Darrin Horn landed his second commitment for his South Carolina 2009 basketball class over the weekend when PG Ramon Galloway (6-3, 160) of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., made his pledge while on an official visit.
The commitment was reported Saturday by Rivals.com and Scout.com. Galloway also had offers from Virginia, South Florida and Central Florida. Last season he averaged 20 points, 5 assists and 7 rebounds per game.
In other recruiting news: Also making an official visit to USC over the weekend was 6-8 Keith Clanton of Orlando. That was his first official visit, and he plans to visit South Florida in a couple of weeks. "The visit went well," Clanton said. "I like the coaching staff and the players are real cool. I saw them scrimmage and they would fit in with my game."
6-5 Garrius Adams of Apex, N.C., has taken official visits to USC and Miami and likes both programs. He's also looking at Virginia Tech, N.C. State and Wake Forest.
USC no longer is involved with 6-7 James Padgett of Brooklyn while 6-6 Kevin Parrom of Kent, Conn., who was offered by USC, committed to Xavier over the weekend.
The USC women also gained a commitment over the weekend from 5-8 Leasia Walker of Copiague, N.Y.
USC did not have any football official visits over the weekend while Clemson had LB Conor O'Neill (6-1, 195) of Fort Lauderdale on campus for his official visit. O'Neill will visit Auburn this weekend and Wisconsin on Oct. 4. He was highly impressed by his time with the Tigers. "It was great," he said. "I loved it. It was awesome. I didn't make a commitment, but I definitely liked the school. But I want to take my other visits. They are all dead even."
LBs Josh Dickerson (6-2, 220) and Tony Straughter (6-1, 211) of Georgia Military JC postponed their official visits to USC from this past weekend to this coming weekend. Both are strong on the Gamecocks. Straughter also likes Kansas State, Ole Miss and West Virginia. Dickerson also is considering Tennessee, Ole Miss and East Carolina.
DB Kayvon Webster (5-11, 180) of Miami had planned to visit USC over the weekend but said USC called and canceled last week and has not rescheduled, something he hopes to do. He's also looking at Ole Miss, Miami and Tennessee.
Clemson commitment DB Devonte Holloman (6-3, 210) said last week he will take other visits and has set one with Tennessee for Sept. 20. "I'm really only looking at SEC schools (for other visits)," Holloman said. "Not many coaches know I'm opening it back up a little. I didn't de-commit, I'm just trying to double check to make sure I didn't miss." Holloman said he's also interested in Alabama, Georgia and LSU.
Byrnes WR Rico Sanders (5-11, 185) said last week his top four schools are USC, Florida, Florida State and Auburn, but he hasn't eliminated any school that's offered. He has not set any official visits and doesn't have a leader.
DE Ryan Robinson (6-5, 245) of Atlanta was scheduled for an unofficial visit to Clemson on Saturday. The Tigers just recently started recruiting Robinson who holds offers from USC, Kentucky North Carolina, Middle Tennessee State, Western Carolina and S.C. State. He's also hearing from Auburn. Robinson plans to take an unofficial visit to Auburn this week for the LSU game.
USC is still in the game with LB Qua Huzzie (5-11, 210) of LaGrange, Ga., who committed to Kentucky earlier in the summer. He has set an official visit to Kentucky for Oct. 6, and he also wants to visit USC, Auburn and Oklahoma State. Huzzie said he's also hearing from Clemson.
USC is the favorite of RB Trabis Ward (5-9, 203) of Fort Lauderdale, though the Gamecocks have not yet offered. He plans to make an official visit in November. He has offers from Kansas, Toledo and Troy.
LB Daniel Mack (6-0, 198) of Miami has a final five of Clemson, Boston College, Wake Forest, Central Florida and Liberty. Mack originally had planned to graduate early, but he's changed his mind. He will set an official visit with Clemson for January.
OL Johnnie Farms (6-3, 305) of Perry, Ga., was scheduled for an unofficial visit to USC on Saturday. He's also looking at Auburn, Alabama, LSU, Central Florida and Oklahoma and his official visits will come from those six. He also has been to Alabama this season.
WR Justin Green (5-10, 180) of Louisville, Ky., remains committed to Ohio State but plans official visits to USC, Tennessee, Kentucky and Illinois.
Richland Northeast RB Alexander Greene (5-8, 175) was offered Friday by Furman. He also has offers from The Citadel, Liberty, Georgia Southern, Newberry, Army, Navy, Air Force, Presbyterian and S.C. State. Vanderbilt also is showing interest.
Cavalier ATH Derek Frost (6-1, 180) recently was offered by New Mexico State. He also has an offer from Newberry.
DB Zeke Motta (6-3, 210) of Vero Beach, Fla., will visit Notre Dame on Oct. 4 according to SuperPrep.com. He also plans to set visits with Florida and UCLA, and he's also looking at Clemson, Auburn, Boston College and Stanford.
Tucker, Ga., LB Jonathan Davis (5-8, 205) nearly committed to Georgia Tech last week after being offered, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He also claims offers from USC, Oklahoma State, UAB, Central Florida and Louisville.
DB Frank Crawford (6-1, 170) of Miami has a favorite five of USC, South Florida, Florida State, Ole Miss and Minnesota. He plans to set an official visit with the Gamecocks, who are recruiting him as a free safety.
Brookland-Cayce OL Dakota Dozier (6-4, 290) has not been offered but he likes USC, Clemson, Illinois, Kentucky and Furman.
USC landed a commitment last week from one of North Carolina's top 2010 prospects in OF DeSean Anderson (5-9, 180) of Jamestown. Anderson played quarterback and receiver on the Ragsdale High football team before suffering a concussion in the pre-season. He has decided to concentrate on baseball. Anderson bats and throws right.