Coveted Gordon Taking His Time's No. 32 prospect is having a big season. Jamont Gordon, the 6-foot-4 wing out of Oak Hill, has a pair of MVP awards under his belt.

It's the time of the year when head coaches turn to their assistants and ask who the best unsigned players in the country are and if they can get involved. With Jamont Gordon, Oak Hill's unsigned wing, that's a tough question to get answered.

The native of Nashville, Tenn., has made it clear in the past that staying close to home is a decent sized priority for him. However, what constitutes close to home is a question that is difficult to answer.

"Recruiting-wise, I know Alabama and Mississippi State are trying," Oak Hill head coach Steve Smith said. "Tennessee is hanging in there and Illinois is on him. Pittsburgh is trying hard." Texas is on him as well.

Smith says his star guard is tough to read and mum on his recruitment. "I don't know what he's thinking. He's kind of quiet and I don't ask him about it. I'm not sure what he's thinking as far as the other schools.

"He's not in any big hurry."

If Gordon is indeed simply locked in on basketball right now then he's a big timer when he's focused because he's having a heckuva senior season. Shooting 65% from the floor, Gordon has impressed the veteran Smith since the season began. Aside from a hiccup at the line – 59% -- Gordon exceeded expectations.

"He's playing as good as he can play the last three weeks," Smith said. "He was the MVP of both [holiday] tournaments. He's probably averaged 20 points a game in those tournaments. He's averaging 18.1 for the season and he's leading the team in points."

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