Great Divide

Coach K and John Calipari enjoy the exalted positions of picking and choosing from among the annual array of elite prep basketball prospects. Sacramento State Coach Brian Katz and new San Jose State University Coach Jean Prioleau are not as fortunate. They and their respective staffs have to beat the proverbial bushes in hopes of unearthing a hidden gem or two while observing some mid-level talents, saying to themselves or under their breath, “I have no shot at that guy.” The recruiting gap is immense between the top and bottom tier teams…

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