Ekpe Udoh is no longer a Wolverine. Opportunity knocks for Zach Gibson.
The Big Ten didn’t have a great recruiting year:
In the 2008 recruiting sweepstakes, the Big Ten (nine) ranked behind the SEC (20), Pac-10 (16), ACC (15) and Big East (14) in number of top-100 commitments.
Possible reasons: snow, academics, a bunch of new coaches. At least two of the nine top-100 guys are Spartans.
A Comcast-Big Ten Network deal appears to be drawing close. According to the linked article, an announcement will come in either (1) 2-3 weeks or (2) August. Both time periods are prior to the beginning of football season, so I suppose there’s no reason to get too specific.
One More Link: Delvon Roe is ahead of schedule on his knee rehab and should be ready to start working out next month, according to a WILX interview with Tom Izzo. Izzo plans to bring him along slowly.