Posted On: 08/29/15 8:15 PM

(Photo Credit: Greeley Tribune)

Summer can be exhausting for basketball players. Playing game after game day after day, it can be easy to let your energy level lag off at times.

Not for Cordell Gillingham, though. Watching the 6-foot-3 Colorado Chaos/Greeley West 2016 guard during a tournament in the middle of July is the same as watching him in a rivalry league game in January. Namely, you see energy.

“I like to start the games off like that, because then it makes the game easier,” Gillingham said. “It makes the game easier for other players on your team and for myself. I’ve always kind of been like that since middle school. I always try to put everything I have into every single game I play.”

Colleges have taken notice. Gillingham will leave Sunday night on a road trip that will have him visiting three quality NAIA schools: Morningside College (Sioux City, Iowa), Concordia (Seward, Neb.) and Kansas Wesleyan.

“I’m super excited because it will definitely give me some options to think about and to see if I can end up there in the future,” Gillingham said.
Morningside has been recruiting Gillingham since his junior year at Greeley West, while

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