Watson can see himself at Arizona

2013 forward Paul Watson took a visit to Arizona and enjoyed it. Is he close to an offer? What did he think of the campus? Read on to find out those answers and more.

Arizona had a handful of unofficial visitors this past weekend and one of the more highly ranked one was four-star forward Paul Watson.

The 6-foot-6, 190-pound Phoenix Paradise Valley forward came away impressed with the experience despite the Wildcats' loss to Washington.

"The visit was nice," Watson said. "I got to see the facilities and everything and it is a really nice place to be able to see.

"The atmosphere was crazy. I liked how it was packed and it was very loud. I would definitely love to play in a place like that."

Arizona is certainly not the only school recruiting Watson, as he has heard from numerous schools out west.

"I have an offer from Arizona State, Fresno State, Boise State, Colorado, Texas Tech, and Oregon State," he said. "I am hearing from the majority of the Pac-12 and a lot of the schools on the west, although there are some East that are talking to me."

In terms of Arizona, the Wildcats have not extended an offer, but let Watson know that it is a possibility down the road.

"I have talked to a few of the assistants quite a bit and Miller a little," Watson said. "I am very interested in them and they seem to be interested in me.

"They told me to watch out this spring and summer because they are going to follow me a lot. As far as an offer goes, I think it is something that would be more likely to happen during the summer."

As Watson goes through the process, he has a pretty good idea of what he will looking for in a future school of choice.

"I want a good coaching staff and a good campus," He said. "I want to be surrounded by good people and basically just be comfortable."

Watson is in no rush to make a decision and says that he wants to wait until all of his choices are presented to him.

"I would like to take my time just to see what all of my options are going to be and what schools have to offer when it is time to make my decision," he said.

And if one of those options is Arizona?

"If Arizona offers it would probably be one of the top schools on my list when I start to narrow it down and take a hard look at everything," Watson said.

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