Tad Boyle Is Battling UCLA and Michigan State for a Big Man
Mady Sissoko is one of those guys you hear about every year in recruiting that went from under the radar to a blue-chip prospect seemingly overnight. Play well in a couple big tournaments, and suddenly everyone is talking about you.
That's both good and bad news for Colorado and coach Tad Boyle. CU was one of the first schools that recruited Sissoko, a 6-foot-9, 230-pound four-star big man, and he's visited Boulder once with another visit planned.
This is great news, except that in the process of becoming a four-star, Sissoko also began the process of scheduling visits to schools like Michigan State and UCLA. These schools being more prone to signing four-star big men than Colorado is, this is one of those "good problems to have" if you're Tad Boyle.
CU has a good team this year. The Buffaloes are turning up on "way too early" preseason Top 25 lists, and if they are in the Top 25 most of the the year, that and a good recruiting class could set up little 3-4 year run for Boyle.
The question now is, can he hang on?