Will Kevin Durant visit U of L this spring?

<b>Kevin Durant</b>, Scout.com's No. 3 rated prospect nationally, will visit UCONN, and North Carolina the next two weekends. Durant's father, Wayne Pratt, tells Inside The Ville whether or not his son will make a visit this spring to the University of Louisville.

Louisville coach Rick Pitino, along with a slew of other big-time college coaches made the trip to western Virginia last week to meet with Oak Hill Academy's 6-foot-9 star forward Kevin Durant.

Scout.com's No. 3 prospect nationally, Durant, according to his father, found much to like about what he heard from some of college basketball's top coaches.

"A lot of coaches came to visit Kevin last week," said Wayne Pratt. "Kevin was impressed, and he spoke highly of all the coaches, but there's no leader at this time."

While Pratt says Durant has no current leader, the junior standout will visit two of the nation's top programs in the coming weeks. He'll travel to Storrs, Connecticut this weekend to see what Jim Calhoun and UConn Huskies have to offer, before visiting Roy Williams and the North Carolina Tar Heels next weekend in Chapel Hill, NC.

"(Kevin) is only going to take those two visits this spring," said Pratt. "He'll probably take some other visits before next season."

That means Louisville's Pitino, Georgia Tech coach Paul Hewitt, and Texas coach Rick Barnes - three of Durant's five finalists - are each hoping Durant doesn't chose the Huskies or Tar Heels before they have a chance to get the multi-talented forward on their campuses.

Perhaps the main reason Durant won't take any other visits this spring is that classes at Oak Hill end May 21. According to NCAA recruiting regulations, prospects can only make official campus visits while school is in session. And with a full AAU slate on tap next month, time simply won't permit a more complete visit schedule.

"We're going to try to get all five visits in," Pratt said. "He'll probably make a decision next fall."


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