Stevenson Says One Visit Remains

Perry Stevenson rests at three schools. He's been on two official visits with one looming at the end of the month. So what's the status?

The number of Top 100 available prospects dwindles on a daily basis. That's why Perry Stevenson, the 6-foot-9 power forward out of Lafayette (La.) Northside remains one of the key available figures in the Class of 2006.

Stevenson, who returned this weekend from a visit to Kentucky, told that he's down to UK, Texas Tech and Texas. In fact, he's been to Texas Tech and will go to Texas the final weekend in October.

"I should be making my visit to Texas," Stevenson said. "I'll kind of sit down and analyze the whole thing (after the trip)."

Stevenson seems intent on going through the process. Furthermore, he can't pick a leader at this juncture. "When I came back from Texas Tech they were first because that's the only one I've seen. Now (Texas Tech) and Kentucky are in the same spot until I see Texas."

Stevenson was at UK's Midnight Madness celebration this past weekend. "It went well. Everyone was nice that I talked to and they have people in the crowd screaming my name. I didn't know who that was and that was pretty weird." Stevenson said he felt appreciated when he heard his name.

So it comes down to another recruiting weekend and then a decision for the No. 60 prospect in America.

The Red Raiders have made their pitch. "The coach said that I was the only one that they were recruiting," Stevenson said.

North Carolina landed Brandan Wright Sunday and UK had been one of Wright's finalists but Stevenson hasn't had time to digest the news. "Coach never really talked about any of the other recruits unless I asked him about it. I didn't really think about (Wright's commitment)."

Aside from Stevenson's three final schools, he did mention a potential fourth but does not have any plans for a visit at this time. "Wake Forest is kind of in there but I don't know if I'll visit them. I'm still kind of undecided on them."

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