Looking at the ESPN rankings for power forwards, it was interesting that seven of the Top 10 had not yet committed. Only four of the Top 10 centers and SGs are still available, three of the Top 10 SFs are left, and just one PG is still on the board. What are the PFs slower to commit?
Maryland is interested in three of those in the Top 10: Mitch McGary, Amile Jefferson and Robert Carter. Many of those seven are being recruited by a similar set of schools: Florida has an interest in six of the seven still uncommitted, and UConn four. UK, NCS, Georgia, Tennessee, West Virginia, and Memphis also appear on multiple lists.
Why have so many of the top PFs not committed? Once the first of those seven commit, likely eliminating that school from consideration for the others - and that player from competition at the schools he didn't select - do you expect to see the rest begin to fall fairly quickly?
On a side note: North Carolina's committment from Joel James last week pushed them to #7 on ESPNs class rankings, and knocked the Terps out of the Top 10 to #11.