Menu

High school basketball players are repeating grades to get an edge

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Over time, high school basketball players and their families have tried just about everything in their pursuit of college scholarships. Year-round training regimens. Specialized coaching. Countless hours commuting to the powerhouse program with the famous coach. Jumping from school to school for the right fit. But just when you thought you had heard everything, comes the latest trend: Top players are begging their parents to spend an extra year in middle school. (Newark Star-Ledger)

Share: Facebook | Twitter | Email

Related:

Recent ACC & NCAA News Articles:

Swofford: ACC teams, divisions are set, for now

A Bulldog's battle: Former Butler big man Andrew Smith and the toughest challenge of his life

Pittsburgh Pirates first baseman Pedro Alvarez hits home run into a boat on the Allegheny River

4-Star Durham (NC) Forward Jay Huff Commits To Virginia

Curbing college basketball timeouts, physical play more important than 30-second clock

Wake Forest reinstates suspended guard Madison Jones

Julius Hodge joins University at Buffalo coaching staff

John Calipari says Kentucky's goal was to get 8 players drafted, not win NCAA title