Around The Blogosphere: June 7, 2011

Posted by nvr1983 on June 7th, 2011

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General News

  • Big Ten tournament to rotate between Chicago, Indianapolis: “When Indianapolis’ five-year contract as the host of the Big Ten men’s basketball tournament expires in 2012, the event will begin rotating between the United Center in Chicago and Conseco Fieldhouse.” (Inside the Hall)
  • Pat Chambers: From Wildcat to Lion: The former Boston University coach and Villanova assistant takes over at Penn State. (VU Hoops)
  • Dre Winston Jr. Transferring From WSU, Ken Bone Searching For Backup Point Guard Tree: The rising sophomore guard has decided to transfer. (Coug Center)

Recruiting

  • Checking in on the Class of 2012: Recapping Michigan’s class of 2012 recruits. (UM Hoops)
  • Skylar Spencer impresses at Under Armour Best of Best Camp: “The summer AAU circuit is well underway and a number of Gonzaga prospects are in action and making names for themselves. One prospect that appears to be ready for a breakout is California power forward Skylar Spencer.” (The Slipper Still Fits)
  • Stefan Jankovic Talks Recruiting, Michigan: An interview with the 2012 power forward prospect. (UM Hoops)

Analysis

  • Remembering John R. Wooden: A look back on the legendary coach a year after his death. (Bruins Nation)
  • Does Kansas Basketball Have Small Forward Struggles?: Looking at the Jayhawks relative weakness at the small forward position. (Rock Chalk Talk)
  • Villanova’s Returning Players Using Value Add (and Sub): Rating returning Wildcats using advanced metrics. (Villanova by the Numbers)
  • Top 10 hyped Kentucky high school basketball players: A ranking of the 10 most hyped Kentucky preps ever. (A Sea of Blue)
  • Is Malcolm Lee the Next UCLA Guard in the NBA?: “As I read about Malcolm Lee’s impressive pro workouts and his status as a possible PG or at least combo guard on the next level, I thought back to a post I did a year ago on “Back to Point Guard U.” Yes, there was a lot wrong with the post, but if Lee makes it in the pros, what an amazing record CBH will have of training and developing pro-guards. Is Malcolm Lee next?” (Bruins Nation)
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