1 Updates
NCAA: G Sam Cassell, Jr. To Make Official Visit to Louisville
Photo Credit: Getty Images

NCAA: G Sam Cassell, Jr. To Make Official Visit to Louisville

Sep 19 2013, 11:10pm CDT | by

Sam Cassell, Jr., son of retired NBA guard and Los Angeles Clippers assistant coach Sam, Sr., will make an official visit to the University of Louisville next week.

Could Sam Cassell, Jr. possibly become a Louisville Cardinal?Cassell told Jim Ganzer of BrewCityBall.com he has visited two universities with two more coming up on his agenda, including Louisville....

Filed under: news

Full Story below YouTube Videos

 
 

 

29 weeks ago

NCAA: G Sam Cassell, Jr. To Make Official Visit to Louisville

Sep 19 2013, 11:10pm CDT | by

NCAA: G Sam Cassell, Jr. To Make Official Visit to Louisville  Photo Credit: Getty Images

Sam Cassell, Jr., son of retired NBA guard and Los Angeles Clippers assistant coach Sam, Sr., will make an official visit to the University of Louisville next week.

Could Sam Cassell, Jr. possibly become a Louisville Cardinal?

Cassell told Jim Ganzer of BrewCityBall.com he has visited two universities with two more coming up on his agenda, including Louisville. 

"I am still open, I don't have a leader at this point. I have visited Missouri and Marquette, I visit UConn this weekend and will visit Louisville next week. I don't have a deadline, when I feel it, when I know where I want to go I will make the decision. I do want to commit by October though, I want to sign during the early period. I want to make the right decision." 

The Cardinals lost two commitments from point guard aspirants Quentin Snider and JaQuan Lyle, so they are looking to solidify their backcourt. Cassell is one of their primary candidates. 

Meanwhile, Ganzer reports Cassell enjoyed his Marquette visit and finds the idea of playing for Golden Eagles head coach Buzz Williams.

"I had a really good visit to Marquette, I really enjoyed it. I played with the team and I think that went very well. I felt good playing with them.

"Coach Chew has been recruiting me, and he's been great. Coach Buzz is, well, he's just Coach Buzz. He's really good. I want to play for a coach that will work me very hard and get the best out of me. That is what every player should want, and Buzz is that kind of coach."  

The 6'3" Cassell was originally part of the 2012 recruiting class and previously commited to the Maryland Terrapins, but was deemed ineligible because of academic reasons.

More specifically, his academic ineligibility stemmed from the NCAA invalidating six courses he took at Notre Dame Prep in Massachusetts, paving the way for his enrollment at Chipola Junior College in Florida. 

His father, now an assistant coach with the Los Angeles Clippers and three-time NBA champion, called the NCAA "neighborhood bullies" and said,"The NCAA couldn't go after Notre Dame Prep. My son didn't do nothing wrong."

Nonetheless, the younger Cassell says his dad has been instrumental in his journey towards selecting a Division I college.

"My dad has been a big help, but he doesn't tell me what to do. He said this is my life, it is my decision, and that this is the most important decision that I will ever make, so he wants me to take my time and make the right decision."  

Best of luck to Sam Cassell, Jr. in this all-important life decision. 

 

Don't miss ...

 


Poch de la Rosa follows all major U.S. sports: NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL and the NCAA. His favorite teams are the Colts, Braves, Pacers, Sharks and Irish, respectively.

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Announcing Custom Authentic Handcrafted Old Fashioned Natural Mattresses  by: Orange Mattress and Custom Bedding.  Family Business Since 1902.
Announcing Custom Authentic Handcrafted Old Fashioned Natural Mattresses by: Orange Mattress and Custom Bedding. Family Business Since 1902.
Clark, NJ, April 17, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Custom Bedding - Orange Mattress has been handcrafting natural mattresses for over 100 years. Their mattresses are made to order to customers' specifications. While searching...
 
