Around The Blogosphere: April 25, 2011

Posted by nvr1983 on April 25th, 2011

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News

  • Jim Larranaga to leave George Mason, accept Miami head coaching job: Looking at Larranaga’s move from a George Mason point of view. (GMU Hoops)
  • Early favorite to replace Jim Larranaga could be Bill Courtney: Looking at the candidates who could replace Larranaga. (GMU Hoops)
  • Hamilton, Joseph, and Thompson All Declare for NBA Draft: Looking at the three Longhorns who declared for the NBA Draft and where they might be selected. (Burnt Orange Nation)
  • Hollis Thompson Enters 2011 NBA Draft: “Georgetown sophomore Hollis Thompson has entered the NBA Draft but has not hired an agent. Thompson, a 6’7″ small forward, averaged 8.6 points and 4.4 rebounds while shooting nearly 46% from three point range in just over 23 minutes per game for the Hoyas last season.” (Casual Hoya)
  • Jamal Coombs-McPoordecisionmaking: sophomore forward arrested for marijuana possession: “UConn police arrested sophomore forward Jamal Coombs-McDaniel for possession of 5.6 grams of marijuana on campus last night. Coombs-McDaniel was also in possession of a marijuana grinder and a package of cigars that could presumably used for rolling paper. There were two other individuals arrested with Coombs-McDaniel, Shakwaan Ishmale Simpkins and Stanley Darnel Winn, both of Boston.” (The UConn Blog)

Analysis

  • Darius Morris and the NBA Draft: Analyzing where Morris could end up in the NBA Draft. (UM Hoops)
  • The One and Done: Should the NBA Change It? Why?: Analyzing the one-and-done model, its impact on college basketball, and potential changes. (Burnt Orange Nation)
  • Kentucky Basketball: Tradition Is For Fans, But No Longer For Players: Examining the growing disconnect between players and fans regarding UK’s great tradition. (A Sea of Blue)
  • Kentucky Basketball: The New Definition Of Student-Athlete: “The traditional meaning of ‘student-athlete’ no longer applies to college basketball players. I sense that some of you out there are recoiling in horror from your machine as you read this, but as the old saying goes, ‘Denial is not just a river in Egypt.'” (A Sea of Blue)

 

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