One week before a scheduled visit to the University of Louisville, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Cardinal Gibbons 2016 shooting guard Maverick Rowan played another game in front of the Cardinals' head coach - Rick Pitino.
The Hall of Fame head coach and assistant - Mike Baldo - watched Rowan put up 34 points in a 73-38 win over Gibbs High School in the Class 5-A Florida State semifinals.
Rowan was 10 of 22 from the field and also had nine rebounds and two steals.
Pitino has made the 6-foot-6 Rowan a top priority in the '16 class. He's ranked as the No. 31 prospect overall and the No. 8 shooting guard in the class by Scout.com.
Assistant coaches from North Carolina and Wisconsin were also at the game. Cardinal Gibbsons will play for the 5-A state title on Saturday morning.
Rowan had been committed to Pittsburgh for more than a year prior to last fall. In August, Rowan and his family moved from Midland, Pa., to Fort Lauderdale. He helped Lincoln Park Charter to a Class A state championship last season.
His father, Ron Rowan, played at St. John's in the mid-1980s and said he knew Pitino from his days of coaching at Providence.