How Kansas will figure out being over the scholarship limit.
Editor's Note: Sorry, this article was constructed pretty poorly. I am not, in any way, trying to put down John Wall or creating character problems that don't exist (which they don't). However, and...
And word has hit the recruiting and message boards that Pulaski Academy wide receiver Neil Barlow, the lanky 6-6 target, has chosen Kansas over the Hogs and other offers. A month ago, it was whispered around Pulaski Academy that Kansas was out of the picture. Bad whispers, it seems. It also looked favorable for Arkansas to gain the commitment from the son of former North Carolina basketball guard Jeb Barlow. Alas, another in-state setback for first-year Arkansas football coach Bobby Petrino, who hasn't coached his first game yet.
The 2006 Class had Greg Oden and Kevin Durant. The 2007 Class had Derrick Rose and Michael Beasley. The 2008 Class, as of right now, has nobody who is going to show up and knock your socks off....
Ballyhooed men’s basketball recruit Xavier Henry reportedly has expanded his list of possible college destinations.
According to CBSSportsline.com, Henry had narrowed his finalists to Kansas University and Memphis and was to announce his decision at last weekend’s LeBron James Skills Academy.
"I was going to make an announcement this week about where I’m going to college, but then I found out I’m still not sure," Henry told CBSSportsline. "I talked it over with my mom and dad, and now I’m not really sure where I want to go."
Henry, a 6-foot-6 guard, now plans to visit Texas and UCLA, too, before deciding between his now-four finalists.