Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Tuesday Morning Dump

- There were a couple of good reactionary articles written in response to the report that BCS-conference college athletes are worth an estimated $100K per year, with basketball players "earning" somewhere near $265K

- The other big news in the realm of college hoops was the continued discussion of Jim Calhoun's manipulation of the NCAA

- Speaking of NCAA shadiness, Deadspin had a great article about how and why journalists became fascinated with collegiate scandals

- This has got to be a head coaching first: NC State's Mark Gottfried is going to skydive onto the field at this weekend's football game against South Alabama

- Former-Georgetown coach John Thompson Jr. was supposed to be on the 9/11 flight that crashed into the Pentagon. Click here to find out why he didn't get on the plane

- Ken Starr, yes THAT Ken Starr, took to the interwebs to explain how much it would cost to end the Big XII Conference

- SEC commissioner Mike Silve hopes that Texas A&M can join the conference before the end of 2012

- Boston senior Jake O'Brien will miss the entire season following a second surgery on his left ankle

- Ten rising sophomores to watch out for in the Big East

- Should Maryland name their new court after Gary Williams or Lefty Driesell?

- NBA Draft Net breaks down the top NBA prospects from the FIBA Americas PO Tournament

- Inside The Hall previews the top non-conference games featuring Big-Ten schools

- A great-read on Colorado freshman Damiene Cain, who is hitting the books as hard as he plays on the hardwood

- Highly-touted recruit Kaleb Tarcezewski will visit Kansas and Arizona in the next two weeks then will make his decision between the two schools

- DeMatha standout Jerami Grant is set to make his college decision this week

- Cincinnati freshman Shaquille Thomas has been cleared by the NCAA and will arrive at school in the near future

- Georgia-native Brandon Morris chose Athens as his college destination

- Langston Walker-Morris is headed to Oregon State (LWM was a high school member of B.I.A.H Posterized)

- Illinois picked up a pair of recruits in the Class of 2013

- Joel Francisco recaps the anything and everything from the Fullcourt Press Fall Showcase

- Diamond Leung details the progress made by Pac-12 freshman during the preseason

- Matt Norlander fills us in on the summer travels of UT-Arlington

- Rush The Court provides a great analysis of Ohio State's 2011-2012 schedule

- BT Powerhouse drops some knowledge on Purdue's 2011-2012 schedule

- Arizona State has released it's full schedule for the upcoming season

- A Daly Dose of Hoops predicts the order of finish in the SoCon

- Tayshana Murphy, a female high school basketball player from Harlem, was shot dead in her apartment building early Sunday morning. She was being pursued by a handful of D-I programs. This is the second time in seven days that a female basketball player has been murdered. Last week, Florida A&M's Shannon Washington was stabbed and killed by her girlfriend Starquineshia Palmer

The Hawaii Rainbow Warriors did some beach training next to a rainbow

Hawaii Basketball - Beach Workouts Begin from Warrior Insider on Vimeo.

(H/T to Diamond Leung)

This was the photo at the top of Gary Parrish's article on Kentucky recruiting.

Consider this the first-ever B.I.A.H "Caption Contest"


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