Around The Blogosphere: May 9, 2011

Posted by nvr1983 on May 9th, 2011

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  • Terrence Jones To Return: “Terrence Jones will be returning to Lexington for his sophomore year. That’s good news for the Wildcats’ hopes of winning their eighth national championship, and I think it is the correct decision for Terrence, considering all publicly known factors.” (A Sea of Blue)
  • Jeff Capel headed back home: “The University of Duke has confirmed today that former Oklahoma head basketball coach and Duke alumni, Jeff Capel has accepted an assistant position under his mentor Mike Krzyzewski.” (Crimson and Cream Machine)
  • Texas Guard Cory Joseph To Remain In NBA Draft: Rick Barnes and the Longhorns will have to rebuild next year as they have lost all five starters from this season. (Burnt Orange Nation)
  • DeAndre Liggins Widely Expected To Stay In the NBA Draft: “Jeff Goodman tweeted earlier today that DeAndre Liggins will have a press conference tomorrow at 2:00 PM, where he is expected to announce he will remain in the 2011 NBA Draft. Liggins was said to be amongst the best performers at the New Jersey Combine, and that fact together with the announcement of a press conference almost certainly argue for a decision to move on to the NBA.” (A Sea of Blue)

Maryland Coaching Search

  • Kevin Anderson, Sean Miller, and Mike Brey or: What Just Happened?: Picking through a discouraging weekend for Terrapin fans. (Testudo Times)
  • Maryland Coaching Search: Meet Mark Turgeon, the Newest Rumor: Profiling the latest reported Maryland target. (Testudo Times)


  • Spiece Run ‘N Slam All Star Classic: Day Two: A look at how some Indiana recruits performed over the weekend. (Inside the Hall)
  • Scouting: Michigan Targets at Spiece Run ‘n Slam: A look at how some Michigan recruits performed over the weekend. (UM Hoops)
  • Spiece Run ‘N Slam Q & A: Trey Lyles: A brief interview with Indiana’s 2014 commit. (Inside the Hall)


  • Terrence Jones Proves That The NBA Lockout Definitely Affected Early Entry Decisions: “There has been much debate among college basketball watchers about the effect of the looming NBA lockout on decisions to leave school early and enter the draft. Many claim that it has had little effect, but John Calipari noted earlier this year that it would have a major impact, and Terrence Jones’ decision to come back yesterday offers further insight into this.” (A Sea of Blue)
  • What do the Vols look like without Scotty Hopson and Tobias Harris?: “From day one, Cuonzo Martin’s immediate success depended on how many of Scotty Hopson, Tobias Harris, Chris Jones, and Kevin Ware he could get to wear orange next season. Go 4-4, and the Vols could go right back to their 2010, pre-Pearl-drama form. Go 0-4, and you’re officially rebuilding. And any one would’ve made a difference.” (Rocky Top Talk)
  • The Name On The Court: Analyzing how long a coach has to be at a school before he can have a court named after him. (Halcyon Hoops)
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