Posted On: 08/20/15 9:00 AM

With one season left in his high school career, Thurgood Marshall small forward Derrick Daniels is ready become one of the better leaders the school’s program has seen.

But first he’d like to wean out some colleges that are serious about recruiting him, pick up an offer or two, and visit some programs.

“I have a lot of interest; Wright State is interested, Ball State, EKU, Buffalo, Cleveland State, Akron. I’m just trying to be able to narrow it down so I can take some visits and get ready for high school,” said Daniels, who mentioned one school in particular he feels is close to offering.

“EKU I think is very close to offering me, they showed a lot of interest this summer, and their coach was at almost every game this summer giving me information about their school and basically just building a relationship with me.”

The 6-foot-7 2016 spent his summer playing intermittently with King James, and was often honing his skills on his own time.

He describes shooting as his strength right now.

“I was on and off with King James, so pretty much I stayed home and worked out, and once our school’s summer league hit

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