A number of elite level programs are beginning to make a strong push for Darrell Arthur, the 6-foot-9, 220-pound power forward. However, have any schools officially been added to his list and, more importantly, when will the No. 19 ranked player in the class of 2006 actually decide? Rivals.com has the latest update on the five-star prospect.
Its been reported that schools like Arizona, Kentucky, Connecticut and a few others are making a late push for Arthur, the No. 4 ranked power forward in the class. While Arthur and his camp might have had conversations with the aforementioned programs, it does not appear that any new schools will have added to his list.
"Everything is still pretty much the same as far as Darrell's list of schools goes," said South Oak Cliff head coach James Mays. "No new schools have been added. Darrell is still looking at Kansas, Texas, Baylor and SMU."
According to Mays, Arthur has already started to take several steps forward in the decision making process. The five-star prospect has already sat down with his mother and those involved in his recruitment and talked about each of the programs left on his list.
As it stands right now, a final decision about his future should be make within the next couple of weeks.
"Darrell has already started to talk about trying to come up with a decision with his mother and coaches," said Mays. "The process of sitting down and trying to come up with a decision has already begun. I would say that he should come up with a decision in the next couple of weeks."
Darrell Arthur Scouting Report: Very athletic, Arthur has the size and skill base as well to be a combo forward at the highest level. Capable of dominating the glass, Arthur can, however, play too passive at times. -Jerry Meyer