Texas native and five-star big man Myles Turner was in the news this week for ending his recruitment and committing to Texas and head coach Rick Barnes.
The commitment of the 6-foot-11 Turner, who Rivals.com put at No. 9 in the final class of 2014 national rankings, is a major get for Texas — as CBT‘s own Raphielle Johnson explains here.
Here’s a senior year mixtape of Turner, courtesy of City League Hoops TV, that includes the new Longhorn’s highlights from prestigious events such as the McDonald’s All-American Game, Nike Hoop Summit, adidas Nations and NBPA Top 100 Camp.
Marshawn Wilson, a freshman guard, made a pretty good first impression to Northern Illinois fans, jumping over 6-foot-8 teammate, Jaylen Key, on Thursday night during the Hukies’ midnight madness.
Wilson is five inches shorter.
The Huskies are coming off a 14-18 (8-10 MAC) season. Northern Illinois begins the 2015-16 campaign against Cal State Northridge on Nov. 13, the first of three games in as many days.
Georgia State’s Ron Hunter appears to have recovered from the Achilles tendon tear he suffered last March while celebrating the Panthers winning the Sun Belt Conference Tournament title.
On Thursday night, at the third annual GSU Jam, Hunter broke out the dance moves to the song “Hit The Quan” by iHeart Memphis.
Georgia State went on to defeat No. 3 seed Baylor in the Round of 64, thanks to a game-winning three from Hunter’s son, R.J. That shot made for one of the best moments of March Madness, as Ron Hunter fell of his rolling chair in disbelief.
R.J. Hunter is nowa a rookie with the Boston Celtics. Ron Hunter enters his fifth season with the Panthers.