Q&A: Devin Robinson

PHILADELPHIA - Four-star forward Devin Robinson had an impressive outing at the Reebok Breakout Classic this week. Cardinal Authority caught up with the Scout.com Top 30 prospect during a break in the action...

Scout.com four-star forward Devin Robinson has seen his stock rise over recent weeks and following his impressive outing at the Reebok Breakout Classic this week the Top 30 prospect can expect even more attention to come his way.

Alex Schwartz visited with Robinson following his strong outing in Philadelphia.

CARDINAL AUTHORITY: What schools have extended a scholarship offer?

DEVIN ROBINSON: "Indiana, UConn, Providence, Florida State, Rutgers, VCU, Virginia Tech, Notre Dame, Miami [and others]."

CA: What other schools are showing heavy interest?

ROBINSON: "Duke just came on the scene, Louisville, Florida, and UNC are the newest."

CA: What are the schools that have yet to offer waiting on?

ROBINSON: "They just got to see me more. I don't think they have seen me in-person yet. So, they're just looking to come out in the July period and see me play in-person."

CA: Any favorites at this point?

ROBINSON: "No, I don't have any favorites."

CA: What schools are recruiting you the hardest?

ROBINSON: "Everybody, all the people that's recruiting at me coming at me hard."

CA: Have you made any visits?

ROBINSON: "I took an unofficial to Georgetown, Virginia Tech, VCU."

CA: Any upcoming visits planned?

ROBINSON: "No, I don't have any."

CA: Do you have a commit timetable?

ROBINSON: "I don't even know."

CA: What are you looking for in school?

ROBINSON: "Great coaching staff, a playing style that fits me, if I'm going to actually play, great campus, fans, and all the above."

CA: Is there a style of play that you prefer?

ROBINSON: "I like the run and gun, I like getting up and down the floor."

CA: What type of feedback have you received from Louisville?

ROBINSON: "They just talk about, just like everybody else, they're just talking about how great I'd fit in their program and how great I'd be as a Cardinal."

CA: Which U of L coaches have you spoken with?

ROBINSON: "I've been talking to coach [Kevin] Keatts and [Rick] Pitino."

CA: What do you think about Rick Pitino?

ROBINSON: "He's a great coach. He just won a national championship. He actually knows how to coach. He's great."

CA: Is Louisville's NCAA title a factor?

ROBINSON: "It's not much of a factor for [me]."

CA: Are there U of L commits talking to you about joining them?

ROBINSON: "Shaqquan, I talk to Shaqquan Aaron a little bit. He hasn't really been talking about it."

CA: What does Aaron say when he does?

ROBINSON: "We don't really talk about Louisville. I don't think he wants me to come in there and take his spot." [said with a smile]

CA: What is the strongest part of your game?

ROBINSON: "Strongest part is [that] I'm a great team player. I like to get my teammates involved, I'm a leader and I can shoot the ball a little bit."

CA: What area of your game do you feel you need to work on the most?

ROBINSON: "Weakest [part is] probably my strength. I got to play [with] more of a high motor [as well]."


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