From The Couch – Jerome Tang And Gene Taylor Talk Basketball And Recruiting

From The Couch – Jerome Tang And Gene Taylor Talk Basketball And Recruiting

Kellis Robinett of the Wichita Eagle posted a couple of articles this week about K-State basketball and there were some interesting quotes from Jerome Tang and Gene Taylor. Tang talked about how basketball recruiting is going and Gene Taylor talked a little bit about Name, Image, and Likeness. Here are some quotes of note from the articles. “This is no offense to the staffs before me or any of the players, but when I was coming in I thought there…

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The Absurd Recruitment Of Antoine Davis

The Absurd Recruitment Of Antoine Davis

Stories of the NCAA transfer portal and Name, Image, and Likeness are getting more bizarre. The latest example is the recruitment of K-State target Antoine Davis. Davis entered the transfer portal from Detroit-Mercy after playing four seasons and finishing 3rd in the NCAA in scoring last season. He broke Stephen Curry’s freshman 3-point record, so obviously the guy can score. He averaged 24.6 points a game in his four year career and became the first four-time All-Horizon League player. It…

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From The Couch – Basketball And Football Recruiting Updates

From The Couch – Basketball And Football Recruiting Updates

It was a big weekend for Chris Klieman and the football Wildcats and a disappointing day for Jerome Tang and the basketball Cats, when one of their top transfer targets decided to stay put. Here’s the scoop…. JM: K-State was a possible destination for Antoine Davis, along with Maryland, Georgetown, and BYU. After all the hubbub, he decided to stay at Detroit-Mercy after reportedly landing a six figure Name, Image, and Likeness deal with a Chinese company called Glow Balls…….

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Can K-State Compete In The Current Name, Image, And Likeness World?

Can K-State Compete In The Current Name, Image, And Likeness World?

The first thought to enter my mind after hearing that Nijel Pack signed a Name, Image, and Likeness deal with LifeWallet, (a company run by University of Miami billionaire alum John Ruiz,) for $800,000 for two years along with a new a car was “college sports is officially dead.” Was that an overreaction? Perhaps. But to hear a player sign with another school after entering the transfer portal, along with an immediate announcement of a Name, Image, and Likeness contract,…

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From The Couch – Two New Basketball Commitments, A Couple Of High-Profile Visits, And Two Football Wildcats Get Drafted

From The Couch – Two New Basketball Commitments, A Couple Of High-Profile Visits, And Two Football Wildcats Get Drafted

There continues to be a lot of buzz around K-State basketball recruiting. 6’5″ guard Dorian Finister and 6’10” Juco transfer Nae’qwan Tomlin committed to K-State today. Finister is Jerome Tang’s first high school commitment. He is a three-star player according to 247Sports, rated 230th nationally and the 30th best shooting guard. Both Finister and Tomlin will be eligible this fall. JM: I like the pictures the recruits take with the coaching staff and their family members. K-State is really welcoming…

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