CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Improving every step of the way, high end four-star wing Louis King is pushing for a bump to five-star status. A lot of it has to do with his expanding game.
A capable ball handler with length and speed, King suggested that some colleges see him as a bit of a point forward type and for that reason he's been fine tuning his game.
"I’ve been working on my handling and my shooting," said King. I’m working on getting guys open and running a team.”
A well known prospect since his freshman season, King has had offers from an early age including the likes of St. John's, Rutgers, Seton Hall, Syracuse, Miami, NC State, Kansas, Oregon, Louisville and others.
King said that the approach of new NC State coach Kevin Keatts has caught his eye.
“Coach Keatts has basically told me that I could run the show," said King. "I could be the guy to run the team.”
At Indiana, new coach Archie Miller and his staff have been making him a priority led by a charge from assistant coach Bruiser Flint.
“Coach Flint has been keeping in contact a lot lately," said King. "I’ve been thinking about taking a visit out there (Indiana).”
One of the programs in the earliest, King also sees a good thing with Syracuse.
“Syracuse, I might fit in well there," said King. "It’s a length school, they play zone, it’s right there in my backyard and it could be good.”
King also mentioned Louisville and Kentucky (no offer yet) as programs he would like to look into visiting. But, there's no hurry as he's going to take his time making a decision.
“I think I’m going to be a spring decision type," said King. "I’ll cut my list further into the school year.
“I want to take some visits and see what the schools have to offer me. Academics will come first so I want to see all of that too.”