Dorsey puts rumors to rest

Tyler Dorsey

Tyler Dorsey knows that there are rumors about his commitment to Arizona. Read on to see his response to them and more.

There have been rumors about Bellflower (Calif.) St. John Bosco shooting guard Tyler Dorsey's commitment from months and he took some time at the Pangos All-American Camp to put those rumors to rest.

Last week, Dorsey sent out a tweet that stated he was solid to Arizona and clarified why he felt he needed to do so.

"There were a couple of rumors out there and I didn't want any rumors," Dorsey said. "I know that there is still a whole year and I never know what is going to happen, who is going to stay and come, but I wanted to solidify that. There are no rumors now. I am solidly committed to Arizona."

Dorsey admits that there are numerous schools recruiting him and trying to get him to switch his pledge to Arizona.

"There are always schools that tell me there are whispers and call me and ask me if I am staying," he said. "I don't want to say the schools that are doing that the most, but that is always going to happen until you sign the dotted line."

When looking at his options, Dorsey always goes back to Arizona for a few reasons.

"I love to win," he said. "I think if Brandon Ashley stayed healthy they would have made it to the championship and had a good chance of winning it all. They also have a family environment and Coach Miller is a great dude."

As Dorsey progresses through the AAU season, he has a good idea of what type of player he is and what he feels he needs to improve on.

"I would say I am faster and I know how to control the game more than I did a year ago," Dorsey said. "I am a scorer when I am at the one. I feel like I am similar to Russell Westbrook because I am in attack mode at all times, but I make the right basketball play too.

"I am trying to get more consistent with my jumper, ball-handling. Really everything, because you can never stop improving on everything on the court. I want to work on every aspect of my game."

There is currently only one visit that Dorsey has planned and he is looking forward to it.

"School is out right now, but I want to visit for the Red and Blue game," Dorsey said. "I have not decided if it will be my official or an unofficial."

Not only will Dorsey be trying to make an impact on the court, but he wants to make one off it as well.

"I am recruiting Ray Smith, Chase Jeter, and Ivan Rabb," he said. "Basically, all of the top recruits that they are going after, I want to get in their ear."

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