“Basically, I just think it being in the ACC is big,” Moore said. “And, obviously, Coach LaBarrie being there, and I’ve heard great things about Coach Josh Pastner, how he runs his team, and I love Altanta. I’ve been there twice and I absolutely loved the city.”
Moore’s coach at Mission Bay High describes the 6-foot-4, 160-pound Moore as a prototypical college point guard. He is ranked the No. 40 point guard nationally by 247 Sports and 66th by ESPN.
“He’s got really good ball-handling skills, great vision, he’s got good length,” Dennis Kane said. “I think he’d be a really good fit over there.”
The distance from San Diego is not a factor.
“Distance does not matter to me,” Moore said. “I’ve always been a kid that wanted to explore new things and just see more. I’ve been here (in San Diego) all my life, and I know there’s more out there, and I want to explore and meet new people.”
As things would have it, Pacific has a new coach in Damon Stoudamire, who was on Pastner’s staff at Memphis for three seasons. And, for that matter, Pastner interviewed Conroy for a spot on his staff.