Ross Neltner, a skilled 6-8, 225 pound power forward from Highlands H.S. in Ft. Thomas, Ky., told us he is currently interested in Stanford, Virginia, Utah, Michigan, LSU, West Virginia, Tulane, Princeton, and Davidson.
Neltner told the Insiders Report/Rivalshoops.com that he visited Bill Carmody's Northwestern program in the spring. "But they are not involved anymore," Neltner said. "I am still open. I rather make a smart decision in the spring than a rushed one in the Fall."
He previously mentioned interest in Purdue, and Kentucky. But Neltner did not mention either school as among the top schools he is currently considering. "I haven't ruled out anybody and there might be a school I haven't heard from yet that I still might be interested in," Ross said. "Right now I am just trying to figure out which is better to do first -- the in home visits for the official visits."
At the ABCD Camp, we liked the way that Neltner played within himself, proving himself to be a capable rebounder and outlet passer. He is a pretty nifty passer for a big man, and we are certain that we will see some more aspects of his game out in Las Vegas with the Derek Smith All-Stars.
This past season at Highlands, Neltner averaged 18 points, 10 rebounds, four assists, two steals and four blocks per game. He said he has a 3.9 GPA and scored an 1160 on the SAT and a 27 on the ACT.