Jon Samuelson has two daughters playing basketball at Stanford and another headed to UConn, and while he's helped hone their games in hidden gyms throughout Southern California, finding him at games is no easy task.
Undeclared Asia Durr, the MVP of the USA Basketball U16 team last summer, will join forces with UConn recruits Katie Lou Samuelson and De'Janae Boykin on the U17 USA team that is heading to the Czech Republic.
Marian Catholic (Chicago Heights, Illinois) point guard Teniya Page had everything she needed to make the U.S. U16 team last year except an aggressive mindset. She's determined not to make that mistake this time.
Katie Lou Samuelson, the No. 1 prospect in the 2015 class, hopes to sign by November, and though those close to her think she'll choose either UConn or Notre Dame, she's also considering Stanford, UCLA and Kentucky.
Connecticut scored another big win over the weekend, this time on the recruiting trail. Napheesa Collier, the No. 7 prospect in the 2015 class, gave a verbal commitment to Geno Auriemma and the Huskies.
Louisville recruit Emmonnie Henderson nearly injured her knee, and Cal recruit Courtney Range has a thumbs-off order for the remote. UConn's Saniya Chong and Notre Dame's Lindsay Allen and Taya Reimer will watch in person at the Final Four.