I was occupied by other things this morning, so the Morning Quickies became a Linkapalooza.
Tomorrow, John Calipari accepts the Nell & John Wooded Coach of the Year Leadership Award, and he's bringing a friend:
Excited to receive the Nell and John Wooden Coach of the Year Leadership Award tomorrow but more excited that @john_wall is going to join me— John Calipari (@UKCoachCalipari) September 26, 2012
Congratulations to Coach Cal, I can't think of a more deserving recipient.
Now, your links:
LSU and Georgia fight it out for the top spot, Arkansas and Kentucky for the bottom.
I understand the reason for this, but I think it's just a little bit too much. I think they made the right call for Mikie Benton, but judging intent from a photograph is really, really tough.
Exciting! I'm going to see if I can find a way to go.
However, Vitale has had to admit he was wrong about one thing.
“I didn’t believe he could win a national championship with a steady flow of personnel changes, and even told him that,” the ESPN analyst said. “It slaps in the face of everything you talk about being in rhythm and having familiarity in putting together and efficient team together. What he has done is such an unbelievable compliment to his teaching skills. It tells me he can teach, blend a unit together.
Now that we've disposed of that, "can't win with a high turnover" meme, what misconception would you like to see dealt with next?
I think we can take the Aggies.
This is a pretty common theme nowadays, I'm afraid.
We keep hearing that UK can do both, but that's not realistic. But we can be a lot better than we are, and that is not disputable.
Roy Williams' tumor is benign. Good news. Via Troy Machir.
We are gonna love this guy.
A baseball update! Awesome news that the 'Cats have the #11 class nationally. Henderson has always gotten it done on the recruiting trail. Now that he's proved he can get it done on the diamond, let's look forward to another great spring.
Sixth-ranked USC is a 21-point favorite. Since joining the Southeastern Conference in 1992, USC has never been a bigger favorite against a league opponent, at home or on the road. The Gamecocks were also favored by 21 when they won 42-6 at Kentucky in 2001.
Much more, I'm afraid.
Looks like this could be the year of the Lady Cat.
Polson is better than I thought he was. He could be in a position to contribute this year.
Phillips said freshman Jalen Whitlow will get the start on Saturday if Smith can't go. The Wildcats host South Carolina at 7:00 at Commonwealth Stadium.
Well, I guess that will just about do it for the "what if Newton starts" stuff. Smith should be good, according to the article. I'm worried about Cobble.