Jordan Bell didn’t know much about Kansas State before assistant basketball coach Chester Frazier flew to California to watch the four-star power forward practice on Monday. But now that he has talked with Frazier and done a little research, he likes what he has discovered about the Wildcats.
“They are pretty cool,” Bell said. “I’m definitely into them.”
Bell, who is listed at 6-foot-7 but says he is closer to 6-foot-9, said he picked up an offer from K-State over the weekend. He said it has recruited him as hard as any other school. But there are plenty of schools recruiting him.
His high school coach at Long Beach Poly, Sharrief Metoyer, said he is also considering an offer from Oregon, while Clemson watched him practice on Wednesday and Connecticut is coming out to watch him practice later this week.
The reason for that interest is simple.
“He’s known as the best shot blocker in the country,” Metoyer said. “He is an extremely good athlete, and a premier defensive player. He has the ability to guard multiple positions.”