Looney Updates Visit Schedule

2014 Milwaukee (Wisc.) Hamilton power forward Kevon Looney has two official visits left to take, including one to UCLA at the end of October...

Kevon Looney's Oct. 31 decision date is quickly approaching but before the five-star prospect makes a commitment, he has two official visits left to take.

Looney, a 6-foot-8, 210-pound 2014 power forward from Milwaukee Hamilton, began his list of official visits by seeing Florida on Aug. 30.

"Florida was a lot of fun," Looney said. "I got to meet the assistant coaches and that was fun. I sat down with Billy Donovan more and I hung out with some of the players."

Up next for Looney was a trip to Duke on Sept. 6.

"It was great," he said. "I got to play open gym with the players and that was a lot of fun and good competition. Overall I had a great time with coach K and the coaching staff."

Sept. 20 was Looney's third official visit, which was to Tennessee.

"Tennessee was a lot of fun," said Looney. "Cuonzo Martin is a great guy, along with the rest of the coaching staff. My dad is from there and it was a lot of fun, I thought it was a great experience."

Looney is a week away from official visit number four, which will be to East Lansing to see Michigan State.

"I like the coaching staff," Looney said. "A lot of my schools aren't close to home but this one is, so that's cool. They always win, it's a great conference, (Tom) Izzo is definitely going to be there and he's a great coach. I definitely like Michigan State."

The last official visit for Looney will be to UCLA, although he's yet to figure out which weekend he'll be in Westwood.

"It was scheduled for the 19th and 20th but they want to change it for the 25th and 26th, but I don't know if I want it that close to my decision date," Looney said.

"California is a great place to be at, UCLA has a great tradition and a new coaching staff and it seems like they have a good new vision."

There's also a possibility that Looney takes one last unofficial visit to Wisconsin before he makes a decision.

"I've been going to Wisconsin since my freshman year," he said. "I have a great feel for Bo Ryan and staff. It's my home state."

While Looney says that he isn't leaning in any direction right now, he doesn't anticipate it taking too long to figure out where he's going to school.

"After my visits I'll have a pretty sure idea of what I want to do," Looney said.

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