It isn't exactly easy to pry talented California kids out of Pac-12 territory, but 2016 forward T.J. Leaf seems very interested in leaving the West and heading toward the Midwest.
Leaf, a 6-foot-10 forward, called basketball in the Midwest 'a notch above' what it is out West. He listed Indiana and Michigan among the four schools pursuing him hardest, along with UCLA and Arizona.
Watch and listen to Leaf update his recruiting in the embedded video player below.