Kameron McGusty getting familiar with OU

Top-rated shooting guard set to narrow his recruitment down after trip to Norman

Oklahoma fans hoping that Top-100 2016 forward Kameron McGusty’s third trip to Norman was the charm will have to wait a little longer.

But not much longer.

After taking his second trip to Norman in six months, McGusty said that he’s planning on cutting his list of potential colleges down in the coming weeks.

“I’ll be making a decision here soon,” said McGusty, the 4-star wing out of Houston who is rated as the 29th overall player in the country. “ . . . I’m just trying to make sure that all the schools have everything I want, and the schools have what I want to offer. I’m still breaking it down.

I’m not leaning towards this school or that school. I just looking for schools where I can be successful and look at which teams I can help be successful. I’m almost done looking into it.”

McGusty, who also visited Oklahoma during the Sooners’ regular-season victory against Kansas and as a sophomore for Oklahoma’s team camp, wasn’t sure whether he would cut his list down to three, four or five schools. Once he cuts it down, he will take official visits to those schools.

He also said the announcement could come any time in the next five weeks, specifying early August.

McGusty, who has been offered by more than a dozen schools in the past two months, has visited Oklahoma more than any other school. He said it’s just a coincidence. Although, he still likes Oklahoma.

“It’d be too early to ask if they’re going to be in my top,” said McGusty, who made the most recent trip with his father. “I honestly don’t know.”

McGusty leads the UA circuit with 23 points per game despite sitting out of the NBPA Top 100 camp with an ankle injury and has offers from Louisville, Texas, USC, Florida, Missouri, USC, Kansas State, Texas Tech and Wake Forest, among others.

He told Scout recently that he would feel comfortable coming in with the intention of replacing a team’s top scorer – i.e. Buddy Hield. McGusty has been a top priority for Oklahoma since he took his game to the next level and earned and offer from the Sooners. With the recent de-commitment of Top-100 point guard Payton Pritchard, Oklahoma isn’t in nearly as good a position as it was a week earlier for the 2016 class– likely making McGusty an even higher priority.

On his third visit, McGusty knew all the good places to hit. He said his dad enjoyed the trip as well.

Right now, he’s focused on the final three AAU weekends of his career.

“I like OU, but like I said, I haven’t even thought about cutting down my list,” McGusty said. “When the day comes, the day comes. I’m focused on July and try to enjoy my last AAU live period.”

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