Oregon adds guard late

The Oregon Ducks scored a quality late addition to their 2012 recruiting class.

Originally Cincinnati (Ohio) Aiken High school standout Willie Moore was pegged to attend Duquesne University. However following their coaching change Moore got out of his letter of intent and began to pursue other options. Following his latest official visit, Moore made his commitment.

"Willie Moore committed to Oregon during his visit," said Moore's former AAU coach Tre Potter.

Along with Oregon, Moore had made an official visit to South Carolina, and also was on a visit to Virginia Tech when Coach Seth Greenberg was fired.

According to Potter, it was Oregon's returning team and overall atmosphere that made the difference in the 6-foot-2 combo guard picking the school.

"Just the team they have returning was huge," said Potter. "With Tony Woods and E.J. Singler coming back they should be real good next year. Also they lost a lot of guards so there is playing time there for Willie, he could get 20-30 minutes per game if he does what he is supposed to do."

Potter went on to single out Singler as someone who did an excellent job on the visit of making Moore feel at home.

"I have been on a lot of visits, and I don't know if I have seen someone do a better job of hosting a kid than E.J. Singler," said Potter. "He was great, he made Willie feel a part of the team, and overall he really made him feel comfortable."

Add in a good relationship with former University of Cincinnati assistant Tony Stubblefield as well as a strong effort by head coach Dana Altman, and Moore decided that Oregon was the right place for him.

Moore is a three-star prospect who has a ton of natural ability. He has played both the point guard and shooting guard positions, and is hoping to play on the ball when he gets to college.

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