After a disaster of a football weekend it is time to think Basketball. Our guys in the NBA are starting up training camps for new teams so today's links contain some notes on them. Also, my basketball tickets have arrived, so if you're interested in picking up a game I have available just drop me an e-mail. Here are the games that have not been claimed yet:
Montevallo, Newberry, Bucknell, UNC-Wilmington, Lamar, Ball State, Illinois, Minnesota.
Onto the links:
Carl Landry has 24 points, 8 rebounds in Warriors’ 108-100 win over Haifa Maccabi - The Washington Post
OAKLAND, Calif. — Carl Landry had 24 points and eight rebounds, and Harrison Barnes added 20 points to help the Golden State Warriors beat Israel’s Haifa Maccabi 108-100 on Thursday night.
Big Ten champ to All-Star | Journal and Courier | jconline.com
During a five-month life-changing whirlwind, Nick Wittgren experienced Purdue's unforgettable baseball season, the anxious thrill of the Major League draft and two levels of minor league competition.
Preseason Final: Rockets 95 - Hornets 75 - The Dream Shake
The Dream Shake fears that JaJuan Johnson might be headed to the D-League
Magic coach Jacque Vaughn says evaluation of roster hasn’t been hampered by injuries - The Washington Post
E`Twaun Moore had 16 points in a preseason win for the Magic.
What we learned in the Big Ten: Week 7 - Big Ten Blog - ESPN
Five lessons from the week that was in Big Ten football:
Big Ten bowl projections: Week 8 - Big Ten Blog - ESPN
I hope everyone enjoyed Detroit last year, because ESPN has us going back!
Wisconsin Rolls in 38-14 Win Over Purdue - Bucky's 5th Quarter
Wisconsin took control of its own Leaders Division destiny with a victory over Purdue, while Ball set the all-time Big Ten touchdowns record.
2012 bowl projections, Week 8: Alabama, Oregon draw one step closer to each other - SBNation.com
This has Purdue vs. East Carolina in the Heart of Dallas Bowl on New Year's Day. At least it is a step up.
I don't know guys, but I'm starting to think Purdue might not be in the championship game this year. - Off Tackle Empire
I don't know guys, but I'm beginning to think that Purdue might not make it into the Big Ten Championship Game this season. I go in-depth to figure out if the last two games were bad for Purdue or not really that big of a deal.
Sunday Morning Coming Down - Rainy Day Game Edition - Off Tackle Empire
Lots of rain in the B1G, lots of points (they come easy against Illinois, Indiana, Purdue....and Ohio State's defense?), and another Sparty NOOOOOOO game. Plus Montee Ball, Venric Mark, Mark Weisman, and all the B1G action. Oh, and Stanford scored.