Miller Recaps Louisville & Kentucky Visits

Quincy Miller traveled to the state of Kentucky to visit a pair of schools. He stopped in Louisville on Friday and Saturday, then slide over to Lexington to take in Kentucky on Sunday.

Quincy Miller made a trip to the Bluegrass state this weekend to take in a pair of high-level basketball games.

Miller, a highly regarded 2011 prospect out of Winston-Salem (N.C.) Quality Education Academy, started his trip in Louisville where he attended the Cardinals home finale against No. 1 ranked Syracuse.

"Louisville was a great trip," Miller told "I met the staff. I met coach Pitino and he was a great guy, a real great guy. And I like his coaching style."

"They played their hearts out," he said about the game. "It was a great game and a great environment. I kind of felt they were going to win because they were all focused before that game."

According to Miller, a 6-foot-9, 210-pound power forward, Louisville had recruited him early on in his recruitment, but backed off after the summer. Now Pitino and his staff are back in the mix.

"I talked to Pitino a couple of times during the summer, but now he's come back into my recruitment," Miller said. "He wasn't talking to me at first, but now he's back in."

Does Louisville's late entry to his recruitment hurt them?

"There's still plenty of time, that doesn't hurt them at all," Miller said.

Following Louisville's win over Syracuse, Pitino and Miller spent some time discussing Louisville's style of play and players that have had success under Pitino's tutelage.

"He was just saying how he would use me in his system and he talked about the successful players he's had that play like me," Miller said. "He was telling me how he treats his players and how they are like family up there."

After his visit with Louisville, Miller slide down Interstate 64 to Lexington to see the Wildcats take on Florida on senior night.

"Every time the environment is great," Miller explained about Kentucky's game on Sunday. "It's just hyped up there."

Since he arrived just before the game, Miller, who has already taken a handful of trips to Kentucky, didn't get a chance to do much while he was in Lexington. He did, however, get to talk to John Calipari and hang out with his close friend – John Wall.

"I got to talk to coach Cal a little bit right before the game," Miller said. "It was just a little chit-chat it wasn't really about recruiting."

"Basically I came straight from Louisville and went to the game," he said. "I went into the locker room and talked to the players before the game. After me and John hung out for a little bit."

The fact that Miller has already taken a handful of visits, the school of thought was he may be trying to dig deeper into the recruiting process, but Miller was quick to shoot that down.

"I'm just taking my time and feeling out every school that I can," he said. "Everything is a close call right now. Everything is even."

To go with offers from Louisville and Kentucky, Miller,'s No. 7 ranked 2011 prospect, also claims offers from Wake Forest, Illinois, Duke, Georgetown, Syracuse, Connecticut, Memphis, Oklahoma and Baylor.

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