Louisville in the mix for top '15 guard

Tyler Dorsey

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - The University of Louisville basketball program is in the mix with some of the top 2015 prospects in the country. Among those top targets for U of L is California guard Tyler Dorsey. Cardinal Authority spoke with Dorsey.

Tyler Dorsey is one of the top 2015 players at the NBA Players Association Camp this weekend at the University of Virginia.

The 6-foot-4, 175-pound five-star guard is from Bellflower, Calif., St. John Bosco High School and is considered one of the top 15 prospects nationally in the Class of 2015. He already has a bunch of scholarship offers.

And one of his offers is from defending national champion Louisville. Dorsey said he's had the U of L offer for quite a while and is considering the Cardinals.

"I don't have any favorites right now," Dorsey said. "But I like Louisville a lot. They offered me last season after coach (Wyking) Jones came out to see me.

"I don't have a relationship with coach (Rick) Pitino yet, but what he has done is amazing. I am looking forward to meeting him. I watched them win the national title and I really love the style they play."

Dorsey also mentioned offers from Connecticut, USC, UCLA, Arizona and Arizona State, noting that he's "talking to most of the Pac-12."

While he said there are other schools, Dorsey said those were the ones showing the most interest at this time. He said, "right now, distance doesn't matter" and won't matter when making his college decision.

Dorsey has played the point guard position and in the first game at NBA Camp was playing along side U of L point guard commitment Quentin Snider.

"He's nice," Dorsey said of Snider. "I think we play well together."

With still two more years of high school left, Dorsey said he's in no hurry to make a decision but "if it feels right, you never know."

"All of my options are open," he said. "It's too early to make any kind of decisions and I really don't have a top favorite. I just want to see what happens.

"I want to play for an up-tempo, fast break team. I like that kind of style."

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