I expect a similar reaction from Ben Howland when UCLA is given the Death Penalty by the NCAA. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-US PRESSWIRE
The dudes at CBS Sports have done a good job this offseason utilizing their contacts with various coaches to find out groundbreaking answers to questions like which coach is perceived to be the biggest cheater. (Hint: It's John Calipari!). Today they take a look at player recruitment, and specifically which player the coaches felt had the dirtiest recruitment.
The substance in a blatant attempt by me to generate page views in August after The Jump:
The results of the poll are below:The question is: Which player is perceived to have the dirtiest recruitment in the last 10 years?
Shabazz Muhammad: 15 percent
Anthony Davis: 13 percent
John Wall: 7 percent
Kyle Anderson: 7 percent
O.J. Mayo: 7 percent
Derrick Rose: 6 percent
Renardo Sidney: 6 percent
Terrence Jones: 3 percent
Tobias Harris: 3 percent
Chris Obekpa: 3 percent
Also received votes: DeMarcus Cousins, DeAndre Jordan, Anthony Randolph, Enes Kanter, Josh Selby, Lance Stephenson, Khem Birch, Rodney Hood, Norvel Pelle, Mario Austin, Terrence Jennings, J'Mison Morgan, Jordan Goodman, JaKarr Sampson, Jevon Thomas
Interestingly, the Nerlens Noel recruitment did not make the list, once again proving that Georgetown is a pristine shiny beacon of all that is holy when it comes to recruiting.
On current UCLA Bruin Kyle Anderson, who Georgetown wooed heavily before it became apparent that he and his handlers were looking to pad their pockets, a coach astutely stated:
Kyle Anderson: "A kid doesn't go across the country to a school that doesn't fit his style of play - and turn down some of the top East coast schools - without it being it unfair. It doesn't make sense from a basketball standpoint."