 
Cricnama and Shahi Announce Winner of "Kaun Karega Ballay Ballay"
Malik Khuram Iqbal wins Samsung Galaxy Star Pro.
 
 
After Decades of Being the Same, Cup Holders Are Drastically Changed to Finally Make Sense - Beverages Are No Longer Held from the Bottom in Stationary Cylinder Openings
After Decades of Being the Same, Cup Holders Are Drastically Changed to Finally Make Sense - Beverages Are No Longer Held from the Bottom in Stationary Cylinder Openings
The Maksimatic Spill-Preventing Cup Holder uses centripetal force to prevent beverages from spilling utilizing a 360 degree swiveling joint which allows the cup holder cylinder openings to tilt up to a 27 degree angle full-circle. No other cup holder in the world achieves this let alone is designed to do anything like this. The Maksimatic is as reliable as the laws of physics themselves and changes a design used for decades. This seems to be the next logical step in cup holders.
 
 
Lionhead Golf Club and Conference Centre Renovation
Phase 1 of a multi-million dollar renovation is nearing completion.
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

The Other Important Number In The President's Obamacare Briefing: 24
President Obama was triumphant on Thursday. After facing months of questions over whether the White House would hit its goal of 7 million Obamacare sign-ups, the president had the latest enrollment data in hand—and it...
Read more on Business Balla
 
It's Good to Be King: LeBron James Tops 2014 Top-Selling NBA Jerseys
We haven’t crowned a winner for the 2014 NBA Championship, but we know who the king is when it comes to jersey sales. For the sixth time, Miami Heat power-forward LeBron James tops the NBA most-popular jersey list based...
Read more on Business Balla
 
The L.A. Clipper Miracle... Next: Democracy Will Break Out in Russia?
The Lakers are dead as Moses. The Clippers, who finished 11 games ahead of them last season and 30 in this one, are No. 3 seeds in the NBA’s Western draw, meaning they’ll be favored to stay alive for the next three or...
Read more on Business Balla
 
12 Reasons Why New Zealand's Economic Bubble Will End In Disaster
New Zealand’s economy has been hailed as one of world’s top safe-haven economies in recent years after it emerged from Global Financial Crisis relatively unscathed. Unfortunately, my research has found that many of...
Read more on Business Balla
 
Britney Spears' dad wants her to stay single
Britney Spears' father reportedly doesn't want her to get married again. The 'Perfume' hitmaker, who broke of her engagement to her former agent, Jason Trawick, in January 2013, is desperate to tie the knot with her...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
The Singular Secret For A Leader's Success: Self-Awareness
The National Advisory Council of a prestigious west coast business school was asked what single quality they thought would be most valuable for their graduates to acquire as they graduated.  The answer was self-...
Read more on Business Balla
 
Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill Hit With Tax Warrant
In 2003, country singer Toby Keith went all the way to #1 with his mega-hit, “I Love This Bar.” The incredible popularity of the song inspired a chain of restaurants called Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill with...
Read more on Business Balla
 
What If Doctors Could Finally Prescribe Behavior Change?
This guest article is by Sean Duffy, CEO and Co-Founder, Omada Health Three out of four Americans will die of a disease that could be avoided—if only they could re-route their unhealthy habits. A new category of...
Read more on Business Balla
 
Steve Jobs and Ezra Cornell: Entrepreneurs
More and more MBA students are choosing to major in entrepreneurship, rather than the traditional disciplines of finance and marketing. How has entrepreneurship changed over the past century-and-a-half? Or has it...
Read more on Business Balla
 
Private Equity's New Macro Challenges
For decades, private equity (PE) firms made money by focusing on the microeconomics of businesses and letting the macro conditions take care of themselves. While investors focused on industry dynamics and company...
Read more on Business Balla
 
 
Auto Balla Sexy Balla Sport Balla TV Balla Politics Balla Movie Balla Apple Balla Business Balla Ad Balla Celebrity Balla