May 27, 2009

Craft explains decision

The news that made big time waves around basketball circles in the state of Ohio on Tuesday was the decision of four star point guard Aaron Craft to de-commit from the University of Tennessee. With the decision to open up his recruitment public, Craft is now the subject of a lot of attention. On Tuesday evening Craft explained the reasons behind his decision.

For Craft the call to Tennessee head coach Bruce Pearl was one of the toughest he has made in his life. Craft and the head coach have an excellent relationship, but he felt after talking to his family that opening up his recruitment was in his best interest.

"I talked it over with my family, and we felt that being closer to home was going to be a better fit for me and a better fit for my family," explained Craft.

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