Teague's father, Shawn, told InsideTheVille.com Saturday afternoon at the Spiece Run-N-Slam Memorial Day Tournament that while Marquis would like to make his decision next month that it's a near certainty he won't announce a college decision until after the July evaluation period.
So why push back the timetable again? Because Teague could be occupied most of June while playing for USA Basketball. If he makes the USA traveling team he would travel to Argentina to represent his country until June 22. That would mean no time for campus visits or college decisions.
"It's probably going to be later I would say, probably after the (July evaluation period)," Shawn Teague said. "If the schedule holds true he probably won't be available to take any visits in June."
And that's the main reason for delay. Teague said his son ‘definitely' wants to make a few visits before announcing a decision. "We haven't figured out where or narrowed it down but hopefully it's down to three or four situations – I would like it to be one or two – when we get ready to take some visits," Teague said.
Louisville, Indiana, Cincinnati, Ohio State, Wake Forest, Purdue and Kentucky comprise Teague's list. Louisville and Indiana are the presumed frontrunners with the Cardinals thought to be the team beat. Are the Teague's ready to publicly declare favorites?
"No, there's no pecking order at this point," Teague said.
Where does Louisville stand with the explosive 2011 point guard? "They stand right there," Teague said. "That hasn't changed or deviated."
And what about Kentucky, who recently tried to jump into the mix after John Calipari took over the Wildcats program in Lexington? "There have been conversations with (Kentucky) but they haven't offered him," Teague said. "So there's really nothing…..to that."