Around The Blogosphere: August 31, 2011

Posted by nvr1983 on August 31st, 2011

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General News

  • McDonald’s Rehab Expected To Take 7-8 Months: Leslie McDonald is expected to miss the entire season recovering from his ACL injury. (Tar Heel Fan)
  • Bruce Pearl hired by grocery company: “The wait is over, Bruce Pearl has a job. Pearl accepted a position with H.T. Hackney Co., a Knoxville-based wholesale grocery company that provides products to stores. The company does not have a basketball team; Pearl will be the vice president of marketing.” (Kentucky Sports Radio)
  • Memphis Still Bitter About Calipari?: “According to Dan Wolken (former Memphis Tigers beat writer) ‘word is that the new Penny Hardaway Athletic Hall of Fame, which opened today on Memphis’ campus, includes no photos of John Calipari.'” (Kentucky Sports Radio)


  • Kyle Anderson to Visit Georgetown on September 6th: “Kyle Anderson, the crown jewel of Georgetown’s recruiting efforts in the Class of 2012, will visit campus on Tuesday, September 6th. Anderson was initially scheduled to be on campus today, but had his travel plans altered due to Hurricane Irene.” (Casual Hoya)
  • Kentucky is piling on the recruits for Big Blue Madness: The recruits are coming out en masse for the event at Kentucky. (Kentucky Sports Radio: Alex Poythress, Archie Goodwin, and Aaron and Andrew Harrison)
  • Rodney Purvis’ new list does not include Louisville: “The Upper Room Christian Academy star now says that he is considering offers from Connecticut, Memphis, Missouri, N.C. Central, N.C. State, Ohio State, Virginia Commonwealth and Virginia” (Card Chronicle)
  • Patterson talks July, potential impact for 2012 class: Quotes from Ron Patterson who has committed to Indiana. (Inside the Hall)
  • Class of 2012 Big Ten Recruiting Rankings: August 30th, 2011: A breakdown of the current classes that Big Ten teams have compiled. (UM Hoops)
  • Dillon Graham Commits To Florida Basketball: ” Orlando guard Dillon Graham just committed to Florida, according to Scout’s Evan Daniels.” (Alligator Army)


  • Was Kentucky Right To Disinvite The Kentucky Kernel For Violating Their Media Policy?: Another analysis of the case we discussed yesterday. (A Sea of Blue and Kentucky Sports Radio)
  • How Important Is Big Blue Madness?: Reviewing Kentucky’s success with recent visitors to Big Blue Madness. (Kentucky Sports Radio)
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