It was reported last week that Seton Hall, Iowa, Maryland, and North Carolina State have already offered the Asbury Park (N.J.) big man, who has yet to play a minute of high school ball. The 6-foot-9 Reid will play alongside Isaiah Briscoe and other Seton Hall targets at Roselle Catholic (N.J.) next season as a freshman.
NCAA has spent $240,000 so far on lobbying in 2014 after spending just $160,000 during all of 2013. Further, the NCAA has spent $180,000 over the span of April-June this year. It appears clear that the NCAA is working toward protecting the interest of something by greasing the palms of politicians.
The news that Prime Prep is under fire is not new, but it is still another disappointing story of broken promises and the like as kids and their families scramble to receive basketball scholarships, this time featuring former NFL state Deion Sanders' "academy."