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VCU lands touted guard Jairus Lyles; Sunday recruiting notes

VCU

It’s to no surprise that VCU has excelled on the hardwood in recent years, as they continue to land strong talent on the recruiting trail. On Sunday, VCU continued that trend by landing a verbal commitment from 6′-1″ guard Jairus Lyles from DeMatha Catholic (MD). Lyles pledged just a day after receiving a reported scholarship offer, and is considered by some to be a top-100 prospect nationally in the 2013 class. Lyles joins a previous pledge, 6′-3″ ... Read More »

Bryce Alford will play for father at New Mexico

NewMexico

While standout junior guard Cullen Neal decided to pass on playing for his father, assistant coach Craig Neal at New Mexico in committing to St. Mary’s, junior guard Bryce Alford decided the opposite, and will play with his brother Kory, and his father, coach Steve Alford. The La Cueva (NM) standout has size at 6′-3″, and reportedly averaged 25 points and 5 assists as a junior this season. He teams with Cullen Neal on the Danny ... Read More »

Weekly College Basketball Recruiting Beat (10-23-11) – Recruiting Changes on the Horizon

RECRUITINGUPDATE

A meeting next Thursday is set to put to a vote needed changes in the college basketball recruiting calendar, as well as procedural differences that could catch the recruiting game up to 2011. ESPN, Scout and National Hoops Report have all weighed in on the issues at hand, and the overwhelming consensus is that the discussed changes are good for the game, and strike at the very nature of common sense, which arguably is missing at ... Read More »