Around The Blogosphere: June 14, 2011

Posted by nvr1983 on June 14th, 2011

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General News

  • The NCAA And UK In A Row Over Calipari’s 500th Win: “In spite of receiving what appeared to be clearance from the NCAA to recognize John Calipari’s 500th win earlier this year, the Committee on Infractions is essentially attempting to revoke that go ahead, and has threatened UK if they do not change their earlier statement.” (A Sea of Blue)
  • Perea says neither Adams, Elite influenced decision: The 2012 uber-recruit responds to allegations about his recruitment. (Inside the Hall)
  • Cal Wants Terrence Jones To Be Like Derrick Williams: “Calipari said that Jones’ decision to return indicates that he’s ready to be challenged to be the best player in the country and elaborated by saying that he wants him to transform like former Arizona player Derrick Williams.” (Kentucky Sports Radio)
  • Royce Woolridge Transferring to WSU: “Just when you thought you could sleep at night, no longer worrying about basketball scholarship numbers, Ken Bone and company go and land another player. Former Kansas Jayhawk guard Royce Woolridge announced Friday he will be bringing his talents to Pullman, Wash.” (Coug Center)

Recruiting

  • All your Calhouns are belong to us: Omar commits to UConn: “Apparently, winning a national championship will do wonders for your recruiting. For the second time in less than a week, UConn has inked a highly-touted recruit. This time, it’s New York City shooting guard Omar Calhoun (no relation to Jim), ranked No. 38 overall in the 2012 class by ESPNU, and the No. 10 SG according to Scout. A 6-3, 185-pound wing type, Calhoun is noted as a pure scorer with good shooting range and a solid defender.” (The UConn Blog)
  • Indiana in the mix for 2011 wing Ryan Taylor?: Looking at rumors about where Taylor might be headed. (Inside the Hall)
  • St. John’s recruiting update: Ricardo Gathers, Kyle Anderson: A look at how the Red Storm are doing in their pursuit of these two coveted recruits. (Rumble in the Garden)
  • 2011 College Practice Camp Wrap-up: A recap of a weekend of action in Ann Arbor featuring several big-name recruits. (UM Hoops)
  • James Young Catches Fire on Twitter: The 2013 recruit drew a lot of attention from major recruiting experts over the weekend. (The Only Colors)
  • 2013 MSU Basketball Recruiting Hotlist: A look at who some of the recruits that the Spartans are pursuing. (The Only Colors)
  • 2013 Q&A: PG Monte Morris Talks Recruiting: The 2013 point guard talks about his game and recruiting offers. (UM Hoops)
  • Hey, Shaquille Cleare is Visiting Maryland, Too: The Terrapins had the big man on their campus over the weekend. (Testudo Times)

Analysis

  • Big East Basketball Vs. SEC: Is The SEC A “Second-rate” League?: Analyzing how the two leagues compare in light of Rick Pitino’s comments. (A Sea of Blue)
  • Early look: returning minutes in the Big East: An analysis of which teams are returning the most for next season. (Rumble in the Garden)
  • Games UK fans want back the most: Which games do Wildcat fans wish they could have changed the outcome of the most (not counting 1992)? (Kentucky Sports Radio)
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