After Thad Matta turned down Georgia's offer, the school may turn to Tom Crean. Crean was born March 25, 1966 in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. Crean's wife, Joani, is the sister of Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh and Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh. Georgia reportedly reached out to Crean to gauge his interest in the job soon after it fired Mark Fox. Crean previously coached at Marquette and Indiana. In nine seasons at Marquette, Crean’s record was 190-96, a winning percentage. In nine seasons at Indiana,

Anthony Edwards signs, Georgia’s class ranked in top 10

Anthony Edwards, a guard rated the No. 2 overall prospect in the country in the 247Sports Composite, signed with Georgia on Wednesday, helping the Bulldogs to a top-10 class. 

Christian Brown also signed on the first day of the spring signing period. Edwards is a 6-foot-4, 210-pound guard from Holy Spirit Preparatory School in Atlanta, and Brown is a 6-6, 200-pound small forward from Columbia, S.C., who played at Oak Hill Academy. 

Georgia signed Jaykwon Walton, a 6-6, 195-pound wing from Montgomery, Ala., and Toumani Camara, a 6-6, 200-pound wing from Brussels, Belgium, who has played the past two seasons at Chaminade-Madonna Prep in Hollywood, Fla., during the November early signing period.

The Bulldogs’ class was rated No. 7 in the country as of Wednesday evening by 247Sports. All four of Georgia’s signees are ranked in the top 100, three in the top 70. 

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