McCallum Still Thinking, Focused On Title

Ray McCallum has a lot on his plate over the next few weeks. First he's trying to win a state title, but he also has a college decisiont o make.

Ray McCallum is nearing crunch time.

The senior standout at Detroit (Mich.) Country Day is in the midst of a state playoff run, but he also has to make his college decision in a month, as signing day is rapidly approaching.

"It's been going good," McCallum said. "It's the same. I have UCLA, Arizona, Florida and then of course my dad at Detroit and those are my final four schools. I talk to all of those schools all the time and keep in contact with everybody."

"Pretty much everyone's season is over now and I watched all of their games and now signing day is a month away so I'm just looking forward to all of that," McCallum told

McCallum, a five-star prospect, said he's going to focus on finishing off his senior season, and then shift his attention towards coming up with his decision.

"I haven't really thought about how I'm going to do it or when I'm going to do it, but it's getting closer to that time," McCallum said. "Signing is exactly a month away. I'm not really sure how I'm going to do it."

"I still want to gain information," he added. "I know a lot about all of the schools and how they play. I'm just still looking for that right fit and where I want to go next year. I'm still looking for that right fit."

With four schools on his list and his dad being the head coach at one of the schools, one would think his dad has been recruiting him on a daily basis. The 6-foot-1 lead guard said that hasn't been the case.

"Actually he hasn't really said anything," McCallum said. "The thing that sticks out is that he's my dad. He's been my coach my whole life. He comes to all of my games and he knows my game better than anyone. That's a plus right there."

With just a few weeks until McCallum makes his decision, does anyone stick out at this point?

"They are pretty much all the same,"'s No. 23 overall prospect said. "They all have great coaches and good teams. A lot of them have young teams and are going to get better."

McCallum, who will participate in the McDonald's All-American game later in the month, also said that he was done with the visit process.

"I'm pretty sure I'm done with all my visits. I'm down to those four schools and there isn't any others in the picture."

McCallum and his high school squad will hit the court tonight in the regional final. The talented 2010 prospect is currently averaging 23 points, seven rebounds and six assists on the year.

"I'm just trying to do everything to help my team win a state championship my senior year. I haven't won one. I'm just trying to play my game every night."

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