But the Hilltoppers left him with an equally strong impression.
"Duke and UNC are just really nice schools," Rector said. "They have a lot of money.
"But to compare them I would say WKU was right there with them. The facilities are both super nice. Loved all three schools a lot."
At WKU's Junior Day, Rector got to meet his recruiting coach, JaMarcus Shephard, among others.
"It (Junior Day) was great," he said. "Had a ton of fun.
"Coaches loved me, they were great, treated me well. I've seen their facilities before but they always amaze me at how nice they are."
Scheduled in the next few months for Rector is 7-on-7 football and camping at various schools.
"I have not narrowed down a certain school," he said. "But I'm pretty sure I wanna major in sports management."
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