Decision nears for Anderson

Kyle Anderson still has three visits left. Then the top five prospect in the 2012 class will make his college decision.

In just 15 days, Kyle Anderson will announce his college choice.

But the highly regarded prospect still has a ways to go before he's ready to make a pledge. Anderson, who just visited Seton Hall and UCLA, will visit Georgetown on Tuesday, St. John's on Wednesday and then Florida on the 16th.

"The morning of the 19th I'm going to make a decision and on the 20th I'll release it," Anderson, who will be announcing on his 18th birthday, said.

"I still don't really know," Anderson said when asked if he had an idea of what he would do. "I have a lot of thinking to do. I still don't really know."

With the end near, Anderson is starting to feel a sense of excitement and relief.

"I'm getting excited that it's going to be over," the 6-foot-8 prospect said. "It's a tough process to go through. Hopefully I make a good decision."

Anderson's most recent visit was to Seton Hall this past weekend.

"The visit went well," Anderson said. "The student body showed me a lot of love. I had a great talk with the coaches and everything was great."

"I did everything," he added. "I saw everybody on campus. I watched the team work out. I met the coaches and everybody and the managers."

Just prior to visiting Kevin Willard and the Pirates, Anderson went by UCLA.

"That trip was great," Anderson said. "I had a good talk with coach [Ben] Howland. I didn't get to see anybody since they were in school. I had a good talk with coach."

Word has circulated that Shabazz Muhammad and Anderson have discussed the possibility of playing together. While Anderson says it has been discussed, he's making his own college decision.

"We are real close," he said about his relationship with Muhammad. "We talked about it, but I don't think it's going to be a major factor in my decision."

Anderson has a trio of schools – Seton Hall, St. John's and Georgetown – close to home and a pair – UCLA and Florida – outside his region. Will that factor into his decision?

"I'm not scared to go away now," Anderson said.

A five-star prospect, Anderson checks in at No. 4 overall in's 2012 rankings.

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