Clemson looking good with 6-8 power forward
08/20/2014 11:24 PM
08/20/2014 11:25 PM
Clemson basketball coach Brad Brownell is going hard after 6-8 Luke Maye of Cornelius, NC and Maye is responding in kind with strong interest in the Tigers. Maye, the son of former North Carolina quarterback Mark Maye, has the Tigers high up on his list.
"Coach Brownell has been great," Maye said recently. "I like the way he coaches. I just like the atmosphere in Clemson. It's becoming more of a basketball school I feel like. Coach Brownell is moving the program in the right direction."
Maye attended Clemson's home basketball game with Virginia last season and also visited for a football game. And Brownell took in a lot of Maye's games this summer. That did not go unnoticed by Maye.
"He wants me to have success and he wants me to succeed and that's what I want in a coach, someone who believes in me," Maye said.
Maye said he also likes Davidson and Charlotte and "hasn't figured out much past that." Of course, North Carolina always looms large in the background and should the Tar Heels decide to make a push, they would likely become a factor.
Maye does not have a favorite and has not decided on his official visits. He does plan to sign early.
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