Eloy Vargas set for Louisville visit

6'10 forward Eloy Vargas is set to visit two Big East Conference programs following the upcoming NBA Camp. InsideTheVille.com has the latest on the Scout.com four-star prospect...

Fresh off a solid outing at the Rumble in the Bronx, Scout.com four-star forward Eloy Vargas has a busy few days ahead of him.

"He's leaving for the NBA Camp and then he's going to visit Pittsburgh and then Louisville next week," said Vargas' AAU coach Kenny Gillian. "They want him to check out the school, sit down with Coach Pitino and really see everything that they have to offer there."

Rated the No.13 power forward and among the nation's top 100 prospects by Scout.com, Vargas spent time at another position during the Rumble in the Bronx last weekend.

"He played real well," Gillian said. "He played the three the whole time and did a real good job. He‘s playing real well right now and he‘s busy getting ready for the NBA Camp."

Louisville, which extended Vargas a scholarship offer soon after watching him play at the JamFest in April, is among a host of schools working to land the future services of the star forward. Clemson, Miami, Ohio State and Pittsburgh are among the schools currently pursuing Vargas the hardest.

Vargas has no plans for additional visits following his trips to see the two Big East programs next week.

"The word about Louisville right now is that when someone visits there they go home committed," Gillian joked. "I don't think he would commit during a visit, but anything is possible. To be honest, it would really shock me if he did. He's the type of person that will gather his thoughts and consider everything before making a decision."

Vargas' AAU teammate and one of the top shooting guards in the class of 2009, Kenny Boynton, had considered making the trip to Louisville as well, but those plans didn't come to fruition.

"I know he thought about going there with him, but I know that he's coming home after the NBA Camp," Gillian said of the Scout.com five-star prospect. "He'll go up there on his own for visit later on."

Stay logged on to InsideTheVille.com next week for the latest following Vargas' trips to Pittsburgh and Louisville.


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