However, that is exactly what happened with ‘Fab Melo’, who did not become a household name until the past couple of months.
His visits to Connecticut and Louisville took place during the season, allowing Melo to get more of a basketball experience while there.
“Of course, like most kids, there are also a lot of other factors: style of play, ability to come in and make an impact early. And academics are important to Fab. He wants to get involved in international business, so we have to look at those programs.”