Many jokes have been made about the impending "youth movement" of college basketball recruiting, few better than Mr. Show's Recruiters skit above.
Well the joke is wearing a little thin with the news that USC has offered a scholarship to a 14-year-old. According to the LA Times, Dwayne Polee Jr., a 6-foot-6 freshman high school guard has made a commitment to USC, even though he has yet to play in a high school basketball game. Polee, expected to start as a freshman for
Now Polee hasn't entered into a binding agreement, he can change his mind as teens are want to do. God, when I was 14 I changed my favorite band once a week and my only concerns regarding college where what time the early games started on Saturday.
So how good is this kid? Polee's head coach at
Oh. Um...Go Trojans?