Shaka Smart and the Longhorns became relevant again as they nabbed Top 5 recruit Mo Bamba. Bamba held offers from every major school and basically had Kentucky and Texas in his final two. Bamba is a big man that can provide elite level rim protection and some versatile scoring. Bamba is known for his IQ on and off the court as he is a very good student and a student of the game. Jarrett Allen has departed for the NBA but Shaka Smart has another talented big man to replace him. Texas becomes relevant in the Big-12 solely with the pick up Bamba. The Longhorns will be must see TV with this talented freshman on the court.