Jul 30, 2013, 8:57 PM EDT
Idaho landed a late commitment for its Class of 2013 in 6-foot-6 forward Jordan Scott, who’s older brother Josh finished his freshman season at Colorado.
Jordan Scott made his decision this weekend, and told the Colorado Springs Gazette that he expects to sign his letter of intent at some point this week. He picked the Vandals over Central Arkansas and LIU-Brooklyn. According to his Rivals page, where he is listed as a three-star forward, Scott had an offer from the Air Force, Drake and Wyoming with interest from Missouri State, Lehigh, Colorado State and his brother’s Buffaloes.
“My whole recruiting was kind of a mess,” Scott told David Ramsey on Sunday. “It was here and there. I had offers from places one day and I wouldn’t have the offers the next day.
“But all of it helped me find the right place. When I was at Idaho, I knew it was the right place because I had been on so many other visits.”
Scott finished this season at Lewis-Palmer High School (Colo.) averaging 18 points, 9.8 boards and 2.2 assists, leading the Rangers to a 4A state championship.
Jordan will attempt to replicate the success of his older brother. The 6-foot-10 Colorado center averaged 10.2 points and 5.7 rebounds for the Buffaloes who qualified for the NCAA tournament.
The younger Scott joins a Vandals team that finished 12-18 (7-11 WAC) finishing sixth in the Western Athletic Conference. He is one of seven players heading to Moscow, Idaho this fall — four of which are junior college transfers. The Monument, Colo. native told the Gazette that the Idaho coaching staff plans to play him at both forward positions.
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