona ‘Point Guard U' for a reason; they develop their point guards really well. I got to watch a workout on Sunday that coach Miller puts his players through and he does a really good job with him."

While he does not currently hold any offers, Reynolds still has a number of schools hot on his trail.

"I don't have any offers right now, but I have some schools looking at me," Reynolds said. "I'm going out to Ohio State in two weeks, I talk to Northwestern on the regular, as well as Illinois, Georgetown, and Marquette. There's a lot of schools involved in my recruitment right now."

Despite leaving Tucson without an offer, Coach Miller outlined for Reynolds how he could go about improving his game in order to get an offer.

"I had a long talk with Coach Miller on Sunday," Reynolds said. "We broke things down and I really respect him. He told me he's going to continue to follow me this school season and that an offer may come soon. For now though, he's looking for me to get stronger and keep evolving as a player."

Even without an offer from the Wildcats, Reynolds has UA among the schools that he's looking at the closest.

"I don't have any leaders right now," Reynolds said. "I'm just going through the process and I'm considering every team that has reached out to me so far.

"The visit really moved Arizona to the top of my list. I was always looking at them pretty hard, but this visit really topped it off. I can definitely see myself playing there in the future."

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