Bishop Gorman High School star Shabazz Muhammad announced live on ESPNU on April 11 that he would attend UCLA instead of Kentucky or Duke. On the same broadcast, Tilton, N.H., center Nerlens Noel, another top-ranked recruit, selected Kentucky over Georgetown and Syracuse. In the wake of those decisions, Muhammad’s Twitter following plummeted while Noel’s skyrocketed, showing the collective social-media muscle of the Big Blue Nation.
Best of the City 2017
Our eighth annual celebration of all things Las Vegas, from the best casino comebacks to irresistible pot products