David Cubillan Still on Board

The word on the street is that David Cubillan had committed to Florida International. However, the 6-foot Venezuelan native told Scout.com that he's still open and looking.

David Cubillan's phone hasn't been ringing all that much and he knows the reason.

``A lot of people think I've already committed to Florida International," said the 6-foot-170-pound Venezuelan guard who has spent the past two seasons at St. Benedict's (N.J.). "I like them, but I never committed."

``People assume I'm going there," he added.

FIU was the first school to see Cubillan play a couple years ago at a South American tournament in which he earned MVP honors. That was back in December of 2003.

Cubillan, who averaged about 10 points last season as a junior, took an unofficial visit to FIU in April. Basically, the only other school to show interest was Utah.

Cubillan, 18, is a good outside shooter who plays hard all the time and is still making the transition to become more of a distributor.

``I know I need to play more like a point guard," he said. "Sometimes I play more like a two."

Cubillan, who has a 2.9 GPA, said the most important factor for him choosing a school is playing time and location.

``I want to stay close to the east coast," Cubillan said. "I also don't want to go somewhere that I won't play a lot. That's why I didn't go to Utah."

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