College basketball is holding its collective breath as quality players decide whether or not to head off to NBA riches. There have been a few head-scratching decisions, but some big dominoes have fallen one way or another today.
The other big news is a raft of pre-pre-season 2012 picks in which Kentucky figures prominently. And finally, Josh Harrellson got his Twitter back. Urah!
Here are the links:
NCAA Postscript: Ranking the SEC Basketball Coaches - ArkansasSports360.com
Pretty much what you'd expect from an Arkansas paper.
Eric Crawford :: College basketball season took us on an adventure :: The Courier-Journal
The stat sheet tells me that in the past month I traveled 7,765 miles through 14 states and spent 22 nights in hotels, all to arrive at a championship game in which the teams combined to miss 88 shots. You better believe The Road Ends Here.
Counting down the top 10 moments - CBSSports.com
Kentucky figures prominently here.
Being a freshman for John Calipari and Kentucky is a badge of honor.
Tops crush Cards
Heh. Bit of schadenfreude to help your day go by.
- Rivals.com College Basketball - Rivals.com 2011-2012 Early Preseason Top 25
- Kentucky Sports Radio :: Matt Jones, Covergirl
- Rick "Nuclear" Minter :: Bleed Blue Kentucky
Making the Leap: Kyrie Irving bids farewell - CBSSports.com
No surprise there.
John Wall Somehow Held it All Together on Tuesday
Holy ... flatus, Batman!
Even if freshmen Brandon Knight and Terrence Jones leave for the NBA, this Final Four team still returns a bevy of quality players and one of the sport's top recruiting classes in years, led by Michael Gilchrist and Anthony Davis. The Wildcats are now a consistent title contender, and likely will be for as long as John Calipari remains in Lexington.
Get used to us in the Final Four, boys!
- John Wall's Game Winning Break Away Dunk :: The UK Nation
- Kentucky Signees Ready for Nike Hoop Summit
- East Region Final Thoughts: What's in Store for 2011-12? :: College Basketball by Collegehoops.net
- Rush The Court :: Morning Five: 04.06.11 Edition