Cimino adding interest

Unsigned senior post man Matt Cimino is seeing his recruitment continue to pick up as the season goes along.

Three-star center Matt Cimino is one of the better remaining post players in the class of 2014. The Worcester (Mass.) Academy standout is going through his senior season and evaluating all of his options while focusing on his team.

At nearly 6-foot-10, Cimino is someone with a lot of skill level. With that he is just hoping to help his team to a strong season, and so far he feels he has been playing pretty well.

"I think this year I am just doing whatever we need," said Cimino. "Whether it is play inside or outside, I am just trying to focus on being a mismatch for our team. If I see our other big going down low I throw it down there, if the other team plays zone I will shoot from outside. I am just trying to post up when I can, find open shots, and do everything I can to help my team win."

Recruiting wise Cimino says a handful of schools remain in very close contact with him.

"I would say I am hearing the most from Vanderbilt, George Washington, Georgia, Tulsa, and Wisconsin."

A good student to go along with being a good player, Vanderbilt is a school that definitely appeals to Cimino.

"We have a good connection so far," said Cimino. "I talk to all of their coaches, and I know they have had a few transfers and a few injuries so there is some room for minutes. They have three very good perimeter guys coming in next year so they are looking for a forward to come in and fill a need for them."

Another school that is beginning to pick things up is Wisconsin, and the Badgers have had a lot of success with skilled bigs like Cimino in the past.

"They have seen me play a few games and they said I have piqued their interest," noted Cimino. "I guess they have an opening on their roster and another hole to fill so they think I could help. I have seen them on TV a lot, and I am very interested in them, but their interest is more as of late than the other schools."

As of now Cimino has no official visits set up, but he said trips to any of the schools showing him a lot of attention are possible.

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