Basketball is important to Pugh, but so are academics. He's an outstanding student and also a very good artist, designing his former Amateur Athletic Union team's logo as well as his school's notebook. Because of his versatility and uniqueness on and off the court, he has had schools from all around the country visit him. Georgia Tech, George Mason, George Washington, Georgetown, Princeton, Northwestern, Saint Joseph's, Temple and Rice have all offered. Stanford has expressed strong interest, but it doesn't t extend offers until it receives test score from prospective student-athletes.