2008 Introduction: Noel Hollingsworth

Noel Hollingsworth, a 6-9 junior post prospect from Utah, is an intriguing player who also excels in the classroom. Multiple schools from the Ivy and Patriot League are expressing interest in Hollingsworth...

Noel Hollingsworth, 6-9 JR C Salt Lake City (Utah) Judge Memorial, is a talented big man who is also an outstanding student. Hollingsworth has been getting double figures in points and rebounds just about every game this year and recently had a game with 29 points and 23 rebounds. We spoke with Hollingsworth today and he gave us an update on his recruitment.

"I've been hearing mostly from Patriot and Ivy League schools," said Hollingsworth. "I spoke with the Lafayette coaches yesterday and I've been hearing from Colgate, Lehigh, Cornell, Bucknell, Holy Cross and Penn."

We asked Hollingsworth what he is looking for in a school.

"The education is the number one thing," said Hollingsworth. "I like the fact that most of them are in college towns."

Hollingsworth went to the prospect camps at Colgate and Stanford. He talked a little about the Colgate camp.

"I liked it there. The coaches seemed good and they have a great group of guys," said Hollingsworth."

Hollingsworth said he won't drag out his recruitment.

"I don't want a long process," said Hollingsworth. "Once I get offers, I'll verbal when I'm comfortable with the situation.

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