Four-star SG back in Clemson

Within the span of just one month, the Clemson basketball staff hosted three of the nation's top 2015 prospects.

SG Perry Dozier Profile

Jawun Evans and Tevin Mack visited for the football game against Florida State. Perry Dozier was in for Sunday's hoops matchup with South Carolina.

The Spring Valley High School [Columbia] junior spoke to CUTigers about the visit.

"It went good. Got there and got to say hello to the coaching staff before the game and got up there and enjoyed watching the good game that they played," he said.

Dozier's previous visit to Clemson was last season for the Virginia Tech game.

"I didn't really get to see the campus too much and I didn't really get to see the facility too much either, but they have a great coaching staff," he said. "They've really developed their players.

"They're trying to make it to the next level and it's definitely something I'm interested in. I have a really good relationship with the staff and also a few of the players that play on the team."

Dozier knows Jordan Roper, Austin Ajukwa, Sidy Djitte and K.J. McDaniels. Like Dozier, both Roper and Ajukwa are from the Columbia area.

"I've talked to K.J. a few times here and there. Sidy, I played AAU with him here last year," Dozier said. "It was just good seeing players that I've played with and against, just have a good relationship with them and seeing them play at that level."

Steve Smith serves as the point man in Clemson's recruitment of Dozier.

"[Smith] texts and calls, just checks up on me," Dozier said. "He gives me updates on their team and how they're doing, asks about me and academics. Just being able to have conversations, period, it's not always about basketball."

Dozier's offer list includes Clemson, UNC, South Carolina, Ohio State, Kansas, Missouri, Georgetown, Alabama and Mississippi State.

"I'll probably be narrowing it down by mid-season," he said.

A few factors will be considered as he works to that point.

"Just the program and building a relationship with the coaching staff, that's probably going to be the number one thing, just being comfortable," Dozier said. "The facilities, around the players that they have there.

"Definitely, the number one thing is the relationship between the coaches and I."

A decision will be made when "the time is right."

"Just kind of taking it step by step and not really rushing it too much," Dozier said.

As a sophomore at Spring Valley, Dozier averaged 18 points, seven assists, six rebounds and three steals a game.

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