Ethan Wragge Talks About His Recruitment

Ethan Wragge, a 6-foot-6 senior forward from Eden Prairie, has seen his stock go through the roof after his strong play in Orlando at the AAU nationals. Wragge, who is one of Minnesota's top shooters, has gotten interest from several new teams, including Minnesota. GoldenSports.Net caught up with Wragge to learn the latest.

Ethan Wragge averaged 16.0 points per game as he helped lead the Eagles to a 19-9 record last season. He scored in double figures in 22 of 28 games and had eight games of 20 or more points, including a season-high 27 points in their season-ending loss to Bloomington Kennedy in the Section II second-round playoffs.

Wragge led his Eden Prairie team to the title of the Gopher State Prep Showcase with an overtime win over Lakeville North two weeks ago.

Wragge has picked up high major interest after his strong play at the AAU Nationals.

"I received a scholarship offer from Marquette Sunday night. I am planning to go to Creighton and Nebraska this weekend for a visit," he said.

Wragge told GoldenSports.Net that he was expected to hearing from Drake and Albama on Monday.

"I did not hear from Alabama, but I talked to Drake. They did not offer, saying that they wanted to do it in person. I am going to Drake August 15th."

Minnesota coach Ron Jirsa watched Wragge in Orlando and the Gophers have shown interest in him as a possible walk-on.

"I have not met with them yet. My varsity coach said that they want to ask me to walk-on," Wragge said.

Wragge said that with the increased interest, walking-on is not his top choice.

"As of right now, no. I like Minnesota a lot. I like Tubby, but I don't want to walk-on for a year and if I played poorly not be able to get a scholarship."

Wragge said that he is still open in his recruitment, but still has the same favorite.

"I still like Northern Iowa (which offered him last Friday). I liked Marquette a lot when I talked to their coach. I like Creighton, Nebraska and Drake," he said.

Wragge plans to take his official visits this fall before making his college choice.

"I'm going to try to sign in November."

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