York back from visits

2012 shooting guard Gabe York has taken four unofficial visits in the past couple of weeks. He talks to Scout.com about the trips, two of which he said stood out above the others.

Over the last couple of weeks, 6-foot-2, 170-pound Orange (Calif.) Lutheran 2012 shooting guard Gabe York has taken unofficial visits to Washington, Notre Dame, Marquette and Arizona.

Scout.com caught up with him fresh off his Wednesday visit to Arizona, which he said made a big impact on him.

"It was great," York said. "The coaches said they're looking for a guard that's dynamic and if they were to get me that their guard recruiting would be done for this year.

"They said they want a freshman that can come in and play a lot of minutes and contribute and get the Pac-12 Freshman Player of the Year. They said they believe I can do that and that's what they're recruiting me to do. When I was hearing it, that sounded pretty good.

"Overall it was great. It was a lot more than I expected it was going to be. The facilities were at the very top; they were great. The weight room was great. It was just a great experience for me."

York was asked to break down his other three recent visits.

Washington: "The coaching staff was great. They had really good personalities; all different personalities. Lorenzo Romar is hands on and into everything, which is great. It's a great feel. I was only there for one day so I couldn't take everything in but overall it was a great trip."

Notre Dame: "They have a great coach and players they're going to have. They were telling me about their style of play and said they like to slow it down and use the whole shot clock. The coaching staff is great but I need to see if their style of play is right for me."

Marquette: "Marquette was great too. It was a lot like Arizona; both of them were great experiences for me. I saw the whole campus and everything was in one building. Their academics were impressive. Their coaches are amazing; Buzz (Williams) is hilarious."

Out of the visits that York took, he feels that two of the trips stood out above the others.

"Marquette and Arizona were probably the two that stood out the most to me," he said. "They're overall great programs, they'd be a great fit and I'd come in as a freshman and get a lot of minutes and maybe even start."

Despite being impressed by Marquette and Arizona, York says that he's not ready to make a decision just yet.

"I'm just going to take my time and talk with everybody," York said. "I want to wait and talk to all my coaches and everybody who is going to help me with my recruiting.

"I thought I was (close to deciding) but just talking to my coaches and seeing everything, it's going to take a little more time than I expected. We're going to dinner on Saturday and we're all going to talk about it. I'm not going to make a decision that quick but it should be before November."

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