South Carolina Basketball NSD Update

Darrin Horn's first recruiting class at South Carolina is off to a good start. Unlike football, basketball has two signing periods, and today is the fall signing day. Read inside for all the details exclusively on

I have confirmed that Ramon Galloway signed his letter-of-intent about 8:45 this morning and faxed it in about 9. I was told he is really excited about becoming a Gamecock. Galloway is a 6'2" 170 lb point guard out of William T. Dwyer High School of Palm Beach Gardens, FL. He plays for the highly respected AAU Florida Rams. He chose the Gamecocks over teams from the ACC and others across the Southeast.

Lakeem Jackson has signed his LOI, but because he attends a private boarding school, he has to mail his LOI papers to his Mom to sign, so his paperwork is not quite done. Lakeem sent me a text page saying, "I've been excited all day. I can't wait until I get down to Columbia. Life**//GAMeCoCk//Big Dreams."

Jackson is the highest rated basketball player by to commit to South Carolina. The 6'5" 200 lb player out of Christ School in Western NC is rated nationally as the #20 strong forward nationally.

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