B1G Basketball Links: 8/24/2011

There hasn't been a lot of basketball news recently, but here are a few stories that may be of interest.

Painter's U.S. team rallies for fifth place | Journal and Courier | jconline.com
Team USA ended up tied with the best record at the World University Games, but a loss in the quarterfinals sent the Americans home without a medal. USA beat Germany to finish in fifth place.

Tom Izzo favors 'right way' in life, NCAA - Evansville Courier & Press
Izzo speaks at a fundraiser in Owensboro, Kentucky. He talks a bit about Tom Crean, and says he expects IU to be a .500 team this year.

Expectations rise for Trevor Mbakwe | StarTribune.com
A short article about the second most dominant big man returning to a Big Ten team next year.

Weber happy with Illini's play in Italy - Chicago Colleges Blog - ESPN Chicago
"It was the worst officiating in the history of basketball." - Bruce Weber. At least they didn't get into a brawl like Georgetown in China.

2011-12 Big Ten Potential Breakout Players — UMHoops.com
UMHoops.com takes a look at players who had limited roles last season, but are expected to make big leaps in the upcoming season.

Big Ten's 2011-12 basketball schedule delayed | Detroit Free Press | freep.com
Those of you who are eager to see the 2011-12 Big Ten men’s basketball schedule will have to be patient for at least another week. 

 

The Milwaukee Journal - Google News Archive Search
A blast from the past courtesy of Google: Short article from The Milwaukee Journal from November 28, 1939. Just like this year, the Buckeyes were defending champs. The basketball story is in the middle of the paper; there is a pretty good football story in the leftmost column.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join BT Powerhouse

You must be a member of BT Powerhouse to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at BT Powerhouse. You should read them.

Join BT Powerhouse

You must be a member of BT Powerhouse to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at BT Powerhouse. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9347_tracker