Beaver Falls (Pa.) Small Forward Sheldon Jeter will announce his much anticipated collegiate decision tonight. Receiving Jeter's signature will either be Penn State, South Carolina, Vanderbilt, or Wisconsin.
As he has throughout the process, Jeter has kept his recruitment relatively low-key. The three-star forward has made his decision, but as it stands now, he's the only one who knows where he's headed this fall.
"I'm a little bit nervous and a little bit excited," Jeter told Badger247 Wednesday night. "I know who I'm going to, I just haven't told anyone yet."
On January 7, Jeter was offered by Assistant Coach Lamont Paris and the Wisconsin Badgers. Jeter made his official visit to Madison for Wisconsin's season finale against Illinois.
Since then, Head Coach Bo Ryan has been heavily involved in Jeter's recruitment, allowing the Badgers to still be alive for his services.
"Just Coach Bo Ryan," he said. "Just how he acts. He's a lot like me. He reminds me of me."
Another finalist, Vanderbilt, was the last school to offer the Pennsylvania swing man. Jeter official visited the Commodores on April 15.
"Good players," he said when asked why Vanderbilt was still a contender. "I really get a long with their players."
South Carolina received an official visit from Jeter on February 17. The Gamecocks also got a boost in Jeter's recruitment, when former Kansas State Head Coach Frank Martin opted for a fresh start in Columbia.
"The coaches and the players," Jeter responded to what stood out about South Carolina. "I really had a ball with them. I also know Coach Frank Martin really well."
Jeter took an official visit to Penn State last week and the Nittany Lions were one of the first schools to offer the 6-foot-6 forward.
"The coaches and the players again," he said. "When I was up there, I fit in really well."
When he finally settled on his school of choice, Jeter says it came down to one simple aspect.
"It just came down to where I felt most comfortable at."
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