Carter down to four

2012 Las Vegas Bishop Gorman power forward Ben Carter talks to about the four schools remaining on his school list.

Ben Carter has narrowed his school list to four. The 6-foot-8, 220-pound Las Vegas Bishop Gorman 2012 power forward told that he sat down with his father on Tuesday night and narrowed his school list to Oregon, UNLV, San Diego State and Utah, in no particular order.

Carter broke down the four schools remaining on his list.

Oregon: "I've built great relationships with coach (Dana) Altman and coach (Brian) Fish since they started recruiting me. I feel really comfortable with their coaching staff, I know they have a great program in the Pac-12, they have an up and coming team - they just got Jabari Brown last year - and a really good friend of mine, John Loyd, goes there. It's just a good situation with them."

UNLV: "Me and coach (Dave) Rice have had a great relationship ever since he started recruiting me at BYU. He was actually the first coach to offer me. Ever since then, we've had a great relationship. He knows my family very well, he really knows me and their new offense is really appealing. Their new offense is going to score points and it's going to be fun."

San Diego State: "It's in California, it has a great location, it's close to the beach, coach (Steve) Fisher and I are really starting to get closer and we're building a strong relationship. I know him and my dad talk a lot. I'm really interested to see what they have in store for me."

Utah: "They were actually the last of the schools on my final list to recruit me. I like coach (Larry) Krystkowiak and coach (DeMarlo) Slocum. I went there on an unofficial on Aug. 19 when we drove my brother to college. We were driving him to Wyoming and stopped at Salt Lake City. I checked out campus and it's a great place. Everyone is so friendly and they told me that I'm their number one guy so that's always good."

Before his official visits, Carter will invite the remaining schools on his list to his house for in-home visits.

"So far Utah is the only one who has set up an in-home visit, on Sept. 12, but I think UNLV is going to set one up and I still need to talk to Oregon and San Diego State about it," Carter said.

After in-home visits, Carter will take officials, and he's made progress setting those up.

"Oregon is on Oct. 6-7, Utah we're going to talk about an official when they come for the in-home visit, UNLV I can visit whenever because it's so close and San Diego State I'm looking at the 24th of September," he said.

Carter is looking forward to taking his visits and figuring out which school is best for him.

"It's really going to be about continuing to build relationships with the coaches and whatever school is the best for me," he said. "If I'm on one of my visits I could decide but as of now, I'm still wide open with these four schools."

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