As the school year gets closer, elite wing Dominique Clifford’s recruitment is starting to wind down.
The No. 4 as of now player in the state took to twitter on Tuesday evening to announce his list of schools that have offered him.
— otn_nique (@NiqueOtn) August 7, 2019
Making the cut for one of the state’s best prospect were the region’s top universities: University of Colorado, Colorado State, Wyoming, Air Force, Denver University, Metro State and Nebraska and also had an offer from Pac-12 school Stanford.
After being a state runner-up last season for The Vanguard School, Clifford’s status grew as he picked up big school after big school heading into the grassroots season with the Colorado Miners, who also had a successful offseason.
Clifford averaged 18.9 points, 11.3 rebounds and 4.7 assists in his junior season while also shooting 44 percent from beyond the arc as well. He also made the 3A All-State First-Team as a Junior.
Clifford is a versatile forward that’s quickly become one of the more productive all-around players in the state.
He has great size and strength and he will only continue to get bigger and stronger. He has a long wingspan, possesses tremendous athleticism and a solid first step with elite leaping ability. What he added to his game this year was becoming a more dynamic offensive player as he was already a talented defender. He is able to fill up the stat sheet in every possible way and this was his coming out year.
Next year will be his to dominate as I expect him to be the favorite as the 3A player of the year.
Clifford will have to narrow down his schools a bit more soon, but with a major senior year coming up and offers already from some of the top schools in and out of state it is expected that Clifford will add even more division I schools to the mix and whatever school that gets him is getting a gym rat with one of the highest ceilings that Colorado has to offer.