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9:11 p.m. We are signed, sealed and delivered. Hope you enjoyed the day! (DT & ED)

9:09 p.m. And finally … from the A-10. LaSalle received its important letter from Aaric Murray. The crew at Fordham apparently has the ever important letters from Lance Brown and Chris Gaston and will announce the additions in the near future. (DT)

Eblen Is Ram Tough

8:55 p.m. Donnavan Kirk joins Garrius Adams in the fold at The U. (DT)

8:54 p.m. From the Rutgers sports info dept: "Miller & Johnson Sign With Scarlet Knights." Well said and to the point. (DT)

8:50 p.m. Rounding out the updates are a few notable mid-major additions. The Marshall Thundering Herd scored BIG with Hassan Whiteside. He's a late bloomer with loads of protential. Creighton scored Andrew Bock and one of our favorite marksmen, Ethan Wragge. (DT)

8:45 p.m. Washington fans, relax. There's a perfectly reasonable explanation why he hasn't signed yet. His parents are out of town and he's going to sign his LOI on Friday. "He" being one Abdul Gaddy. (DT)

"I must say I'm looking good in orange and blue!" Erik Murphy

8:34 p.m. Word from the west coast is Santa Clara has their four LOI's in hand. Their class consists of Ray Cowels, Niyi Harrison, Chris Cunningham and Robert Smith. (ED)

7:43 p.m. South Carolina scored their second LOI of the early signing period. Lakeem Jackson recently sent his paperwork to the USC basketball office. USC's SEC foe Georgia also has a pair of LOI's in hand. Daniel Miller and DeMario Mayfield make up their two-man class. Also Jeremy Jacob, a former 5-A Player of the Year in Louisiana, is headed to Oregon. (ED)

6:08 p.m. Jordan Williams, a Maryland commit, just texted in that he's signing tomorrow at his school at 3:00 p.m. Also in the Terrapins 2009 recruiting class is James Padgett, of Brooklyn (N.Y.) Lincoln. Also just received word that Derrick Williams is signed and ready to go at USC. (ED)

5:53 p.m. Eric Bossi, a colleague at, just called in with news that a pair of Lee's Summit (Mo.) West standouts have signed Letter of Intents. Mike Dixon signed for Missouri and Todd Fletcher is headed to the Air Force Academy. (ED)

5:23 p.m. This is interesting to think about. Texas, Marquette and Michigan State have all sent out press releases announcing their 2009 signees. Could this mean Jamil Wilson won't sign during the early period? Although Oregon has yet to release anything, our thinking is Wilson will end up committing very soon, but may wait to sign during the spring. (ED)

5:13 p.m. Our Tacoma (Wash.) "guy" texted us earlier in the day that Abdul Gaddy will sign on Friday when his parents get back in town. Also Northwestern signed their two guards -- Alex Marcotullio and Drew Crawford. Wisconsin has their two LOI's in hand as well. Diamond Taylor and Mike Bruesewitz signed earlier in the day.(ED)

Future Huskies
5:10 Alex Oriakhi and Jamal Coombs-McDaniel signed their LOI's at the Tilton School on Wednesday. The high school teammates are expected to have big senior campaigns. Last year Coombs-McDaniel averaged 22 points, nine rebounds and four assists per game, while Oriakhi put up 17 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks per contest. (ED)

5:01 p.m. Bill Bayno received an LOI from Terrell Vinson today. The 6-foot-7 forward is a four-star prospect and ranked in the top 25 at his position. "We are very excited to have Terrell joining our program," Bayno said. "He is a very athletic, talented player who will have the potential to do special things at LMU and in college basketball. We are hopeful to add more to this incoming class and along with them, Terrell and our current roster, we are very excited for the future." (ED)

4:55 p.m. Here's a suggestion. If it's National Signing Day and you're a Recruiting Analyst, don't walk away from your phone for five minutes. I just returned to about 15 to 20 emails. Here's the signees that I just received:

Washington State: Anthony Brown, David Chadwick, Brock Motum, Xavier Thames
Dayton: Matt Kavanaugh
Gardner-Webb: Brian McNair
Tennessee Tech: Terrell Barnes, Chase Dunn
Eastern Michigan: Jamell Harris, Matt Balkema
UCLA: Tyler Honeycutt, Brendan Lane, Reeves Nelson, Anthony Stover
Western Michigan: David Brown, Austin Harper, Nate Hutcheson, Shayne Whittington
Iowa State: Marquis Gilstrap
Michigan State: Derrick Nix, Garrick Sherman
Minnesota: Justin Cobbs, Royce White, Rodney Williams
Mississippi: Reggie Buckner (ED)

