USC is currently No. 7 and UCLA No. 9 in the Rivals.com rankings. Scout.com, which rewards having more commitments, has the Bruins No. 6 and USC No. 10.
So here is the question: Which ranking is more important and does the fact USC is restricted mean there is validity to Scout’s formula, which I’ve previously discounted because of its quantity ove quality emphasis. Does quantity matter in the era of NCAA sanctions?