Two schools recruiting Aaron the hardest

Shaqquan Aaron is currently sitting out while appealing his sophomore season eligibility, but it hasn't slowed down his recruitment. He tells who is recruiting him the hardest.

One of the nation's top 2014 prospects is starting off his sophomore season on the sideline, as 6-foot-8, 170-pound Woodland Hills (Calif.) Taft small forward Shaqquan Aaron is currently ineligible after transferring from Santa Ana (Calif.) Mater Dei.

Aaron is appealing the City Section's ruling and will soon know whether or not he'll be able to play for Taft this season.

"Hopefully I'll be eligible to play this year," Aaron said. "I've been working hard. I'm just using this as motivation. Whenever I do play I'll be ready."

The four-star prospect mentioned UNLV, Arizona, USC, UCLA and Oklahoma State as schools he's heard from recently, but said that two programs in particular are recruiting him the hardest.

"Right now it's Arizona and UNLV," he said. "They're recruiting me very strong."

Both UNLV and Arizona have a style of play that appeal to Aaron.

"UNLV just came to one of my practices the other day," he said. "They run; they just play. They just beat North Carolina and it was a great game. They were just out-running them; that's how they play, and I like to play like that. They play good defense and I like that.

"Arizona runs too. Everybody thought they weren't going to be good this year but they're surprising a lot of people. They have a lot of young guys and are out-running teams too. I'm going to visit Arizona next month for the Washington game."

Despite UNLV and Arizona doing a good job recruiting Aaron at the moment, he maintains that he doesn't have any leaders and is in no rush to decide.

"Those are the two recruiting me the hardest, I don't have any favorite schools. I'm wide open and it's still early in the process. I'm trying to keep everything low key right now," Aaron said.

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