If you thought there would be a slowdown in recruiting news following the Andrew Wiggins decision, you were wrong. This past week featured plenty of entertaining stories. Which ACC football program sent 115 handwritten letters to a defensive end? Which basketball program landed a consensus five-star wing in the class of 2014? Read about those stories and more, below.
One week after losing the Wiggins sweepstakes to Kansas, Roy Williams proved that he’s back, or that he never left. You decide. Elite wing Theo Pinson committed to the over Indiana and Duke.
Four-star class of 2013 center Dominic Woodson chose Baylor over N.C. State several months ago, but he has since decided to of his letter of intent – putting him back on the market.
Coach K is back coaching Team USA through the 2016 Olympics, reigniting about whether his side gig helps or hurts recruiting.
Before we switch over to football recruiting, check out Rob Harrington’s breakdown of the 19 who will play in the ACC next season.
Boston College head football coach Steve Addazio continues to assemble an impressive class in his first full recruiting cycle. Four-star linebacker Connor Strachan recently .
Duke must really love three-star defensive end Harrison Phillips. Their staff sent him <115 handwritten letters> last week.
Dave Doeren has been aggressively searching for help at the quarterback position, and he finally found it. Former Arkansas QB Brandon Mitchell is for a postgrad year. The Wolfpack also scored a from three-star linebacker Sean Bowens.
Clemson also had a big week on the recruiting trail, picking up commits from running back Adam Choice and athlete C.J. Fuller.
Four-star receiver Markell Pack chose Florida State and a slew of SEC schools.
UNC went into Florida and picked up a from three-star running back D’Ernest Johnson.
The state of Virginia is in the class of 2014, a huge opportunity for both the Cavs and Hokies.
Offensive lineman Eric Gallo recently received from Virginia Tech and will visit Blacksburg this weekend.
Syracuse became the first the FBS school Connecticut running back Ervin Phillips a scholarship.
Andrew Tie recently updated the .
That wraps up another edition of ACC Recruiting Links. Check back next week for the latest stories affecting the league’s football and basketball programs.