Bahamas Native Hield Blowing Up

Sunrise Christian Academy's Buddy Hield says he's still caught up in the hype after having a great tournament at the NY2LA event last weekend. Hield added two new offers, including one from the University of Memphis, and is hearing from several schools.

"I just keep playing consistently," Buddy Hield said. "Coaches like consistent players so I had to go out there and keep putting the ball in the basket. I've got to be competitive and bring my energy every game."

Hield, who lives in the Bahamas when he's not in school, said he's hearing from Kansas, Maryland, Virginia Tech, and Baylor. He picked up offers from Oregon and the University of Memphis last weekend.

While he won't narrow down his list until mid-September, the 6-foot-4 guard did say he was looking into the Tigers very hard.

"It's a great program," Hield said. "Coach Pastner is a great guy. It's a good system. It fits my game."

Hield and his AAU team, Kansas Players, are in Las Vegas, Nev., for the Adidas Super 64 event which starts this weekend. After that, Hield said he'll return to the Bahamas for two weeks and, in September, he'll start to narrow down his list.

"I just want to go somewhere I can play," Hield said. I just want to go to a place where I can have fun. I want to go somewhere I can enjoy myself."


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