Moore Making Improvements

Already with significant MAC interest, Willie Moore's improved attitude has numerous other high profile programs beginning to take notice of his talents.

The talent has always been there for Aiken (OH) High School point guard Willie Moore. He has the size, athleticism, perimeter shot, and ball handling to be a big time player in college. However Moore could never seem to put it together his first two years at the school, but now as a junior he is beginning to figure it out.

Moore would be the first to admit that he has grown up a lot since he first entered high school. His attitude has changed, and he is now working harder than ever. With that results are beginning to come for him on the floor.

"The days that we don't have practice, me and my coach will go to the school and get on the gun," said Moore about his improved work ethic. "Also in practice I just work harder than I ever have."

He then added, " Last year I was moping a lot. This year I am listening and my attitude has gotten way better. I just listen and calm down and let the game come to me."

When it comes to his recruitment, Moore has five offers to date. They are from Miami-Ohio, Ohio University, James Madison, Kent State, and Akron. Also he has been hearing from Cincinnati, Xavier, Cleveland State, Wisconsin, and Louisville.

According to the schools waiting in the wings to offer, they simply want to see if Moore can be consistent this year with his positive attitude on and off the floor as well as if he shows consistent effort.

"They are telling me that they want to see how my attitude will be and if it will get better or get worse," explained Moore. "Like some of them want to offer, but they just want to see how the year goes."

At the moment Moore is in no hurry to select a college and really hasn't been on too many unofficial visits. Still when the time comes for him to make a choice he does know what factors will be important to him.

"Academics is the most important thing and also the style of play," said Moore. "I want to play for a fast paced team. That is what I will be looking for."

For now Moore is left to prove that he has matured off the floor and if he does that the natural talent clearly will come through on the floor.


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