Shumpert exploded on the national scene last spring with Full Package AAU. Shumpert, a 17-year old senior, began hitting his stride last April and continued his ascent through the LeBron James Skills Academy in July.
As he progressed through the summer and his skills not only as a shooting guard but as a potential long term point man shined through, his recruitment got hot and heavy. How intense was it? Tom Crean showed up at 12:01 the first day of the fall evaluation period, according to newspaper reports.