UCLA Showing Interest in Snaer

Michael Snaer, the 6-4 junior shooting guard from Moreno Valley (Calif.) Rancho Verde, is starting to get strong interest from some schools across the country, and has two visits planned...

The recruiting process often times takes a toll on prospective recruits before they even reach their senior year, but Michael Snaer, of Moreno Valley (Calif.) Rancho Verde, is taking a different approach.

"At first it was a burden and kind of hard, but now I've accepted it and I know it's part of the game and I've embraced it," Snaer said. "It's going pretty good. As long as I don't get too caught up in it, it's going to be good."

"I'm starting to get used to it a little bit and now I'm just trying to figure out which college I want to go to," the four star shooting guard added. "I haven't really figured it out yet, but in due time I know I'll have a good idea of the best place for me."

With schools like Missouri, Miami, Washington, Kansas, USC, UCLA, California, Arizona and Stanford involved in his recruitment, Snaer will have some quality options when it comes time to make a decision.

"There's been a lot of coaches been in to see me," the 6-foot-4, 170-pound shooting guard said. "Recruiting is going good. This weekend I'm going to go up to Arizona with my [AAU] coach."

"Two weekends ago we went to Stanford and Cal-Berkley," he continued. "I got a chance to talk to both coaches. UCLA came down to my game I think a week ago. I talked to them a little bit. Recruiting is just going really good."

Of the schools recruiting him, Snaer said he feels most wanted by California, Stanford, USC and Missouri. Although a few schools are making him a priority, Snaer likely won't make a decision anytime soon.

"I thought earlier this year that I'd make it sooner but I'm not sure at this point because it's still really confusing to me even though I've gotten used to it. The next step for me is to try and get my team this ring and get some wins."

Winning is something Rando Verde has done a lot of lately, as they've won 13 of their last 15 games.

"My team is doing really, really good right now," Snaer said. "At the beginning we started off OK, then in the middle it got a little slow, but now are season is going great. We are doing really good right now and we've learned how to play as a team a lot better."

The Mustangs are 17-6 overall and have a 7-0 record in the Inland Valley league. Snaer and R.V. will take on Moreno Valley (Calif.) Valley View tonight.

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