Jackson-Cartwright Has Visits Planned

The elite 2014 point guard, Parker Jackson-Cartwright, will visit some schools this month and talks about what he'll be looking for while on campus...

Los Angeles Loyola point guard Parker Jackson-Cartwright has been playing well in the Nike EYBL, although he admits it has been different for him.

"It has been going well," Jackson-Cartwright said. "It is an adjustment because everybody is bigger and a little bit stronger and faster. I just have to keep doing what I do, which is getting into the lane and creating for myself and other people."

The 5-foot-7, 2014 point guard is taking the approach of not having much to prove, as he wants to approach the EYBL in a more fun manner.

"Every game is a battle," he said. "I am not proving myself, but I want to keep giving more effort than my opponent. I am just trying to have fun and get wins for my team."

As far as recruiting goes, there have not been a lot of changes for the point guard due in large part to the fact that more and more schools are showing interest.

"Coaches are still on me right now," Jackson-Cartwright said. "It is stressful sometimes, but it will be worth it in the end. Arizona, UCLA, USC, some of the more local schools, and UConn are the main schools I am hearing from."

Jackson-Cartwright is visiting Arizona on June 18th and UCLA sometime later in the month, and as he takes those visits, he has a good idea of what he will be looking for in a program and school.

"Just if I can come in and maybe not start or play the most minutes, but if I can play my game," he said. "I would like a coaching staff that is going to let me go and do things that I know how to do. Also a big city. I am from Los Angeles, so I like a big city and then good academics and things like that."

There were rumors that Jackson-Cartwright could make an earlier decision than originally expected, but he says he now has a timetable for when he would like to decide.

"My dad and I talked about it," he said. "I am thinking that next year during Peach Jam or after is the best time."


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