4:45 p.m. Penn State's top recruit, Tim Frazier, is part of the family. The quickster is locked and loaded for the Nittany Lions. Ditto for Jermaine Marshall. (DT)

4:31 p.m. For all the Dave Telep fans out there, be sure to watch the Big Ten Network from 6:00 – 7:00. He's going to map out their 2009 and 2010 recruiting classes. (ED)

4:26 p.m. Ruslan Pateev is off the board and headed to Arizona State. Word is he threw on an ASU hat during his 4:00 p.m. press conference. This is a big get for ASU. He stands 6-foot-11, 235-pounds. (ED)

4:11 p.m. Information overload! The press releases are rolling in our email boxes fast. USF just announced they received LOI's from Jordan Dumars and Shaun Noriega. Texas A&M has papers from Khris Middleton, Naji Hibbert and Kourtney Roberson. Ray Turner is still expected to sign with the Aggies. (ED)

4:07 p.m. Purdue's entire crew is in the fold. Matt Painter announced his 2009 recruiting class on Wednesday and he seems happy with his four-man class. "I am very pleased with this class," Painter said. "I believe we have four very good players coming in. We've looked past the numbers and the rankings and looked at these players with our own eyes. These four players are guys that can help us win at Purdue." They signed Patrick Bade, Kelsey Barlow, D.J. Byrd and Jeff Robinson. (ED)

4:06 p.m. Kent State has three signees in the form of Randal Holt, Rob Johnson and Greg Avila. Check out Avila's assault on this backboard especially if you like things that shatter!. Ah, our first YouTube moment of the day! It's about 30 seconds into the tape. (DT)

3:54 p.m. A pair of higher profile jucos are off the board. Norm Roberts and St. John's inked native New Yorker Dwight Hardy out of Indian Hills. A mere 1,817 miles away in Lubbock, the Red Raiders signed Brad Reese. Yes, the same guy who committed to LSU and Oklahoma State and was real close with some others. Kudos to Tech for getting the signature. (DT)

3:40 p.m. Think about this one. Rick Pitino just said this about Mike Marra at his press conference, "He's the best high school shooter I have seen in my life." Come on coach, Travis Ford and Taquan Dean are all former players and I'm betting you saw Rex Chapman in high school. (ED)

"To say we are excited about the addition of Zeke to our program is an understatement." Akron's Keith Dambrot

3:36 p.m. Todd Lickliter announced Eric May has signed his Letter of Intent. ""We're very excited to have Eric join the program," said Lickliter. "He is a native Iowan who knows the history and tradition of this program and wants to be a part of re-capturing that success." Trevor Noack has signed with Belmont and James Vincent has sent his stuff into Georgia State. Also Texas' class is complete. Jordan Hamilton's fax has been received. (DT)

3:34 p.m. Kenny Hall, who averaged 20 points and 10 rebounds, during his junior season signed with Tennessee today. Bruce Pearl had this to say about him, "Kenny is a very productive, unselfish player who can do things offensively both inside and out. I'm excited about having him join our program, and I think our fans will love watching him play." (ED)

3:33 p.m. Mike Snaer is on the shelf until Friday. He'll do a TV announcement. (DT)

3:26 p.m. There's a great story brewing out of Middle Creek. In addition to Miami signee Garrius Adams, we give you Tom Tankelewicz. No schoolie last fall, winter or spring. Charleston Southern offers in the summer and he's got college paid for. (DT)

Tankelewicz, Adams Ink

3:14 p.m. First year South Carolina coach Darrin Horn has Ramon Galloway's Letter of Intent in hand. They are still waiting on Lakeem Jackson's to fax his papers in. Texas has Shawn Williams' info in hand, while UTEP has received LOI's from Marcus Ruppel and Myron Strong. (ED)

3:07 p.m. Greg Heiar, the head man at Chipola, has a big fella that is definitely worth tracking. Remember Jon Kreft? Well, he's getting his act together in juco. Florida State and UAB are the suitors and while the coach doesn't think Kreft pops today, he will during the early period. (DT)

