Louisville's basketball staff is expected to host four prospects on unofficial visits in the coming days, including 2 '17 and 2 '18 targets

The University of Louisville basketball staff is set to host four visitors, including two from the Class of 2017 and two more from the '18 class, over the course of the next five days. Here's the scoop on the visitors:

The University of Louisville basketball staff will be busy over the next few days.

The Cardinals are hosting two prospects from the Class of 2017 and two other prospects from the Class of 2018 on campus for unofficial visits between Thursday and Monday.

A pair of top 2018 targets from Team Breakdown in Florida - Anfernee Simons and Elijah Weaver will arrive on campus Thursday afternoon and will spend time with the staff until late Friday, according to Charles Simons.

Washington, D.C., Maret School '17 center Luka Garza will be on campus Friday and Saturday, while Paul Dunbar '17 guard Taveion Hollingsworth is slated to be on campus Monday.

Louisville's team is expected to practice Friday and Saturday with the prospects on campus.

The 6-foot-3 Simons attends Orlando, Fla., Edgewater High School and has eight offers, including Louisville, Florida and Oklahoma State. He's ranked as the No. 43 prospect in the '18 class nationally and is the No. 2 point guard in Florida.


The 6-foot-5 Weaver has seven offers, including Louisville and Florida, and is ranked as the No. 33 prospect in '18.

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.


Garza is a 6-foot-9, 235-pound skilled big man who plays for Team Takeover and was offered by the Cardinals' last month. He was one of the top big men last week at the NBPA Top 100 camp.

Garza is a friend and former AAU teammate with U of L freshman V.J. King.


The 6-foot-3 Hollingsworth is one of the elite in-state players in the '17 class. He doesn't hold an offer from Louisville at this point but was told by the Cardinals' staff they would be evaluating him this summer.

Hollingsworth averaged 21 points and 5.4 rebounds as Paul Dunbar finished 33-6 and beat Doss in the championship game of the Sweet 16. He was a first-team All-State selection and is a leader in the race for 2017 Mr. Basketball.


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