I have gone over the football targets the past couple weeks. A co-worker of mine at the Indy Star reminded me that the summer is also a hot time for men's basketball recruiting.
So here is what I could dig up about some of the players Akron has interest in...
For the most part, most of Akron's targets -- both in basketball and football -- are above average at best. The Zips have not really been in the running for a nationally revered stud recruit in the past few years, despite solid recruiting classes from Dambrot and J.D. Brookhart.
Where am I going with this? Well, one of Akron's targets this year was a big-time player...
As Captain Kangaroo reported on ZipsNation.org, receiver Vincent Hill has verbally committed to play at Akron.
The 5-10 player from Fort Washington, Md. chose Akron over Colorado, Connecticut, Maryland, Michigan State, North Carolina, Pittsburgh, Rutgers, Temple, Virginia, West Virginia and Kent State.
Hill is the Zips second verbal commitment and also their second receiver, behind Jerome Royal.