Men's basketball teams from several U.S. universities, including Oregon State, Clemson and Arizona, were in Barcelona, Spain, when a van drove into pedestrians Thursday in a historic district popular with tourists but school officials said the players and staff were safe. Oregon State assistant coach Gregg Gottlieb posted to Facebook: "We are all luckily ok. Our hotel/restaurant is located right on Las Ramblas. This tragedy happened right in front of us as our team just sat down for pregame meal. Thoughts and prayers for all those that are were hurt." Spanish police have confirmed they are investigating the bloodshed in the historic Las Ramblas district as a terror attack. The area is a popular
Kentucky continues to fade away in the recruitment of Romeo Langford, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader. The five-star shooting guard is still predicted to pick either Louisville, Indiana or Duke, and it’s now considered “highly unlikely” he picks Kentucky. Langford will cut his list sometime soon, Ben Roberts says. Kentucky could make that list, but that’s probably the closest UK will get to landing him. It’s unfortunate to see this recruitment go as far south as it’s gone. Kentucky needs to land a shooting guard in 2018 with both Hamidou Diallo and Kevin Knox likely off to the NBA Draft next year, and Langford is regarded by most services as the best shooting guard in this class. It’s
Four-star cornerback Stanley Garner of Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) Dillard committed to Kentucky at a private ceremony on Wednesday night. The announcement took place at Duffy’s Sports Bar in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and there wasn’t much drama leading up to the decision.