Monday, October 20, 2008

10/20 - Some Links, Some News

-Gary Parrish did some research and found out that only one team in the last 40 years has won a national title with less than three players that were drafted and/or played in the NBA. Can you guess who?

-Parrish also gives us 24 things he is looking forward to this season.

-Dana O'Neil takes a look at the history of Midnight Madness.

-Tennessee freshman point guard Daniel West has not been declared eligible and thus did has not yet participated in practice.

-Pitt point guard Levance Fields will be out for at least the start of practices after the second surgery on his foot this summer.

-Lance Stephenson, a highly touted senior at Lincoln High School in NYC, was arrested last week for allegedly groping a female classmate.

-Providence center Ray Hall's career is over, the result of "extensive leg injuries that doctors say cannot heal if he continues his basketball career".

-Scoop Jardine of Syracuse will be redshirted this year. Boeheim says it is because of health issues, but even if he was healthy how much time would Jardine see behind Flynn, Devendorf, and Rautins? 

-During the summer, Nevada lost incoming freshman Mark McLoughlin to eligibility issues. Now, three players - leading returning scorer Brandon Fields and freshmen London Giles and Ahyaro Phillips - have been suspended indefinitely after being charged with petty larceny.

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