Pinkston May Sign Early

JayVaughn Pinkston may be switching things up. The aggressive power forward is contemplating signing early.

JayVaughn Pinkston is starting to look like an early signee.

Although Pinkston, a standout at Brooklyn (N.Y.) Bishop Loughlin, didn't sign his Letter of Intent on the first day of the signing period, according to Pinkston's AAU coach Kimani Young, he's contemplating deciding by Wednesday.

"There's a strong chance that he could end his recruitment sometime during the early signing period," Young told "We are just going through the process with his family and he's visited all of the places that he's considering."

"All I can say is there's a strong possibility that he'll sign during the early signing period," added said.

According to Young, Pinkston is down to five schools -- Villanova, St. John's, Tennessee, Marquette and Seton Hall. He's taken trips to all five programs.

"There are three things that he's going to base his decision on," Young said. "They are playing time, playing style and winning. He loves to play in an uptempo style of play and he loves to press and run. He wants a playing opportunity right away and wants to win."

The 6-foot-6 power forward is ranked No. 35 in's 2010 top 100.

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