Just when you'd think that the Jai Lucas recruitment had nothing else to offer other than a decision, it almost looks as if he's only been treading water all this time. Beginning tomorrow the homestretch of his recruitment begins with in-home visits with all five schools on his list.
Here is the rundown:
Oklahoma State comes in Wednesday.
Florida on Thursday.
Oklahoma on Friday.
Kentucky on Saturday.
Maryland on Sunday.
When asked if he wasn't tired of the process by now, the 5-foot-10, 160-pound point guard from Houston Bellaire High School laughed it off.
"I know, I know," Lucas said. "This is the homestretch. I'm going into this keeping an open mind and giving everyone an equal opportunity for the home visits. After the home visits, hopefully, a decision will be made."
Lucas, the No. 42 ranked prospect in the Rivals150, has played in both the McDonalds All American Game and the Jordan Brand All Star Game this post season.
Jai Lucas scouting report:
The son of former NBA player and coach John Lucas, Jai Lucas brings to the court a feel for the game well beyond his years. A good shooter from three, Lucas specializes in scoring with floaters and runners in the mid-range and setting up teammates with his penetration. Adept at pushing the tempo and playing fast with the ball, Lucas does need to continue getting stronger and to continue improving his left hand.