- Tom VanHaaren, ESPN Staff Writer
The evaluation period is over and we have moved into a dead period on the recruiting calendar. That means that there is no more in-person contact with coaches and prospective student athletes until the dead period ends on Jan. 16.
Coaches utilize the evaluation period to get targets on campus one last time, or to make in-home visits to give one last pitch before decisions are made.
The Big Ten coaches were out across the country and hosting several important targets in the past few weeks. Here is a look at some of the more important conference visits.