Lyle Updates Recruitment

The recruiting process is going well for five-star guard JaQuan Lyle.

Five-star point guard JaQuan Lyle is one of the best remaining prospects uncommitted in the 2014 class. The Evansville, Indiana native is now at Huntington (WV) Prep, and is looking to have a great senior season while figuring out which school is in his future.

"I like it a lot here," said Lyle of Huntington Prep. "We have lost a few games, but we just couldn't make plays in the crunch, we could have won them. Overall I love it here and I am glad I am here. It has been a good start to the season."

At 6-foot-4 and 215 pounds, Lyle has the physical tools to play all over the floor, and now he says he is working to refine his game.

"I'm pretty much working on everything, but I am in the weight room a lot," said Lyle. "I am focused on getting stronger and improving my ball handling as well as making shots off the catch and my one dribble pull up."

Recruiting wise Lyle, a onetime Louisville pledge, is now wide open in the process.

"There are a lot of schools in the mix but on a daily basis I really talk to Oregon, Kansas, West Virginia, Florida State, Providence, Memphis, and Indiana," listed Lyle.

Lyle has one visit set to Kansas for January 11, and he says that he sees a lot of positives with the Jayhawks.

"Kansas is what it is," said Lyle. "Coach (Bill) Self is a great coach and they have a great staff. They already have Cliff Alexander and Kelly Oubre committed in my class, so that is a tremendous class already. I like Kansas a lot. Me and Coach (Jerrance) Howard have a great relationship. We had a relationship when he was at Illinois, and it has kept going forward from there."

Another school that has really turned up the heat on Lyle is Oregon, and the Ducks are hoping to get a visit before too long.

"I like Oregon a lot," said Lyle. "Coach (Tony) Stubblefield is my man. We talk darn near every day. Oregon is just a great school. I probably talk to the head coach there a couple of times a week, so I like them a lot."

Much closer to his current home in Huntington, Bob Huggins and West Virginia are also making Lyle a priority.

"Me and Coach Huggins have a great relationship," said Lyle. "When I de-committed from Louisville they started recruiting me shortly after. Coach Huggins and I have built a great relationship and he is a great guy. Also he has a good staff there, so I like them a lot."

For now Lyle plans to take visits and says nothing specific is set in stone for when he wants to make a decision.

"I am just focused on my season for now," said Lyle. "When it is time to make a decision it is time, but there is no timetable or anything."

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