Five-star wants to visit

Five-star 2013 point guard Tyler Ennis has seen his recruitment pick up as of late. Read on to see where Arizona stands, what schools watched him on Monday, and more.

6-foot-2, 175-pound Newark (N.J.) St. Benedict point guard Tyler Ennis is considered to be one of the top point guards in 2013. On Monday, he had Sean Miller and Book Richardson watching him workout in addition to coaches from Villanova, Cincinnati, UConn, Syracuse, and more.

Arizona is somewhat new in the recruitment of the five-star point guard, but that has not affected the interest that Ennis has in Arizona.

"Recruiting is going pretty well and there are some new schools getting involved," Ennis said. "Arizona is kind of a new school, UConn, and Baylor also."

At this point, Ennis is taking his recruitment in stride and does not currently have any favorites.

"I am trying to keep everything open," he said. "There are schools that I like, but I don't have any favorites."

Ennis has developed a solid relationship with Arizona's coaching staff, as he consistently talks with Joe Pasternack and Book Richardson.

"Arizona called me some time in August and I have been talking to them a lot ever since," Ennis said. "They just tell me I would fit in well and they would like to see me down there.

"Arizona offered and Book and Pasternack have been talking to my dad a lot."

In terms of what Ennis is looking for in a school, he has a pretty good idea of what the major factors will be in making a decision.

"I am looking for a school with good guard play and history," he said. "I want a school that gives guards the freedom to come off of ball screens and also a school that is big."

Ennis has plans to take some visits, but is unsure of exact dates at this time.

"I am probably going to take visits in October, but I am not sure of the exact dates," he said. "I want to visit Iowa State and will probably visit Louisville for its Red and White game. I also want to try to get to Arizona some time in December.

"The only visit I know for sure is Georgetown's Midnight Madness, which I will be going to with Isaiah Briscoe."

As far as a decision goes, Ennis wants to make sure that he makes the best one for him, which seems to mean taking his time at this point.

"I am not sure when I would like to make a final decision," he said. "I want to do research on each school involved and see what players are going to the draft and all that before I decide."

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