3:03 p.m. Roy Williams on his recruiting class: "We are very excited about this class," says Williams. "All five do a great job both in the classroom and on the basketball court. They all have been well coached in high school and they are all interested in their team winning. These are characteristics that are at the top of the list when we look at young players." (DT)

2:39 p.m. Can't get enough coverage of signing day? Click your mouse onto this link from Fox Sports. (DT)

2:17 p.m. During our brief lunch we charted the amount of text messages that made it to our Blackberry's. Between the two of us 24 rolled in. You know what the means, it's time to update you on some signings. Wake Forest has C.J. Harris' Letter of Intent, they are still awaiting Ari Stewart's. Clemson just received McDonald's All-American candidate Milton Jennings' papers. Devin Booker and Donte Hill signed earlier in the day. We knew Oklahoma had Tommy Mason-Griffin's stuff, they now have their whole recruiting class in. Joining T.M.G. is Andrew Fitzgerald, Kyle Hardrick and Steven Pledger. They make up the No. 14 class overall. OU's rival, Oklahoma State, just recieved Karron Johnson's LOI. The Citadel also got their LOI from Harrison DuPont, out of Midwest City (Okla.) Carl Albert. He's their only spring signee. (ED)

1:37 p.m. "The best signing in Zips history." That was the text from an Akron insider. "Zeke Marshall is officially a Zip." Man, that is a big time addition! (DT)

1:33 p.m. We are approaching two o'clock and still no lunch. Before a quick bite we have a few signees to throw your way. Joseph Bertrand is finally official to Illinois. Bruce Weber has his four papers! Rider scored two LOI's – SirChristian Williams, a 6-foot-3 guard out of Cleveland Heights (Ohio) High, and Dera Ezuma, a 6-foot-9 big man from Burlington (N.J.). Also Murray State is expected to get LOI's from Isaiah Caanon and Ed Daniels (that's a great last name) tomorrow. Now it's time to feed the starving stomach! (ED)

1:08 p.m. We blogged about Moser yesterday, but to touch on his situation again, it appears he's still up in the air. His AAU coach, Kumbeno "Beno" Memory, had this to say, "I'm not totally sure [if he'll sign]. Some stuff is becoming more clear, but there's also some confusion." Moser went to UCLA and "had a great time. He'll now take officials to Washington and USC this weekend. He'll also stop by Oregon State next Tuesday for an unofficial trip. (ED)

12:52 p.m. Findlay Prep's assistant coach Todd Simon just called's basketball recruiting headquarters. He said Avery Bradley is done to Texas and also confirmed that D.J. Richardson signed with the Illini. UNLV commit Carlos Lopez is expected complete his paperwork this afternoon. (ED)

12:50 p.m. Jeff Goodman has passed on word that Mark McLaughlin has qualified at New Hampton and still plans to head to Nevada next year. Good score the Wolfpack! (ED)

12:50 p.m. BREAKING NEWS! Rock Johnson of the I-Can All-Stars phoned in a big time tip. "Tony Freeland signed his letter of intent with DePaul University," Johnson said. "It's the ideal offense for him." Other I-Can'ers signing today are Jules Montgomery to Long Beach State, Garrett Johnson with Fresno State and a big one for the Nevada Wolf Pack, Devonte Elliott! (DT)

12:43 p.m. According to Terry Tush, of, four of Oklahoma State's six commits are confirmed as signees. The hardest worker and highest ranked of the crew is Roger Franklin and he has signed. Fred Gulley, Ray Penn and Reger Dowell have also signed. (ED)

12:40 p.m. Over at Ravenscroft School, Ryan Kelly penned his letter to play for Duke. Teammate Matt Wilson will be the tallest man on the UNC-Wilmington roster next season. Both were strong in their team's scrimmage win over Middle Creek on Monday. Creek's Garrius Adams wasn't bad either with 25 points. (DT)

Kelly and Wilson Sign LOI's
12:34 p.m. Jody Demling, who does a great job covering Kentucky, Louisville and Indiana's recruiting, just passed on a nugget about Jon Hood and G.J. Vilarino. Both have signed their LOI's and are officially Wildcats, like top 15 big man Daniel Orton. (ED)

