Power forward Junior Etou, a controversy magnet even before arriving at Rutgers two years ago, will be transferring to Tulsa.
The most important recruit in D.C.-area schoolboy basketball this year might just be a 77-year-old man who currently rides pine in Rome.
Long after the credits should have rolled in the soap opera that was Junior Etou's high school basketball career, we have a plot twist.
Looks like an already-messy situation on the D.C. hoops scene is about to get messier. Junior Etou, a breakout star at Bishop O'Connell High School in Arlington, Va., is about to turn 18 all over again.
In response to our report that its newest basketball star will turn 21 years old this year, Bishop O'Connell High School is standing by its, um, man. But that support's not making Junior Etou any younger in the eyes of global basketball authorities, who now say they have an "official" copy of the player's birth…
Another birther movement burgeons on the shores of the Potomac. It kicked up last week, in the wake of Bishop O'Connell's 68-48 rout of DeMatha, for decades the touchstone hoops program in the nation's capital.