Coaches to watch Chiozza

Chris Chiozza is one of the fastest players in the country on the court, and now his recruitment is really picking up speed.

Point guard Chris Chiozza is one of the most exciting players in the class of 2014. The Memphis (Tenn) White Station floor general is as fast as any player in the class and is capable of making plays for himself and others. Now he is ready to run the show for Team Thad on the AAU circuit, and numerous schools are going to be in attendance checking out his progress.

Though Chiozza isn't the biggest point guard in the country, he does make his teammates better. Team Thad is expected to be one of the top AAU teams in the country, and Chiozza has big goals for himself and his squad this spring and summer.

"My goal for the spring is to help my team anyway I can and help us win every game," said Chiozza. "For myself I am trying to gain more scholarship offers, play well, and just make all of my teammates better. I want to keep my assists and steals up, and just be a point guard and a leader. Anything I can do to help my team win I look forward to doing."

Chiozza has offers from schools like VCU, Richmond, Murray State, and Massachusetts. Also interest has been coming in from Baylor, Missouri, Memphis, Arkansas, Mississippi, Tennessee, and others.

Now a few more schools are jumping into the mix and have said they will be watching Chiozza closely during the April evaluation period.

"Butler contacted me and said they will be watching me, UNLV and Florida also are schools that said they would be watching me in Pittsburgh," said Chiozza.

The interest from Butler is fairly new, and while is just getting familiar with the school he has watched them play a little bit.

"I don't really know a lot about Butler," said Chiozza. "I watched them in both of the national title games. I feel like I can play at any school, I know I would thrive at a fast paced school and Butler isn't a team that slows it down. I feel like I could fit in well there."

Florida will no doubt also be watching Leron Black when they go to see Team Thad, but they have also made it clear that they are very interested in Chiozza and what he brings to the table.

"It feels good that all of the hard work I have put in is paying off," Chiozza explained. "Florida is a big time school and for them to see if I can play at their level is big. They obviously have a great program and I look forward to hearing more from them."

For now Chiozza is planning to play out the summer and see what happens offer wise before he seriously thinks about a decision. Chiozza is considered a four-star prospect.

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