One player who really emerged as a sophomore from the state of South Carolina is Zion Williamson. The versatile forward broke out this season, and now high-major schools are beginning to offer and will be out in force watching him during the April evaluation period.
“The high school season went good,” said Williamson. “We went 25-2 and won a state championship. I feel I got better moving my feet on defense and also getting more consistent with my three point jump shot.”
At 6-foot-6 with good athleticism and a rapidly improving skill set, Williamson went from under the radar to high-major must get prospect over the past nine months. Already he has pulled in a handful of offers.
“I have five offers,” said Williamson. “Florida, Georgia, Clemson, Wofford, and Tulane all offered me.”
Mike White and his staff at Florida have been very involved in Williamson’s recruitment already, and they say they are really going to pick up the pace as we head into the spring and summer.
“They were saying that they are going to recruit me hard, and when they can start texting on June 15 they will,” said Williamson of Florida. “They are a really good program and I like the coaching staff a lot.”
The in-state Clemson Tigers have also been heavily in the mix with Williamson and continue to build a good relationship with him.
“I know a lot about Clemson,” noted Williamson. “They call all the time. I feel like I am getting a good relationship with them.”
Currently Williamson has no plans to make any college visits, but he does know what will be most important to him when he begins to seriously think about making a decision.
“I look for if I can fit into a program with my style of play,” explained Williamson. “I’m not necessarily looking for the biggest school, I’m looking for the best fit.”