The Arizona Wildcats got their second commitment in the class of 2014 today when power forward Craig Victor announced he would being playing college basketball in Tucson. Victor joins fellow Wildcat commit Parker Jackson-Cartwright, one of the top point guards in the class.
“Arizona just had everything I was looking for,” Victor told PGU. “I’ve always been high on them and they made me a priority, and at the end of the day that’s where I felt comfortable.”
“The campus, the atmosphere, the way everybody supports the basketball program, I think it’s a great fit for me,” he added.
Victor said one of the biggest factors in his decision was his relationship with the coaching staff.
“The coaching staff is a huge part of it,” he said, “Coach Miller is one of the best and all the coaches there can really develop you into a much better player, I’m looking forward to how they can help me improve my game.”
Asked where he fit in at Arizona, Victor said he would play wherever the coaches need him to.
“My goal is to bring my intensity and work ethic and fight for my spot,” Victor said. “Whatever the team needs from me, that’s what I’ll do.”
With his and Jackson-Cartwright’s commitment, Victor acknowledged that the dominoes could start falling in regards to Arizona’s 2014 class.
“There are other guys that I know are really interested in Arizona, and we’ve talked about playing together,” he said. “I definitely think it’s going to end up being a nice class with a lot of good players.”
“I’m just happy to have made my decision, and just focus on basketball,” Victor said. “I’m excited, really excited, I want to be a part of something big and I think we have a chance to do that.”
Victor, originally from New Orleans, will play his final season of high school at Findlay Prep, in Henderson, Nevada. Findlay Prep also produced current Wildcat players Nick Johnson and Brandon Ashley.