Wildwood Catholic High School basketball player Taj Thweatt is The Press Player of the Year. March 15, 2019

Wildwood Catholic High School basketball standout Taj Thweatt continues to impress on the spring AAU circuit.

The 6-foot-7 junior announced on twitter Sunday that the University of Florida has offered him a scholarship.

Thweatt was The Press Player of the Year this season. He averaged 20.2 points and 10.7 rebounds and led the Crusaders to the Cape-Atlantic League championship and the South Jersey Non-Public B final.

Wildwood Catholic lost to Ranney 54-50 in overtime in the South Jersey final. Ranney senior standout Scottie Lewis is a Florida recruit.

Thweatt also has scholarship offers from Seton Hall, Temple, Bowling Green and Monmouth among other schools.

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