"My rule was I wouldn't recruit a kid if he had grass in front of his house.
That's not my world. My world was a cracked sidewalk." —Al McGuire

Monday, August 20, 2007

Goulbourne to visit Marquette

As reported by Adam Zagoria, 6-7 forward Lance Goulbourne will take his official visit to Marquette on the weekend of September 14. Goulbourne, ranked #90 in the class of 2008 by Rivals, will visit Virginia and Vanderbilt in the weekends following his trip to Milwaukee.

Zagoria updated his blog this afternoon, noting that Rutgers is pushing to get more involved in the race for Goulbourne (along with Louisville). For now, no official visit has been scheduled and it sounds like Lance hopes to decide before his senior season begins.

Hey, this is goodness....coaches want to be a kid's first or last visit - -and TC has that now with the fast-rising Goulbourne.

We're still waiting for news on a potential Iman Shumpert official visit to Milwaukee. Shumpert has already taken multiple unofficial visits to MU this year. It appears that he'll visit UNC on the weekend of September 14. An ACC football weekend, yipee! (sarcasm off)

We'll let you know when/if recruiting targets Frank Ben-Eze, Renaldo Woolridge, Josh Crittle, Maurice Sutton or Jared Swopshire schedule their trips to MU rah-rah. BTW, Wooldridge announced that MU is in his top 5 earlier in the week.

Crean has a stable of notable recruits that have demonstrated strong interest in MU - - one has to think that the murky eligibility questions for both Trevor Mbakwe and Damian Saunders is a big reason why. Should one or both of these kids fail to matriculate to Marquette this fall, look for Crean to take a four or even five-person class for 2008.

1 comment:

Unknown said...

Is it me, or does it seem that Crean gets in on these kids early and they list Marquette as one of their favorites. They then get a chance to meet some of these other coaches and immediately cool on Marquette.

Could this be a personality issue?