Around The Blogosphere: August 25, 2011

Posted by nvr1983 on August 25th, 2011

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General News

  • Longhorn Basketball Recruit Kevin Thomas Fails to Qualify: “The bad news just keeps coming for the Texas Longhorns basketball team. Canadian Kevin Thomas, a 6-7 wing from the same AAU program that produced Cory Joseph, Tristan Thompson, and Myck Kabongo, failed to qualify academically and will attend a junior college this season, according to a Longhorn official Wednesday.” (Burnt Orange Nation)
  • The NCAA Hands Down Penalties For Tennessee: “The hammer has finally fallen on Tennessee, albeit rather gently and without much damage to their sports programs.  Not so for coach Bruce Pearl and his assistants.” (A Sea of Blue)
  • Schedules for the 2011-2012 Season: Several major programs released their schedules for the coming season. (UNC: Tar Heel Fan; Maryland: Testudo Times; NC State: State Fans Nation; Virginia Tech: Tech Hoops)
  • Jordan Hulls talks about leadership role: “Indiana guard Jordan Hulls was made available to the media this afternoon and there was plenty of talk about embracing a leadership role as he prepares for his junior season.” (Inside the Hall)


  • Shaquille Cleare Commits to Maryland: “What many Maryland basketball fans have been speculating would happen for what seems like forever now seems to be official – Shaquille Cleare has committed to Maryland.” (Testudo Times: News and Analysis)
  • Indiana Class of 2014 Rankings: “With the July evaluation period in the books, it’s time for our first crack at ranking the ten best prospects in Indiana’s class of 2014.” (Inside the Hall)


  • Can the ‘Cats Afford Pay-for-Play?: Looking at whether Villanova could compete in the proposed scenario. (VU Hoops)
  • Mind the Gap: Georgetown Hoyas basketball: Taking a look at what the Hoyas are brining back for this season. (Rumble in the Garden)
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