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Posted On: 10/27/15 3:15 AM

Since recovering from a collapsed lung, Jaylen Butz has come back to prove he belongs with the best on the basketball court. His return has also shown his skills can take his career to the next level.

His athletic abilities have led Butz, the No. 16 prospect in the Prep Hoops Indiana Top 100, to interest from plenty of major programs.

This past Saturday he was invited on an unofficial visit to Hoosier Hysteria at Indiana, and that was a week after he took an unofficial visit to Michigan State. Butz also has interest from Purdue and hears often from Clemson. This adds to the two official offers he has from Kent State and Ball State.

With all this interest and still plenty of time to make a choice, Butz hasn’t set any timetable for making a decision.

“I’m just taking visits and getting a feel for things,” Butz said. “I haven’t gotten too far yet and my weekends are busy, so I don’t take too many trips. Time will tell me where I really want to go.”

Coaches are interested in Butz due to his athleticism and that he can play both inside and outside as a wing. The

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