As of March 13 the NCAA canceled all on-campus recruiting visits for Division I universities, a decision that continued to trickle down to the NAIA and NJCAA. At the moment, Allen Community College head basketball coach Andy Shaw is making pitches to future Red Devils without them stepping a foot on campus.
While the measures make matters more difficult, Shaw is not in unfamiliar territory. Last year, Shaw recruited forward Malik Hardmon, who earned All-Conference and All-Region honors, and Joel Boyce, an All-Conference guard, with them never stepping foot on campus before arriving in Iola last summer.
Already in the early stages of this unprecedented recruiting season, the Red Devils are continuing to make some noise.
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