2006 Focus: Scott Reynolds

Few juniors have enjoyed the kind of fall Scott Reynolds had. The 5-foot-11 guard out of Herndon (Va.) High toured three high-major campuses with the hopes of making an early decision

Scott Reynolds didn't waste any time. He visited Michigan for Midnight Madness, Oklahoma a few weeks later and North Carolina State last weekend. The 2006 combo guard out of Virginia, who is ranked No. 43 by Scout.com, appeared to be on the verge of a decision.

Not so fast.

Reynolds said that once next Monday comes around he was turning his attention to his Herndon team. "Once Monday comes, I'm focusing on the team and what we have to get done," Reynolds said. "Something might change, but that's the plan. I won't take any unofficials or anything like that."

The Boo Williams standout said that while each school loves his ability to shoot the ball, they understand what position he'll play in college. "These three schools are recruiting me as a point, and that's what I want. I'm not like a typical get it across halfcourt, set everything up. They want a scoring point guard and a guard that can bring it up, handle and shoot the three and create for himself and others. They aren't close to home but they understand what I can do and best fits their system."

Reynolds is big on loyalty. He likes the fact that each school has made him its top priority and he's appreciative of the interest. "I think that if nobody has shown interest now, that means they've shown interest in somebody else. … I don't know what I would do [if they tried to recruit me]. I want to go somewhere where I'm their No. 1 option.

"It might change but I want to be their No. 1 guy. It could change, depending on the situation. There are other schools where I could go that I could do that but I'm not sure I want to do that. I could also go somewhere where I could play two guard but I don't want to do that."

Reynolds said other interested parties include Illinois, Florida and Connecticut. Right now, he was hesitant to call out a leader for his services. "I can't really say. I don't think it would be fair for anybody else. I haven't sat down with all of my family. All of the schools have something really good to offer."


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