Spencer Dinwiddie, 6-2 JR PG Woodland Hills (Calif.) Taft, is a long and slender prospect with a considerable upside. Dinwiddie has a high skill level and a great feel for the game. He's still not physically mature, but he projects as one of the elite point guards in the west for 2011.
I spoke with Dinwiddie recently and asked about the schools that have been in contact with him.
I asked him if he has a sense for which schools have been recruiting him the hardest to date.
"Probably UCLA and Washington have been showing the most interest," said Dinwiddie.
When asked if he has a favorite, Dinwiddie replied, "probably Arizona, UCLA and Washington. USC is close but with their coaching change I don't know them as well."
Dinwiddie talked a little about the issues that will be important to him when picking a school.
"The style of play -- I love to play uptempo and push the ball," said Dinwiddie. "And the academics are a big factor, especially with my Mom."
Dinwiddie said he's not in a rush to make a decision.
"I'll probably decide sometime after July next year, maybe in August," said Dinwiddie.
Dinwiddie said he currently has a 3.2 GPA.