However, the same can be said for Connecticut and Louisville, the schools that are competing hard with Syracuse to land Johnson's signature on a letter of intent in November. Connecticut and Louisville have also made it known that Johnson is a high priority for its programs too. Connecticut head coach Jim Calhoun is scheduled to take an in home visit with Johnson later this evening, according to sources close to Marcus.
In addition, Johnson, who competed this past summer at the Reebok ABCD camp in early July at FDU, will take an official visit to Louisville this upcoming weekend.
Connecticut has a visit scheduled with Johnson next weekend (September 18th) after Marcus takes his visit to Louisville. Johnson is friends with Amir Johnson and Andre McGee, two Louisville prospects. So Rick Pitino's program also has an excellent shot at Johnson.
In addition, Syracuse has scheduled a visit with Johnson for the weekend of October 8th. The Orange play Florida State that weekend before a full house. Round one begins this weekend in Louisville, Kentucky.