New interest in Davis

Tyler Davis isn't on the court this high school season, but college coaches aren't slowing down in their pursuit of him.

Four-star class of 2015 center Tyler Davis isn't playing this season due to transfer rules in the state of Texas, but that hasn't stopped new colleges from getting involved in his recruitment. The talented post prospect has some of the biggest names in college basketball turning up the heat on him.

For the No. 23 prospect in the class it isn't easy having to sit the season out, but Davis says he is trying to make the best of it.

"I am just really taking the time to hone my game and get ready for the EYBL and get ready for college," said Davis. "I'm going to be in the weight room every day and work on my footwork, my post game, and my jump shot so I can be a complete player."

Recruiting wise Davis says some schools have really picked up the interest in him.

"I have been in contact with Arizona a lot who offered, Kansas a lot, and also Indiana," noted Davis. "There have been a few other places, mostly the Texas schools."

Arizona has been a force on the recruiting trail the last few years, and it was big for Davis to get an offer from the school.

"It was a very big offer to me because I feel I fit well there," said Davis. "Arizona was definitely one of my top colleges before they offered me, and now that they offered me I am going to look there and make an official there."

Like Arizona, Kansas is also one of the top teams in the country this year, and Davis has been happy to hear from the Jayhawks as well.

"Being recruited by them is big," said Davis of KU. "I have been talking to Coach (Norm) Roberts and he is telling me they like me a lot and that I have to keep working hard, and hopefully I can get an offer from them."

Also the interest from the Indiana Hoosiers picking up is something Davis is happy about.

"They just tell me that they want me there and they like me a lot," noted Davis. "I like Indiana, it is a very prestigious school with a lot of history, and that is a big time place right there."

For now Davis can't play in games, so he is really taking a look at what potential colleges do with their post players and how they play within specific systems.

"I'm a post guy, but I like being moved around," said Davis. "I want to be in a system where I can move around a little bit, so I try to look for that kind of system where the big guy gets out and runs and is able to show off all his skills."

Davis is in no hurry to make his college decision and says he intends to make his official visits before deciding.

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