This season the Houston Defenders are seen as arguably the top 17 and under team in the country, and for Aaron Harrison, he is ready to get on the grind that is the summer AAU circuit.
"It is fun, this is the life we have," said Harrison. "We're traveling, playing basketball, and hanging out with friends. It is great."
One of the best scorers in the country, Harrison says he is constantly working to become a completely well rounded player and someone who is known for his total game on the perimeter.
"I am just working harder and playing every possession," said Harrison. "It isn't about scoring, it is always about just getting better and helping your teammates do well and getting wins."
In no order the twins are considering Baylor, Kentucky, Maryland, and Villanova. All weekend long at the Under Armour Hoop Group Pitt Jam Fest the Defenders were watched by head coaches from Maryland and Villanova as well as an assistant from Baylor. Also Kentucky had their head coach drop by on Sunday for a game.
With that though, Aaron says that they don't pay much attention to the stands during the game.
"I don't really pay attention to it at all to be honest with you," said Harrison. "I am just out there to play my game."
Harrison says that he and his brother came to that list of four schools from watching the schools and evaluating their own games.
"I am just really watching a lot of basketball to see style of play," said Harrison. "I am just looking for what will be the right style of play for me and my brother, and what is the right situation."
He continued, "I look at schools that use big strong guards who attack the basket, a guard dominated school really."
Harrison also explained what stands out about each of their top four and why they made the list.
"Kentucky is a great school," said Harrison. "They always put their guards in the NBA, and that is our ultimate goal, to make the NBA."
"Maryland, I like the way they play," he explained. "Also I have a lot of family in Baltimore so that would be good to be close to them."
"Villanova is obviously a guard oriented school that lets their guards have freedom in the offense," said Harrison.
"Baylor has been recruiting me since seventh grade," Harrison explained. "Also I like their campus and they have a real family oriented feel with their coaches and players."
For now though the focus is on AAU, as Harrison says there is no defined way for how they will get to their final decision.
"I am not sure when we will decide or take visits," Harrison stated. "We don't really have a planned schedule. We just kind of do it as we do it when it comes to recruiting."