Morris has major attention

Monte Morris is a point guard who really emerged in July and now has gained significant recruiting attention.

For Monte Morris he was running under the radar until the month of July, but that has changed. The four-star point guard out of Flint (MI) Beecher is now attracting attention from numerous high-major schools and has one visit already in the works.

"I feel I did good in July," said Morris. "Myself and my team both played well. I think we had a good showing overall and put on a good show for all the coaches."

At 6-foot-1, Morris has a good combination of size and feel for the game from the point guard position. Also he showed at times an ability to score in bunches. With that numerous college coaches have been working to get involved in his recruitment.

"I have had a lot of calls from a lot of programs," said Morris. "I have heard from Arizona State, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Marquette, Iowa, Iowa State, Xavier, Syracuse, and Temple."

He continued, "I know that Iowa State, Central Michigan, and Western Michigan have offered me a scholarship."

Morris and his mother are in the process of getting unofficial visits scheduled, and for now there is only one trip that they are sure of.

"We are planning all of the dates right now to figure out where we are headed, but I will be at Syracuse this weekend with my mom," said Morris.

When on the visit Morris will be looking at the campus and also will have a chance to show his game off to the Syracuse coaching staff.

"I will be going just to look at the surroundings and to see the coaches," explained Morris. "Also there is an elite camp there on Saturday, so I feel it would be a good move for me to go down there."

For now Morris is in no hurry to make a decision, but as an excellent student one factor stands above the rest when it comes to deciding on a school.

"Most important is the academic side of things," Morris explained. "Also I am looking at who they bring in with me, or who they are bringing at my position. I want to go to a school where I could make an impact and somewhere that fits my style of play."

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