Reid Travis ‘Still Flipping Back & Forth’

Reid Travis is due to announce his college choice Friday afternoon, but after visiting Minnesota Monday night for an exhibition game, he says he’s still undecided.

The 6-foot-8, 240-pound power forward is considering Minnesota, Duke and Stanford.

“I needed to pick a timetable for myself,” he told the Pioneer Press. “I’m still kind of flipping back and forth, but I’m pretty comfortable that I’ll be able to make a decision Friday.”

Minnesota coach Richard Pitino is recruiting Minnesota’s “Big Three” of Travis, point guard Tyus Jones and shooting guard Rashad Vaughn. But he may have his best chance with Travis, who wants to develop his perimeter game.

“Yeah, definitely,” he told the Press when asked if Pitino could help him in that regard. “I think Pitino would help me develop that, so when I do step on campus, if I decide here, then I’ll be able to knock it down.”

Meantime, Nate Travis, Reid’s father, said his son had a 20-minute talk with Coach K on Sunday night.

“He and Coach K had a very nice talk [Sunday] night,” Nate said.

Duke recently missed out on power forward Kevon Looney, who chose UCLA, and thus has a need for Travis.

Photo: Pioneer Press

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