Women's Hoops: Five-star guard visits OU

Katy, Texas guard Stefanie Gilbreath talks about her weekend visit to Oklahoma.

Stefanie Gilbreath, SG, 6'0, KATY (CINCO RANCH HS), TEXAS:

JH: What did you think of your visit to OU?

SG: "I had a lot of fun. I had a great time just being with the girls and coaches."

JH: Who did you hang out with?

SG: "I was mostly with the freshmen. I was with Abi (Olajuwon) and the other freshmen quite a bit."

JH: Did Courtney Paris show you around school? A lot of fans thought they saw you and her together on campus?

SG: "Oh yeah, Courtney was my host."

JH: Don't you know the Paris twins quite well from AAU summer ball?

SG: "Yes, I know them quite well."

JH: You have been to Oklahoma unofficially with your sister, Briana, so what did you learn about OU that you didn't know before?

SG: "I learn a little bit more about the academics there and what they do on an everyday basis as far as academics go"

JH: Did you get a chance to watch OU practice?

SG: "I watched them scrimmage after their practice. I wanted to play, but I really couldn't. I like the way they were playing. They were just out there having fun."

JH: Do you think OU is going to be good this year?

SG: "Yeah they are. They are going to be quick and big."

JH: Now that you have visited OU, what do you think about the Sooners?

SG: "I really like the school. I really like the academics and the type of athletic program that they have."

JH: At this point, how is recruiting shaping up?

SG: "I have it down to three schools. I have it down to USC, Oklahoma and Texas A&M."

JH: So what would you say about each school?

SG: "They all play the same style of game and all three have strong academic programs. I also get along with all the players and coaches at all three schools."

JH: Do you have a leader right now?

SG: "No, I don't."

JH: What is it that is going to be the difference-maker with you when it comes to choosing a school?

SG: "A lot is going to depend on what my sister says. I came back and told her everything that was said to me and everything that went on. Now it is time for her to tell me what she wants and who she likes best."

JH: Do you two have similar interest and likes?

SG: "Yeah, we do."

JH: Do you have any visits left to take?

SG: "Yes, I am going to Texas A&M this weekend."

JH: What are the key things that you are looking for as you work to make your decision?

SG: "I look at how I would fit in and style of play. I like a team that likes to get up and down the court and that looks for the fast break, but I want to go to a team that has a good halfcourt offense as well. I know that teams need a strong inside presence if they are going to be a real good offensive team."

JH: When do you plan on announcing your decision?

SG: "It will probably be in the beginning of October."

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