About a month ago Darrick Wood decommitted from St. Johns. Many on this site were quick to label him a headcase like they always do when a recruit re-opens his recruitment. Lets go ahead and throw that out the door now. If you think that he is a headcase you need to have your own head examined. Any recruit who commits to a program in as much turmoil as St. Johns is in currently, is probably more of a headcase then one who committed and wants out. .... I know that will spark Bball but lets be honest. Unless you are a die hard St. Johns fan as a kid and just so happen to be good enough to play for them , why else would you want to go to St. Johns at the moment with their coaching situation? Lavin's health is a real concern for any player.
Now that we have these stupid character issues resolved lets move on to discussing the player.
Matt Bracken @MattBracken Terps in the mix for 6-5 shooting guard from DC RT @EvanDanielscout Darrick Wood has five coming at him the hardest http://scouthoops.scout.com/2/1153632.html
MD is one of the 5 that is recruiting him the hardest. Wood is a 2012 prospect who would be joining Seth Allen, Layman, and Shaq. He is a local product from DC who now plays in Maine. ESPN has him as a 3 star ranked an 88 overall... not in the top 100 obviously. Rivals has him as a 4 star, 20th SG in the class, nationally #104. Scout has him a 3 star, the 27th best SG. His height varies from 6-3 to 6-6.
Thoughts: I dont think that grades/qualifying will be an issue as he has been at a private boarding school for 2 years now. Wood plays for Team Takeover, so we obviously have connections to his AAU program. We also have the local ties as he is from DC. None of his other 4 schools are close to home, so Im not sure how much of a factor this is.
Woods is known as one of the most athletic SG in the class. He has a "dependable jumper" yet you will see that his dunking ability is off the charts. Enjoy the videos below.
I cant really decide if I want Wood or not. Let me clarify, I cant decide if I want Wood in 2012, or Robinson in 2013.
Football news: Reader will choose between MD and Clemson on signing day. And Abner Logan is recruiting for the Terps. He tweeted at some stud TE (forget his name) yesterday. Think the kid is from PA....