Turner down to eight, visits up next

Myles Turner is down to eight schools. He has one visit set up for Kansas is looking to set up a few more.

One of the nation's top recruits – Myles Turner – narrowed his list of schools to eight on Wednesday.

According to David Turner, Myles' father, his list is down to Arizona, Duke, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisville, Ohio State, Oklahoma State and Texas.

"His main three things with those eight were family atmosphere, home away from home and style of play," the elder Turner explained to Scout.com.

Now Turner is going to finish out the summer all-star game circuit and try to cut his list further.

"Myles is going to probably going to get his list down to a top three," his father said. "After he gets it to three he'll probably make a decision at that point. We don't have a timetable. Right now we are just focused on finishing the summer."

The only visit Turner currently has scheduled is for Kansas' midnight madness festivities on October 4th.

"That's what he always wanted to do," Turner said. "That's where he wanted to go [for a visit]."

Turner, Scout.com's No. 5 overall recruit, has already taken unofficial visits to Oklahoma State and Texas.

"We are going to at least take at least three to five [visits]," Turner said. "We aren't sure we'll do all five. We'll probably do at least three. Texas is so close we'll probably do an unofficial there."

"We just aren't sure," he added regarding how many visits they would take. "We are going to take our time and re-evaluate things when he gets done playing."

Turner is coming off a strong summer playing with Texas Select. The 7-footer impacts the game majorly on the defensive end. He's one of the best shot blockers in the 2014 class. Turner is also a good jump shooter out to 21-feet.

A five-star recruit, Turner is currently ranked No. 5 overall.

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