“The summer went pretty good,” said Diallo. “I have just been working hard, my recruiting has picked up, and it has been pretty fun.” He continued, “I have been working on all aspects of my game. Dribbling, getting stronger, hitting jump shots and stuff like that.” Recruiting wise some of the top schools in the nation are showing Diallo significant interest. “I’ve been talking to Louisville, NC State, Kansas, Connecticut, Minnesota, Providence, Alabama, Syracuse, and schools like that,” said Diallo. Louisville is a school that has been showing Diallo significant attention, and he likes what he has heard so far about the program. “I know that they play fast and they condition their guys well,” said Diallo. “It seems like a good situation and something I will look into.” Another school very much in the mix is Syracuse. The Orange in fact would like Diallo to make it to campus soon. “They want me to make an unofficial visit for their elite camp,” explained Diallo. “I would hang out with the coaches and get to know them, so I might do that.” One school that has a long relationship with Diallo is Connecticut. AAU teammate Mamadou Diarra is committed to the program and the Huskies have been involved with Diallo for a while. “They are selling how they can get me to the NBA and that I could really develop there,” said Diallo of UConn. “It is definitely an option I am looking at.” At this point Diallo says no visits are scheduled, but he does have a plan for that going forward. “I will probably sit down and look at things at the end of August and see who I can visit and who I can’t and go from there,” noted Diallo.
Hamidou Diallo is just getting started
Five-star prospect Hamidou Diallo was tremendous at the adidas Nations event over the weekend. The highly athletic wing had a great showing being able to get to the rim, and put up huge numbers. Overall it was just the continuation of a great summer for Diallo.
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