Update on Jackson-Cartwright

The four-star 2014 guard, Parker Jackson-Cartwright, had a good performance at the NBPA Top 100 Camp, and updated us on his recruitment...

Class of 2014 point guard Parker Jackson-Cartwright has been excellent at the NBPA Top 100 Camp. Using his incredible basketball IQ and feel for the game, Cartwright has excelled and is leading his team to a good showing.

"It is a blessing and a great opportunity to be here with all of the NBA players here," said Jackson-Cartwright. "It is just great to be here and it is a great camp."

With the unlimited text messages and phone calls in full effect, Jackson-Cartwright is expecting his phone to be busy, but he is prepared to handle the recruiting attention.

"It is crazy," said Jackson-Cartwright. "During the end of the school year coaches would call my coach and say they wanted me to call them. It could be a little hectic here, but it will be fine."

The schools contacting him the most right now are Arizona, UCLA, Washington, North Carolina State, Arizona State, and the rest of the Pac 12.

A visit to Arizona was scheduled, but he had to cancel because of the NBPA Camp as well as the Deron Williams Skills Academy. However according to Jackson-Cartwright that trip could be re-scheduled for the near future.

"I just talked to my high school coach, and we might do the visit like July 3 or 4," said Jackson-Cartwright.

When he is on the visit to Arizona, Jackson-Cartwright is hoping to see what the program and Sean Miller have to offer.

"I just want to see the team, and how they play," he explained. "Sean Miller was a point guard, so anything I can get from him I will definitely take because he was a great player."

Along with Arizona, UCLA also gets a lot of talk when it comes to Jackson-Cartwright, and he says the Bruins will be there until the end in his recruitment.

"I haven't visited recently, but UCLA will always be up there near the top of my schools because they are local and I grew up watching them," said Jackson-Cartwright. "They will always be one of my favorites."

Also the Washington Huskies have made sure to make themselves a factor in this battle.

"I am a small guard and I think I could fit in that system," he said of the Huskies. "Coach (Lorenzo) Romar is also a good guy and a good coach. I think they have good people up there."

For now don't expect an early decision from the four-star guard.

"Academics will be No. 1, and then can I live at the school for four years," said Jackson-Cartwright. "I am not big on transferring, so when I go there I want to be there for good."


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