Morris Still Favors Tech

Randolph Morris doesn't do a whole lot of talking - on or off the court. However, his father confirmed that his son still has one school in front.

Randolph Morris shouldn't have to take a back seat to anyone, but the Georgia big man did just that this past summer while playing with his more-publicized and higher-ranked Atlanta Celtics teammates, Dwight Howard and Josh Smith.

Maybe that's exactly the way the soft-spoken Morris wanted it, because his recruitment has been handled in the same low-key manner.

In-school visits were set for last month and official visits are in the process of being set up and will be scheduled for this month.

While his final four consists of Georgia Tech, Kentucky, Louisville and North Carolina, it appears as though that list has been whittled to three after the Tar Heels took a recent commitment from point guard Quentin Thomas.

``It was kind of peculiar because in conversations I had with the coaching staff at Carolina they said they needed a post player, but I read on the Internet that they are already over the scholarship limit so that doesn't look like it will happen," said Morris' father, Ralph.

To no one's surprise, Georgia Tech remains the favorite with Kentucky also being considered.

``I still say they're in front," Morris added. "Because of the proximity and we know the staff so well. I've known Paul Hewitt for three years and are very familiar with the staff."

While the Morris family has been quiet about their son's recruitment, one topic that Ralph Morris was not shy about was speculation that his son might bypass college.

``He's not even considering that," Ralph Morris said. "It's not even an option. He's too young and too immature."


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