There has been quite a bit of buzz on various message boards about John Wall contacting North Carolina Coach Roy Williams, or was it the other way around? The news traveled through the Duke, UNC and Kentucky forums at warp speed, each poster giving it more of a spin until the rumor mill was spinning like a tornado.
Wow! First, it was John Calapari’s leaving Memphis for Kentucky, many of their fans claiming Wall was a package deal. Today, it was UNC’s turn, despite the fact they are on the verge of a semi-final game in the Final Four. I made a few calls and got a different take from each person, almost as if they were making it up as they go.
I finally opened the Blue Devil Nation Premium Message Board and the sky was falling. I then saw that the News and Observer had talked to Wall’s AAU Coach, Brian Clifton, about the situation, but he hadn’t talked to Wall. What was left to do in order to figure this whirlwind out? Of course, talk to John himself, and that’s what I did. So, here is the latest from the horse’s mouth. And as always, BDN Premium just deals in the facts. That said, here they are -
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