Williams-Goss remaining open

One of the keys to Findlay Prep's success this season has been the play of Nigel Williams-Goss who continues to attract high-major attention.

Henderson (Nev.) Findlay Prep is clearly one of the best teams in the country, and they proved it this past weekend at Flyin to the Hoop as well as the Hoop Hall Classic. One of the reasons is because of how deep they are in the backcourt, and Nigel Williams-Goss is one of their key contributors at the guard spot.

"The season is going real good," said Williams-Goss. "Our record is very solid. We feel we should be undefeated, and every time we step on the floor we are getting better, so we are very happy with how things are going."

For Findlay Prep, Williams-Goss plays both on and off the ball. He sees himself as a point guard at the next level, and says that his focus this year is on getting his very talented teammates good shots.

"I am just trying to get everybody involved," said Williams-Goss. "We have such a talented group of players, and as a point guard my job is to get everybody their looks. My job is to get everyone their shots."

When it comes to his recruitment, Williams-Goss has a lot of interest, but says he is wide open within the process.

"I'm wide open right now and have no leaders, but Washington, Harvard, Oklahoma, UNLV, Louisville, Oregon, Washington State, Georgetown, Miami, UCLA, and Arizona have all been in touch," said Williams-Goss.

One school that has been especially active with him is Washington. Assistant Coach Raphael Chillious was tracking Williams-Goss and his teammates all weekend, and has been in touch for a while.

"They offered me when I was like in eighth grade, and I love those guys," said Williams-Goss of the Huskies. "I am from the Northwest in Portland, so Washington is close and I am basically a hometown kid. I like them a lot and they have done a great job of recruiting me."

Another school that has been particularly active in his recruitment is Harvard.

"I like Harvard a lot. I don't have any favorites, but I do like them a lot," said Williams-Goss. "I am building a great relationship with Coach (Tommy) Amaker and they are doing a great job being ranked in the top 25 in the country. Also obviously their academics are excellent, and I take that very seriously."

For now Williams-Goss is simply taking in what every school has to offer, but does have a few key factors for when it comes time to make a decision.

"I pay attention to style of play," said Williams-Goss. "You have to go where your game fits in, and also relationship with the coaches. As a point guard I have to trust them and they have to trust me. Also a place where I think we can win a national championship because I am all about winning."


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