Five prioritizing Winston

Cassius Winston has five schools prioritizing him. The 2016 point guard breaks down his recruitment.

Cassius Winston has had a frustrating summer with an injury but it hasn't stopped several programs from prioritizing him.

The 6-foot, 165-pound 2016 point guard from Detroit Jesuit is close to 100% now.

"I started with a good summer but then I broke my wrist," Winston said. "I'm back now; the wrist is a little bit weak but I'm recovering."

Winston listed five schools on him the hardest and broke down what he likes about each of them.

"Michigan, Michigan State, Pittsburgh, Stanford and Harvard are coming after me," Winston said. "Those ones are recruiting me the hardest."

Michigan: "I like that it's a guard-oriented game. They give the guards the ball, they push tempo and get a lot of shots, play defense and it's a very good program. I like the coaches and everything."

Michigan State: "Defensive team, they play hard and you have to give your best effort every night. They just win games."

Harvard: "It's a chance to start something new. It's something fresh and something I can put my mark on."

Pittsburgh: "It's like family down there basically. I have a strong connection with the coaches and it's basically family there."

Stanford: "It's a new experience. It's something to look at that I haven't seen before."

Winston has a timetable for visits and knows what he'll be looking for in a school.

"I'm pretty sure I'm going to take some visits in August and September. I'll see all five schools," Winston said. "I'm looking for somewhere I can feel comfortable, play my style of basketball and win games."


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