Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Tuesday Morning Dump

The first tip-off of the season is just around the corner. In the next few weeks, speculation will be at an all-time high. That being said, today's dump will feature heavy dose of links that answer all the questions you may or may not have.

- Mike Miller wonders if we will regret omitting a bunch of teams from the preseason top-25

- For Arizona to be successful this season, they will have to answer these six questions

- What are the main priorities for Kentucky and it's fan base this season?

- No site has done as good a job recapping Midnight Madness as Rush the Court (@JeffEisenberg and The Dagger are a close 2nd place)

- Gary Parrish and Jeff Goodman hand out their preseason All-American picks

- Vanderbilt center Festus Ezeli will be suspended for the first six games of the season due to illegal benefits he recieved over the Summer. But the suspension will hurt because the Commodores' non-conference schedule is so tough

- Eamonn Brennan fills us in on the five things he can't wait to see in the Atlantic-10 this season

- Want to guarantee your post makes it in the top part of The Morning Dump? throw in a clip of "GREEEEGGG JENNINGS" (#WorksEveryTime #NSFW)

- This week's edition of John Calipari vs. Rick Pitino features "Players-first program" vs. "Louisville-first program"

- A breakdown of the top-5 small forwards in the Big East

- A fantastic analysis of the standout big-men in the DC-metro area

- Jeff Goodman tells us which member of the Plumlee trio will become Duke's backbone

- Can a WAC team achieve the type of success that Brad Stevens and Butler have gained?

- The Washington Huskies will be counting on Terrence Ross to have a breakout season

- An excellent-read on the best uniforms in the Big-12

- The depleted St. John's Red Storm could suit up more walk-ons than any team in the country

- western Kentucky head coach Ken McDonald is working hard to change to attitude of the Hilltoppers program

- Fueled by transfer rumors and gossip, Syracuse' Dion Waiters is ready for a season of redemption

- Renardo Sidney is the guy on Mississippi State everybody will be talking about, but UTEP-transfer Arnett Moultrie is hoping to make a name for himself with a fresh start

- A solid Q&A session with UCLA coach Ben Howland

- A great-read on the Book of Donahaue, a new era in Boston College Hoops

- Cracked Sidewalks wonders what Marquette has other than Darius Johnson Odom

- Blake Lovell wants to know who the best team in college basketball is?

- Run The Floor details the upcoming season for the Virginia Cavaliers

- Montlake Madness, the superb Washington Huskies hoops blog, provides a great season preview for Pac-12 newcomers Colorado

- DePaul loses another player for the upcoming season, as freshman Montray Clemons ruptured his patellar tendon over the weekend

- I bet you didn't know there was a blog out there specifically catered towards Chattanooga basketball. Well, there is, so go acclimate your self with the place

- A bevy of former-Hoyas made an appearance at Georgetown's Midnight Madness

- Rush The Court's reason-#19 why they love college basketball happens to be my favorite call from 2010-2011

- You too can have a pair of limited edition "Matt Knight Madness" Oregon Pit Crew Nike shoes.....for just $1,500

- Vote for Peyton Siva as Louisville's 2011 Homecomming King

- A hilarious realignment color-coded threat level chart, featuring Nic Cage

- The Masked Dunker clearly left some of his skills at UNC-Asheville for future-future Bulldogs to use

At the 3:40 mark the video coordinators at Big Blue Madness forget that Stacey Poole isn't a 6-foot-2 white kid named Jarrod Polson

When people get sick of "The Bernie" (Which, if it were up to me, would never get old), look for "The Lamb Shake" to become the new dance-move of choice

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