Happy Memorial Day, Big Blue Nation and friends. May it be blessed with family, fun, and reflection.
Tweet of the Morning:
Former UK commit Denzel Ware still in close contact with Mark Stoops, DJ Eliot: kentucky.rivals.com/content.asp?CI… Planning June visit, has UK in top 4.— Ben Jones (@BW_Jones) May 27, 2013
Maybe we'll wind up getting him after all?
- The question is, will anybody in Lexington show up? Via Hank.
- Cliff Alexander is widely considered to be down to three teams; Illinois, Kentucky and Michigan St. I like our chances, but you can't discount Tom Izzo on the recruiting trail. I'm not sold that John Groce can compete with Calipari on the recruiting trail. Hat tip: Aaron's blog
Other UK sports
Softball just misses the Women's College World Series, losing to Arizona St. on Sunday.
This was a truly excellent season for Kentucky, and even though the Wildcats didn't quite set a new standard for NCAA Tournament success, they did set a new school record for wins, and hosted a regional for the first time. Congratulations to the softball team on an outstanding season.
More news on the Oregon NCAA allegations. Via Hank.
The charge alleges that [freshman DL Avery] Moss, 19, exposed himself to a female employee of the Knoll C-Store twice on December 15th of last year. The two incidents were four hours apart , according to the complaint.
Florida Gators recruits decommiting left and right. Via Hank.
Words to remember from StormingTheFloor.
Reeee-jected! Heh. Schadenfreude courtesy of Hank.
In case you hadn't heard, the transfer of Antonio Barton to Tennessee, and his eligibility to play right away, will make the Vols a lot better next year. Parish says top three in the SEC, and I think he's right.
Other sports news
- Fear The Sword writes about why rim protection is so important in the NBA, and why players like Nerlens Noel are so valuable.
- The entertainment industry wants to root (compromise) your computer to make sure you don't violate their copyrights. This is real-world definition of overreach.