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Starkville High School 4-star guard Tyson Carter recaps his Mississippi State visit

Starkville (MS) High School class of 2016 4-star guard Tyson Carter recaps his official visit to Mississippi State this past weekend.

Name: Tyson Carter
Classification: 2016
High School: Starkville (MS) HIgh School
Position: Point Guard
HT-WT: 6-foot-3, 150
Scout.com Ranking: 4-Star, No. 78 ranked nationally
Colleges of Interest: Arizona State, Memphis, Miami (FL), Mississippi State, Ohio State

"It went pretty good," said Carter. "I liked the way they treated me. I learned more about things that they do and how they do them."

Carter's player-host was true freshman guard Malik Newman.

"I was hosted by Malik Newman," said Carter. "He talked about the atmosphere there and how people treat him, stuff like that."

He had a one-on-one meeting with Mississippi State head coach Ben Howland.

"Coach Howland talked about the things he has talked to me about before, how I would fit into their style of play and how he has gotten a lot of guards in the (NBA)," said Carter.

Carter has plans on taking his final four official visits prior to making his college choice known.

"I'm visiting Memphis this coming weekend, the 18th, then I visit Arizona State the 25th, after that I visit Miami (FL) on October 3rd, then after that it is Ohio State October 10th," said Carter. "I should make my decision sometime soon after my Ohio State visit."


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