Super 64: Day One News & Notes

<b>LAS VEGAS –</b> Marcus Williams says he'll definitely visit three schools. Plus, hot guard Antonio Anderson speaks on his current school list. Read about the recruiting news from Day One of the adidas Super 64.

adidas Super 64 Day One News & Notes

Stanford and California sent head coaches to watch the Lopez Twins who laced them up for EBO/EA Sports. Assistants from Washington and California were also in attendance. … Clyde McKinney, a point guard of the Michigan Mustangs, is hearing from Canisius, Wisconsin-Green Bay, East Tennessee State, Oakland, Ball State, Western Kentucky and Bowling Green. …

Kendric Price drew a nice mix of college coaches. Among the interested parties were Georgetown, Vanderbilt, Michigan, Virginia Tech, Penn State, Florida State and Purdue. Head coaches from Memphis, DePaul and the associate head coach at Purdue. …

Antonio Anderson drew head coaches from Miami, DePaul and Memphis. Assistants representing Missouri, Michigan State and Purdue were there as well. His list reads Pittsburgh, Miami, Missouri, Michigan State, Memphis, DePaul and Purdue and get this: he'd like to cut it to five at this event! … He's not here but we've been told the list for Theo Davis reads Syracuse, St. John's and Texas with Georgetown in fourth. Supposedly he'll visit schools in September before deciding. …

Marcus Williams said he's going to visit Arizona, Connecticut and Maryland in the fall. Michigan State, Texas and Florida are on his list as well. Today in the gym were head coaches from Florida, Arizona, Virginia and Kansas. Assistants from UConn, Michigan State, Maryland and Arkansas were around. …

Rick Pitino was in the gym watching committed wing Terrance Williams. … Matt Adkins, a good mid-major prospect with Gateway, says Nebraska, SMS, Kent State, Penn State, Kansas State, Central Michigan, St. Louis, Southern Illinois and Indiana State are recruiting him. … One source told us that Tally Wildcats center Abdul Herrera was set to commit to Xavier before Thad Matta left. Ohio State had an assistant in the gym today watching him. … The head coach crowd for Alonzo Gee read Florida, Miami and Florida State. Assistants from Charlotte, Alabama and UCLA were also there. … Bill Self took in Mario Chalmers' game this afternoon. …

Ryan Reid's crowd of coaches was Kansas State, South Carolina, Miami, Florida State, Pittsburgh, Texas and LSU. … Appalachian State dispatched assistant coach Matt McMahon to watch Darryl Merthie. … Cleveland Basketball Club exec Mike Duncan said that Purdue, Cincinnati, Ohio State and Xavier were showing interest in lead guard Korey Spates. …

Mike Krzyzewski was in the house watching Greg Paulus today. … Cal's Ben Braun was in the stands watching Jordan Wilkes play. Wilkes scored just 2 points in the game. … Marquez Haynes quietly drew quite a crowd. When you have over 1,100 on the SAT and his initial step, you get a diverse group of watches. Boston College, TCU, SMU, Rice, Houston, Texas A&M, and UNC-Wilmington were in the stands. After the game, Haynes said TCU, North Texas, Boston College, Houston and UTA were on him the hardest. … Darrin Avery said that Auburn, Murray State, Mississippi and Tulane were recruiting him but he didn't know if any had offered. …

Scout's Seat

Darryl Merthie is a good basketball player. Ideally he's a strong mid-major prospect. Before it's all said and done he could get looks slightly higher due to the poor crop of PGs in the Class of 2005. … Mustangs point man Clyde McKinney is a good mid-major prospect. Get this: he's only lost four games in high school. … Garrison Carr of Seattle Rotary displayed one of the best strokes we've seen in this class. He's a small point guard. …

Junior big man Alex Stepheson is a talent. Every now and then he'll announce his presence like he did today with a big time hook shot. At this point, he's not consistent enough but he should be a force a year from now. … Put good players around Greg Paulus and he'll distribute the basketball and make everyone better. He's a gamer who loves competing. He had 16 today. …

Terrance Williams had his bad game of the summer today. He left a lot of balls on the rim and finished with just 6 points. …

Quote of the Day

This one comes from a head coach who was at the Reebok Big Time and watched Greg Oden.

"Greg Oden looked like he was playing basketball on a Nerf hoop."


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