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ESPN's Jeff Goodman: Other Coaches Think Rick Stansbury Pays For Recruits

The ESPN reporter tweeted a not-so-subtle quote today.

Western Kentucky's men's basketball program has one of the best recruiting classes in the country.

Seriously, it does.

WKU currently has the No. 8 class in the country, led by five-star center Mitchell Robinson, the No. 8 recruit in the class. The Hilltoppers also have commitments from four-star guard Jordan Brangers, four-star guard Josh Anderson and two three-star guards.

It's a bit puzzling, to say the least.

Western Kentucky does have an elite recruiting head coach in Rick Stansbury, who previously led Mississippi State's program from 1998-2012, making six NCAA Tournaments.

Robinson credited his relationship with Stansbury as the reason why he committed to WKU.

At least one high-major coach thinks Stansbury might be doing a little more than developing good relationships with these recruits, though.

It's not very hard to read into what that head coach is implying.