Top 100 big males Papa Kante is beginning to get into determination mode as he enters his senior season at South Kent School (Conn.) the 6-foot-10 four-star has already taken visits to Rutgers, Michigan, Maryland, and Pitt with Memphis as one other chance.
“I’m getting shut somewhat bit however I want to go to these colleges once more,” he stated. “Memphis has come into the combination too so I’m wanting ahead to seeing these colleges in all probability quickly. I’m in all probability going to go to Rutgers, Maryland Michigan, Pitt and Memphis. Michigan can be supposed to come back to my open gymnasium Tuesday.
“I’m in all probability going to take an official to Memphis however Pitt I do not know but.”
“I’ll in all probability commit in November possibly.”
Kante up to date the place every faculty stands with 247Sports.
Rutgers: “That relationship goes fairly nicely. Coach Pikiell texts and calls me daily and coach TJ has been on me for 2 years now. Their message is that I’d play straight away and it is a household there. Gavin (Griffiths) is there and is one in every of my finest buddies too.
Maryland: “That relationship is absolutely good. They’re recruiting me actually onerous, texting, calling on a regular basis and making an attempt to speak to my household. Coach Willard and coach Grant inform me they’ll maintain me, play me, and never solely play me within the put up however out on the perimeter. They additionally say how they’ve freshman class and we might be the most effective courses within the nation.”
Michigan: Coach Howard has been recruiting me by himself. He got here up right here, did not know me however supplied me and has been on me since. I visited his faculty and he is man who cares about his gamers. They see me as a big affect freshman by the way in which I play, transfer my ft on protection, the vitality I convey, and see my offensive abilities arising. Coach Howard was a 4/5 so he stated he can assist me get to the following stage.
“Coach Juwan talked to my household after I was again dwelling. They do not communicate a lot English however he instructed them how they care about me and need me.”
Memphis: “It’s going fairly nicely. Coach Penny Hardaway known as me and talked to me for some time. He stated he will do a zoom to point out me the total workers and arrange a go to for me to see their faculty. He says I’m an vitality man who can shoot and deal with the ball somewhat bit. He stated what I can do in follow he’ll let me do in a sport. He’s not in search of me to simply be a big man within the put up however to shoot, change every part and be aside of the crew.”
“Coach Andy is my man. He’s been serving to me for some time and due to him folks began realizing about my perimeter sport. During AAU he let me play by means of my errors and showcase my sport. No matter what occurs he cares about you and he is my man.”
Pitt: “Coach Capel and coach Tim O’Toole texts me lots, calls, and FaceTimes me. Coach Brown was an assistant coach right here and a Pitt alumni. Coach Brown is my man and recruits me onerous. They stated I’d play straight away and make an affect.”
As Kante continues to undergo his course of, a household surroundings shall be big in his determination.
“I need to see household the place I’m going,” he stated. “I’m a global pupil so I want to have the ability to name dwelling since I haven’t got my household right here. I haven’t got my dad and mom or any of my brothers right here so I want someplace that is going to maintain me not simply on the basketball aspect. I would like a spot that may actually assist me obtain my objective. A spot the place they’ll develop me as a participant and an individual.”