Speedster Discusses His Recruiting Process

Reporter Mike Sullivan discusses the individual game of lead guard Kyrie Irving of St. Patrick High School in Elizabeth, New Jersey ... Irving has a top ten list of schools ...

Kyrie Irving, a 6-foot-1, 165-pound lead guard from St. Patrick High School in Elizabeth, New Jersey, currently has a top ten list of schools. Irving is considered one of the top prospects in the class of 2010 and is hoping to make a decision in the Fall after taking some official visits.

"My top ten are Indiana, Notre Dame, Duke, Seton Hall, Texas A&M, Florida, Marquette, Maryland, Georgia Tech, and Pittsburgh," Irving stated.

Blessed with lightning quick speed, Irving has the ability to rip up a defense with his handle.

It's the reason why almost every major college basketball program showed up with an offer. He does, however, have it down to 10 schools. We asked him his thoughts on what he likes the most about each school:

INDIANA: "They have a great coaching staff and atmosphere/fan support."

NOTRE DAME: "I can make an impact right away and Coach Brey and Coach Solomon have done a great job recruiting me."

DUKE: "What gets better than Duke and Coach K recruiting you. It's a great coaching staff with Coach Collins and I have a good relationship."

SETON HALL: "It's a stay at home school. Coach Gonzalez has been recruiting me since my sophomore summer."

TEXAS A&M: "They were the first school to offer me a scholarship."

FLORIDA: "Coach Donovan showed interest last summer in Florida at the nationals. I have a good relationship with them."

MARQUETTE: "Coach They sent me my first recruiting letter. And I really like Coach Williams' attitude and how he runs the team."

MARYLAND: Coach Williams has really recruited me hard and i like the way they play."

GEORGIA TECH: Coach Hewitt is a good guy and I enjoy talking with him. I have a great relationship with him."

PITTSBURGH: "I like Coach Dixon and the coaches. I like the way they play."


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