Top Three For Humphrey

It's been a very productive spring and summer thus far for Dacula's Billy Humphrey. The shooting guard came out of nowhere to debut on our Top 100 list.

Billy Humphrey, a 6-foot-3 shooting guard out of Dacula (Ga.) High, checked in at No. 89 on our early Top 100 list. For a guy that was on no one's radar at the beginning of the spring, making the list is quite an accomplishment.

The success is somewhat of a surprise to Humphrey himself. "Actually, I didn't expect it to be as good as it was," Humphrey said. "I got more opportunities than I thought I was going to get. It was my first year with the Stars and I had no idea how I'd get treated.

"My expectations now are more than what I thought they were going to be. I got more out of [AAU ball] than I thought I would.

For his efforts, Humphrey has some very nice schools chasing him. His top three are Georgia Tech (no offer), Tennessee (offer) and Auburn (offer). Now, if Georgia Tech gets serious and lays out an offer, it's no big secret that they'd be tough to beat.

"If they offer I think that more than likely I will go ahead and commit in November. It really just depends on who else they recruit right now."

Last weekend, Humphrey attended team camp at Tennessee while the Volunteers took a commitment from guard Jarvis Hill. At this point, we aren't sure how that affects Humphrey if it does at all.

Humphrey enjoyed success from behind the arc with the Georgia Stars. That's how he's made his mark on the traveling team circuit. To move up the rankings, Humphrey will need to show a more diverse game, a game that he says he's got in him.

"From most people's perspective, I'm just a shooter but that's because on the Stars we have so many slashers so I just play my role on the team. That's my strong point, shooting, but I can do both."

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