Winston having great sophomore year

Cassius Winston made an impression during the spring and summer on the AAU circuit, and now during the high school season he continues to rack up more offers and college attention.

One of the top point guards in the class of 2016 is Cassius Winston. The Detroit (Mich) UD Jesuit product is leading the Cubs this season, and now that it is getting down to playoff time he is taking his game to an even higher level.

In the first round of the Catholic League tournament, Winston led his team to a 50 point win, and instead of looking to score, was out to get assists, and he did just that.

"I was pretty sure we had it in the bag by halftime, so I wanted to make it a great experience for everybody so I was trying my best to just get my teammates involved," said Winston.

At around 6-foot-2 with good athleticism, an ability to make shots, and excellent court vision, Winston is one of the top playmakers in his class. That has led to significant recruiting attention.

"Miami, Ohio State, Michigan, Michigan State, Georgetown, Iowa State, and Iowa have been calling," said Winston. "I have offers from Michigan State, Iowa State, Colorado, and UMass."

The offer from the Spartans was a big one for Winston, and he says it means his game is progressing nicely.

"It just tells me that I am on track and if I keep working I can go to the highest level," said Winston of the Spartans. "I think they have a great program and obviously they have done a good job with their guards."

Michigan hasn't offered yet, but that could be changing in a few months.

"They tell me that they love me and that they would love me to come to their school," Winston explained of the Wolverines. "I am sure they will offer me on June 15."

Ohio State is another school showing Winston a lot of attention, and he likes what the Buckeyes have to offer.

"I like the program and how hard they play, and also it is a good area," said Winston. "Overall I just like the school."

For now Winston says he isn't too focused on his recruiting and simply wants to finish this year out strong for his high school team.

"We want to win it all, so want to win the catholic league championship and take that momentum into the state tournament," said Winston.


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