This past weekend saw the Missouri Tigers with several basketball visitors on campus, including 2013 SG Robert Hubbs 6'6" 190 Newbern (TN) Dyer County. Following his return home, Hubbs III took time to speak with ShowMeMizzou.com, and he talked about his visit, and updated us on his recruitment.
"My Missouri visit was good," said Hubbs III. "It's a nice campus, nice school, and everything. It was pretty good!"
Missouri offered Hubbs III about a month ago. He also reports offers from Alabama, Arkansas, Auburn, Duke, Florida, Georgia, Memphis, Mississippi, Mississippi State, New Mexico, Oklahoma State, Tennessee, and Vanderbilt.
Hubbs III indicated that he's wide open regarding his school choice, that everyone is pretty much even, and that he doesn't really have a timetable for a decision.
He's already visited several schools, including Auburn, Memphis, Mississippi State, and Vanderbilt, in addition to Missouri.
Hubbs III was accompanied on his visit to Missouri by his AAU coach, Ernie Kuyper. Kuyper is the general manager of the Memphis-based M33M team. Kuyper also coached Missouri senior Laurence Bowers when he played AAU ball. Hubbs III said that he was already familiar with Bowers.
"I already knew Laurence Bowers," said Hubbs III. "He's from Memphis, and he played for Coach Kuyper. So, I already knew him."
Hubbs III told me that he "loves to play basketball every day".
Hubbs III prides himself with being able to do whatever his team needs him to do. He's known as a versatile player with a relatively high basketball I.Q. He takes pride in his defense, and he said that he can guard all five positions on the floor.
Hubbs III averaged 25 points and 8 rebounds per game during his junior season at Dyer County. He's off to a "real good" start with M33M this season, as he averaged around 20 points per game in a recent tournament.
Hubbs III indicated that the Missouri coaching staff "made a good impression" on him. According to Hubbs III, Missouri is "in there", as far as being in the mix regarding his recruitment. He also said that he will "probably" revisit Missouri later.