Two Visits And A Decision Remain For Jones

With the signing period nearly here there are just a handful of 2008 prospects still on the board. Kevin Jones is one of the available prospects, but his recruitment is nearing its end.

The recruiting process is slowly winding down for Kevin Jones. The 6-foot-8, 200-pound forward is set to officially visit two more schools, before announcing his college decision in early November.

"Everything has been going good," Jones said. "I've been on three visits so far to Ohio State, Indiana and I just came back from West Virginia. All of my visits have been good and it's going to be really hard to pick a school."

Next up for Jones, who is ranked No.49 overall in the class of 2008, is UMass this weekend. Then he'll spend the next weekend in Pittsburgh to see what the Panthers have to offer.

"They've both been recruiting me well, Jones said. "Coach Ford from UMass and coach Dixon have come up to the school a lot to see how I'm doing. I like both of those coaches and I respect both of them. I'm really looking forward to getting to down to their campuses."

After taking the Pittsburgh visit, Jones and his brother, Gerard, who is helping run his recruitment, will take a look at the schools involved and come up with a decision before the end of the signing period.

"Then me and my brother are going to take the rest of the time to sit down and analyze every visit and see what I like and didn't like about it," Jones said. "Whichever one we sit down and feel like it fits me the best, that's the one we're going with it."

"In the end me and my brother are just trying to find the school that fits me all around academically and athletically," he continued. "Once we sit down and look at the pros and cons of the schools we'll make a college decision."

Despite three visits under his belt, Jones, the No. 12 power forward, said there still isn't a school that sticks out.

"There's no leader yet, that's why I think it'll be such a hard choice because there are so many good schools."


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