Xavier Webb (3G, Atwood, TN) - Tennessee's District 6(1A) MVP will take an official visit to Ole Miss this weekend.
Webb has been offered by Providence, Ole Miss,
Western Kentucky, and UTC.
Ole Miss, Mississippi State, and Auburn are Xavier's
top 3 schools.
The following information was revealed during
our interview with Mr. Webb:
What is your current height and weight? "I
am 6' 9", 200."
Which position are you being recruited to play
on the collegiate level? "Some colleges tell
me the 3, while others tell me the 4, but most
think I will play the 3 later on in my career,
so I say the 3."
What are your strengths on the court? "I
would say my strengths are shooting, blocking
shots, contesting shots, slashing to the basket,
posting up, taking the defender off of the dribble.
Really, a little of everything."
What are you trying to work on for the next level?
"My defensive footspeed. I am trying to become
a quicker defender. And I am still working on
my jump shot."
How long have you been starting for West Carroll?
"All four years."
What were your stats as a junior? "I averaged
23 pts, 11 rebounds, and 5 blocked shots."
How did your team fare for the season? "We
made it to the Regionals, and I think we were
Did you garner any awards for your play? "I
was named 1st Team All-State, All-West Tennessee,
All-Regional, and I was our District MVP. I led
West Tennessee in blocked shots, and I think I
was second in total rebounds."
Which colleges are recruiting you the hardest?
"The hardest, I would say Ole Miss, Auburn,
Chattanooga, Western Kentucky, Mississippi State,
MTSU, Georgia, and Virginia Tech."
Any offers? "Providence, Ole Miss, Chattanooga,
and Western Kentucky have offered."
Which schools are at the top of your list? "Ole
Miss, MSU, and Auburn are my Top 3 schools."
Have you set up your official visits? "Only
one, I go to Ole Miss this weekend. The other
schools are going to set up a visit when they
come see me at my house."
Which schools are lined up for an inhome visit?
"Auburn comes on September 11th, Chattanooga
is on the 26th, and Western KY is on the 16th.
MSU called, and they told me they were going to
call me back with a date."
What do you like about Ole Miss? "They are
recruiting me at the position I want to play,
the 3. I like their coaches a lot too. I am going
down there this weekend to see if I like the area."
Who recruits you for Ole Miss? "Coach Dildy."
What are MSU's positives? "Their coaching
staff and winning tradition."
And Auburn? "I had a few cousins who went
to Auburn. I like their coaches and area too."
What will you be looking for when it comes decision
time? "I want to know if I am going to play
or not. Which position I would play will be pretty
important, and how I fit into their system. That
will be the main thing, just how I fit into their
What is your current GPA and ACT test score? ""I
have a 2.4 GPA and I made a 16 ion my first attempt,
but I am taking that over the next time they give