With the majority of the summer AAU season’s coming to an end, the recruitments of the nation’s top players have started to rev into high gear. Below is a quick synopsis of where the Arizona Wildcats stand with the most notable targets. Marvin Bagley III Let’s be honest, he’s the only person Arizona fans (and, well, everyone else) cares about at the moment. He’s looking to reclassify and will visit Tucson the first week of August. Currently, Bagley is visiting Duke and then will head west. Stay tuned. Bol Bol The MVP of the Nike EYBL season, Bol Bol is now the third-ranked recruit in the nation. His size, 7-foot-2, and ability to shoot, 49 percent from behind the arc, make him a must-have target
Good morning! If you’re reading this, you’re clearly starting your day off right with an effort to better yourself by becoming more educated about the goings-on in the mid-major world. In a landscape so dominated by the biggest schools and conferences, it’s quite hard to winnow down the information you want and need to hear about your favorite mid-major programs. Thankfully, Mid-Major Madness is here to aggregate the news and links for you, providing you with a brand-new, daily post about the world of mid-major hoops. #Content to Read CBS Sports’ Matt Norlander published his list of the 25 players with something to prove next season, and two of the players on the list are mid-major athletes.
Josh Marte is the easily the smallest player on his CP25 Team Parsons 16u Gauntlet basketball squad, and by more a foot when compared with his tallest teammates. That made it not so easy for Osceola High School’s state championship point guard when CP25 ran up against a physically imposing D.C. Blue Devils travel team on Saturday in the Orlando Hoops Festival at The First Academy. But when CP25, sponsored by Memphis Grizzlies forward Chandler Parsons, found itself being outhustled and outmuscled it was Marte – all 5-foot-7 or so of him – who played the tough guy role. “It’s a game of runs. We’re good. Let’s go,” Marte could be heard saying as he locked eyes with taller teammates as CP25 came