Happy Holiday To Villanova

Who knows where Jay Wright is this weekend. Is he on a beach at the Jersey shore? Working a camp in Philly? No matter where he is, the coach is jacked up because Tyrone Johnson called him on Saturday.

We knew it wouldn't take long for Tyrone Johnson of Plainfield (N.J.) High to reach his decision. As it turns over, Villanova's reputation for producing excellent lead guards swayed Johnson's call.

On Saturday, Derrick Bobbitt, Tyrone's traveling team coach said "Villanova is the pick."

Johnson had his choices narrowed to the Wildcats, Rutgers and Georgetown.

Johnson is ranked No. 70 in the current Scout.com rankings. He joins shooting guard Achraf Yacoubu (No. 90) in the Villanova 2011 class.

"It was really a combination of things," Johnson said. "Tradition. Style of play. Distance and the opportunity to play right away. The coaching staff was big too."


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