Tony Parker, a senior at Miller Grove (Lithonia, Ga.), is the No. 21 player in the Class of 2012 and one of the most sought-after recruits in the nation, with UConn, Duke, UCLA, Ohio State, Georgetown, Memphis, Kentucky and Kansas all in the running for his services.
There is not a better place to be this weekend than Lawrence, Kan., where Bill Self's overachieving Jayhawks take on Frank Haith's Missouri Tigers. Phog Allen Fieldhouse is as good as it gets for any game, but this one has special moment tattooed all over it.
Sources have confirmed that Kansas head coach Bill Self and his staff will host numerous highly ranked prospects on Saturday as the Jayhawks face rival Missouri in Lawrence. Expected to attend are uncommitted seniors Shabazz Muhammad (Las Vegas/Bishop Gorman), Tony Parker (Lithonia, Ga.
It's been a mild winter for many Americans. Last year's prodigious snowfalls have been replaced by warmer temperatures and fewer flakes. I never thought I'd been comparing the winter to recruiting but hey, it's applicable this time around.