Heath makes home visit to Houston point guard
Things look promising in USF's recruitment of Anthony Collins, the point guard from Westbury Christian in Houston, who got an in-home visit from Bulls coach Stan Heath on Tuesday and is expected to decide this weekend between the Bulls and Baylor.
"I was there, and the visit went really well," Westbury Christian coach Russell Carr said Tuesday night.
Several things point in USF's favor -- Carr said Collins has not made an official visit to Baylor, nor has he had an in-home visit from Baylor coaches as Heath did Tuesday. Carr said it's possible Collins will squeeze in a visit before making his decision, but the fact that he hasn't scheduled that visit in the five weeks since he came to USF seems telling.
USF, of course, technically has all three of its 2010 point guards due back next season, though starter Anthony Crater will be sidelined six months following shoulder surgery, and backups Shedrick Haynes and LaVonte Dority are potential transfers, simply based on their lack of playing time in their first season at USF.
Heath has been recruiting junior college point guards as well, including Chipola College's Sam Grooms and Southern Idaho's Pierre Jackson. It remains to be seen how many players the Bulls will add this spring, or how many scholarship players won't be back next season to free up scholarships for those late additions to USF's recruiting class.