11:53 a.m. Don't look now but the Minnesota Golden Gophers have signed the top two incoming recruits in the Big Ten! There's a constant smile on Tubby's face and this guy Royce White is one the reasons why! This is a good read on the kid. (DT)

11:41 a.m. Illinois has three Letter's of Intent in hand. Brandon Paul, Tyler Griffey and D.J. Richardson are the ones done. Joseph Bertrand is expected to send his stuff in shortly after a press conference at noon. The Fightin' Ilini put together a solid class in 2009, and check in at No. 13 overall, but it's the 2010 class that has the recruiting world buzzin'! (ED)

11:35 a.m. Jeronne Maymon is signed, sealed and delivered to Marquette. He's a local kid that will definitely contribute for the Golden Eagles, could they snag another local kid (Jamil Wilson) today as well? (ED)

11:31 a.m. Frank Burlison's been doing the Best in the West rankings a long time. Lots of great information in this year's final tally. The winner: in the closest vote ever Abdul Gaddy edged Renardo Sidney. Check it out. (DT)

11:18 a.m. Fox Sports' college basketball blogger extraordinaire Jeff Goodman just threw us a handful of guys that have signed their papers. Notre Dame has all four of their LOI's – Joey Brooks, Jack Cooley, Mike Broghammer and Tom Knight. John Jenkins is done to Vanderbilt, while Keith Pickens and Jerome Jones have inked to Missouri State.

11:16 a.m. Richmond Spiders sign a pair today: Darien Brothers and Greg Robbins are officially on the books. Here's to hoping Greg is healthy this year. (DT)

11:05 a.m. If you haven't figured it out by now, Facebook is taking over the world! A simple browse of it and we found out that Daniel Orton just signed his Letter of Intent. His status reads, "It's now official, I'm a Kentucky Wildcat." The Cats signed a top 10 class and he is a HUGE part of it. (ED)

11:04 a.m. Baylor publisher Chris Ballajian chatted with Latavious Williams who indicated he's not inking today. But, Crump, Walton and Jefferson will pen their letters. (DT)

10:50 a.m. The four members of Louisville's recruiting class work fast! It's not 11:00 and Rakeem Buckles, Peyton Siva, Stephan Van Treese and Mike Marra have all sent in their Letter's of Intent. (ED)

10:48 a.m Text exchange with Dominic Cheek went like this: "Dom, u signing today or during the early period?" His response: "nah." Looks like the spring for St. Anthony's finest. Add him to the list of impact late deciders. (DT)

10:43 a.m. "Not 2day 4 sure." Oak Hill's Steve Smith on the signing status of Lamont Jones and Tiny Gallon. (DT)

10:41 a.m. Solomon Hill's world was shaken up a little bit with the departure of Lute Olson. But he's excited about the future. The 6-foot-5 wing told Wednesday morning that he's definitely waiting until the second signing period. "[I'm] take it slow. I'm going to take some trips and I should know where I'm going by March." Hill said he's strongly considering Georgetown, Kentucky, USC and Arizona. (ED)

10:32 a.m. Chris Colvin's complicated recruitment has taken another turn. On Monday he told that he would commit on Signing Day, now he's going to commit and sign on the last day of the signing period, November 19th. Colvin is looking at Iowa State, Providence, Illinois, Marquette, USC or Connecticut. (ED)

10:10 a.m. On election night, the eyes of the nation were on Ohio and North Carolina. On signing day, we're focusing in on battleground states of Virginia (Tiny Gallon), Wisconsin (Jamil Wilson), California (Mike Snaer) and NYC (Durand Scott). We have been unable to call the election in any of the states so far. Three cups of coffee down. The crash will come fast later in the day! (DT)

10 a.m. Kevin Keatts checked in this morning. His six committed cadets will ink their letters of intent at 11 a.m. sharpe! (DT)

9:43 a.m. Hoosier Nation's John Decker just sent over a list of when five of the Indiana prospects will sign. Bobby Capobianco sent his paperwork in at 7:01 a.m. Jordan Hulls, a top 100 lead guard, will sign at 10:30 a.m., with Maurice Creek following him at 10:45 a.m. during a press conference Hargrave. Derek Elston plans to sign after school at 5:45 p.m. Christian Watford will pop at 1:30 p.m. at his high school Bawa Muniru is also expected to sign with the Hoosiers. (ED)

