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.
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.
On Wednesday, the Jordan Brand Classic game's organizers are going to announce that ESPN's No. 1 player Nerlens Noel (Everett, Mass./Tilton School) and No. 6 Steven Adams (New Zealand/Notre Dame Prep) will be added to the roster.
Pittsburgh head coach Jamie Dixon landed a verbal commitment on Monday night from shooting guard Chris Jones (Teaneck, N.J./Teaneck H.S.). According to ESPN.com Recruiting Coordinator Adam Finkelstein, Jones held offers from Colorado, Nebraska, Rhode Island, Towson, Boston University and LaSalle.