This is 1 of 10,563 photos Nerlens Noel posed for on Bourbon Street during the Final Four. That explains why he looks exhausted.
— We’re 29 1/2 hours away from Decision 2012 and everyone is still just guessing where Nerlens Noel and Shabazz Muhammad will end up. Today, ESPN recruiting guru Dave Telep wrote “UCLA was the clubhouse leader for a long time while UK has the current momentum.” Now that we know Shabazz has already finalized his decision, I wouldn’t be surprised if it came out before tomorrow night’s ESPNU special. It’s hard to keep a secret in recruiting in this day in age.
— If watching TV isn’t enough for you, we’ll be live blogging tomorrow night’s ESPNU Signing Day Special. Join us at 7:30 as we count down to the moment the two stars of 2012 announce. We’re all in this together.
— All of us can let out a big sigh of relief now that Nerlens Noel has turned 18. I was beginning to worry that Perverted Justice would kick our doors down if we kept spending so much time on the Internet talking about a 17-year-old boy.
— Check out this video of Jalen Rose calling out Skip Bayless on this morning’s episode of First Take. Skip has always bragged about how he led his high school basketball team to a state title but issues with his coach kept him from getting D-I offers, and Jalen called him out today with stats from Skip’s high school career. Apparently, Skip played JV as a junior and averaged 1.4 points as a senior. Jalen reminded him of that today…
He called him Water Pistol Pete!
— Kentucky’s awesome baseball team plays host to the Louisville Cardinals tonight at 6:30. Stuart Hammer will be by in just a bit with a preview of the big game, or you can follow in-game coverage over at KSR College.
— Come get your KSR podcast! Recruiting! Recruiting! Recruiting!