Adviser Brian Clifton, who heads the point guard's summer team, said the Word of God senior got a call last night from Carolina coach Roy Williams. But Clifton sounded more enthusiastic about Wall's recent visit to Carolina's rival, Duke.
Memphis is no longer the leader for John Wall.
Louisville crushes Baylor 56-39 in the women's NCAA Raleigh Regional semifinal at the RBC Center in Raleigh, N.C. on Saturday, March 28, 2009.
Staff photo by Ethan Hyman
RALEIGH (AP) — Angel McCoughtry had 22 points and 12 rebounds Saturday to help Louisville beat Baylor 56-39 in the NCAA tournament's round of 16, sending the Cardinals to the first regional championship game in school history.
Candyce Bingham added 15 points and 15 rebounds for the Cardinals (32-4), the No. 3 seed in the Raleigh Regional. That included a pair of critical 3-pointers during Louisville's decisive 12-0 spurt in the final eight minutes that finally thwarted a gritty performance by the second-seeded Bears (29-6).
Louisville advanced to Monday night's regional final against the Maryland-Vanderbilt winner.
Melissa Jones had 13 points to lead Baylor, which shot just 25 percent for the game and missed 21 of 23 3-pointers.
Word of God basketball point guard John Wall says he has not made his college decision.
Wall, a 6-foot-3 senior point guard, said Baylor, Memphis, Kansas, Kentucky, Oregon, N.C. State and Oklahoma State were the schools that were recruiting him the hardest, but that he was willing to talk to other schools if they were interested in him.
Baylor received a commitment from a basketball point guard this week, but not from the highly acclaimed John Wall of Raleigh Word of God.
A.J. Walton of Little Rock (Ark.) Hill announced for Baylor. He was Mr. Basketball in Arkansas as a junior.
"I thought for sure that Walton would go to Arkansas," said Bob Gibbons, the basketball recruiting analyst for All-Star Sports. "Baylor pulled a big surprise."
Gibbons had Walton ranked as his "sleeper of the summer" after watching him play this summer in Orlando, Fla.
"A.J. is an exceptional point guard," Gibbons said. "But he is a point. I am sure that Baylor envisions him playing along side John Wall, but both are point guards."
Baylor is on the list of favorites of Wall, who is the top-ranked player in the country by rivals.com. Baylor recently hired Wall's club team coach, Dwon Clifton, as the director of player development.