Three offers for Seth Towns

Class of 2016 star Seth Towns already holds three offers.

Forward Seth Towns is one of the many highly touted members of Ohio's 2016 class. The Columbus Northland star has significant potential at 6-foot-7 and 200 pounds, and is beginning to see his recruitment pick up with a trio of offers.

Northland is one of the top teams in the state, and Towns is a big reason why. Overall he feels his sophomore season is going well.

"I've been playing well," said Towns. "We have lost two games, but as a team we have bounced back and our chemistry is getting better. Individually I have been doing enough to help us get wins. I think I am averaging about 16 points a game, so the season has gone well."

He continued, "Right now my focus is on getting stronger. All I am focused on is winning state, so I am just doing whatever I can to achieve that goal."

Recruiting wise Towns already has significant attention.

"Virginia Tech has probably been the most interested, them and Michigan," said Towns. "Also I have heard from Ohio State a little bit, Dayton, Xavier, Wisconsin, and that is about it."

He continued, "I have scholarship offers from Virginia Tech, Dayton, and Xavier."

When it comes to Virginia Tech, Towns has made an unofficial visit there for a football game, and says he has built a good relationship with the coaching staff.

"I have a really good relationship with Coach (Andy) Moore," said Towns. "We talk probably once a week. They are basically saying they are real interested and they want to me come watch one of their games. I don't have a set date to visit for a basketball game though."

Michigan hasn't yet offered Towns, but one could be coming in June once the Wolverines start offering class of 2016 standouts.

"They've just been saying that they can't wait until June 15 to offer," said Towns. "They have one of the top engineering programs and that is what I want to major in, in college. Also I have talked to Trey (Burke) several times and he is telling me how good of a school it is."

While Michigan is showing a lot of attention, it is their rival Ohio State that Towns grew up rooting for.

"It is a nice school and I have been a Buckeye fan my whole life, but recruiting wise I am open," explained Towns. "I know they were at a game a few weeks ago, but we haven't talked much since then."

While Ohio State is yet to offer, in-state programs Dayton and Xavier have.

Dayton has two former Northland players, Jalen Robinson and Devon Scott, currently on their roster, and Towns says they talk to him about the program.

"They always give me a heads up about how good their program is," said Towns of the Dayton connection. "I just visited Dayton for their game against Saint Louis which was a tough loss for them, but they are a good program and have expressed a lot of interest."

When it comes to Xavier, Towns said, "I haven't talked to them as much lately, but I have been watching them on TV and they are looking really good. I think they are coming up in the college hoops scene."

For now Towns' focus is on bringing home a state championship, and until then he is going to stay open in his recruitment.

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