clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Arizona basketball recruiting: 2016 4-star forward Mitch Lightfoot to take unofficial visit this week

Top prospect of Arizona is set to visit the top program in the state

Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports

Arizona will host a special visitor this weekend in 4-star power forward Mitch Lightfoot.

Originally committed to New Mexico, Lightfoot reopened his recruiting process and has been gathering plenty of attention ever since.

He is currently ranked as the No.1 prospect in Arizona and 38th best power forward in the nation. Lightfoot has picked up offers from Kansas, Stanford, Creighton, and Arizona throughout the last few weeks.

Originally from Tucson, Lightfoot was previously enrolled at Ironwood Ridge High School his freshman and sophomore year. He then had to transfer to Gilbert Christian due to his father's new job.

Out of Gilbert Christian, Lightfoot led the Knights to a 25-6 record and a Division II State Championship. The 6-9, 210lb forward averaged 19 points, 10 rebounds and four blocks his junior season.

His junior year highlights are below