Trey Lewis will make a visit to Louisville

Former Cleveland State guard Trey Lewis is a hot commodity among some of the top college basketball programs in the country. He's a fifth-year transfer with one season of eligibility - and is eligible right away. Cardinal Authority has confirmed one of the schools he will visit will be the University of Louisville.

The phone has been ringing non-stop since news broke on Monday that Cleveland State guard Trey Lewis announced he was going to transfer.

Lewis, who is expected to graduate this semester and be eligible right away at the school he picks, has dozens of options for a school.

His former high school coach, Sonny Johnson, said the plan is for Lewis to make some visits before making a decision. One school he will visit is the University of Louisville. The Cardinals have been in contact and appear to be a major player.

When asked if Lewis knew any schools he would visit, Johnson responded: "Louisville for sure. He's going to visit Louisville."

The 6-foot-3 Lewis, who played one season at Penn State before transferring to Cleveland State, led the Vikings at 16.3 points per game this season and set a school-record for a single season with 93 three-point field goals.

U of L coach Rick Pitino said on Monday that his staff was looking to add shooters and has said several times this season the Cardinals would like to add a fifth-year transfer.

when Lewis graduates he would then be immediately eligible to play as a post-graduate senior. He's a native of Cleveland and played high school ball at Garfield Heights.

Cleveland State was 19-15 this season with a loss to Louisville in a game where Lewis scored 24 points. He also had 30 points against Detroit, 29 against Youngstown State and 27 against Milwaukee. In the game against U of L, Lewis added five assists and five rebounds and was 9 of 20 from the field, including 4 of 10 three-pointers.

According to Johnson, Lewis has also been contacted by Memphis, Indiana, Xavier, Purdue, Iowa State, Florida State, Clemson, Georgetown, Mississippi, Illinois and Georgia Tech among several others.


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