Hemsley could be staying close to home

The July evaluation period is well underway and Thursday in Anaheim coaches were gathering around 2015 La Verne (Calif.) Demien shooting guard Jeremy Hemsley's court. Hemsley updated FOX Sports NEXT on his recruitment...

A crowd of college coaches gathered around the court of 2015 La Verne (Calif.) Damien shooting guard Jeremy Hemsley on Thursday night at the American Sports Center in Anaheim (Calif.).

The four-star recruit's stock is on the rise and by the sounds of it, he's on the verge of receiving multiple Pac-12 offers, including one from USC.

"USC is showing me interest," Hemsley told FOX Sports NEXT following his final game of the night.

Hemsley attended the Trojans Elite Camp in June. "It was really good, there was a lot of competition, a lot of good players, so I had a lot of fun there," he said.

The 6-foot-3 175-pound prospect also had the chance to get to know USC's new coaching staff and see head coach Andy Enfield's style of play up close. "They play really fast paced and at the camp he showed us how they were trying to play this year so that's something I'm interested in," Hemsley said. "USC is definitely an offer I want to get so that's one of the schools I'm pushing to get an offer from."

It's also an offer he thinks his mom would like to see him get. "My mom wants me to stay close [to home]," Hemsley explained. "It's kind of up to her... I'm not really looking to just stay home, so I guess it's actually kind of either - or."

The Southern California native says he didn't grow up with a dream school in mind nor does he have a wish list of schools he'd like to see offer, but says he's keeping any school in mind and any school could be a dream for him. "I just want to play in a program that plays fast paced and a team that feels like a family," he said.

Hemsley, who holds a 3.3 GPA, already has offers from UConn, San Diego State, UNLV, New Mexico, UC-Irvine, and Boston College.

Besides USC, the other school he did say he'd like an offer from is UCLA.

As far his game, Hemsley says he's confident in his ability to attack the basket and he likes the consistency of his jump shot. The 2015 recruit says he's focusing on his rebounding because he wants to be one of the best rebounding guards around.

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