Brust Examines Options

Ben Brust, a former Iowa signee, is taking a spin around the recruiting process. Beginning Friday, Brust will host of series of heavy hitters.

The winds of change are blowing in Mundelein. Shooting guard Ben Brust signed with Iowa in the fall but a coaching change prompted him to take a spin around and weigh his options. The spin could lead back to Iowa.

"He definitely likes Fran McCaffrey and he's getting to know him," Rising Stars coach Mike Weinstein told "Iowa is definitely in the mix."

Brust is visiting with head coaches this week. Boston College is in on Friday and then Saturday belongs to Bo Ryan and the Wisconsin Badgers. Sunday brings Mike Montgomery and Cal and Monday is devoted to Tubby Smith and Minnesota.

"The phones are off the hook. He's got offers from all over the place. He's got some good options."

Nebraska, Colorado and potentially Wake Forest may find themselves in the mix.

Weinstein said the academic all-american with a quick trigger and the ability to play multiple backcourt positions, won't drag the process out. "He doesn't want it to be a long process. I don't know when he's going to decide by. He'll try and limit it to four, go on four visits right away and then try and get it done soon."

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