Colleges are drawn to McCollum's versatility, but he doesn't have a preference as to which position he plays in college.
"I'm pretty quick for my size," McCollum pointed out. "I would really want to play anyhwere at any college, I don't care what position I play."
"I'm definitely interested in Northwestern," McCollum said. "I like that it's in the Big Ten and a really good academic school, as well. I look foroward to following them."
During the offseason, McCollum has received in-school visits from NU, Cincinnati, Indiana, Kentucky, Purdue, and others. He has also attended Junior Day at Ohio and Ohio State.
Meanwhile, McCollum is working to improve during the offseason. He is working out each day and playing rec league basketball for fun. McCollum hopes to be in top form for his senior season.
"I'm just trying to be the best player I can for my senior season, it's the most important," he said. "I've been lifing four days a week and I've been running trying to improve my times."