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Arizona basketball recruiting: Terrance Ferguson talks Wildcats, gives timetable for college decision

Will Arizona be able to land this five-star?

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There are plenty of rumors surrounding the incoming Arizona Wildcats recruiting class, and one of those guys who happened to have just visited Tucson is Terrance Ferguson.

While most are expecting him to announce his college decision this week at the McDonald's All-American Game, Ferguson says that he will be waiting until he visits both Kansas and Baylor before he finalizes his school.

"Once I get to the other colleges like Kansas and Baylor, then I can give you a better answer than I have," Ferguson told Rivals of his timeline. "The goal is April 13th."

Ferguson said that he doesn't have those visits set either, since he is in Chicago this week, and has Nike Hoop Summit in Portland next week.

With Arizona being the only school he's visited since decommitted from Alabama, he only had one city to talk about in this interview, and that was Tucson.

"The visit was pretty great," Ferguson said of his time in Tucson. "I got to know all the players and see all the coaches and spend time with Coach Miller and see how he was outside of the game."

"Everything overall was perfect," he continued. "The weather, everything, it was great."

After Arizona's loss to Wichita State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, Ferguson got an interesting message from Sean Miller.

"Coach Miller just said we need you," Ferguson said of that text. "He just went straight at it. He was like we need you now. He probably texted me right after the game and said I wish you could have played in that game, so it's crazy how he took time out of his life to send me one message. It just means a lot to me."

Miller isn't the only one recruiting Ferguson to Arizona though. Once Kobi Simmons' name came up, the look on Ferguson's face probably says it all:

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"Kobi's probably the hardest recruiter, even out of all the coaches, Kobi is probably number one," Ferguson said. "Kobi probably hits my phone at least 20 times a day, and that's just Facetime. Then he texts me. Then he calls me. Even on my visit, he called me and was like 'Did you commit yet?' and I'm like 'Kobi I just got here."

Will Simmons' tactics work? It seems we'll have to wait just a little bit longer to find out.