Texas A&M coach Billy Kennedy took another excellent point guard off the board on Tuesday when ESPN 100 playmaker Alex Robinson (Arlington, Texas/Timberview) committed to the Aggies over offers from Vanderbilt, Florida State and Pittsburgh and recent interest from Louisville.
about 1013 days ago | Reggie Rankin | NCB On The Trail
Who's that guy headed to Xavier? Buffalo? They landed a top-100 player? Plus who's spending the weekend in College Station? All this and more as we empty the notebook. Hanging with Johnny Football The biggest football extravaganza this weekend takes us to College Station, Texas, where Johnny Football faces the best professional college team in the country, Alabama.
Editor's note: Every week in "Starting 5," we'll roll out five stories, themes and nuggets from the basketball recruiting world to set the table with the stories that need to be told and give you a leg up on the watercooler conversations around the office.
Reading through the typical recruiting jargon can be a difficult task, especially for the untrained eye, but suffice it to say that things aren't always what they seem. Some of the most misleading statements often include sayings like, "He has offers from," or "He chose school X over," or "He decommitted from," primarily because they consider only one side of the process.
about 1048 days ago | Adam Finkelstein | NCB On The Trail
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.
This week's Friday notebook includes all the latest news and notes from the basketball recruiting world, including how a recent commitment impacts Florida's recruiting plans, final thoughts on Andrew Wiggins, recruiting updates from last weekend's Dallas Nike EYBL and much more.