July 19, 2007

Vargas continues inching closer to a decision

Five-star forward Eloy Vargas continue to build momentum on the AAU circuit, and college coaches continue to chase him around the country hoping to land his signature. The 6-foot-10 prospect from American Heritage School in Hollywood, Fla., is one of Louisville's top prospects, and the coaching staff has shown a ton of interest in him this summer.

Hertz said Vargas has been impressed by the attention from the Cardinal coaching staff. Richard Pitino has been on the recruting trail everywhere Vargas has been, and the prospect is looking forward to seeing the elder Pitino in Vegas at the biggest event of the summer next week.

With interest from Pittsburgh, Texas A&M, Clemson, Florida State, Indiana, Louisville, Miami, and Minnesota, among others, the 23rd-rated prospect in the 2008 class will have a big decision to make later this year.

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