Top-two for Washington guard

One of the fastest risers on the West Coast has been Washington point guard Abdul Gaddy. The 2009 players was mostly unknown heading into the summer but is now not only one of the top guards on the West Coast, but could end his recruitment very soon.

Gaddy was impressive at the right time. With a number of major college coaches in attendance during the Vegas tournaments, Gaddy played great basketball. Teams were aware of him, but he cemented his reputation with his play and has earned some serious offers.

Arizona offered the Bellarmie Prep standout this past week after following him around the Las Vegas and Los Angeles events.

"It means a lot to me," Gaddy said. "They are one of my favorite schools."

Gaddy is claiming a top two and the timetable for a decision could occur at any time.

"I could make my decision soon," Gaddy said. "It is between Arizona and U-Dub."

He visited Washington this past week on an unofficial.

"It went pretty good," Gaddy said. "I got close to the players and got close to the coaches." The coaches are a major factor in Gaddy's interest in the Huskies.

"Coach (Cameron) Dollar and Coach (Lorenzo) Romar both played guard in college, so that is good," Gaddy explained.

Although Washington is the home state team, don't count on their proximity to home being a huge selling point.

"It does not really matter to me if I stay close to home or not," Gaddy said.

As for Arizona, there is a good chance that Gaddy could be coming to Tucson for the Advanced Skills Camp. Even without a visit, the Wildcats are in great shape.

"I love the tempo that they play," Gaddy said. "I like Arizona because of Lute Olson and how he coaches his guards to the NBA. They have a great basketball history."

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