Kasongo to Announce This Week

Canadian forward Ray Kasongo will announce his college choice this week — possibly as early as today or Wednesday.

“I will be deciding which university I’ll attend sometimes this week !!! #StayTuned,” he Tweeted.

The 6-foot-9 Kasongo visited Oregon this past weekend and UConn the weekend prior, but sources told SNY.tv that Florida was also trying to make a late push.

Oregon head coach Dana Altman thinks Kasongo has a high ceiling.

“The college coach said that he likes my game and the potential I have,” Kasongo told SNY.tv this summer. “I could possibly start as a freshman and help the team and make an impact.”

UConn recently landed another power forward in Rakim Lubin, but Vincent Kasongo, Ray’s father, said the family really liked UConn.

“It’s a good university and they have a good program,” Vincent told SNY.tv. “And about basket [ball] they have a good coach. Everything seems good.”

Kasongo models his game after (a younger) Amar’e Stoudemire and plays for Grassroots Canada on the AAU circuit.

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