One of the top uncommitted prospects in the nation has the Texas Longhorns in his final six -- Jarrett Allen is a 6'10, 210-pound power forward/center from St. Stephen's Episcopal School in Austin. He's one of four uncommitted players at this year's McDonald's All-American game and has narrowed his list of schools down to Texas, Houston, Kansas, Kentucky, Notre Dame and UNC.
Evan Daniels of Scout.com interviews the class of 2016 prospect in the above clip, and asks him about a recent visit to Texas during which he spoke with head coach Shaka Smart.
"[Smart and I] sat down for about an hour or two talking about how the program would help me and how I could help the program," Allen said. "It was a good sit down."
Here's what he said about the school itself, which appears to be the leader for his signature.
"It's a good school. Coach Smart, you saw his progression [during his first season]," Allen said. "It's his first year and he had a good season, just with a bad ending. Coach Smart worked with Prince Ibeh and it really helped his confidence."
After the McDonald's All-American game on March 30, Allen will participate in the Nike Hoop Summit April 9 in Portland. Once that event is behind him, Allen says he'll focus on deciding where to play college basketball.