Jabari Parker is hoping to become Duke’s latest one-and-done star to be the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft. Parker, a 6-foot-8 All-America forward, was the highest-scoring freshman in Duke history at 19.1 points.
For Braxton Miller, Ohio State spring football practice meant a lot of standing, watching and talking as he recovered from arthroscopic shoulder surgery, but activity for the senior quarterback should pick up in coming weeks.
Former Ohio State University football player Ray Small dreamed of a career in the pros but was an amateur when it came to drug dealing. He was sentenced yesterday to four years in prison for his involvement in what a Franklin County prosecutor called an “amateurish” drug-trafficking operation.
Ohio State received some welcome, albeit preliminary, news this week about quarterback prospect Torrance Gibson.
The state’s highest court said yesterday that it would not review Jerry Sandusky’s child-molestation conviction, but other legal avenues remain open to the former Penn State assistant football coach.
Marquette picked Duke assistant Steve Wojciechowski to be its coach.