Notebook: Rimmer, Florida part ways; K-State, Tennessee add commits
It seems like everyone was adding commitments on Monday, including Kansas State and Tennessee. But Florida lost one. How big a loss was it?
Florida Gators has the nation’s No. 1-ranked recruiting class for 2013, but the Gators lost a pledge on Monday.
Schuyler Rimmer, a 6-foot-9 power forward from Orlando, Fla./Boone High, decommitted from Florida, sources told CBSSports.com.
Rimmer originally chose Florida over Vanderbilt Commodores , Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets , Virginia Cavaliers , UCF Knights , Penn State Nittany Lions , Clemson Tigers , Miami (Fla.) Hurricanes and others. He visited Gainesville in early August and committed almost immediately afterward.
According to sources, Rimmer would have only been a walk-on for Florida – not a scholarship player. The Gators have top-10 prospects Kasey Hill and Chris Walker in the fold for 2013, and they still are involved with Jabari Parker, Julius Randle, Isaac Hamilton, Kuran Iverson and others.
Jeff Goodman reported late Monday that Rimmer will visit Southern California Trojans this weekend, while Vanderbilt, Stanford and Tennessee Volunteers are involved.
Kansas State Wildcats adds third member to class
Bruce Weber has made the perimeter a priority thus far in the class of 2013, nabbing Alex Etherington and Marcus Foster.
Kansas State picked up another commitment on Monday, as 6-foot-6 wing Wesley Iwundu committed to the Wildcats.
“[The] Big 12,” Iwundu told CBSSports.com when asked why he chose Weber’s program. “In order to get better, got to play against the best.”
Iwundu, who ran with the Harrison twins on the AAU circuit, picked Kansas State over SMU Mustangs .
Tennessee gets second commitment of day
Cuonzo Martin had a long but productive day on Monday.
The Tennessee head coach started it off with a pledge from five-star wing Robert Hubbs. He ended it with another commitment, from forward A.J. Davis.
Davis is the son of former NBA veteran Antonio Davis and picked the Volunteers over Clemson. He visited Knoxville two weeks ago.
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