Morris plans visit

Four-star guard Monte Morris keeps on adding offers after a solid April, and has a one visit planned for the month of June.

The Michigan Mustangs have one of the best backcourts on the AAU circuit with the duo of Monte Morris and Michigan commitment Derrick Walton. Morris has put together a great spring, and high-major offers continue to come in for the four-star combo guard.

Ranked as the No. 61 player in the 2013 class, it is no surprise that Morris had numerous schools tracking him during the month of April. Morris was excellent during April, and continued things in May to complete a very strong spring.

"Everything is going good," said Morris. "I am talking to a lot of coaches and I think I had a good showing in the spring in both Las Vegas and Indianapolis."

He continued, "I think my game has definitely grown. I am stronger and I finish at the basket better and I am also doing a better job of getting by people."

Recruiting wise the interest has picked up in Morris over the past couple of weeks.

"I have new offers from Cincinnati, Virginia, and Virginia Tech," said Morris. "Also I am hearing from Illinois, Butler, Indiana, and Iowa State. Mostly it is schools like that."

The Bearcats are going to need a point guard in the 2013 class, and Morris says that is one of the things that attracts him to the school.

"I like Cincinnati," Morris said. "They have been good the past few seasons and they are losing their point guard, so if I were to attend there I would be able to play right away."

Another school really picking things up is Illinois. The Fighting Illini are hoping to have Morris come in and be a solid complement in their backcourt.

"They say they like my winning attitude and that I know how to win and lead," said Morris of Illinois. "They want me to come in and play as a combo with Jalen James. I do that now on my AAU team with Derrick Walton. I don't think it is a big deal, I can play the two or the one."

For now one visit is on the horizon for Morris, though others could soon follow.

"I know I am going to Iowa State in two weeks and then I might take one to Cincinnati," said Morris. "I am just going to take it one by one."

When asked what he is looking for in a school, Morris says he has a few clear things in mind.

"My relationship with the coaching staff, are they calling on me, like do we talk twice a week, and the style of play is also important," said Morris.

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