Saturday's News & Notes

PEARLAND, Tex. - It was a big day in the gym on the information circuit. Read the latest news and notes from the adidas Texas Classic.

News & Notes

Al Horford drew quite a crowd today. In the building were head coaches from Michigan, Miami, Florida State, Texas A&M and Ohio State. … Mike Krzyzewski was front and center for more than one Dwight Howard game on Saturday. … SE Pump and Run guard Glenn Miles missed action today with an injured ankle. …

Marcus Monk of the Arkansas Hawks is a big time student. He's hearing from guys like Stanford, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Florida, Kansas and Mississippi State. Razorbacks head coach Stan Heath was in the crowd today. …

New Georgia head coach Dennis Felton knows what to do in the spring: watch the Atlanta Celtics. … Schools continue to evaluate Mike Williams. We caught head coaches from Alabama, Florida, Texas, Virginia, Tennessee and Notre Dame looking on. … ND's Mike Brey watched Matt Terwilliger a lot on Saturday in anticipation of the prospect's official visit next weekend. …

Joining Terwilliger on his official visit to South Bend will be former Arizona power forward Dennis Latimore. No one values a good transfer like Brey. He built the Blue Hens with transfer players. … The games are low scoring in Houston because of 20-minute halves and a running clock. …

Curious about Dwight Howard's list? Try Georgia Tech, Florida, Florida State, Kentucky, North Carolina, North Carolina State, Clemson, Indiana and Arkansas. Each school was represented today; even new UNC assistant coach Steve Robinson made the trip. … Massachusetts signed Lawrence Carrier so you can bet they'll be right there with his high school teammate, forward Sylvester Seay. …

Tennessee head coach Buzz Peterson was front and center watching Tyler Smith. … Alexander Johnson isn't here but we've got the skinny on him. He's been to FSU and Indiana and is on Cincy's campus this weekend. He'll be at UConn next weekend. …

DePaul is putting the press on Tim Pierce of Oakland. Assistants Josh Oppenheimer and Gene Cross followed him around a little today. …. Sean Singletary injured his ankle in the Playaz playoff loss. Too bad too, because he was playing really well. …

Sunday's Playoff Schedule

Quarterfinals: Tallahassee Wildcats vs. Richmond Squires; Houston Select vs. Cleveland Basketball Club; Arkansas Hawks vs. Sports Academy; Long Island Panther vs. Juice All-Stars.


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