Texas needed a lot of talent quickly. Well, Sterling Gibbs needed a new home and this seems like a perfect match.
Gibbs mentioned on Monday evening that he will be joining the Longhorns. Last week, Gibbs requested a release from his letter of intent with Maryland, after Gary Williams retired and former Texas A&M coach Mark Turgeon was hired to replace him.
Myck Kabongo, who Texas recruited is a top-10 prospect and will be playing point guard but will need help on the perimeter with star Jordan Hamilton leaving for the NBA as expected and point guard Cory Joseph making a surprising exit for the draft.
Gibbs is from South Orange, N.J., is a 6-0 guard. Gibbs’ brother Ashton is an all-Big East performer at Pitt. Before Sterlings’ senior year, he had committed to Maryland. Just this past weekend, he visited UT