Mike Scott Makes Second Official Visit

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6-8, 215-pound Hargrave Military Academy power forward Mike Scott made what was his second official visit this past weekend, when he traveled to N.C. State. The native of Chesapeake (VA) had a good visit, which came a week after an official visit to the University of Virginia. What’s next for the talented athlete?

Mike’s father, Michael Scott, filled us in.

“Nothing else has been scheduled right now,” Michael Scott said. Prior to making official visits each of the past two weekends, Mike Scott had narrowed his list to four schools – Clemson, N.C. State, Virginia and Wake Forest. “Initially, Clemson would have been this upcoming weekend. I talked with the coach there and they had to make some changes so it might not happen. The following weekend, we were looking at going to Wake Forest but I’ll have to talk to them to see if it’s still on. There might be some conflict because Hargrave has a game on the 11th.”

In last week’s interview, Mr. Scott hoped his son would not sign in the early signing period and would instead wait to sign in the spring (although a commitment could come sooner than the spring). He discussed if there was any change as far as a decision goes.

“It’s still up in the air,” Mr. Scott said. “We talked about that coming home [yesterday] from N.C. State. I told him I think he should get his visits out of the way before he makes a decision. Athletes don’t take visits and they never know what they’re missing. You’ve got to find out where you have the best chemistry. It doesn’t hurt to take the visits.”

Scott discussed his son’s official visit experience in Raleigh this past weekend.

“He wanted to get a feel for where Coach Lowe was taking the program,” Mr. Scott said. “Coach Lowe played on a National Championship team for N.C. State. He brought in Monte Towe, who also played for a National Championship at N.C. State, as an assistant coach. Coach Lowe