Oldsmar Christian 2018 point guard Elijah Weaver holds an offer from Louisville; the 6-5 Weaver talks about his interest in the Cardinals

Oldsmar, Fla., Christian 2018 point guard Elijah Weaver holds an offer from Louisville. The 6-foot-5 Weaver talked about his interest in the Cardinals last week during the Under Armour event in Indianapolis.

The University of Louisville basketball staff is locked in on several big-time targets in the Class of 2018, including Oldsmar, Fla., Christian point guard Elijah Weaver.

The 6-foot-5, 195-pound Weaver plays AAU ball for Team Breakdown and told Cardinal Authority last weekend in Indianapolis that the Cardinals were one of the schools near "the top of the list."

Weaver said he doesn't keep up with his offers, noting "I let my coaches do that," he said he has a handful of offers. He also has offers from Florida, Nebraska, Florida International, South Florida and Miami. He has interest from others, including Georgetown, Maryland, Wake Forest and Florida State.

"It's all going great," he said. "I just stay in the gym and focus on my basketball.

"I really think I have improved a lot (since the high school season)."

Weaver had a stellar sophomore campaign, averaging 12 points and six assists on a top team nationally. Oldsmar finished 29-9, beat five top-10 ranked teams nationally and the Eagles made it to the SIAA State Championship game.

He's already been on campus to South Florida and Florida and said he hopes to see U of L soon.

"Right now, I'm just staying in the gym and working on my game," he said. "Coaches say they like my height for a point guard, I'm a big point guard, so they like my size."

Weaver, ranked as the No. 38 player in the Scout.com 2018 rankings, said he is building a good relationship with U of L coach Rick Pitino and assistant Mike Balado. U of L hired Oldsmar coach Jordan Fair this week as a graduate assistant.

"They are up tempo, I think I could fit right in," Weaver said. "That's what I need is to find somebody who likes big point guards and I think I could fit right in. I know (Pitino) is a good coach and will get me to where I want to go."


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