Oregon had top 50 class on their team when they played for the title in 2010, but I recognize that is very much an exception.
Regardless, I think it's unwise to make large scale staffing decisions based on recruiting rankings; we do it based on on-the-field performance.
I think those of us would rather play the odds than grasp at outliers to justify the poor performance on the trail.
you said you're gonna be the measured voice of reason and then laid out a scenario that sees us clean house after an 8 win season. what i want is a little less hyperbole in one direction or the other
Farley - 3 stars (USCe other P5 offered late)
Hewitt - 3 stars
Keene - 3 stars
Grimsley - 3 stars
Ashby - 3 stars
Darrisaw - 3 stars
Dzansi - 3 stars
Thats just from the 2017 class. I left out 2016 because it was a mixed bag of Frank/Fuente guys. I left out 2018 even though some of those guys look like they're poised to contribute this year are still unproven. These coaches can develop talent. Also, I know some of these guys had some P5 offers, but these are guys ranking around the same area with the guys in this class we aren't that excited about right now.
KBJ is 6'10", no?
Sources confirmed to GoVols247 that Tennessee is attempting to stay in the mix with the 6-foot-10, 250-pound power forward who left the Hokies as a graduate-transfer following his redshirt junior season.
Really....cant think of one team that has been able to compete with low recruiting rankings....not one?
Its weird, but I get the feeling some of yall would rather be Florida State than Kentucky last year...
That would be fun. Hooking a 5 pounder on a dock demon....
Barbie rods only. Speaking of which I forgot to enter the redfish barbie rod tournament here...shit.
It's a misprint he's actually 5'9"
Sounds like it would be a killer spot for a little TKP bass extravaganza....
But you also don't want to set the program back by firing a guy too early. It's why Whit gets paid the big bucks.
Glad to see the roster rounding out. We are not out of the woods yet as it appears nobody will be redshirting. There will have to be some careful roster management over the next couple of years or we will be back in this position in 4 years when our 15 member senior class graduates. I would love KBJ to come back and let us RS a big as our last two recruits seem like they could use a year of development before hitting the court.
Good pick up. Nice to see the size rolling in. Now just got to see if CMY can develop him. KBJ back for a year to learn from would be ideal, obviously.
Confirmed: Virginia Tech is still a basketball school.
24/7 lists him as 6'10". Great pick up by CMY.
So you've cited some walk-ons and guys who were identified and developed by a different staff.
BIG difference from this staff offering full rides to guys with zero P5 offers.
Praise heebus a big with 4 years of eligibility yes sir. Starting to feel much better on the CMY hire with each passing day.