Major interest in Fox

In-state powers are making DeAaron Fox a priority recruit in the 2016 class.

Clearly one of the top guard prospects in the class of 2016 is DeAaron Fox. The Katy (Tex.) Cyrpess Lakes standout is ready for a big season on the AAU circuit with Houston Hoops.

At around 6-foot-2 with high level athleticism, a good handle, and a dynamic first step, Fox emerged early on as one of the better guards in the class. Now he is coming off of a good high school season, and seems primed to take his game to a new level.

"I think I played great," said Fox of the high school year. "We made history as a team going to the fourth round, but I think we could have gone further. Still we had a great season and I was sad to see it end."

He continued, "I'm trying to show that I have range now. All my freshman year people said I couldn't shoot so I have been working on that, and also I have been in the weight room getting stronger."

When it comes to his recruitment, a few schools are beginning to really make him a priority.

"During the school year I heard from Texas and Baylor the most, and then also I am hearing from Kansas State a lot, and also Houston," noted Fox.

The Longhorns are having a very strong year, and that is clearly something that Fox took notice of.

"I visited Texas during the school year," said Fox. "They have a great team and Coach (Rick) Barnes is turning that program around. I think they are having a great year and have a great coaching staff."

Beyond Texas, the in-state Baylor Bears have also been a team making Fox a priority and he saw them play this season as well.

"Also I saw when Baylor played against Kentucky at Cowboys Stadium," noted Fox. "That was just a great experience. They won and the place was crazy. Baylor is a really good team and Coach (Scott) Drew and his staff are recruiting me hard."

For now Fox isn't focused on a decision, and is on getting better, but he is taking everything in on the recruiting trail.

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