He talks about his game and recruitment in this exclusive Q&A with Pack Pride.
How do you feel you have played this week?
I've played very bad. I'm not shooting the ball well right now. That's how I feel.
How about your team? It seems like you guys are struggling right now.
We don't have any rhythm at all. Everybody is trying to take a shot. We're just playing wild. I don't know.
You play on a team that wins a lot of games on the AAU circuit, Team Takeover. It seems your team has defined roles and you're the glue guy, the defender, athletic presence. Is that the case?
Of course. I do a lot of things so when I'm thrown in this environment where I have to force a shot... if I play several minutes without touching the ball it gets frustrating so I might try and jack it up. That's why this environment is hard to play in. It's changed my game, but I've tried to do what I can do.
Going forward, how do you want to finish out the camp?
I just want to finish well. From an individual standpoint, I want to improve my game. I know that if I try to score it's not going to get me anywhere. Everyone is taking shots so I'm going to do more things in my game like work on my rebounding and defense. I'll pass the ball and let them do what they want to do.
What do you do well as a player?
I know I'm a good rebounder. That's for sure. I know I can play man-to-man defense, and I'm fairly consistent shooting my mid-range jumper.
What do you need to improve on?
Definitely handling the basketball. I need to handler the ball more, work on that. I'm a two-guard, but in AAU and high school I play the three and the four so I'm trying to handle the ball more.
Do you have a list of schools right now?
I have a lot of schools looking at me, but I don't have any favorites now.
Who are some of the schools?
I don't want to start a list and give names because I can forget some.
Do you have any visits scheduled?
After this camp I believe I will visit Wake Forest, NC State, and Virginia Tech. That is it.
What do you like about those three schools?
I haven't researched a lot, but I know they are pretty good from an academic standpoint. That's a good base to start from. Knowing that, I can see if the relationship is good with the coaches.
Who is recruiting you for NC State?
Coach Moxley is recruiting me.
What do you think of him?
He's a really nice guy. I like him.
When the time comes to make a decision, what will you be looking for?
I'm looking for an institution where I'm going to have a good relationship with the coach. That's very important for me. On my list of schools, all of them are good from an academic standpoint. Now it's going to come down to my relationship with the coaches and the players.
Also, I'm going to look at the number of players that are at my position.
Do you have a timeframe for reaching a decision?
I think I'm going to wait until after December or around December.