Endless Motor Sports had the privilege of speaking with 2018 4star guard Diante Wood, the #17 shooting guard in the country per ESPN. The Sacred Heart Catholic (AL) standout speaks on the high school season, additions to his game over the summer and where he’s at with the recruiting process.
I. High School Season
EM: How are things going for Sacred Heart so far from a team and individual standpoint?
DW: As a team everything is going good, we are playing as one unit. Individually, I’m doing good by giving it my all every game and helping my team come out with wins.
— Prep Circuit (@PrepCircuit) December 28, 2016
II. Off-Season Improvements
EM: What did you work on and add to your game over the summer and fall?
DW: I worked on shooting, being more aggressive with the ball and in the weight room working on my strength and conditioning.
'18 Diante Wood 6'5 Guard is a complete player. Huge game vs. Pebblebrook HS. Can Defend, Dribble, Pass, and Shoot. pic.twitter.com/J8ZP0mbXFs
— Sacred Heart Hoops (@shcbball) November 12, 2016
III. Recruiting Update
EM: You had a really great summer and showed college coaches what you were capable of. What offers do you currently have?
DW: Auburn, Alabama, Samford, UAB, Iowa State, Wichita State
EM: Which schools would you say are recruiting you the hardest/show the most interest?
DW: Auburn is recruiting me the hardest and I talk to Georgia a lot as well
EM: Any visits line up?
DW: No, not yet.
@EASportstoday1 Diante Wood goes for 32, 28 in the second half
— Al Muskewitz (@EASportstoday1) November 20, 2016
IV. Season Goals
EM: What are your goals for the rest of the season for both the team and yourself:
DW: The team goal is to win state again and make it a three-peat. Individually, the goal is to just play to the best of my ability each game and give it my all.
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