Kentucky got back its official APR report from the NCAA this week, and it was very, very good. I suppose we won't be hearing about how Kentucky players don't attend class in the second semester, at least until the next sub-2.5 semester GPA gets reported by Jerry Tipton.
Now, for the rest of today's links:
A look at Calipari APR scores : The Kentucky Kernel
This is extremely good work by Aaron Smith. He goes beyond the numbers to look at the improvement Calipari has had in APR scores for teams under his control over the years. It is outstanding work by the young Kentucky Kernel writer.
DeAndre Daniels Has No Real Reason To Sign Right Now With Kansas Jayhawks - SB Nation Kansas City
All the news that there is about DeAndre Daniels. Which is to say, he hasn't signed a thing, he can't sign an LOI, and he can wait as long as it pleases him to commit to anything. He is the college basketball equivalent of an unrestricted free agent.
- Conference Catch-Ups: The SEC - CBSSports.com
Meet "Bookie" Cobbins.
You want to know who might be the next Randall Cobb, only not at receiver? This is your guy.
This is an attempt to forestall the lockout. The NLRB has a petition from the NFL on its desk which has been there since February alleging the same.
- Low APR costs Arkansas basketball scholarship, factor in Pelphrey’s firing :: Vaught's Views
- Kentucky Tops Ryan Harrow’s List, Decision By Friday :: Dime Magazine
- UConn Head Coach Jim Calhoun Predicts Big East Will Split In 'Next Couple of Years' - UConn - NESN.com
How to Learn a Star's True Age
For all the astrophysics geeks out there (like me).