Around The Blogosphere: June 1, 2011

Posted by nvr1983 on June 1st, 2011

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General News

  • Future Cats named SEC’s top newcomers: The praise keeps rolling in for next year’s freshmen class. It’s like they’re supposed to be really good or something. Over the weekend, Yahoo! Sports’ Jason King previewed the top newcomers in the SEC and–shocker–the Fab Four were among them. (Kentucky Sports Radio)
  • Kevin Ware commits to Louisville: The one-time Tennessee/UCF commit has decided to head to Louisville. (Card Chronicle)


  • Deandre Daniels Set To Announce This Weekend: The last of the major recruits in the class of 2011 is set to finally make his decision. (Kentucky Sports Radio)
  • Kyle Anderson at Nike EYBL: A review of the performance of the class of 2012 recruit. (Rumble in the Garden)
  • Ricardo Gathers at Nike EYBL: A review of the performance of the class of 2012 power forward. (Rumble in the Garden)
  • 2011 Recruiting Profile: Max Bielfeldt: A scouting report of the least well-known of Michigan’s incoming freshman recruits. (UM Hoops)
  • Spring Scouting: Hanner Perea: Scouting the 2012 Indiana commit. (Inside the Hall)
  • Texas Longhorns Basketball Recruiting 2012: Post Players: Scouting reports of the two post players that the Longhorns are recruiting. (Burnt Orange Nation)
  • 2013 Indiana Basketball Recruiting Board: Recapping Indiana’s targeted prospects. (Inside the Hall)
  • Class of 2011 – Final Top 25 Recruiting Class Rankings: A breakdown of the top 25 incoming freshman classes. (Hoopniks)


  • Measuring Student Section Effectiveness: Big Ten: Comparing the effectiveness of Big Ten student sections based on their effect on the visiting team’s free throw shooting. (Halycon Hoops)
  • Checking In On Klay Thompson’s Stock: A review of what draft analysts are saying about Thompson. (Coug Center)
  • No Distractions For The 2011-12 Wildcats: “Next year’s Kentucky team has their eyes on the prize — a national championship without distractions in the classroom. When Terrence Jones politely declined the opportunity to play for the under 19 Team USA, that made him the fourth player from Kentucky to do so after Michael Gilcrhrist, Marquis Teague and Anthony Davis all declined earlier, citing an interest in going to summer school at UK to get a leg up on their classwork.” (A Sea of Blue)
  • The State of the Program: Ranking programs based on their success on-court, recruiting, and in the NBA Draft since 2005. (Card Chronicle)
  • Roster Moves: After the NBA Draft Deadline: Looking at the impact of some notable moves. (Villanova by the Numbers)
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