The college basketball world is about to be inundated with preseason rankings, awards and inflated expectations. It's the business of the sport, and consuming all the information is part of the allure of the early season for fans.
NEW ORLEANS - The second-annual All-American Championship consisted of two all-star games featuring 38 of the top seniors and underclassmen in the country. The difference in the pair of games (North vs.
about 2058 days ago | Dave Telep | Texas Longhorns
ESPNU 100 point guard Marcus Paige (Marion, Iowa/Linn-Mar H.S.) inked his letter of intent on Wednesday, officially joining the North Carolina Tar Heels. Head coach Roy Williams commented on Paige to The Gazette (Iowa).
The North Carolina Tar Heels have an excellent recruiting class on their hands this year. It's going to be a highly-touted group. Let me repeat: highly touted group. The current four-man class, ranked in the top five, is the kind of group just about any high-major program would crave to sign.
Shooting 3's ... Lammert is barely 17, and that's good news for Texas Connor Lammert (San Antonio/Churchill) isn't in our ESPNU 100. Maybe he should be. Lammert committed to the University of Texas after considering Big 12 brethren Texas Tech and Texas A&M, in addition to Vanderbilt.
about 2240 days ago | Dave Telep | Texas Longhorns
ESPN.com confirmed on Sunday that ESPNU 100 center Joel James has verbally committed to North Carolina. The 6-foot-10 Fort Lauderdale native chose the Tar Heels over offers from Florida, Louisville, Florida State, Massachusetts and Ohio State.