Four-star forward Kyle Young talks about his June visits

NORTH AUGUSTA, SC - Kyle Young made a solid return to the floor for King James after sitting out June with an injury, and college coaches were tracking him closely. Young made three visits in June, and those schools made an impression.

Four-star forward Kyle Young made his return to the basketball court for the Peach Jam, and he didn’t disappoint. Young was asked to be a go to guy for King James, and responded in impressive fashion, as colleges continue to track him closely.

“It isn’t going too bad for me health wise,” said Young of his return to the floor. “I sat out in June so I got some rest there. Coming down here it is a great tournament with a lot of exposure, so that is nice.”

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On the recruiting trail schools such as Butler, Ohio State, Purdue, Michigan and Michigan State have all offered him a scholarship, and with his high school team this June he had a chance to check out a trio of schools.

“I made it to Michigan, Michigan State and Ohio State during the month of June,” noted Young.

About Michigan, Young said, “I just really like how I fit with what they do really well. They say that they would really develop me, and that I would fit in really fit into their system.”

When it comes to Michigan State, Young said, “They are a school I talk to a lot. They say that I am someone that they need in their program. I am a versatile player who can do different things, and they want that on their roster.”

Ohio State was later to offer Young than some of the other schools on his list, but the Buckeyes continue to make it clear that he is a priority to keep in-state.

“They just explained to me that they didn’t have the scholarships to offer in 2017 because Kaleb Wesson took one,” noted Young. “But then they had the three new openings, and they told me it was kind of a cleansing of the program, and they are better off because of it.”

About his recent trip to the school, Young said, “It was nice. I hadn’t seen much of the campus before, so it was good to see and I liked my time there.”

In terms of the next step in his recruitment, Young said, “I will probably narrow my list down pretty soon. I am not sure how far I will narrow down the list, I still have some things to figure out. After July I think I will set some official visits.”

When he does narrow it down, and makes those official visits, Young knows what he will be looking for in order to help him choose a school.

“I am just really looking for how I fit in and how comfortable I am on each campus and with the coaches,” said Young.


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