Dyson, a well constructed 6-3 1/2, 190 pound shooting/combo guard from Potomac, Md., scored four points as his White squad fell 97-95 to the Blue squad. Despite his lack of output in the all-star game, a number of high major programs have long been sold on his perimeter skills.
UConn Head Coach Jim Calhoun made
a trip to Eastern to take a look at Dyson. Dyson said that the Huskies,
Maryland, Providence, Boston College, N.C. State, Florida, Georgetown, George
Mason, Notre Dame and Villanova have already tendered scholarship
"I haven't narrowed it down yet," Dyson admitted after the
all-star tilt. "I am going to sit down with my coach, narrow the list down and
then take official visits, and I plan on making a decision in either September
Dyson said he could take as many as four or five official
visits. If that's the case, his recruitment will likely stretch into October and
One school which is making a late push to get into the
Dyson sweepstakes is Texas.
"Texas got involved after I went to Las
Vegas," he said. "I talked to them once on the phone but I don't know much about
While he declined to cite leaders or favorites, Dyson did
say that UConn, Boston College, Maryland, Georgetown, George Mason and
Providence have made favorable impressions on him thus far.
schools call a lot and always want to talk to me," he added.
he's a middle Atlantic native, Dyson will return to Proctor Academy in Andover,
N.H., for his senior campaign this fall. After summer pit stops at the Nike
All-American Camp, the Nike Peach Jam and the Main Event, he looks forward to
grabbing the reins of the Proctor offense.
That's because at most of the
events we saw him at in July, Dyson played off the ball and showed more of a
scorer's mentality. With the D.C. Blue Devils, North Carolina bound Tywon Lawson
dominated the ball quite a bit, leaving Dyson to roam the perimeter and spot
"I play the point guard at Proctor, but at the summer camps, I played
mostly the two," he reflected. "Most of my life, I had played the two, but when
I went to Proctor, I started playing the point. I feel comfortable playing the
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