Travis Outlaw, a 6-9, 240-pound forward from Starkville High School in Starkville, Mississippi, is one of the top players in the class of 2003. He will be an immediate impact player on the college level.
When Outlaw's game is on, he can beat you up on the perimeter and hammer you inside with drives to the basket. Rivalshoops.com saw Outlaw play several times over last summer. There were times Outlaw could be dominate in a game. He has the ability to carry a team on his shoulders.
This has made him an attractive recruit for many of the top programs in the country. could probably use a wheelbarrow to bring in all the mail that he has been receiving lately.
Outlaw had a good season. He averaged 25 points, 11 rebounds and 10 blocks per game. Though he is a terrific player on the low post, Outlaw wants to play the small forward slot on the college level.
Outlaw told John Otterstedt of uconnrecruiting.com: "Last summer, I worked on my three point shooting. I shot over fifty percent on threes this year. My strong points are my driving, my jump shot, and blocking shots."
Outlaw lists Mississippi State, Louisville, Memphis, LSU, Duke, and Alabama as schools that have garnered his attention. "I'll go anywhere I feel comfortable, but I'd prefer to stay in the SEC," Outlaw said.
Outlaw should be attending the ABCD camp again this summer as well as the Three Stripes Tournament on Long Island.