9:35 a.m. Tommy Mason-Griffin is officially a Sooner. Just got word from his AAU coach, Marlon Lowe, that the quickster from Houston (Tex.) sent his Letter of Intent into Oklahoma. "He wanted to get it over with," Lowe said. T.M.G is a close friend with Keith "Tiny" Gallon, and word is he's working him over pretty hard. Could be a big week for the Sooners! (ED)

9:27 a.m. Detroit landed a guy who would have heated up in the spring. Kyle Cain of Illinois Warriors fame is headed to Motown. (DT)

8:44 a.m. Trivia question: Which Wear is which in the five-man photo of UNC's recruiting class? We're not asking to be funny, we need your help! (DT)

8:32 a.m. Wakefield Ellison texted bright and early that he's signed, sealed and delivered for East Carolina. Our first official signing of the day! (DT)

7:46 a.m. Jeff Smith, an assistant coach with Greensboro Day checked in last night. His standout center Javan Mitchell is heading back to his native Louisiana and will sign with Louisiana-Lafeytte this weekend. (DT)

7:30 a.m. Tough break for Arizona State in losing Jared Cunningham. Wasn't just a de-commit, there was also an academic component and if he gets that hammered out he'll be a spring commodity. (DT)


7:20 p.m. Just popped over and spoke with John Wall. He's a definite no go on signing day. He's on his way to Memphis this weekend and dropping by Duke next week sometime. He's interested in officially visiting Miami and Baylor and he's been to Kansas officially and recently N.C. State unofficially. "To me, I'm not going to sign because I haven't taken all the visits I want to take. Why pick a school when you haven't given every school a chance?" (DT)

5:15 p.m. John Mosco of Neumann-Goretti checked in and dropped the nugget that big man Andre Gillette is headed to Niagara. (DT)

4:35 p.m. Maybe the hottest name on the west coast right now is Mike Moser. Will he sign early? Will he opt to wait out the process? Everyone wants to know. We checked in with the Portland (Ore.) Grant standout and he filled us in. When asked if he will sing in the early period he said, "Possibly next week." Moser mentioned Oregon, USC, UCLA, Oregon State, Washington and Arizona as the schools he's looking at. (ED)

3:25 p.m. Terrence Boyd transferred to San Diego (Calif.) High for his senior season. What's his next move going to be? Well, we won't know that until the spring, but the schools in the mix are Oregon State, Kansas State, Kentucky and Connecticut. File this nugget away: Boyd's aunt lives in Corvallis (Ore.) and is an Oregon State alum. Word is Craig Robinson's crew is strong in the mix. He's going to do his Barack Obama impersonation and try to convince the Boyd family he's bringing change to OSU. (ED)

3:04 p.m. To switch it up a little, here's a bit of information on a 2010 prospect. Jeremy Tyler's father informed us that his son is just as pumped about his commitment to Louisville now, as he was the day he committed. "He's still excited and he wants to go visit again, so we are trying to work that out." Tyler has a big junior season coming up and will have televised match ups against Renardo Sidney and Jared Sullinger. (ED)

2:55 p.m. Angus Brandt and Rhys Murphy traveled to the United States in early July. After traveling the circuit with Chicago Elite, they gained interest from all levels. According to their AAU coach, Steve Pratt, the two will wait until the spring signing period. Murphy has Oregon State, Butler and Davidson on his short list. Brandt's list is a little longer with schools like Arizona State, Colorado, Michigan, Washington State, Oregon State, Georgia Tech and New Mexico in the mix. (ED)

2:24 p.m. Patterson's Chris Chaney says his big names are going to sign tomorrow. That means good news for Georgia State and bad news for the rest of the CAA because Rashanti Harris will officially be property of Georgia State. Washington will ink Clarence Trent, Rice signs Arsalan Kazemi and Marshall completes its theft of Hassan Whiteside! (DT)

2:10 p.m. We're just a day away and Eric Bledsoe is still unsure what he's going to do. As of last night the former Mississippi commit was still undecided on signing during the early period. According to someone close to the situation, Alabama, UAB and South Florida are strong in the mix. Memphis and Baylor are trying to get him to wait until the spring. (ED)

1:54 p.m. Ferrakohn Hall's name has been off the radar a bit lately. The 6-foot-8 power forward informed that he plans to wait until the spring to make his college decision. "A lot of schools dropped off and now some schools are starting to come back around," Hall said. "I really don't know who wants me. It's like I'm starting all over almost." Missouri, Kentucky, Purdue, Arkansas, UAB and Memphis are a few of the schools he said have made recent contact. (ED)

