Swann Makes Monday Decision

Isaiah Swann's consternation is over. On Monday, Swann pulled the trigger with his decision and let his choice be known.

All along, Isaiah Swann has maintained that he wanted to come in right away, play the point and get major minutes at the spot. Well, he's going to do it at Florida State next season.

"He's going to Florida State," Hargrave head coach Kevin Keatts said. "I think it was extremely close. He came down to a pair of great coaches and two great programs."

In the end, it was FSU against Connecticut and the Seminoles, as they've been doing well the past year, won another recruiting battle. The bottom line is that FSU worked him hard and in his mind, probably had a better situation in the backcourt for him to get minutes at the point.

Two weeks ago, Swann was a Florida State lock. Then, a late visit to UConn really went well and all of the sudden, the Huskies made their move and in turn, made his decision very, very difficult.

"[UConn] presented what they had to offer and the kid was definitely interested in those guys. He weighed both situations but when it came down to it, he decided he would be a better fit at Florida State."

Swann, with a strong season, is likely to find himself in strong contention for the McDonald's All-American game. A year ago, we would have thought of him as a shooting guard candidate, now he's moved to the point and is enjoying success at his new position.

"I think he's made the transition," Keatts said. "Everybody knew he was more of a two but he's made the transition to point guard. He's being more of a vocal leader on the court. We'll play him at the two maybe 10 minutes a game but primarily he's going to be a point guard."


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