Four-star forward down to three

CUTigers.com has the latest on one of the top prospects on the hardwood for the Clemson Tigers.

Jason Morris is waiting to get that gut feeling he had a few years ago when he chose to attend the Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, CT.

Originally from Augusta, GA, he transferred to the independent boarding school for an academic challenge. Now, as he approaches his final days in Lakeville, Morris is heavily weighing his three options for college. In no particular order, his final three schools of choice include Clemson, Georgia Tech and Stanford.

"I feel that I really can't go wrong with any choice that I make," he said. "That's kind of the problem right now."

CUTigers recently caught up with Morris to see what he thinks of the Tigers, Yellow Jackets and Cardinal.

CLEMSON: The school, especially where it's located and how it's grounded, I feel like I could really get the complete college experience without a lot of outside influences. I love the coaching staff. I love the facilities and just all together—that whole orange pride thing kind of rubs off on when you're on campus. Over the past few years, I've really been getting a good vibe. I've really like playing with the guys the past three or four years.

GEORGIA TECH: The same thing with them—the location. It is more in the city and I'm up here in the mountains for the past four years. I'd be getting back to the South and Atlanta, which I've spent a lot of time in. It's been like a second home. It's definitely a plus. I like the coaching staff. I have a good relationship with them as well. They just built a new practice facility so I'm looking forward to getting to see that.

STANFORD: It's Cali. You can't go wrong with that. It's a really traditional school—sort of like the one I'm at now. I love the school and Stanford reminds me of the one I'm at. I could really relate to that whole situation. I like that they're on a trimester system so I'd have a less classes and more room to sort of get into the gym, as well as free time. That's definitely a plus to me. The coaching staff is very unified. Me and Johnny (Dawkins) are pretty close, as well as OP (Oliver Purnell) and Coach (Paul) Hewitt.

Morris has offers that include Wake Forest, Syracuse, Villanova, Xavier, Auburn and Georgia. Scout.com rates him as a four-star prospect and the No. 18 small forward in the class of 2010.

Morris' commitment would wrap up Clemson's efforts for the 2010 class.

With Marcus Thornton's commitment almost a year ago, Purnell and his staff would be able to focus they're recruiting efforts on the deep 2011 class.

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