2011 four-star prospect Josiah Turner is scoring at a torrid rate this year. He is also picking up offers and increased recruiting attention.
A 6-foot-3, 175-pound combo guard, Turner is averaging 30 points per game for Sacramento (Calif.) High School. That 30 points per game average includes games of 48 and 40 points. To go along with his scoring, Turner is also averaging five rebounds, five assists and four steals per game for his 11-4 team.
A former Arizona State commitment, Turner now lists offers from Oregon, USC, Kansas, SMU, Santa Clara and Marquette. He also noted that every team in the Pac-10 (other than Arizona State) is recruiting him along with Kentucky and Tennessee.
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Turner is on a slow track to making a decision. He doesn't plan on trimming his list until the summer before he takes official visits in the fall. He does, however, expect to sign during the early period in November.
When he analyzes his schools, geography won't be a factor, but style of play will be a factor.
"It doesn't matter where the school is," said Turner. "I'll go anywhere. The coaching staff and playing in a system that gets up and down is important. I want to play for coaches who are cool and that I get along with. I also want to go to a school where I can get a good education."
Capable of effectively playing the one or the two, Turner isn't hung up on what position he will play in college.
"I'd rather play the point, but it really doesn't matter," he said. "I just want to play."
Turner is the No. 56 ranked prospect in the Rivals150 for the class of 2011.