Report: Cody Zeller down to three

  • 08/04/2010 4:32 pm in

According to a report by the Washington Times-Herald, 2011 Washington (IN) forward Cody Zeller has trimmed his list of schools to three.

And as expected, there are no surprises: Zeller’s final three are Indiana, Butler and North Carolina:

“It was a hard decision, but those three were in front by a lot. I have five official visits I could take, but I didn’t want to lead anyone on,” Zeller said.

“There is all the tradition at Carolina and that is special. Coach (Tom) Crean has done a great job turning things around at Indiana and Butler is such a good team year-in-and-year-out. They have one of the best young coaches in the country. All three coaches are great people,” Zeller added.

Not much to add here beyond the obvious, but despite what has been written elsewhere, IU’s chances to land Zeller are certainly as legitimate as UNC’s or Butler’s. The next step, if Zeller sticks to his original plan, will be to set up official visits in the fall before signing a National Letter of Intent in November.

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  • eph521

    It's all good Hardwood, I know from your other posts that you're not a 'hater'. It's just my antenna goes up when I hear IU fans saying anything down about other schools. You know why Jerry Springer is so popular right? Because if you watch his show you feel better about yourself, compared to the people you see on there. So it's a pet peeve of mine when IU fans pull a “Jerry Springer” and suggest IU is great because X-School sucks, ya know? Ok, thanks for letting me say all that. I appreciate your reply and understand where you're coming from about Butler.