Around The Blogosphere: July 7, 2011

Posted by nvr1983 on July 7th, 2011

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General News

  • Tony Jones to be named head coach at Alcoa High School: “”Former Vol assistant and interim head coach Tony Jones will apparently be sticking around the Knoxville area: Alcoa High School will hire him as its next head basketball coach as early as tomorrow, according to sources within Alcoa City Schools.” (Rocky Top Talk)
  • USA Squeezes by Lithuania, Takes Control of Group F: A recap and statistical analysis of Team USA’s close victory over the Lithuanians. (Villanova by the Numbers)
  • USA Loses by Two to Croatia: Team USA was not as fortunate the next day against Croatia as they were unable to hit the necessary shots at the end up, but will advance to single-elimination play. (Villanova by the Numbers)


  • Shabazz Muhammad says he has no leader, UK gets the first official visit: “Today at the adidas Invitational in Indianapolis, Shabazz Muhammad said that while he doesn’t have a leader yet (hear that, UCLA?), Kentucky will get the first official visit.” (Kentucky Sports Radio)
  • adidas Invitational: Day One: A recap of how Hoosier recruits did on day #1. (Inside the Hall)
  • Gabe York axes Louisville: “According to multiple sources at the Adidas Invitational in Indianapolis, class of 2012 point guard Gabe York has narrowed his list of schools down to four, and that group no longer includes Louisville. After taking his visits, the California floor general is now considering only Marquette, Notre Dame, Washington, and Arizona.”(Card Chronicle)
  • Getting To Know The 2012 Basketball Recruits: A look at whom the Wildcats are targeting. (Kentucky Sports Radio: Part 1 and Part 2)
  • 2011 July AAU Preview: Summarizing where Michigan commits and targets will be playing this summer. (UM Hoops)


  • Kentucky Basketball Recruiting Spotlight: Michael Gilchrist: A look at the incoming Wildcat freshman who should be one of the best in his class. (A Sea of Blue)
  • An Early Look at the 2011-12 Rotation: A preview of what the Wolverines might look like this coming season. (UM Hoops)
  • Mind the gap: West Virginia Mountaineers basketball: A look at what the Mountaineers are returning. (Rumble in the Garden)
  • Has Texas basketball really underachieved relative to the quality of recruiting under Rick Barnes?: “Conventional wisdom seems to be that Texas has underperformed on the court, relative to the level of talent that Rick Barnes recruits. Rick Barnes is a great recruiter. He has recruited at a level never before seen at The University of Texas.” (Burnt Orange Nation)
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