Report: Five-star Australian point guard planning visit to IU

  • 04/08/2016 9:57 am in

Class of 2016 Australian point guard William McDowell-White is planning to visit Indiana, according to a report by Paul Biancardi of ESPN.

McDowell-White, who has already visited Arizona State, Fresno State and Texas A&M, told Biancardi at the Nike Hoop Summit that he’s planning to visit Michigan State and Indiana.

The 6-foot-5 point guard is playing for the World Team in Saturday’s Nike Hoop Summit at the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon. The Hoop Summit will be televised live on Saturday at 3 p.m. ET on ESPN2.

McDowell-White, who weighed in at 180 pounds with a 6-foot-5 wingspan this week in Portland, played for the Wishart State School in Brisbane, Queensland.

He’s regarded as a five-star prospect by His brother Darryl is committed to Fresno State.

In a recent interview with Evan Daniels, McDowell-White said he hopes to make his college decision in the next few weeks.

Following February’s Basketball Without Borders camp in Toronto during NBA All-Star weekend, Jonathan Givony of wrote that McDowell-White is a “top-shelf college prospect.”

“Seems to be making significant strides with his basketball IQ and skill-level,” Givony added. “Started off slow but was extremely impressive in the last two days of the camp. Size and passing ability gives him a chance to emerge as an interesting prospect down the road.”

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