Around The Blogosphere: August 5, 2011

Posted by nvr1983 on August 5th, 2011

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General News

  • Jon Hood scheduled for surgery: “Just a quick note on the recovery process of Jon Hood, who tore his ACL a couple of weeks ago and will most likely miss the season. Hood was on Twitter commiserating with North Carolina guard Leslie McDonald, who suffered the same injury recently, when he noted that he will be undergoing knee surgery on August 12th.” (Kentucky Sports Radio)
  • McDonald Has Knee Surgery: An update on Leslie McDonald, who underwent durgery on Wednesday morning. (Tar Heel Fan)
  • Coach Cal Makes Twitter Waves: “During an appearance on a Memphis program this morning, Coach Cal talked about college athletics and his ideas to change it and all of the other good nonsense that usually comes with those appearances. During the course of it, he touched on restrictions regarding phone calls and issued a line that launched a blog post at CBS and a million (that’s an estimate) re-Tweets about his ”shot” at Coach K.” (Kentucky Sports Radio)

Recruiting

  • Quentin Snider commits to Louisville: “Quentin Snider, the rising sophomore point guard at Ballard High School who ran the show for the Louisville Magic this summer, has committed to Rick Pitino and Louisville.” (Card Chronicle)
  • R.J. Curington ready to see Bloomington: “The Indiana coaching staff will welcome R.J. Curington to campus for an unofficial visit on Friday morning and the 2013 Oak Hill Academy guard says he’s ready for some Hoosier Hysteria.” (Inside the Hall)
  • Meet Terry Henderson: 2012 Carolina Wing Garners Terps Offer: “One of the best parts about July and August is the host of new basketball targets that pop up, most of which we’ve never heard before. The latest: 6-4 North Carolina swingman Terry Henderson.” (Testudo Times)
  • Q & A: Jaquan Lyle talks improvement, Indiana and his hair: “Jaquan Lyle’s play last season at Evansville Bosse and with the Eric Gordon All-Stars this spring helped solidify a top 10 national ranking in the 2014 class by ESPN.com and offers from Indiana, Illinois, Purdue and Xavier.” (Inside the Hall)
  • Getting to know James Blackmon Jr.: “Throughout the spring and summer we’ve posted updates, scouting reports and video of Indiana’s verbal commitments. Today in our new “getting to know” feature, we go off the court with future Hoosier James Blackmon Jr. to introduce you to IU’s first commitment in the 2014 class.” (Inside the Hall)
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