2007's Hilliard Coming Into His Own

Idris Hilliard and The Hun School sprung the upset of Our Savior at last weekend's Prime Time Shootout. Scout.com had a chance to catch up with the junior small forward as he lent insight into his game and recruitment.

Idris Hilliard is going to be an attractive recruit to a number of college. Some, like St. Joseph's, have already offered the student-athlete with an 84 average, a scholarship. Others will gradually see that Hilliard has what it takes to play major college basketball.

"In college, I am looking for structure," Hilliard said after his 22-point game against Our Savior at the Prime Time Shootout. "I don't want a team that runs up and down and guns the ball. I want a coach that likes a good offense and structure.

"I do like structure. We run an offense that is real structured so you really feed off those backdoor cuts."

The Hawks, St. John's, Georgetown, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Wake Forest, Notre Dame, Miami and Penn State have shown interest.

Hilliard's game is as a small forward. He's astute around the basket, passes out of double-teams and finds way to contribute offensively. If he can expand his range college recruiters will be even more excited about his game.

"I can knock (the 3s) down and have been the past 5-6 games," Hilliard said.

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