Originally Posted by sedated
What does it cost the school or the coach (or you) to have a recruit visit? The cost is insignificant, especially when 5 guys are already committed and make up the number 2 class in the country.
Honestly, Im not even sure Self wants all these top 3 recruits - a significant chunk are more trouble than they are worth. He wants a mature team, not to copy PayPal Cal's revolving door.
You're right, it's not much of a cost. Although when a guy like Tarc takes 7 visits, you have to think the school is spending quite a bit of time and effort on him. As to what Self wants, he clearly wants top-3 guys because he's recruiting them.
In the 2005 mega-class for KU, when you strip out those early NBA entrants, Self signed: