Four-star class of 2024 shooting guard Austin Swartz is unofficially visiting Tennessee this weekend for its matchup against South Carolina, 24/7 High School Hoops first reported.
Swartz is a rapidly rising junior high school recruit, ranking as the No. 86 player and No. 18 shooting guard in the country according to the On3 consensus rankings. On3’s own personal rankings are even higher on Swartz, ranking him as the nation’s No. 41 player and No. 11 shooting guard.
The four-star guard is a Concord, North Carolina native and is a Cannon School standout.
Tennessee has had an abundance of success recruiting the Tar Heel state under head coach Rick Barnes. The Vols have signed Grant Williams, Jalen Johnson, Jaden Springer and most recently Freddie Dilione from its eastern border state.
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This weekend is Swartz’ first visit to Knoxville as Tennessee looks to become a serious player in the shooting guard’s recruitment.
Swartz’ has taken three visits to South Carolina— all three since Lamont Paris took over in Columbia. Tennessee bringing Swartz in for a visit the weekend they play the Gamecocks is an opportunity to show how much better the Vols’ program currently is.
The 6-foot-5, 180 pound shooting guard has also taken two visits to Georgia and one visit to Clemson, North Carolina State and Virginia Tech.
Tennessee doesn’t have a single commit in its 2024 recruiting class yet but is in on a number of prospects including blue-chip South Carolina prospect Cam Scott.