Five-star C Marques Bolden cuts list

Five-star big man Marques Bolden narrows list to eight schools and will take an official visit this week.

Marques Bolden is only considering eight schools, he told Scout early Monday morning.

Bolden's list consists of Duke, Kentucky, Kansas, Oklahoma, TCU, Alabama, Baylor and Wake Forest. Bolden has taken recent unofficial visits to Alabama and Wake Forest.

Bolden said he will take his first official visit to Kentucky. The visit begins on Wednesday, September 2nd. Bolden has also scheduled a pair of visits to Kansas. He will visit the Jayhawks officially on September 25th and also is planning to go back for their Late Night activities in October.

Bolden, a standout at DeSoto (Tex.) High, is regarded as the No. 1 center and the No. 12 overall player in the 2016 recruiting class.

Through 21 games on the Nike EYBL circuit with Nike Pro Skills, Bolden averaged 13.7 points and shot 56.7-percent from the field. He also added 5.9 rebounds a game.

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