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2013 Intro: Leo Svete

One of the real standouts at Wake Forest Elite Camp was 6'4 combo guard Leo Svete.  The sharpshooter from Granger, IN showed a versatile game and a sweet touch from the outside.

"My biggest strength as a player right now is my jump shot", says Svete.  "Every time I shoot I I feel like its going in.  I think I am a great shooter both off the dribble and the catch. I am also able to get my teammates involved and I have worked hard on my ball handling.  I still need to rebound better and continue working hard on defense".

Svete displayed all of those skills as well as a killer instinct  at Wake's Elite camp.  

"I think I played well at camp". I got better and better as the day went on.  I just wanted to be the leader of my team and give 110% at all times. My team went undefeated so I would say it was a successful day".

Svete is also having success on the AAU circuit with his new team Mean Streets.

"I played for NBA Select for the past 8 years but I felt I needed more of a challenge so I went with Mean Streets this year.  My first game with them was at the Boo Williams tournament and I quickly realized this was a different level of play.  As the weeks have gone on, my game keeps improving.  A few weeks back we played one of the best teams in Indiana, the Eric Gordon All-Stars.  I scored 30 against them and my recruitment has taken off ever since".

Svete has an offer from Bucknell at this time and is receiving heavy interest from Wake Forest, Michigan, Oregon, N.C. State, Illinois and others.  However, one team seems to have separated itself from the pack at this time.

"I visited Wake last year and fell in love with it.  The campus, facilities, it was all great.  I told my mom then I was setting Wake Forest as the bar for myself.  I really want to prove myself to coach Bzdelik and the staff and earn a scholarship. I got great feedback from all the coaches after camp and they all want to see me play in July. I think I can earn an offer from them if I keep playing the way I am and I plan on doing that".