Victor Has Pack Offer

New Orleans (LA) St. Augustine five-star forward Craig Victor arrived at the NBPA Top 100 Camp regarded as one of the nation's top prospects, and he backed up the hype with a terrific performance.

New Orleans (LA) St. Augustine five-star forward Craig Victor arrived at the NBPA Top 100 Camp regarded as one of the nation's top prospects, and he backed up the hype with a terrific performance, averaging 10.4 points and four rebounds a game.

"Since the first April evaluation period weekend, Victor has made it clear he's ramped up his game and his effort on the court," said Scout.com Recruiting Analyst Evan Daniels. "He runs the floor well, has an improved mid-range jump shot and plays with intensity."

"I [was] basically just competing," said Victor. "I hate losing. That doesn't sit well with me, but it's a privilege to play against the top guys in the country."

Victor arrived at the camp with a single goal in mind.

"I [was] just trying to feel certain players out," he said. "I might be playing with these guys in college or I might be playing against these guys in college so I was just trying to get a feel for how everyone plays.

"It's not about out-shining the next guy, even though I know it's a Doggy Dog World right now."

The 6-foot-8, 225-pounder is ranked the No. 4 power forward in the country and a five-star prosepect by Scout.com, so it's no surprise that he is highly coveted by several high-major programs.

"Right now it's Kentucky, Ohio State, Arizona, LSU, Oklahoma State, Kansas, NC State, and Miami of Florida," said Victor. "Everyone but Kentucky has offered."

NC State assistant coach Orlando Early is recruiting Victor for the Wolfpack.

"I've heard from NC State a lot lately," Victor stated. "I heard from [coach Early] before I got here. He told me about three months ago that I had an offer, and he came to some of my games in the first round of the summer.

"He told me they are interested in me, and they look forward to making a move with me."

Victor is familiar with NC State on the hardwood.

"I just like their style of play, to be honest," he said. "I could see myself fitting in with those guys... just playing hard and competing."

Victor has a timeframe for making a decision in mind.

"I want to make a decision at the end of July," he said. "But if that doesn't work out then I will take my time and wait."


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