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Boys' basketball: Decisions, decisions

July 26, 2008 |  4:27 pm

It looks as if Jeremy Tyler will keep Ben Howland, Tim Floyd and probably about a dozen or so other college coaches hanging until at least this time next year.

The San Diego High junior forward declined to discuss which colleges he was seriously considering, saying, "I'm not even into that right now." Gary Franklin, who coaches Tyler's California Supreme club team, said both UCLA and USC were in the mix along with Arizona and Connecticut, among others.

Tyler did say that he would start narrowing his focus around this time next year.

"He's got a lot of offers and can kind of dictate anywhere he wants to go," Franklin said.

Franklin's son, Gary Jr., a junior guard at Santa Ana Mater Dei High who led all scorers with 21 points today during Supreme's 79-70 victory over Houston Hoops in the Main Event championship in Las Vegas, also has not picked a school. His father said he was considering Arizona, Utah, Baylor, San Diego State, California and Stanford.

--Ben Bolch