Chris Colvin Gets Minnesota Interest

Chris Colvin, a 6-foot-3 junior guard from Chicago (IL) Whitney Young, is one of the top guards in the Midwest and his list of schools continues to grow. Colvin has received recruiting interest from Minnesota and could soon receive a scholarship offers from the Gophers. GoldenSports.Net caught up with Colvin's father, Ike, to learn the latest on his recruitment.

Chris Colvin helped lead Whitney Young to a 25-5 mark this past season as they were 9-1 in the Chicago Public Red League. The Dolphins were a No. 1 seed in the playoffs before being upset by No. 11 Mt. Carmel, 58-52.

Colvin played for a team loaded with backcourt talent. A.J. Rompza, a 5-foot-10 senior, signed with Central Florida. Colvin is joined in the junior class by Marcus Jordan, son of NBA legend Michael. The team has two talented sophomores in Anthony Johnson and Ahmad Starks.

Ike Colvin said that his son is getting increased interest from several major schools.

"Providence, Marquette is strongly on him and Minnesota are showing interest," Ike said. "Providence, Oklahoma and Florida State have recently offered."

Colvin said that his son is a talented guard.

"He is a true point guard. He sees the court well and has excellent court vision," he said. "His shot is being developed as we speak."

Colvin is working hard on improving on his game, according to his father.

"He is working on his jump shot. He is working on his moves and on his drills."

Colvin said that his son does not have a favorite school yet.

"It is kind of early," Ike said.

Colvin said that his son has not decided on a major in college yet.

"He doesn't know what he wants to major in yet. He's got a qualifying score on his ACT and is a good student."

Colvin plays for the Chicago Express and will participate in the Kentucky Hoopfest, Peach Jam and Main event in July.

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