Sometimes, these things just aren't that complicated. Class of 2014 ESPN 100 point guard Kaleb Joseph (Nashua, N.H./Cushing Academy) is headed to Syracuse and the implication of his commitment is simple: Joseph is a good player and Syracuse coveted him.
The reconstruction of the Miami Hurricanes' backcourt is complete -- at least as far as the 2014 recruiting class is concerned. ESPN 100 point guard Ja'Quan Newton (Philadelphia/Neumann-Goretti) committed to the Hurricanes on Wednesday after considering Minnesota, Oregon, Texas A&M and UCLA.
Dave Telep's Starting 5: Point guard dominoes begin to fall, Louisville searches for post players, Georgetown has connections in the 2015 class, Maryland opens a new point guard pipleline and comparisons for Tyus Jones and Emmanuel Mudiay.
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To understand what just happened in college basketball recruiting, let me use a golf analogy. In golf majors, Saturdays set the players up for the final round and determine the pairings for the homestretch.
Editor's note: This is the latest entry in Dave Telep's July Road Trip blog. Throughout the month, Dave will check in each day he's on the road while covering some of the biggest basketball recruiting events in the country.
It'll take forward Mikal Bridges (Malvern, Pa./Great Valley) 15 minutes to get from his doorstep to his dorm in the fall of 2014 at Villanova. During an unofficial campus visit, the fast-rising Top 100 player popped for the Wildcats.