Props to Ben B. for most of today's links.
In defense of the Maryland Terrapins - College Basketball Nation Blog - ESPN
One of the best pieces I've read on ESPN in a while. Does a great job saying how much better Maryland is than their RPI and the AP/ESPN polls indicate. Also points out that any coach that has to face Maryland as a "7 seed" will not be very happy with the NCAA tournament selection committee for seeding them that low. Props to The Fin for bringing the article to our attention. - DT
Greivis Vasquez: CollegeHoops.net Player of the Week
More national attention for Greivis.
One-of-a-kind Vasquez makes his mark at Maryland | Washington Examiner
Another good GV article. I feel like his ACC POY campaign is starting to pick up some steam...
"He's just a great player. We keyed on him to make sure he couldn't get going offensively. We double-teamed him, and he still found a way to help his team: He took seven free throws and had eight assists," Yellow Jackets coach Paul Hewitt said."
- Ben G.
Greivis Vasquez Will Probably Catch Juan Dixon If Maryland Makes the Final Four
Other than that? Probably not.
Not listing Maryland here. Look, I know, he might've forgotten or whatever, but why, just once, can't we be on a player's list right away? Please?
The Juggernaut's Journey: Stuck in a Numbers Game - D1SCOURSE
The latest on Cory Jackson's attempt to make it to the NFL; He wasn't invited to the combine, but he's currently training with Detroit Lions Fullback Coach and former Raven, Sam Gash. - Ben G.
Born Ready Will Return for Another Year
This makes me sad.