Jordan talks visits

Shooting guard Aaron Jordan is one of the top players in Illinois in the class of 2015.

Three-star class of 2015 shooting guard Aaron Jordan has been busy. The Plainfield (Ill) East product is taking the time to get as much information as he can on his potential schools. Recently he has made some visits, and another one is being scheduled.

At 6-foot-4 with good athleticism and a nice shooting stroke, Jordan is somebody who can do a lot on the court, and over the summer he showed that talent.

"I think I played very well," said Jordan of his summer. "Playing with the Illinois Stars was a great experience and I can't wait to play on that team again next year. Overall everybody on our team got a lot out of the summer."

Recruiting wise schools such as Butler, Xavier, Illinois, Wisconsin, Creighton, and Illinois State have offered Jordan with others such as Purdue, Northwestern, and Iowa showing interest.

According to Jordan a trio of schools have been after him very hard since the end of July.

"I have probably been hearing from Xavier, Wisconsin, and San Jose State the most," explained Jordan.

Recently Jordan made a visit to Wisconsin, and he says the trip went very well.

"I've been talking to Coach (Greg) Gard and Coach (Bo) Ryan mostly," said Jordan of the Badgers. "I went up there recently before they went to Canada and it was a great visit. I saw how I would fit in their system, and I know they really want me. Coach Ryan runs a great offense, and I could see myself fitting in well."

Also Jordan had a chance to visit Xavier, and he says that trip also went very well.

"I had a great time going down there the other day," Jordan explained. "The coaches were impressive and the whole system was impressive. I like the way that they run their offense giving their guards a lot of freedom. Just looking out over the court from Coach (Chris) Mack's office as a great thing, and it was a great visit."

While it isn't set in stone yet, another Big East schools looks to be getting Jordan's next visit.

"I will probably be going to Creighton late August or early September," said Jordan.

He continued, "I've been to a lot of colleges, but I have heard a lot of good things about Creighton. Also their mail outs where they tell me about their student section and the kids at their school, it sounds great. I want to get a chance to check out their campus and see what the deal is."

Another school that could get a return visit is Illinois. The Illini have already had Jordan on campus, and he continues to stay in close contact with them.

"Coach (Dustin) Ford has been texting me every now and then," said Jordan. "I have also talked to Coach (John) Groce a couple of times. They are trying to get me to come down and visit again. Coach Groce is a great guy and he runs a good system for guards."

For now Jordan is in no hurry to select a school and doesn't have a timeline for a decision, but he does know what factor will be most important when the time does come to make a college choice.

"I just want to know if I can see myself playing there," explained Jordan. "If I can see myself playing on that floor and scoring, that is what is important to me, I have to feel like I fit in well."

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