Around The Blogosphere: July 1, 2011

Posted by nvr1983 on July 1st, 2011

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General News

  • Austin Hatch Makes Improvements, Remains Stable: “Austin Hatch’s family released an update on his condition through his CaringBridge page this afternoon. The update is encouraging, indicating that Austin continues to progress and that doctors are slowly reducing his medications to bring him out of the medically induced coma.” (UM Hoops)
  • Teague and Davis impress at Nike Skills Camp: Some updates on the incoming Kentucky freshmen. (Kentucky Sports Radio)
  • Fab Melo Has His Very Brief Day In Court: “After getting delayed twice, Fab Melo finally made his first appearance in City Court’s domestic violence court yesterday. According to Fab’s defense lawyer Gary Sommer, Melo is in counseling, though the order of protection preventing him from contacting his girlfriend (ex-girlfriend?) remains in place.” (Troy Nunes is an Absolute Magician)

Big East Schedule Release


  • 2013 Q&A: Demetrius Jackson Talks Michigan Offer: An interview with the 2013 recruit. (UM Hoops)
  • The Katin Reinhardt Plot Thickens, Still Has Lots Of Thickening Left To Do: A look at the 2012 guard and the possibility that he could go to Gonzaga. (The Slipper Still Fits)
  • Maryland Basketball Recruiting Round-Up: A breakdown of how Maryland recruits are doing this summer. (Testudo Times)


  • Anthony Davis: What to Expect Based on the Stats of Similar Recruits: Taking a look at what we can expect from Davis as a freshman. (A Sea of Blue)
  • UK-UNC Biggest Non-Conference REGULAR SEASON Game in School History?: A look back at some of the biggest non-conference games in Kentucky’s storied history. (Kentucky Sports Radio)
  • Bold Moves That Could Make 2012 A Special Season: Asking whether Gonzaga could break out of its recent (relative) funk to have a big year in 2012. (The Slipper Still Fits)
  • What To Expect When You’re Expecting: The Future Of Purdue Basketball: “This fall is the dawning of a new era in Purdue basketball. The Mackey Arena Renovation will be finished. This even includes a new floor after God Himself decided that the old one had seen us suffer enough without a Final Four. Some view the 2011-12 season as a waiting period before the new class of 2012 and 2013 recruits can get on campus to deliver a championship. I refuse to believe that.” (Hammer & Rails)
  • The roster shakeup that powered the 2011 St. John’s season: “St. John’s hiring of Steve Lavin was a ballsy move. Bold, kind of innovative – the move of a program that was swinging for the fences with a high risk/ high reward hire.” (Rumble in the Garden)
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