Posted On: 05/7/18 6:00 AM
There are still a number of talented players in the Class of 2018 looking to make a decision on their destinations in the fall and Bostyn Holt is unquestionably one of them. The all-around 6-foot-7, 195-pound swingman from Roosevelt High School is giving the AAU circuit a final go this spring with the Nike Team Northwest 17U team in an effort to give college coaches one more look at him, and through the April viewing period it went well.
“It’s been easy to transition in with the team because I’m playing with my coach from Roosevelt (Yusuf Leary) and I know the players,” Holt said. “So it’s been an easy fit.”
Holt’s all-around game is what makes him easy to fit in. Since the high school season ended he’s been working on his jumpshot and getting stronger overall, and it’s paid off this spring. He joined Nike Team Northwest 17U for the Big Foot Hoops event in the first viewing period in April and felt he was able to make an impact.
“It was a great showcase for me,” Holt said. “I played pretty well and we got to the title game and just lost by a buzzer beater.”
College coaches got a good look at Holt in Dallas and are continuing to monitor his progress. Interest continues to pour in from junior college programs and some prep schools, but Holt indicated that he’s had more advanced conservation with one Division I program in particular but is keeping things close to the vest for now.
“We’ll see how that goes, but right now I’m keeping my options open,” Holt said.
Holt indicated that his current plan is to play with Nike Team Northwest through the end of May before making any decisions on his future.