One of the summer’s biggest risers – Charlie Moore – is moving along with his recruitment.
“It’s going pretty well,” Moore said of the process. “I just took three of my visits the past four weeks. I had a good time on all of them.”
Moore’s latest trip was to California this past weekend.
“It was a great trip,” the Chicago (Ill.) Morgan Park standout said. “I love the coaching staff. The players are also cool. I just enjoyed my time there.”
“They are a family,” he added about the California program. “It’s a family like atmosphere down there. Those guys are cool guys. They are always with each other and interacting. That just really stuck out to me.”
The weekend prior to visiting California, Moore, a 5-foot-11 point guard, took an official visit to VCU.
“It was a great visit also,” he said. “I enjoyed the coaching staff. They have a great facility. They just got done with their practice facility and that was great also.”
“Coach Wade is a cool guy,” Moore added. “He doesn’t sugarcoat anything. He always keeps it real. I think he’s on the right track to winning.”
Moore also visited Josh Pastner and Memphis Tigers a month ago. What stuck out about the Tigers?
“Just the coaching staff, the players, the nice facility and I just enjoyed my time there,” Moore said.
“They’ve been recruiting me for a minute now,” he added. “They’ve been telling me what they like about my game and how I could come in and make an impact on their team next year. They said they’d help me achieve my goals.”
Moore said Iowa State is also involved in his recruitment and has intentions of taking an official visit there.
“I believe so, but I’m not sure when yet,” he said when pressed about an Iowa State visit.
The initial signing period starts in nine days. At this point, Moore hasn’t decided if he is going to sign early or wait out the process a little longer.
Moore, a four-star prospect, is regarded as the No. 15 point guard and the No. 65 overall recruit in the 2016 recruiting class.