Notebook: Georgia’s Gatorade Player of Year ready to make her decision

Asia Durr, who was named Georgia’s Gatorade Player of the Year as a junior after leading St. Pius to back-to-back state championship in basketball, will make her college decision on Tuesday at 3:15 p.m.

The 5-foot-9 guard will pick between Baylor, Duke, Louisville, Maryland and Notre Dame.

Last season, Durr averaged 24.4 points, 7.1 rebounds and 2.5 steals for the Atlanta private school.

UGA BASKETBALL TARGET: Tevin Mack, a 6-5 forward from Columbia, S.C., will take official visits to UGA on Sept. 20, VCU on Sept. 20, and Clemson on Oct. 4, per Palmetto Sport’s Phil Kornblut. Mack made an unofficial visit to UGA last week for the football game and met with the Bulldogs’ basketball coaches. The 4-star recruit plans to sign in November.

GEORGIA TECH FOOTBALL: Buford High School’s Joshua Thomas is one of Georgia Tech’s top remaining targets at running back for this year’s class, per Jacketsonline.com’s Kelly Quinlan.

UGA QB NEWS: Jacob Eason, who is UGA’s highest-ranked QB recruit since Matt Stafford, was profiled in the Seattle Times. Everybody knows about Eason’s rocket arm. “Jacob has the best arm I’ve seen in a long, long, long time,” his coach said. Eason is already rated as a 5-star for the Class of 2016. He needs to work on his footwork, and he’s doing just that. “I saw video of me as a freshman – I looked like I was taking my drops in molasses,” Eason told the Times. He’s working with quarterback guru Lavelle Durant to improve his footwork.

JERSEY TIME: One of the state’s top uncommitted prospects, defensive end Arden Key of Hapeville Charter High School, will get his game jersey for the Under Armour All-America game at 1 p.m. on Sept. 12. Key is a former South Carolina commit …. Tennessee defensive end commit Andrew Butcher of Alpharetta High School will get his Under Armour jersey in a ceremony at 4:15 p.m. Thursday.


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