Basketball Recruitin' Welcomes July

Tim Frazier is on his way out after 2010-11. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images North America)

Tim Frazier is on his way out after 2012-13. Who'll be his heir? (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images North America)

Yesterday marked the first day of two 10-day evaluation periods for all college basketball head coaches. If you don’t know what that means, basically these periods are the only time in the offseason for coaches to witness …

Akosa Maduegbunam Commits to Penn State Basketball

PHOTO: Boston Globe

PHOTO: Boston Globe

Threw in that ‘basketball’ at the end, so you fools don’t get it twisted. No, this is not another unrated, ‘no-name’ football player who will spark more petty e-drama. Patrick Chambers got his first commitment to the program in just three and a half weeks. Akosa Maduegbunam (pronounced Mah-do-way-boo-nam) from Boston, MA committed on …

Chambers’ First Recruiting Battle

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If you paid any attention to Pat Chamber’s opening press conference and interviews, he has consistently reiterated the need for Penn State to improve its recruiting efforts and attract big time players to Penn State. I don’t think anyone’s disagreeing. If PSU ever wants to be a consistent presence in the top half of …

Report: Matt Glover to Penn State

According to Robin Washut of Huskersonline, Nebraska’s Rivals affiliate, Junior College player Matt Glover will sign with Penn State today. Washut broke the news on twitter. The 6’4″ combo guard will have picked Penn State over Nebraska, Iowa, Utah State, and Iona. The California native will come to PSU from Sheridan CC in Sheridan, Wyoming where …

The Juwan Staten Experiment

This is an unprecedented development in Nittany Lion hoops. I know I’ve never seen anything quite like this since I’ve been following the team the last decade. Penn State, for once, is actually adding a D-1 transfer and he is significantly better than Andrew Ott. In fact, he might be one of the most talented players the Lions ever had.

Ernie Nestor off to Missouri, Spring Basketball Recruiting Blurbs

Coach Nestor wasunofficially the oldestDOBO ever.(Photo: PSU)

There were rumblings about this the past few days, but it is now official. Director of Basketball Operations Ernie Nestor is leaving his post at Penn State to become a member of Frank Haith’s new staff at Missouri. …