Tom Crean takes to crying to Twitter after losing recruit’s commitment

After Trey Lyles (a 6-8 forward from Indianapolis who’s currently ranked seventh in the 2014 class by Nation) rescinded his verbal commitment to Tuesday, conveyed his frustration –- an emotion Hoosiers have shared in the last 24 hours — through tweets:

It’s not unusual for coaches to accuse others of “tampering” when a recruit decides to reconsider his options. But it’s a misstep.   Everything about the game — prior to athletes signing national letters of intent, a move that can’t be made until they’re seniors in high school — is a phantom process.


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