"The thing I really like about him is his hustling and how he gets after it," said Hendrix, who has gone up against Hansbrough at the Peach Jam and the Nike All-American Camp. "He gets second-chance points and that's the main thing you have to worry about with him."
Hendrix, who roomed with Hansbrough at the Nike Elite Skills camp in Portland, Ore., this past summer, said he wasn't shocked by the fellow power forward's decision.
"I talked to him a lot at the skills camp," Hendrix said. "I'm not surprised, but I know he had a tough decision to make. But, all in all, I'm not really surprised."
"He's going to do whatever's best for him and it's the same for me," added Hendrix, who is still recovering from a minor ankle injury. "I'm not basing my decision on him by any means. It doesn't matter to me."
Hendrix reiterated that he wants to get the process over with by the time his senior season begins in November, but he also all but guaranteed that nothing would be done in the next week or two.
"I hope I just wake up one day and it comes to me," he said. "I hope that's how it is. As of right now, nothing's told me where I want to go. As of right now, I'm not sure. I'm getting close, but I haven't finalized anything at all."
"I can't really say one school is even clear-cut in front," Hendrix continued. "It's hard to say."