2016 Fox emerges in Dallas

High major programs are already tracking 2016 combination guard De'Aaron Fox. The talented freshman updated Scout.com on who recently offered him a scholarship.

Every year Hal Pastner's Houston Hoops squad has a couple gifted freshman.

This year is no different. Khalea Turner, a 2016 big man, already has a reputation in recruiting circle. But it was 2016 combo guard De'Aaron Fox that broke out at the EYBL Dallas event this past weekend.

A recent addition to the Hoops roster, Fox stepped up in a big game against the Albany City Rocks scoring 14 points on 6-for-8 shooting, including 2-for-4 from three.

Although he can play both guard spots, Fox said during his freshman season at Katy (Tex.) Cypress Lakes, where he averaged 22.8 points, six rebounds and three assists a game, he spent most of the time with the ball in his hands.

"I had the ball 90-percent of the time," Fox told Scout.com. "It was cool when I got off the rock because then I could spot up and come off of screens."

Fox said he models his game after Chris Paul and Kyrie Irving.

"I like to use a lot of pick and rolls," he said. "I listen to what some people say. They say I have a smooth game. Watching people do pick and rolls and watching Chris Paul and Kyrie Irving and how they split pick and rolls and pass, that's how I want to play."

High major schools are already tracking and beginning to offer the talented freshman.

"I have offers from Texas, Baylor, SMU, K-State and I have interest from Syracuse, Arizona, Oklahoma and schools like that," Fox said.

Baylor has had Fox on campus twice and is building a relationship with him.

"I took two visits to Baylor," Fox said. "I like it a lot. They have really good coaches and I'm building a relationship with one of the assistant coaches."


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