Selby Returns From Kansas, List Sits At Four

Josh Selby is halfway through his official visits. He's now visited Arizona and Kansas and has Connecticut and Kentucky scheduled for the next few weeks.

Josh Selby's second official visit is complete.

The highly regarded 6-foot-2, 180-pound guard, who already officially visited Arizona, made his way to Lawrence (Kans.) this past weekend to take see the Kansas atmosphere up close.

"The visit went very well," Selby's mother Maeshon Witherspoon said. "The purpose of us going back was to see the game atmosphere and see what it would be like in a game setting. I think we accomplished because those fans really support and love those Jayhawks."

According to Witherspoon, the Jayhawks were adamant about finding someone to fill Sherron Collins' role once he leaves.

"If they were to get Josh they are looking to replace Sherron Collins," Witherspoon told "That's their purpose for recruiting Josh or Brandon [Knight]. They want to replace Sherron Collins. They basically told us that and that's what they've been saying from day one."

With two official visits down, there are two to go. Selby, a standout at Baltimore (Md.) Lake Clifton, will visit Connecticut on the 28th and then will finish off with Kentucky on March 7th.

"Right now we're really considering all of the schools on a equal playing field," Witherspoon said. "It's the two that we visited and the other two that we plan to visit. I don't think that it's in our schedule to get back to Indiana again. I don't think we are going to visit Syracuse."

With Indiana and Syracuse not getting visits, Selby's list is down to four – Arizona, Kansas, Connecticut and Kentucky.

"Those are the ones that we've developed relationships with," said Witherspoon. There is mutual interest at some level with all four of those schools."

Although there isn't a timetable, Witherspoon said Selby could be ready to make his choice shortly after taking his final official visit.

"Right now we have two more visits to take. After that is'll probably be roughly around that time. We really haven't talked about setting a date, as much as we've talked about the bases of the schools."

Selby has put together an impressive senior season. He's currently averaging 30 points, seven rebounds and seven assists per game for Lake Clifton. Last week he was selected for the McDonald's All-American game.

"It's a humbling and blessing event to participate in," Witherspoon said. "To even be considered a candidate was shocking to us, but at the same time it's an honor to be forever known as a McDonald's All-American. It's a prestigious thing to be able to compete. It's the all-star game for high school kids."

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