1:33 p.m. Here's a signing day snag. Michael Snaer probably won't ink on Wednesday. More like Thursday or Friday now. Stay tuned. (DT)

1:30 p.m. Best wishes to our colleague Brick Oettinger of PrepStars. He'll be laid up for a few days but should be better than new. (DT)

1:27 p.m. Durand Scott's recruitment remains a mystery. According to sources closes to the situation he could sign tomorrow, but with Scott nothing is set in stone. "He's going to make a decision when he wants to," our source said. "No coach or NCAA signing restrictions will force him to make his decision." His list is down to Miami, Connecticut and Pittsburgh. (ED)

12:57 p.m. Here's the definitive word on Derrick Favors. "It's a 0% chance he'll sign tomorrow unless someone can sway him otherwise in the next week. He won't sign until the spring." And there you have it, from a source on the inside of the situation. (DT)

12:37 p.m. We checked in with Montverde (Fla.) Academy head coach Kevin Sutton and he informed us that Ruslan Pateev, a 6-foot-11, 235-pound center, will announce his decision during a press conference at 4:00 p.m. at the school. According to Sutton, the three-star prospect will pick between Arizona State, Florida State and North Carolina State. (ED)

12:20 p.m. The stress of signing day is best described by this Pac-10 assistant. "Tomorrow's signing day and I have no who the hell we are going to actually sign." (DT)

12:15 p.m. There was a rumor going round that John Wall might visit Duke for its game against Georgia Southern tonite. Not going happen as it's a dead period the next few days. We're told a trip over to Durham in the next 10 days is a good possibility for the nation's top point guard. (DT)

12:07 p.m. During our conversation with Duane Wilson, the coach for the Playground Elite, he also filled us in on Johnnie Lacy's situation. It appears the 5-foot-10 lead guard is going to wait until the second signing period. Wilson said, "With Johnnie we don't know yet. I think he might wait it out." There aren't many lead guards left and it appears Lacy is headed to the late signing period and will be a guy that receives a lot of looks, assuming he gets his grades in order. (ED)

12:00 p.m. Whew! After a 5:00 a.m. wake up call, a plane flight to North Carolina and a full cup of coffee, it's time to hit the phone lines. First topic of discussion is Jamil Wilson. There's a lot of moving and shaking going on in his recruitment. A conversation with his AAU coach, Duane Wilson, leads us to believe he will definitely commit during the signing period. The schools in the mix are Oregon, Michigan State, Texas and Marquette. Oregon was his last visit. MSU has been the assumed leader for much of his recruitment. Texas is the sleeper in this ordeal, while Marquette is making a late push and is very much alive. (ED)

10 a.m. We polled four recruiting analysts for their thoughts on the early signing period. Here are their thoughts. We'll have more questions tomorrow.

9:57 a.m. Marquette, Michigan State, Oregon or Texas for Jamil Wilson. Word is he's leaning toward signing tomorrow. In our minds, Michigan State was the long time behind the scenes leader but will they be able to sign him? Whispers began over the weekend – while he was on his visit to Oregon – about Marquette. Stay tuned. (DT)

9:54 a.m. We've polled the parties and here's the consensus: Michael Snaer is likely to select the Florida State Seminoles. That's the one school that is on everyone's lips. There's a presser Wednesday at his school and we'll put the Seminoles down as the clubhouse leader. (DT)

9:28 a.m. We could be onto something here. Source tells us that Keith Gallon and Lamont Jones both are thinking commitment without the subsequent signing. This could happen a lot the next few days as the players look to regain the upper hand. The concern is coaches, for whatever reason, not being on campus and the kids being stuck with the school. The reality is programs have loosened up in the past when coaches leave. Technically the kids are bound to the school but we're seeing most of them gain their releases. (DT)

9:21 a.m. The best information we have tells us that Xavier Henry isn't going to pull the trigger early. Apparently there are some in his inner circle pulling for Memphis while others want Kansas. For that reason, we think he's on ice until the spring. (DT)

8:30 a.m. Texted with John Wall last night. Looks like there's an excellent change he heads to Memphis for an official visit this weekend. (DT)

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