Kentucky: “They produce a lot of pros. Coach [John Calipari] is a good coach. It’s more of a business-type environment.”
Arizona: “It’s a really nice campus. They have a lot of pros too. My friend Emmanuel Akot goes there. He’s there this year, so he and I talk about it a lot.”
North Carolina: “They just won the national championship. They’re more of a developmental school. They have a lot of three-and done players. They also have a nice campus as well. It’s a learning environment.”
Vanderbilt: “They’re a rising program. They want me to come and play right away. They have nice facilities and develop their guys.”
Notre Dame: “Same thing as Vanderbilt. They’ve been recruiting me since freshman year.”
Arizona State: “They have a good head coach, a good campus, and James Harden went there. I also like that they win a lot in their conference.”
Ohio State: “There’s a lot of history to the school. It’s pretty close to home and they have a lot of pros.”Shittu told D1VISION he plans on cutting his list down at the end of August. “Probably ten schools,” said Shittu on how many schools he wants to cut down to. “I have no clue when I’ll make my decision but my parents and I have talked about it.” According to 247Sports, Shittu is ranked as the No. 8 overall player in the Class of 2018 and the No. 1 player from the state of Vermont. Despite no timetable on a commitment, Shittu will be taking visits soon, as he said, “I’m probably going to take two visits in the fall, two or three. Then, after the season, I’m not sure.” Playing with CIA Bounce on the Nike EYBL Circuit, Shittu averaged 20.1 points, 10.2 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 1.2 steals, and 1.4 blocks per game, in 16 games played, leading him to being named to the All-EYBL Second Team. In three games at Peach Jam, Shittu averaged 20 points, 8.8 rebounds, 3.2 assists, 1.0 steals, and 1.0 blocks per game.