Local schools track Huell

Five-star Dewan Huell has the attention of his in-state schools.

Five-star post prospect Dewan Huell has long been one of the top players in his class. With his combination of size, skill, and athleticism, Huell has been a prospect in demand for many coaches. Now with his final AAU season underway, he is being tracked closely by all the local schools.

Led by Huell, Team Breakdown is one of the better teams on the Under Armour circuit. Huell proved himself all weekend averaging 13.2 points and 7.0 rebounds per game.

“I’ve been working on everything to get better,” said Huell. “I have been working hard on my offense. I think overall I have been playing pretty well recently. I have just tried to improve and get more consistent.”

Recruiting wise the 6-foot-10 Huell is clearly a top priority, especially for the in-state programs in the Sunshine State.

“I have been talking a lot to Florida, Florida State, Miami, South Carolina, and South Florida,” noted Huell.

Located just minutes from his high school, Miami has made sure to make Huell know he is wanted. Head Coach Jim Larranaga and assistant coach Chris Caputo have been in close contact with Huell.

“They recently came by my high school and I have been talking to them a lot,” said Huell. “I like that it is close to home and Coach Caputo and Coach L are great guys and I am building a good relationship with them.”

Also the Florida State Seminoles led by assistant coach Charlton Young and head coach Leonard Hamilton have made Huell a major priority.

“I like Coach CY a lot, he is a cool person,” said Huell. “Florida State has a good up and coming program and I like the way they play.”

Huell also has great respect for Florida and the Gators boss Billy Donovan.

“Billy Donovan is a great coach and Florida has a great program,” said Huell. “I don’t know a ton about them, but they always seem to win and Coach Donovan is a Hall of Fame caliber coach.”

For now though, Huell says he doesn’t want to rush into any decision.

“I am looking for a team that always plays hard, but I am not too focused on that right now,” said Huell. “I just want to keep getting better and get more information on each school.”

Currently Huell is considered the No. 4 power forward and the No. 22 player overall in the 2016 class.

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