October 27, 2011
Ducks in final three for Vegas PF
Ben Carter is one of the nation's best players this year. The 129th player nationally according to Rivals.com and at 6-foot-8, 220lbs, he's physically imposing on the court as well. With everyone Oregon's about to lose in the next year, the Ducks needs the kind of front court toughness that Carter could bring.
After turning down the likes of USC, Boston College and Arizona State, Carter gave Duck Sports Authority a rundown of his final three: Utah, Oregon and UNLV. "I narrowed down all the schools to those three because I'm really comfortable with them all," Carter began. "I've got a great relationship with all three coaches. I've known Coach Rice at UNLV since my freshman year, Coach Krystkowiak is a great guy and has been recruiting me a long time, and Coach Altman is just a great coach who has a great program and he's really a good coach."
Carter has taken his official visits to all three schools.
"With Utah it was fun and it's a beautiful campus, a great city, they put me in an amazing hotel and the guys are great.
At UNLV I went during the middle of the week so I didn't get as much of the campus as I did at the other schools. Coach Rice and the staff took my parents and I to dinner and we talked about a lot of things. He's a great guy and their program is strong.
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