Tuesday, May 26, 2009

JOSH PASTNER LANDS FIRST RECRUIT: In today's Morning Dump, we linked an article that said that Latavious Williams, a top 20 recruit according to Rivals, would make his college decision today.

He did, electing to attend Memphis.

And if you believe Adam Zagoria, Lance Stephenson could be on his heels.

It is a big addition for Josh Pastner, who had the recruiting class he stood to inherit gutted by John Calipari. As it stands, the Tigers line-up will probably look something like this (assuming Shawn Taggart pulls his name out of draft consideration):

  • F - Pierre Henderson-Niles
  • F - Shawn Taggart
  • F - Wesley Witherspoon
  • G - Roburt Sallie
  • G - Willie Kemp
  • Bench - Latavious Williams, Angel Garcia, Doneal Mack
Jeff Goodman also expects Pastner to go hard after Noel Johnson, a top 100 recruit recently released by USC.

While Memphis looks like they are once again going to have issues on the perimeter, the Tigers will once again have an excellent front court. Expect another top 25 campaign and C-USA title in Memphis, especially if Stephenson and Johnson sign.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

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