Burgess still weighing options

6'10 David Burgess is still considering his options but told ITV Thursday night that a decision could be made very soon. How soon might depend on Randolph Morris....

6'10 David Burgess, who told Inside TheVille Monday evening that he'd make his decision by the end of this week, informed ITV Thursday evening that he still weighing the pros and cons between BYU, Louisville and Gonzaga.

Burgess told ITV that he spoke with U of L coaches Rick Pitino and Kevin Willard Thursday evening and indicated that Randolph Morris' visit to U of L this weekend was holding up his decision for the moment.

"Yeah it does a little bit," Burgess responded when asked if Morris' visit was the reason he hadn't come to a final decision.

Burgess stated, however, that the U of L coaches told him they'd take the first prospect between Morris and himself to commit.

Also, concerns and questions about BYU's current frontcourt situation in this recruiting class were answered satisfactorily earlier this week by Cougar head coach Steve Cleveland, Burgess said.

Burgess explained Cleveland said that 6'10 Chris Miles wouldn't play center for BYU and that 6'10 Trent Plaisted would red-shirt next season before going on a two-year mission the next season.

"Coach Cleveland said I was the only guy they're recruiting that would be able to play right away because of my size and strength," Burgess stated.

Gonzaga also appears to still be in the mix because of their projected needs in the frontcourt next season.

Burgess said he's consulted regularly this week with his parent and brothers and that he prays regularly about the decision. He's also been receiving good advice from his parents.

"They simply tell me to go where I'll be happy and be able to play," Burgess said.

Burgess said he could decide real soon, possibly before the end of the weekend.


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