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WVU football, hoops tackling ‘crazy’ world of recruiting

Recruiting is nuts and rules are always changing.
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Describing the craziness within college football recruiting is almost impossible.

The closest I can come is this: Put Amanda Bynes, Lindsay Lohan, Lady Gaga, Miley Cyrus, Mel Gibson, Charlie Sheen and Chris Brown in a blender. The almagamation you’re left with is recruiting.

The other day, for instance, WVU’s basketball coaches apparently believed they had a commitment from Jevon Carter, a 6-foot-2, 165-pound point guard from Proviso East High in Maywood, Ill.

Seemed like a slam dunk. Carter’s other published offers came from Kent State, Illinois State, etc. Obviously, though, Mountaineer coach Bob Huggins and others saw something in the kid. He visited Morgantown and apparently committed.

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