Early signing period surprises
Originally Published: November 17, 2011By ESPN Recruiting Nation | ESPN.com
Here is a look at 10 things that jumped out at us during the early signing period.
Buckeyes blankedThe Ohio State Buckeyes have no early signees. Jared Sullinger is an NBA draft lottery lock, and a marquee low-post scorer or power forward such as Tony Parker (Lithonia, Ga./Miller Grove), Amile Jefferson (Philadelphia/Friends Central) or Anthony Bennett (Brampton, Ontario/Findlay Prep) would have minutes available right away. Regardless, we expect coach Thad Matta and his experienced staff to add a high-level performer in the regular signing period.
Kelly Kline/Getty ImagesMitch McGary is the top-ranked PF in the 2012 class.
2012 EARLY SIGNING PERIOD
Many decisions were made during the early signing period but Arizona looks to be the big winner.