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Posted On: 08/2/18 5:20 PM
Matthew Mors led the South Dakota Attack 16s to 29 wins in 34 games and while Mors was helping his team win games, college coaches noticed and offered scholarships.
The list of scholarship offers for the 2021 nationally ranked prospect now reads Creighton, Nebraska, TCU, Iowa, South Dakota, and South Dakota State. When Prep Hoops saw Mors and the Attack play in Las Vegas, Creighton Head Coach Doug McDermott was in the stands as was Wisconsin Head Coach Greg Gard and Minnesota assistant coach Ed Conroy.
Despite the Badgers showing Mors likely more attention than any other program at the moment, it was Iowa that recently offered this week.
“Iowa is a pretty big Big Ten school and the offer felt really good,” Matthew said. “Iowa has been watching me for most of my freshman year so it felt really good to finally get that offer from them. It’s a big school that plays on one of the biggest stages in the country. It’s a really good program with a really good coaching staff that would nice to be a part of someday.”
Mors got the call from Iowa Head Coach Fran McCaffery.
“He told me he loves my style of play and he loves the way I play, too. He also said character was a big part of it and thought I’d be a great fit as an Iowa Hawkeye.”
Mors is starting to think about visiting Iowa this fall as well as several other programs that have offered. He’s already seen Creighton, USD, and Wisconsin and plans to see Iowa and Purdue, among others this fall.
Creighton was the first high major program to offer Mors and that means something.
“Coach McDermott is the coach I talk to from Creighton most of the time,” Mors told Omaha.com. “He is great and he really cares about his players. They are a great program.
Nebraska has also offered Matthew.
“I was very excited, it was my first Big Ten offer and (the Huskers) are a really great program. Most people don’t think about Nebraska as a basketball school but that can change.”
Mors of course was the PHD South Dakota Class AA Player of the Year after scoring 24.4 points per game and leading his team to a state championship. Matthew described his game as follows:
“I like to talk about my versatility,” Mors explained. “How I can post, drive-by my guy, and hit the outside shot if I need to.”