How many unused 2014 basketball scholarships will we be left with after November 20th which marks the end of the National Letter of Intent signing period? It’s a bit nerve wracking to watch recruits get snapped up week after week while our opportunities seem to come and go. However, a look at the status of other Big Ten teams as well as programs outside the conference indicates we are in no worse shape than many at this stage. Other than Mathias, our last commitment was from Hammons on October 13, 2011 which is nearly two years ago. The paint has been drying very slowly.