March 1, 2014
You can’t have a successful college athletic program without the right athletes and recruiting these players has become a huge part most athletics programs, almost becoming a sport in-and-of itself. How has this changed over the years? How are coaches able to predict if a high school sophomore will be a successful college player? And how do scouting agencies and the growing media and fan interest in recruiting affect the process? Joining us to discuss this are Jimmy Adams, a retired basketball coach who has worked at the high school and college level (University of Memphis and Ole Miss), and Joe Giglio, a sports writer at the News & Observer who covers recruiting.