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Last Sunday, Austin Torres committed to Central Michigan. Four days later, Notre Dame coach Mike Brey walked into Torres' house and offered him a scholarship.
Torres was still committed to Central Michigan during Brey's in-home visit and still was committed when he told Brey he wanted to go to Notre Dame.
"I told coach Brey on Thursday that this was a dream and something I wanted to pursue," Torres told CBSSports.com. "I was sure I wanted this to happen. And then I decommitted on Friday."
[...] Lately, people have talked about basketball becoming more like football in the sense that committed players aren't officially off the board until they sign. That Brey -- one of the more well-regarded coaches in the game -- moved in on a player who verbally committed to Central Michigan could be a signal that verbal commitments are not considered as strong as they used to be.