Well folks, it’s time to bust out the dusty atlas and catch up on your kebab eating skills. According to official
This move clearly signals that Texas coach Rick Barnes is ready to not only follow other NCAA coaches in internationalizing the recruitment process, it also indicates his unwavering support for Turkey’s bid to join the European Union. Of note, Balbay’s arrival follows a recent trend by Barnes to recruit top international players, including Edgar Moreno, Sydmill Harris, and planet Vulcan’s highly-touted prospect, James Thomas.
In addition to providing “quality depth at the point guard position” because of his “clever international game and good athleticism,” Balbay is expected to ride a camel to practice and get really excited around Thanksgiving. A regular on the U-18 Turkish National Team for several years, Balbay should bring maturity and poise to the
Wikipedia is quick to point out that the 6’1”, 170-pound high school senior at
In any case, Balbay’s energy, quickness, and court vision should provide depth and an added spark to