Wednesday Links: Horford Gets an Offer
- Hoops: Horford picks up big offer ($)
It took a while but Jon Horford landed his offer. He has to make his full campus tour to make things official but once he does, I would assume a commitment will follow shortly after.
- Recruiting Roundup (3-10-10) / Recruiting Roundup (3-9-10) – Part 2 (Podcasts)
Sam Webb drops some hoops recruiting nuggets. Webb feels good about Zeigler and thinks that Michigan is in good position as things stand now. Webb speculates that it’s a “foregone conclusion” that Horford will receive an offer and that will be made official once he makes the trip to Ann Arbor for the academic presentation etc. Webb also thinks that Horford will commit once the offer is made official.
- Michigan Headed to 2010 Legends Classic
Post this yesterday, Michigan is playing in the Legends Classic next year along with Syracuse, Georgia Tech, and UTEP. All three schools return a lot of talent (depending on NBA departures) and it will be a tough field. The regional schools have also been added to the post and judging the list I suspect Detroit and Bowling Green will face Michigan.
- Back and Forth, recapping the season
The Big Ten Geeks look back at their preseason predictions, what went well and what didn’t… Michigan is example A in prognostication failure.
- Big Ten Tournament Preview: The Coronation of …
The Prospectus previews the Big Ten Tournament. Michigan’s logarithmic projection chance at winning the title: 0.7%. Minnesota has been a statistical (read: Pomeroy) darling all year and the projections like them as a Cinderella candidate but I’m not sure I see it.
- Tempo Free Aerial – Final Edition
Michigan’s efficiency margin in conference play was actually a tad better than last season.
- NOTEBOOK: Michigan never considered the CBI; Jordan Morgan likely to have surgery
Beilein explains the decision to skip the CBI. Morgan is getting shoulder surgery and could be looking at a four month recovery period.
- Ohio State swingman David Lighty captains 11th annual All-Glue Team
Draymond Green got hosed but Lighty is a good choice.
- ESPN – NCAA Womens Bracketology
Kevin Borseth has the Michigan womens team on the bubble. ESPN projects them as one of the last four teams in the tournament.
- Oakland is going dancing
The Grizzlies came up one game short last year but they punched their ticket last night. Oakland’s uptempo offense can be fun to watch and it’s great to see the local program make the tournament.
- Committee experience and other musings
Jay Bilas with some interesting thoughts about the NCAA selection process