Endless Motor Sports had the privilege of speaking with 2018 wing Talen Horton-Tucker, the #146 player in the country per Rivals. The Simeon (IL) standout speaks on the high school season, improvements over the summer/fall and provides an update on where he’s at with the recruiting process.
I. High School Season
EM: How are things going for Simeon so far from a team and individual standpoint?
THT: Everything is balanced right now, we are playing pretty well as a team and I’m playing pretty well also.
— HoopMajor (@HoopMajor) January 17, 2017
II. Off-Season Improvements
EM: Can you tell us what you worked on to you improve your game over the summer and fall?
THT: Everything, but mostly athleticism and being able to guard multiple positions.
Simeon beat Milwaukee Washington 73-56. Talen Horton-Tucker scored 21, Kezo Brown 16, Evan Gilyard 14 and 10 assists.
— Michael O'Brien (@michaelsobrien) January 22, 2017
Top 2018 small forward Talen Horton-Tucker w a couple of nice slashes to close quarter. Crafty and skilled handle. Tough going downhill!
— Scott Burgess (@scottybscout) February 20, 2017
EM: What offers do you currently hold?
THT: Iowa State, DePaul, UIC, Missouri, Northwestern, Loyola, Arizona State, Northwestern, Toledo, Towson
EM: Which schools are showing interest that haven’t yet offered?
THT: Cal, Creighton, Michigan State, Xavier, Michigan
EM: Which schools are recruiting you the hardest/do you hear from the most?
THT: Creighton, Missouri, Northwestern
EM: Any visits line up?
THT: None right now.
— Get Buckets (@getbuckets_chi) January 15, 2017
IV. Season Goals
EM: What are your goals for the rest of the season for both the team and yourself?
THT: City And State Championship. We Play In The City Championship Today. And make the All City and All State Teams.
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