Around The Blogosphere: February 22, 2011

Posted by nvr1983 on February 22nd, 2011

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Top 25 Games

  • #6 Kansas 92, Oklahoma State 55: “Kansas got some good news and some bad news headed into Monday nights game against Oklahoma State. Thomas Robinson would return to the court ahead of schedule, but the Jayhawks would be without the services of junior guard Tyshawn Taylor due to suspension. As for the performance on the court, Monday night was all good news for the Jayhawks as they cruised past an overmatched Oklahoma State Cowboy team.” (Rock Chalk Talk)

Pre-Game Analysis

  • Virginia Tech at Wake Forest: “The Magnificent Seven make their debut Tuesday as the Hokies try and pick up a road win in Winston-Salem against the lowly Deacs. This, plain and simple is a MUST WIN game. Must win to stay in the race for an ACC Tournament bye. Must win to keep NCAA Tournament hopes alive. Must win to keep Saturday meaningful as Gameday comes to the ‘Burg for the first time for hoops… oh, and Duke will be there, too.” (Tech Hoops)


  • An Ode to Dino Gregory, Maryland’s Unexpected Rock: Analyzing the breakthrough of Gregory who has emerged as a solid presence for the Terrapins. (Testudo Times)
  • Roy Williams’ Record Against Other ACC Coaches: Williams is at least at .500 against every coach in the ACC except for one and it isn’t Coach K. (Carolina Hoops)
  • The Value of Corey Stokes: Looking at how important the senior guard is to Villanova. (Villanova by the Numbers)
  • Kentucky Wildcats Basketball: How Far Can This Team Go?: After an up-and-down season Wildcat fans are wondering how far their team can go in the NCAA Tournament. (A Sea of Blue)
  • Life on the Bubble: February 21st, 2011: “It’s time to finally acknowledge that Michigan is “on the bubble”, even if the Wolverines are still on the outside looking in. I was trying to resist the temptation to start posting things like this but, at this point it’s relevant information.” (UM Hoops)
  • Maurice Aniefiok “very interested” in IU, according to coach: “As we reported on Twitter earlier this afternoon, Indiana coach Tom Crean was in Huntington, West Virginia today to scout 2011 Huntington Prep guard Maurice Aniefiok. The 6-5, 220-pound senior came to the United States last August from Nigeria and is drawing interest from Duquesne, Mississippi, UCLA, USC, Arizona State and Baylor. Aniefiok had been considered a heavy lean to West Virginia, but the two parted ways in January.” (Inside the Hall)
  • Recruiting Roundup: February 21st, 2011: Taking a look at some of the players that the Wolverines are targeting. (UM Hoops)
  • Q & A: 2013 Hamilton Southeastern guard Zak Irvin: A discussion with the class of 2013 shooting guard. (Inside the Hall)
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