Eddie Johnson, a familiar name in high school, college and professional basketball lore in Illinois, has tossed his hat into the ring for the newly vacated head coaching position at the University
Malachi Nix is only 5-foot-6 but he thinks big. Niles North's junior point guard wants to play college basketball and his dream schools are Kentucky, Kansas and Baylor.
Imagine, if you will, Bob "Mr. Baseball" Uecker going from a lifetime .200 hitter to a .350 slugger with 50 homers and 150 RBI in one year. Unlikely? Improbable? Impossible?
What would happen if not a single high school athlete, football or basketball, chose to make an oral commitment until after the school year?