Pollard to set up two officials

One of the top available prospects in the 2012 class -- Devonta Pollard -- is coming off a state championship and is looking to set up a pair of official visits.

Devonta Pollard had an appropriate finish to his decorated high school career.

The 6-foot-7 forward out of DeKalb (Miss.) Kemper County led his team to a 3A state championship by scoring 28 points, grabbing 10 rebounds and blocking 10 shots.

"He had a triple-double," Pollard's travel team coach Jeff Andrews told Scout.com. "He wasn't going to be denied that state championship."

Now that his high school season is over, Pollard, a five-star prospect, will shift his focus to the recruiting process.

"My understanding is he wants to try to go to Georgetown and go to Kentucky," Andrews told Scout.com.

At this point, Pollard, Scout.com's No. 4 small forward, has yet to set exact dates for his visits.

"I think we will speed up the process," he added. "He definitely needs to take those two visits before he makes his decision."

Pollard has already taken official visits to Texas and Missouri. Alabama and Mississippi State are also still on his list, according to Andrews.

"He's been there before, but they weren't official visits," he said of Alabama and Mississippi State. "They were unofficial visits."

"They are still in the mix," Andrews said of the two SEC schools.

Once Pollard visits the Hoyas and Wildcats, Andrews believes a decision could soon follow.

"First of all he needs to get those two visits I know with Georgetown and Kentucky," Andrews told Scout.com. "I think after that he'll be able to assess what he's seen and figure out what is right for him."

Pollard was selected to the McDonald's All-American game.


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