Category Archives: Random notes

Skal Labissiere All-American and more lunch notes

Random notes for lunch: Louisville will wear alternative black uniforms for its Thursday night ESPN game with Clemson on Sept. 17. First, however, the Cardinals open with Auburn at the Georgia Dome on Sept. 5. Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook … Continue reading

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Random notes for Friday

Random notes for Friday: What now? That’s the question people are asking about former UK star John Pelphrey and no doubt what the now former Florida assistant coach is asking himself. Mark Story of the Herald-Leader writes that Pelphrey wants … Continue reading

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Random notes: Dean Smith wills players $200

CLEVELAND — A few random notes as we wait for Thursday night’s Kentucky-West Virginia matchp in a Midwest Regional semifinal: – In case you haven’t heard, late North Carolina legend Dean Smith left $200 to ever player who lettered for … Continue reading

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Five links for Wednesday lunch

Here are five lunch links for this snowy Wednesday: Grantland on the resurrection of Kyle Wiltjer Frank Deford on John Calipari getting the best out of his one-and-dones After back-to-back bad losses, an analysis of Georgia’s NCAA chances Bill Belichick … Continue reading

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The uncoachable Rajon Rondo and more afternoon notes

Some late-afternoon news and notes:

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Lunch notes: UK makes Tony Barbee official

Some random notes for lunch: – It’s official, Tony Barbee has joined John Calipari’s staff. UK made the announcement just a short time ago. Click here to read the release. – Georgia wide receiver Malcolm Mitchell re-injured his knee and … Continue reading

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Correction: Dylan Favre

In my notes column today, I wrote that UT-Martin quarterback Dylan Favre started his college career at Ole Miss. He started his career at Mississippi State. FYI: Here is Favre’s bio.

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Ten links for your Friday lunch

Ten links for your Friday lunch: Ultimate frisbee could be next sport to go all-in analytics Ten basketball players who need productive summers Who’s playing well at LeBron James’ Skills Academy Andy Dalton and Hue Jackson are odd couple True … Continue reading

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Program note: Vacation time

I’m taking the next few days off. Be back soon.

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Dan Dakich and five lunch links

Five links for lunch reading: Mark Coomes says everybody deserves a second chance – even Bobby Petrino. At Gonzaga, Kyle Wiltjer is working to improve his game. Mac Engle of Star-Telegram writes on Charlie Strong and Texas culture. Myron Medcalf … Continue reading

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