Happy Tuesday, 'Nova Nation! I hope everyone enjoyed their Labor Day weekend - if you're like me that's the last day off of work until Thanksgiving. Let's grind!
ICYMI, Kevin Huerter popped for Maryland yesterday after visiting over the weekend. Not a huge surprise there if you've followed his recruitment at all, so don't get too worked up over it. Dylan Painter heads to Penn State this coming weekend, while DeAndre Hunter has scheduled four of his five official visits.
Things are narrowing down - where does 'Nova turn?
And now, the "news."
2016 shooting guard Kevin Huerter commits to Maryland | Testudo Times
Maryland grabs another top 100 commit as the 4-star guard commits to the Terrapins following a visit this past weekend.
Trevon Duval transfers to Advanced Prep International | ZagsBlog.com
That's in Texas, and seems closely related to the since-closed Prime Prep that Emmanuel Mudiay attended (and had problems qualifying for the NCAA).
Kyle Lowry on Weight Loss: 'I Want to Be Special' | SLAMonline
Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry is a 205-pound wrecking ball, but he’s heading into the new season looking like a new, smaller man.
Soccer's McCullaugh Tabbed BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week | Villanova.com
Junior Padraic McCullaugh was honored Monday as Offensive Player of the Week by the BIG EAST and Philly Soccer Six. Freshman Zach Zandi was tabbed BIG EAST Rookie of the Week.
DE Rakim Cox among 10 set to join practice squad | Panthers.com
A few days after being released, Rakim Cox is heading back to Carolina to join the practice squad, where he'll compete for a shot to be called up this season.
Fordham's QB does a silly interview about dating and nonsense | Her Campus
Do you think that being an athlete helps you out in the romance department? Yes! Being an athlete means you’re constantly in shape which is a definite plus. Also I think making big plays under the lights is a big plus for the ladies.
What Is Jerome Randle Doing Leading The Ukrainian National Team? | Deadspin
Due to FIBA Rule 1.21.a, countries are allowed to field one naturalized player on their squads; this has, naturally, led to smaller basketball nations recruiting fringe American players. So, the former Cal Bear became the point guard for the Ukraine.
Former West Point WR Alejandro Villanueva makes the Steelers, converts to OL | 247Sports
Cut by the Eagles a year ago, Villanueva gained nearly 100 pounds to better prepare himself for the rigors of playing offensive line in the NFL. He was signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Steelers this past offseason, and after a training camp and five preseason games, Villanueva earned a spot on the team's 53-man roster.
Jay Williams: NBA players bet $20,000 on rock, paper, scissors | SI.com
And that's in reaction to being down $100K in locker room dice.