Around The Blogosphere: May 4, 2011

Posted by nvr1983 on May 4th, 2011

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News

  • Rodney Purvis decommits: Louisville is still in the hunt, but now they have plenty of competition. (Card Chronicle)
  • Washington Times: Kevin Anderson Trying to Rekindle Georgetown-Maryland Rivalry: “Two of the best, most historic basketball powerhouses exist within ten miles of each other, each with extremely different makeup in their student bodies and fanbases. They fight for recruits. They fight for fans. They fight for DC media. It’s nearly a perfect rivalry, but it’s been held up by what amounts to the basketball version of political red tape. At least, until now. Maybe. That’s what Maryland AD Kevin Anderson is telling people.” (Testudo Times)
  • Demetri Goodson officially leaves Gonzaga: “Goodson’s transfer also means that not one member of Gonzaga’s 2008 recruiting class will finish their collegiate career as a Zag.” (The Slipper Still Fits)
  • Indiana looking at 2013 point guard Jalen James: “Word of God (NC) Josh Newkirk surfaced on the radar a couple of weeks ago and this week, Illinois Wolves director Mike Mullins tweeted that Indiana is beginning to show interest in Chicago Hope Academy’s Jalen James.” (Inside the Hall)
  • Recruiting Roundup: May 2nd, 2011: A breakdown of Michigan’s recruiting so far. (UM Hoops)
  • Patric Young On His Development Goals: “Relentless … Double-Double Machine”: The rising UF sophomore has gone to Twitter to talk about his goals for next season. (Alligator Army)
  • Recruiting roundup: Makanjuola, McGary, 2012 rankings: A breakdown of Indiana’s recruiting so far. (Inside the Hall)
  • Gopher Basketball 2012 Recruiting: A breakdown of Minnesota’s recruiting so far. (The Daily Gopher)

Analysis

  • The New NCAA Draft Deadline: Good For Coaches, Colleges And Seniors, Bad For Everyone Else: A critical look at the newly implemented NBA Draft deadline. (A Sea of Blue)

Pauley Pavilion Controversy

  • Redemption for U.C.L.A. Students >> A NO Vote to Preserve Courtside Seating at Pauley: Advising UCLA students how to vote on the referendum. (Bruins Nation)
  • Two Wooden Era Legends Endorse #SFatPauley On the Eve of Students’ Vote: A pair of UCLA players from the golden age of Bruins basketball have backed the students. (Bruins Nation)
  • Joshua Smith Wants Student Sideline Seats, Campus Unity, BN Extends Facebook Ad Campaign: One of the few returning Bruins stars supports the movement to retain student sideline seating. (Bruins Nation)
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