Winslow taking process slow

Class of 2014 star Justise Winslow is getting a lot of early recruiting attention.

For Justise Winslow he has been around basketball and attention his whole life. The son of an excellent college player, Winslow is now one of the premier recruits in the 2014 class. Now the 6-foot-5 wing is beginning to show everybody what he is capable of.

At the John Lucas Midwest Invitational one of the 2014 prospects who had an impressive showing was Winslow. A wing with point guard skills, Winslow showed off his versatility and excelled at the camp.

"It is good coming to camp," said Winslow. "I personally know Coach Lucas because I work with him every day that I can. This is a special camp, we do good drills, and we have great competition."

Currently Winslow plays a lot on the ball as a point guard, and while that might be in his future, he feels he likely will play on the wing in college.

"I think I am going to end up on the wing, but I can play the point guard through power forward with my size and strength," said Winslow.

Recruiting wise things are just beginning to get going for Winslow. He is taking things slow, but at the same time numerous colleges are making sure to drop by his school to evaluate him during open gyms.

"A lot of schools have been by," said Winslow. "Texas, Baylor, Texas A&M, Nebraska, Michigan, Arizona State, Houston, and just a lot of schools."

Winslow noted that most of the schools that have been by have offered him a scholarship.

As the son of Phi Slamma Jamma star Rickie Winslow, Justise says his father is just telling him to make the best decision that he can make.

"My dad just sits back and tells me to talk to every coach and find out the best place for me," said Winslow. "The advice he gives me the most is to not to list to other people and to just go where I want to go."

While Winslow is taking things slow and evaluating any and all options that come his way, he does know some of the things he will be looking for in a college when the time comes.

"Definitely I will pay attention to the other recruits they have coming, the playing style, and the proximity to home," said Winslow.

Currently Winslow is rated as the No. 16 player in the country.


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