As the No. 85 ranked player in the class of 2006, Bryan Beasley still is putting the ball in the basket as he transitions from primarily a scoring guard to point guard.
But the 5-foot-11, 170-pound Beasley standout from Pflugerville (Texas) High School also is putting up big points academically, which is why it might just be a matter of time before he commits to a school known for its academic prowess as well as oustanding basketball.
"Stanford is his favorite, and Texas A&M is a close second right now," Max Ivany of the Texas Ambassadors, Beasley's AAU coach said. "I'm not sure if A&M has officially offered, but they would take him right now if he wanted to commit. Stanford can't offer until he is admitted into school, but the coaches have been down and really like him."
Averaging 20 points per game for his 17-3 team, Beasley also carries a 4.2 grade point average, while taking advanced placement courses. He scored an 1180 on the SAT.
Ivany is confident that Beasley has the right make up to only get better and better as a player.
"Bryan is really working on his game and is so physically and mentally tough," Ivany said. "Right now, he is being converted to the one in his high school program and our program. What makes him a great player and why he continues to get better is that he is a humble kid and hard worker.
"He shoots the three very well and elevates well on his jump shot. He is a terrific athlete, who works hard on both ends of the court."