Hansbrough may take more visits

When Tyler Hansbrough left for his official visit to Missouri last weekend, he was fairly certain it would be his last trip. Now that may not be the case.

"I'm not done," Hansbrough said.

The 6-8 ½ junior forward, who is gearing up for Friday night's showdown for the conference title against Charleston High, is now considering taking a visit or two from the likes of Duke, Kansas, Kentucky and Arizona.

"Missouri put on a good visit for me," Hansbrough said. "I really enjoyed the campus and what they had to offer. It was good to get a chance to see what the program is about and what type of guy Coach (Quin) Snyder and the players are."

Hansbrough admits that he'd probably be done with college visits if it weren't for a little persuading from his father, Gene, a Missouri grad.

"I think he wants me to get the best opportunity to look at other schools so that I know what place is best for me," Hansbrough added. "To really get a feel for all the programs."

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski came down last week to Poplar Bluff, Mo, in a last-ditch effort to get Hansbrough to take an official visit to Durham and it just may have worked. So far, Hansbrough has visited Florida, North Carolina and Missouri – and the Gators, according to sources close to the situation, still hold an advantage.

If Hanbrough does take more visits, they'll likely come after his season is over in mid-March.

"I'll probably set it up in the next month," he said.

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