One of the top power forwards nationally in 2018, Miles Norris, was on display at the UnderArmour Association on Friday.
Scout’s 22nd ranked prospect in the class, the Earl Watson Elite four man has a high motor, can score on the block or facing up, and has the ability to rebound and block shots due to his size, length and athleticism.
The five-star is pleased with how his game is coming along.
“My jump shooting and ball handling have improved,” Norris said. “I still want to improve everything.”
“They’re the two frontrunners right now,” he said, before summing up what he likes about each of them.
Oregon: “I love their style of play. They love to push the ball and I like that a lot.”
Arizona: “I really like how they got coach (Lorenzo) Romar as an assistant. I also really like coach (Sean) Miller.”
This week, Arizona landed a commitment from another West Coast power forward in Shareef O’Neal. Norris says that won’t impact his recruitment one way or the other.
“Not really,” he said. “I like Shareef.”
One newcomer in Norris’ recruitment is North Carolina, which had an assistant in the gym to see him on Friday.
“They just recently started recruiting me,” Norris said. “I’m open to it. I watch them a lot on TV and I like coach (Roy) Williams a lot. I like how they play.”
Norris doesn’t plan on dragging out his recruitment too far after AAU season.
“I think I might make my decision after the summer,” he said. “I just need to talk to my parents and coaches.”