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Did OSU dodge a bullet by not getting the top recruit in the country?

by John Helsley Published: February 20, 2009

Yeah, seems like a crazy question, right? But check out ESPN’s upcoming Outside the Lines ( which is all about “package deals” and features point guard John Wall.

Dwon Clifton, the brother of Wall’s AAU coach joined Baylor’s staff over the summer, and the hiring has created waves with the NCAA. Wall still hasn’t committed to a college yet — apparently Memphis, Kansas and Duke are all still in the running in addition to Baylor — but if Wall ends up at Baylor one has to think the NCAA’s already-raised eyebrows are going to go way, way up.

You have to think Travis Ford is glad this isn’t his mess to deal with while he’s trying to win basketball games in late February. 

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by John Helsley
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John Helsley grew up in Del City, reading all the newspapers and sports magazines he could get his hands on. And Saturday afternoons, when the Major League Game of the Week was on, he'd keep a scorecard for the game. So the sports appeal was was...
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