Two Visits Already For Davis

As an athletic power forward with perimeter skills, Shaheed Davis has attracted significant college interest already. Schools from the Big Ten to the MAC are all involved in his recruitment.

One of the more intriguing players in the 2012 class in Ohio is Shaheed Davis. The combo forward from Warren G. Harding High School is on the high-major radar already, and has made a pair of visits.

A natural power forward, Davis is working to make the transition to playing more on the perimeter during this high school year. At 6-foot-7 and 205 pounds, Davis has the athleticism and size to be a matchup problem in college at the position.

With him just beginning to scratch the surface of how good he could become, Davis is starting to see his recruitment pick up.

Already he has offers from Cleveland State and Duquesne, and interest is coming in from Ohio University, Ohio State, Akron, Xavier, Cincinnati, Dayton, Wake Forest, and Bowling Green. At this point Davis has made visits to Wake and to Ohio State.

Davis' first visit was to Ohio State where he got to check out the campus and see the atmosphere.

"I liked it a lot," said Davis of the visit. "That was my first trip and it was an eye opener. It made me work hard. I really liked the campus."

After checking out Ohio State, Davis made the trek down to North Carolina to check out Wake Forest. Though the two campuses could not be more different, Davis liked what he saw at Wake as well.

"I like them a lot," said Davis of Wake. "It is a small college, but I liked it a lot."

He continued, "I think they saw me at a tournament in California and they liked that I could play the small forward and the power forward."

For now Davis is in no hurry to make his college decision, but he does know what he will be looking for in a school.

"I am just looking for how close I can be with the coaches and the teammates I will have," said Davis about what will be important to him in his decision.

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