Cavs Pursue 2008 Class Point Guard

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Following the departure of former head coach Kelvin Sampson, 5-11, 170-pound senior point guard Terrell Holloway asked for and was granted a release from the letter of intent he signed with Indiana University. The University of Virginia, which had extended an offer to the Harmony Community Prep (Cincinnati, OH) standout prior to his choosing the Hoosiers, is once again interested.

“Coach Leitao came in recently and expressed sincere interest. He said he has been following him and has liked him for a long time,” Harmony Community head coach Rodney Crawford said. “Coach Leitao said he is very interested in Terrell.”

Holloway reportedly had a top eight of Indiana, Kentucky, Marquette, Ohio State, Oklahoma, St. John’s, Southern Cal and the University of Virginia. This may no longer be accurate, though, as Holloway could change up some schools or narrow his current list or both.

“I’ll probably make a new list soon, so I don’t want to talk a whole lot about recruiting right now,” said Holloway, who added that he is open to a lot of schools at this point.

Holloway, who could take all five official visits if he chooses to do so, did acknowledge that he is seriously considering official visits to Southern Cal and Virginia. Those visits “are not set,” Holloway says, but he is in serious talks with coaches from both programs.

If he visits Virginia it would be later this month, probably on the weekend of April 26th. His only previous visit to Charlottesville was for last summer’s NBPA Top 100 Camp, but he didn’t have an opportunity to tour the campus at that time.

A native of New York, Holloway transferred from Hempstead High School (N.Y.) to Harmony Community for his senior season. He attended St. Benedict’s in New Jersey for his first two years of high school before heading home for his junior season. Holloway turned in a productive senior year at Harmony, helping the team to a 26-2 record and an appearance in the Elite 8 of the prep championships in New York.

“Terrell is a real smart, heady point guard,” Crawford said. “He has long arms and big hands. His strengths are distributing the basketball and getting everybody involved. He also scored for us. He led our team in assists and steals. Basically,