2014 Guard Picks Up Miami Offer

Josh D. Weiss-USA TODAY Sports

Troy Holston had one of the best summers on the AAU circuit in recent memory - and has the offers to prove it.

To say that Troy Holston's recruitment is blowing up would be an understatement.

In the last few weeks, Holston has picked up new offers from Marquette, Miami, Arkansas, Memphis, Ole Miss, Kansas State, USF and Murray State, and there are sure to be others on the horizon.

At the Peach State showcase two weeks ago, Holston went 5 for 6 from three-point range, and followed that up with a 7 for 8 performance. This past weekend in Orlando, Holston turned in a 30 point, 8 rebound game, where he went 7 for 11 from downtown.

"[All my success this summer] just proves that hard work pays off. Me, I was just playing my game, playing real big, and it attracted a lot of these big time schools - I'm just truly blessed to have the opportunity to play division 1 basketball".

Holston's game isn't just confined to his outside shooting - "I can pull up, I can get to the basket, I'm a slasher. I'm also very athletic, can play above the rim when I need to. I'm still working to improve my ball handling, but when I get it down, it'll make me even more lethal".

For Troy, an offer from Miami is one that he's been waiting for his whole life. "I was actually sitting down, talking to my mom, making my list, when I got the call from Coach Huger at Miami. I had seen them two years ago at a camp in Miami, and I could shoot then, but not like now. So they told me they'd been watching me all summer, that they could tell that I had a great work ethic, they saw how much I improved, and that they wanted to offer me. It was a blessing. It's a school I always wanted to go to as a young kid; my cousin and I had always talked about going to The U".

Holston isn't listing any favorites right now, and plans to cut his list hopefully next week - depending on how many new schools get in to the mix. "I'm getting new calls every day", Holston told State of the U.

Holston is a 2 or 3* prospect right now according to many recruiting services, but watch for that ranking to change in the coming weeks, as the rankings begin to reflect how prospects played over the summer. The 6-foot-4 shooting guard plans to decide before the early signing period in November.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join State of The U

You must be a member of State of The U to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at State of The U. You should read them.

Join State of The U

You must be a member of State of The U to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at State of The U. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9341_tracker