July 2, 2007

Shumpert close to naming favorites

Back on May 2, four-star shooting guard Iman Shumpert, who was fresh off receiving a Wisconsin offer, told BadgerBlitz.com that the Badgers would not make the cut for his services.

"I called (UW assistant) coach (Howard) Moore as he texted me and instead of texting I just called him. When I talked to him they offered me the scholarship," Shumpert said in the May 2 report. "And they wanted to bring me down there for an unofficial visit so that I could talk to (head) coach Bo Ryan face-to-face. But the update is that (Monday) I talked to him - he had come to an open gym - I had talked to him through a text message and told him it was a little too late and I'm starting to narrow the list down and I wasn't expecting to get an offer, so they are just a little too late. They are not one of my top schools."

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