Interest coming in for Bradley

Class of 2016 center Tony Bradley opened eyes at the Nike Elite 100, and his phone is busy with calls and texts from college coaches.

Class of 2016 big man Tony Bradley was one of the top performers at the Nike Elite 100 over the weekend in St. Louis. The 6-foot-8 power forward/center showed off a good skill level to go along with rebounding well and running the floor.

"The camp went well," said Bradley. "I liked it a lot. I think I played well and I liked how we did drills and as a big man I learned a lot."

He continued, "I think my game has improved a lot in the spring. I know I have things to work on, but I feel I have gotten better."

Recruiting wise schools could finally begin to call Bradley over the weekend, and he said his phone was fairly busy.

"Miami has been recruiting me hard. Also I am hearing from Florida, Alabama, and Illinois," noted Bradley.

The Miami Hurricanes have been on Bradley for a while, and he says he likes the program a lot.

"I am from Florida so I know a lot about Miami," said Bradley. "I have been to a few games and I know Coach (Jim) Larranaga well, and I like them a lot."

Also the Florida Gators have been picking up the interest in Bradley who says it is great to hear from them.

"I am talking to Florida, and it would be great to go to Florida," noted Bradley. "I like them, it is close to home, and I like how they use their big guys."

Alabama has been working hard in this recruitment after seeing him with the Southern Stampede, and Bradley likes the Crimson Tide.

"They just texted me (Sunday) morning," said Bradley. "I like Alabama and it is a program with good coaches and a school that I want to watch during the season."

A school from out of the region is Illinois. The Fighting Illini are intrigued by Bradley's size and skill level, and have put themselves in the mix.

"Right now they are just texting me and talking to me about their program and telling me about their program," said Bradley. "I don't think distance would be an issue with them."

For now Bradley is taking things slowly and says he has no leaders. He does however have a good idea of what he is looking for in a school.

"I am looking for a school where bigs touch the ball," noted Bradley. "They don't necessarily always have to score, but a place where the bigs are involved in the offense is important to me."


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