Recruiting Notebook: Curtis Jones down to four

  • 09/15/2015 9:14 pm in

One of Indiana’s top recruiting targets in the class of 2016 – Huntington Prep (W.V.) guard Curtis Jones – announced on Tuesday night that he’s down to four schools.

Jones, the No. 83 prospect nationally according to the 247Composite, is still considering California, Georgetown, Indiana and Oklahoma State.

The 6-foot-3 guard has already taken official visits to Indiana and Georgetown. His father, Curtis Jones Sr., recently told Inside the Hall that the family’s visit to Bloomington went very well.

“It was a great visit,” Jones Sr. said. “The campus, the tradition, the coaching staff, everything was really, really good. The tradition, you can feel it when you’re on the campus. It’s a big deal in college basketball. That part was great.”

According to Adam Zagoria, Indiana was at Huntington Prep on Tuesday to watch Jones, as was Georgetown. Miles Bridges, a five-star forward who is considering IU, Kentucky and Michigan State, also plays at Huntington Prep.

Indiana going in-home with four-star point guard

Tom Crean will conduct an in-home visit on Thursday with Class of 2016 Arlington (Tenn.) Bolton guard Jaylen Fisher, according to reports.

Fisher, the No. 59 prospect nationally according to the 247Composite, is a former AAU teammate of current IU freshman O.G. Anunoby.

Indiana is one of his six finalists along with Arkansas, Baylor, LSU, Memphis and UNLV. Fisher has already taken official visits to Arkansas and UNLV.

Other notes

· Indiana assistant coach Rob Judson watched class of 2017 Warren G. Harding (Ohio) forward Derek Culver on Monday.

· Indiana watched 2017 Hamilton Southeastern forward Zach Gunn on Monday, according to Indy Hoosiers AAU coach Mike Peterson.

· Indiana associate head coach Tim Buckley was in to see class of 2017 Castle forward Jack Nunge on Tuesday.

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