Around The Blogosphere: July 20, 2011

Posted by nvr1983 on July 20th, 2011

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General News

  • Jon Hood Torn ACL: The Kentucky guard tore his ACL in a pick-up game on Monday and will undergo surgery in the near future, but there is no estimate for his return at this time. (A Sea of Blue)
  • Syracuse Orange Basketball Schedule: A preliminary look at Syracuse’s schedule for next season. (Troy Nunes is an Absolute Magician)
  • Mark Few also involved with David Salinas: Reports on a potential connection between the Gonzaga coach and the deceased AAU middleman. (The Slipper Still Fits)
  •  Ponzi Scheme Burns Gillispie The Worst: “Former Kentucky coach Billy Gillispie was named by CBS Sports as a participant in a Ponzi scheme organized by an AAU team founder, which took advantage of college coaches.  And according to a story by Sports Illustrated, Gillispie wasn’t just a part of it. He was the biggest victim. In fact, he contributed nearly double the money of the second largest contributor, former Utah head coach Ray Giacoletti.” (Kentucky Sports Radio)
  • LSU transfer Garrett Green will visit Indiana: The Hoosiers, with one additional available scholarship for next season, have contact the big man who averaged 6.3 points and 5.1 rebounds in 18 minutes per game last season. (Inside the Hall)

Recruiting

  • Updated: 2013 Indiana Basketball Recruiting Board: A look at Indiana’s current targets. (Inside the Hall)

Analysis

  • Eight Players Linked To Salinas’ Money: Looking at the connections of eight Houston AAU players who may have been influenced by payments to Salinas. (The Slipper Still Fits)
  • Anthony Hubbard, Fran McCaffery, and The Lessons of Rhabdogate: A look at the events leading up to Hubbard transferring from Iowa. (Black Heart Gold Pants)
  • Missing Myles: A reflection on Pittsburgh’s attempt to land recruit Myles Davis. (Pitt Blather)
  • An update on David Salinas, his ‘shady dealings’ and what it means for Arizona: A deeper look at Salinas potential relationship with Lute Olson and the impact it could have on the Arizona program. (Arizona Desert Swarm)
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