Happy Monday, 'Nova Nation! Apologies for the semi-late drop this morning. I'm on my way to Las Vegas for a conference and got back to Atlanta late last night and chose a few hours of sleep so that I wasn't writing jibberish to you (maybe I still am?).
It was quite fun to follow the opening recruiting weekend of the spring - Villanova even made a new offer.
And now, the "news."
Spellman says he's Pinkston, Jenkins and Ochefu all rolled into one player | D1 Circuit
WE HAVE THE TECHNOLOGY TO MAKE SUPER-PLAYERS.
Five things we learned from the Nike Hoop Summit | USA Today High School Sports
Well, he's going to make Josh Hart happy anyways.
Lamar Stevens, Mo Bamba impress in EYBL | City of Basketball Love
It might be hard to find a guy who had as strong an opening weekend as Stevens, while Mohammed Bamba is living up to the billing already.
Nick Richards has good things to say about Villanova | City of Basketball Love
“I think he’s (Jay Wright) a good coach, he knows how to run an offense,” Richards said, adding that he’s looking for a “place that will give bigs the ball, and makes everybody happy.”
Illini John Groce Meets With Dylan Ennis | Big Stage Hoops
Illini head coach John Groce had an extended sit-down with Villanova transfer guard Dylan Ennis last week. Illinois assistant coach Dustin Ford was there
Barry “Slice” Rohrssen to Join Chris Mullin’s Staff at St. John’s | ZagsBlog.com
Mullin just stole John Calipari's top assistant coach (and recruiter).
St. Benedict's guard Trevon Duval to transfer | NJ.com
Duval is a Delaware native, fueling speculation that he wants to go to school closer to home.