Ohio State lost a four-star recruit on Wednesday when in-state Class of 2018 wing Darius Bazley opted to open up his recruitment. As a rising senior who is just finishing his junior season of high school, Bazley’s decommitment isn’t going to immediately hurt the Buckeyes next season. In a story with Adam Jardy of the Columbus Dispatch, Bazley opened up about why he decommitted from Ohio State.
Yesterday, I wrote a piece about how it’s dumb to criticize players for entering the NBA Draft without costing themselves their collegiate eligibility when the NCAA’s new NBA Draft rules are specifically designed for said players to be able to do that. In that column, I mentioned that D-League salaries are on the rise and that the NBA’s new CBA instituted something called “two-way contracts,” and I wanted a chance to elaborate and clarify a couple of the points that I made. Let’s start with the “two-way contracts,” which NBA teams each get two of.
It was exciting and it certainly wasnt easy, but the #3 seeded Virginia Cavaliers picked up a 13-12 overtime win over #6 seed Louisville in the quarterfinals of the ACC tournament. Kasey Behr netted the game winner for Virginia, and helped Head Coach Julie Myers hit a career milestone at the same time. Myers, a Virginia alumna (1990), is in her 22nd season as head coach of the Hoos, and has made the NCAA tournament every season shes been coaching.