Around The Blogosphere: September 8, 2011

Posted by nvr1983 on September 8th, 2011

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General News

  • The Rupp Arena Task Force Met Today: “The Arena, Arts, and Entertainment Task Force met today to discuss how far along the team is in the Rupp Arena project. There weren’t a lot of newsworthy notes from the meeting; and no progress other than listening to potential options has really been made.” (Kentucky Sports Radio)
  • Schedules from Big Ten Teams: Full schedules including non-conference games for a handful of Big Ten teams. (Purdue: Hammer & Rails; Indiana: Inside the Hall; Michigan: UM Hoops; Michigan State: The Only Colors)

Recruiting

  • Kyle Anderson Visits St. John’s: A variety of reports on the coveted class of 2012 prospect visiting St. John’s. (Rumble in the Garden: Part 1 and Part 2)
  • Jerami Grant Cuts Maryland, Down to Three: “Jerami Grant narrowed his list this afternoon to Notre Dame, Rutgers and Syracuse.” (Testudo Times)
  • Andrew White sets Louisville visit: “According to CBS’ Jeff Goodman, class of 2012 forward Andrew White will be taking an official visit to Louisville on Oct. 14. The Miller School (Va.) star has also planned visits to Kansas (9/23) and Texas (9/30).” (Card Chronicle)
  • Syracuse Basketball Class Of 2012 Empty So Far: “While the Class of 2011 was completed long before this upcoming season, the Class of 2012 still has nary a member in it. Cause for concern? ” (Troy Nunes is an Absolute Magician)
  • Willis hearing from IU, taking wait and see approach: “Friday marks the beginning of a contact period for college coaches and just southeast of Louisville at Bullitt East, it could bring into focus the schools who will pursue former Purdue commitment Derek Willis.” (Inside the Hall)
  • ’13 Mishawaka PG Demetrius Jackson to visit on Sept. 24: “As he mentioned earlier this summer, Demetrius Jackson will be visiting Michigan State on September 24th.” (The Only Colors)
  • Trevon Bluiett recaps Saturday visit to Bloomington: “Indiana’s football season opened on Saturday at Lucas Oil Stadium, but in the hours before kickoff back in Bloomington the basketball coaching staff was busy hosting a prospect near the top of the program’s wish list for the 2014 class. Trevon Bluiett, who helped lead Park Tudor to a state championship last spring, took an unofficial trip to the IU campus and came away impressed.” (Inside the Hall)

Analysis

  • Mapping a 20 team Big East basketball conference: Taking a look at what the Big East might look like with conference realignment. (Rumble in the Garden)
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