Kreul Classic Spotlight: Brandon Knight

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. -- Brandon Knight was the feature attraction at the Kreul Classic on Friday. On the court he led his squad to a big win. Off of it he spent some time with to discuss his recruitment.

Brandon Knight may be one of most sought after prospects in the 2010 class, but he's still adding to his game.

At the Kreul Classic on Friday, Knight, a 6-foot-3 lead guard out of Ft. Lauderdale (Fla.) Pine Crest, for the most part scrapped the attacking game and went straight to showing off his pull-up jumper.

"My hip is a little bit hurt so I have to try and warm it up before I attack the basket," Knight said following Pine Crest's 18-point win over Coral Springs Christian Academy. "A lot of them were falling, so that was good."

The No. 2 rated prospect in's top 100 went on a stretch at the beginning of the second quarter where he buried three straight three-pointers with defenders draped on him.

"It feels a lot more fluid and I know for sure it's going in when I release it," Knight, who finished with 30 points, told "It feels good every time I shoot it."

It wasn't just his long-range shot that impressed us, his mid-range game was on point as well. Whether he was pulling up from 15 or 18-feet, going left or right, Knight was consistent and found the bottom of the net more often than not.

Although the basketball season is in full swing, Knight is still in the midst of the recruiting process. If the recruitment is weighing on him, you wouldn't be able to notice.

"I talk to each coach here and there. I'm not pushing it trying to make a decision right away. Like I said, when I know I'm going to go ahead and commit and not hold anybody else up so the coaches can move on with their recruiting and not play games."

Knight said he's still looking at six schools -- Miami, Florida, Connecticut, Kentucky, Syracuse and Kansas. Miami and Syracuse are the only two that haven't received official visits.

"Not yet," Knight responded when asked if he had set up any other visits. "I was going to visit Miami, but I'm still not sure yet. I still haven't set up a date. So I'm not sure yet. I have one official left."

Having taken so many visits heading toward the early signing period, many thought Knight would decide early, but he said he just wasn't ready.

"At the end of the first signing period I really hadn't found a place where I would fit in yet or I had a relationship with a coach that was strong enough that would make me go ahead and commit," he said. "I think over the next couple of months I think I'll be able to make that decision."

So what is he looking for?

"The relationship with the coach and looking back on the past visits and knowing if I was comfortable or not with the living situation," he said. "Overall atmosphere with the people and stuff like that, but really the relationship with the coach is going to be one of the key things."

As for a timetable, Knight isn't rushing his decision. "I'm just focusing on high school right now."

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