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Saturday Morning Links

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Ah, you smell that?  It’s the sweet smell of freedom.  Well, it is for me, at least.  I took my last final yesterday, then hopped on a one way train to nowhere.  Sounded really fun, but then I woke up in New Albany.  Hope you guys are all feeling fine and dandy this morning as I guide you through what could possibly be the laziest Saturday morning of all time.  Grab your coffee and have a seat.  We’ll be here for a while.  On to the links…

–  Khem Birch this.  Khem Birch that.  You know what’s a good source for finding out Birch really feels?  His own mouth.  Thanks to 2012 recruit Anthony Bennett, we’ve come across the twitter account for Khem Birch.  He’s got some interesting things to say, so check it out.  But please don’t berate him.

–  Jerry Meyer concurs that UCLA is losing ground with Shabazz because…well, because they suck.  Terribly bad.  Their best player just got the boot and a one way ticket to Lithuania.  How in the heck did Ben Howland go to back to back Final Fours?

–  Ladies and gentlemen, USM would like to reintroduce you to Darnell Dodson.  Dodson has been reinstated once again at Souther Mississippi.  This article also states that Darnell is near graduation.  Good for him.

–  Another shameless plus, but go check out my good friends Houndmouth at the Irish Exit if you’re down to travel to New Albany this evening around 8pm.

–  Deandre Liggins has been impressing down in Orlando.  He’s a “competitor” but has a lot to work on, they say.  Lets hope he carries that on as games get underway.  The Magic’s first preseason game is tomorrow at 8pm versus the Miami Heat.

The same can be said for Josh Harrellson.  And he plays today at 2pm when the Knicks square off against Jay-Z’s Nets.

–  Our other rookie debuted last night, and it was a good one.  Kyrie Irving and Brandon Knight showed why they were the top two point-guards coming out of high school and into the league.  Knight put up 9 points, 4 assists, 2 rebounds, and a steal in his preseason debut.  Irving may have put up more points, but Knight was quite impressive for his first time out there.  The Pistons seem more than happy to have him, despite the loss.

Article written by Chris Thomas

15 Comments for Saturday Morning Links



  1. TheDecker
    10:09 am December 17, 2011 Permalink

    The Jerry Meyer link takes me to Khem Birch’s twitter



  2. Chris Thomas
    10:14 am December 17, 2011 Permalink

    Oops. Fixed, even though it just goes to Aaron’s twitter. He didn’t link real article nor could I find it.



  3. hsthom
    10:20 am December 17, 2011 Permalink

    -__- “#CARDNATION”… really?
    This Birch kid needs to get his head examined.



  4. Chris Thomas
    10:28 am December 17, 2011 Permalink

    Thank you, good sir.



  5. Jarweed
    10:36 am December 17, 2011 Permalink

    Wesley Woodyard, Captain of the Defense, leads the Broncos with 76 total tackles, nominee for the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award.

    This morning’s Denver Post: http://www.denverpost.com/broncos/ci_19567227



  6. Blue Faithful
    10:37 am December 17, 2011 Permalink

    Aaron put it up after you got on him lol.



  7. FinjaDave
    11:20 am December 17, 2011 Permalink

    Southen Miss is USM….SMU is in Dallas and produced one of the all-time great D-bags – Craig James.



  8. MeToo
    11:36 am December 17, 2011 Permalink

    re: that twitter account, what does MTL’s
    Gift mean. Have at it Sexn!



  9. MeToo
    11:40 am December 17, 2011 Permalink

    nevermind. figured it out. montreal’s gift…guess that’s less pretentious than god’s gift.



  10. Big Blue Mike
    11:55 am December 17, 2011 Permalink

    Pass



  11. GoCats
    12:43 pm December 17, 2011 Permalink

    I love local music and all, but isn’t there a UK basketball game at 8:00 tonight?



  12. eloy vargas
    1:02 pm December 17, 2011 Permalink

    yea quit pluggin the band on game night thats just dumb



  13. Ben Howland
    2:01 pm December 17, 2011 Permalink

    I actually went to back to back to back final fours. Somehow.



  14. That Band
    4:01 pm December 17, 2011 Permalink

    That Band sounds pretty damn good, not going to lie