Texas G Marcus Brister to Wait Until Spring

Marcus Brister, a 6-foot-4 guard from Duncanville (TX) High, has decided that he will wait to make his college choice until the late signing period. Brister shined this summer as a member of the Dallas Mustangs and is the leader of one of the top teams in the state in Texas. GoldenSports.Net recently caught up with Brister to learn the latest about his recruitment and a piece of good news that he just received.

Marcus Brister helped lead Duncanville to a 24-10 mark last season as he averaged 18 points, six rebounds and three assists per game. They lost in the first round of the playoffs, but are ranked number two in Class 5A by the Dallas Morning News.

Brister will be counted on as the leader of a team that is loaded with talent. They also return 6-foot-8 D'Wayln Roberts, who is one of the top juniors in the state, 6-foot-4 junior Corey Johnson, 6-foot senior Michael Pouncy and several talented freshmen.

Brister told GoldenSports.Net that he will likely take all five visits before making his college choice.

"My top five are UTEP, Minnesota, Baylor, Louisiana Tech and San Jose State, who have all offered. I'm also hearing from Texas Tech and New Mexico State."

Brister was planning on visiting UTEP this past weekend, but his team had a scrimmage on Saturday. Texas teams start their basketball season earlier than most states and they have their season opener versus Irving MacArthur this Tuesday.

Brister also received some good news when GoldenSports.Net talked to him.

"I just got my test score. I got a 16, which means I am eligible next season."

Brister said that he hopes to major in business.

Duncanville has a storied basketball tradition that has produced players like Greg Ostertag, Brian Boddicker and Chris Owens.

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