NC State, Alabama, Georgia Tech and Kansas are Collin Sexton's top four schools. (Photo: Nike/Jon Lopez)
Collin Sexton’s recruitment has heated up in the past year to say the least. The class of 2017 prospect gathered numerous offers and interest after a breakout AAU season with the Southern Stampede. After evaluating his recruitment for quite some time, Sexton has identified his top four schools. He broke down what he likes in each of them.
NC State: “Coach Gottfried and North Carolina State has made me feel like I would play right away because they will be losing a very good point guard in Dennis Smith Jr.,” said Sexton. Like Cat Barber last year and Dennis Smith this year, he allows his guards to play. The ACC is also a great conference to be a point guard in.”
Alabama: “They have been on me the longest and they have kept building onto that relationship,” said Sexton. “They were the first to offer me, which means a lot. Coach Avery is someone who has played in the league and I want to get to that level in the future.”
Georgia Tech: “Since they are approximately 10 minutes from my house, Georgia Tech is a hometown school for me,” said Sexton. “I have a great relationship with their players and I will have the support from my family in every home game that I play. They also have had an outstanding history of guards through the years.”
Kansas: “Kansas is a school filled with legacy and a winning tradition,” said Sexton. “When I was on my visit they treat their players like superstars no matter how much playing time they get. Coach Self has coached some really good players at Kansas and he knows what it takes for them to get to the next level.”
Sexton has set his decision date next month for a couple of reasons.
“I will be making my decision on November 10th because that is my sister’s birthday, who is very special to me” he said. “I also can go into the season with no worries and play my senior season out.”
He has put a lot of thought into what his final decision will be based off of.
“I will base my decision off of the best fit for me to come in and get stronger, faster and develop as an all-around player and person,” he told MADEHoops. “I want to be able to make mistakes without looking over my shoulder to see if I'm going to get taken out the game. I want to play my game on the court and I also would like for my family to be able to go to the games and support me.”