JOHNSON CITY — July is always a big month for college basketball coaches, who spend much of their time sizing up prospective recruits in gyms scattered all about.
And it’s never easy to gauge how much progress is being made while you’re on the road, says East Tennessee State coach Murry Bartow.
“I get that question a lot: How do you think July went?” Bartow said Friday. “The answer is, we really don’t know. It’s obviously an evaluation period and you go to all these AAU events. You’re on the road tracking kids you already know about and finding new potential recruits as you go.
“I do think we covered a lot of ground this summer. You just want to be in a good position for the early signing period in November.”
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