Nation’s #1 recruit, Shabazz Muhammad, narrows school choices down to four

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The Nation’s #1 recruit, Shabazz Muhammad, will not be staying at home to play college basketball this fall. Cross UNLV off his list, as the Las Vegas native now has his own set of final four schools left remaining for his services.Two of them will be competing this Final Four weekend as Kentucky, Kansas, Duke, and UCLA remain in the mix.

On the day after he won the high school all-star week’s dunk competition, and on the eve of the McDonald’s All-American game, Muhammad talked about what each one has to offer.

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Nation’s #1 recruit Shabazz Muhammad wins dunk contest (photos)

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Shabazz Muhammad has left everybody guessing where he will attend college next season. However, nobody was surprised by his dominating performance in the Sprite Jam Fest Slam Dunk Contest.

Muhammad, rated the nation’s top senior prospect by Scout.com, recorded a perfect score of 70 on each of his four dunks, and won the contest, edging Kentucky Wildcats signee Archie Goodwin, UConn women’s signee Breanna Stewart and uncommitted prospect Anthony Bennett.

Guest post from Chris Emaa, Purple Wildcats.com

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10 Non-NCAA Tournament teams ready to make a splash next season

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College basketball fans whose team didn’t make the NCAA Tournament are probably already looking ahead to the 2012-2013 season.  Typical tourney teams like UCLA, Arizona, Butler, Villanova, and Maryland should have bounce back seasons next year and vie for a spot in the Big Dance.  Here are ten non-tourney programs to watch out for next season.

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