Posted On: 09/2/15 12:34 PM

North Olmsted senior Andy Lucien is one of the more intriguing prospects in Northeast Ohio. At 6-foot-7, Lucien has played mostly in the paint during high school, but schools project him as some one who has a future at wing.

"When I go to college, most places are going to want me to play wing, so I've been working on that," Lucien said. "This season, I hope to play more outside."

Lucien has put the focus on getting stronger, working on his ball-handling, perimeter play and defense. He believes that if he excels in those areas, he'll be more prepared for the next level.

Over the summer, Lucien picked up Division I offers to Ohio and UNC-Asheville. He's also receiving interest from Richmond, Miami (Ohio), Radford, Cleveland State and Buffalo.

"They like my athleticism and my potential," Lucien said. "A lot of schools like my upside. They look for the future and how I develop."

Lucien's first offer came from Ohio. It came as a surprise to him and others around him.

"I was super excited," Lucien said. "I was on a visit. I had spoken to the assistant coach two times before. It was very casual. I did not

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