Sunday, April 17, 2011

Pryor a No-Go for NFL Draft

Ohio State QB Terrelle Pryor is saying he won't be declaring for the NFL draft which is probably the right move as NFL scouts are saying Pryor would likely go in the fourth or fifth round of the supplemental draft. They see him as a player who is not an NFL style quarterback, an inaccurate passer and a player who struggles making decisions.

Eastern Michigan Bball Looking for New Head Coach

Eastern Michigan has been interviewing candidates this weekend to find the next head men's basketball coach Charles Ramsey was fired back on April 6. Texas Southern head coach Tony Harvey, former Utah head coach Jim Boylen and Grand Valley State Coach Ric Wesley have already turned down the position.

Former Iowa head coach Todd Lickliter interviewed on Saturday. He was also mentioned as a possible replacement at Bradley, Loyola and IUPUI.

I would be curious to know if EMU has contacted current Oakland University head coach Greg Kampe. He seems like he would be a natural fit as he already recruits the region and has successful taken OU from a DII program to a back to back NCAA tournament qualifier. Whether Kampe would want the job is another question.

Saturday, April 16, 2011

Greg Kampe Finalist for Coach of the Year

Oakland University coach Greg Kampe has been named as a finalist for the 2011 Jim Phelan National Coach of the Year Award and 2011 Hugh Durham Mid-Major Coach of the Year Award. Coach Kampe had as good a year as any and should stand a good chance of winning both awards. Weird that Shaka Smart of VCU was left off both lists, not sure if that was an error or not.

The below are the other contenders:

Mike Brey Notre Dame
Rick Byrd Belmont
Jamie Dixon Pittsburgh
Billy Donovan Florida
Steve Fisher San Diego State
Greg Kampe Oakland
Mike Krzyzewski Duke
Steve Lavin St. John's
Thad Matta Ohio State
Stew Morrill Utah State
Sean Miller) Arizona
Matt Painter Purdue
Rick Pitino Louisville
Dave Rose Brigham Young
Bill Self Kansas
Roy Williams North Carolina

Tommy Amaker Harvard
Randy Bennett St. Mary's
Rick Byrd Belmont
Ed Cooley Fairfield
Cliff Ellis Coastal Carolina
Jim Ferry Long Island
B.J. Hill Northern Colorado
Rob Jeter Milwaukee
Sydney Johnson Princeton
Greg Kampe Oakland
Jim Larranaga George Mason
Cuonzo Martin Missouri State
Dave Paulsen Bucknell
Clifford Reed Bethune-Cookman
Brad Stevens Butler
Blaine Taylor Old Dominion

Greg Anthony on Michigan Wolverines Basketball

Friday, April 15, 2011

Coco Crisp's Awesome Hair Day

Anderson Signs with Detroit Mercy Titans

High flying, slam-jam-bam, dipsey-doo-dunakaroo Doug Anderson, who was part of this season's Mott Community College team that reached the National Junior College championship game has signed with Detroit Mercy on Wednesday. Anderson has a 44 inch vertical has become a YouTube star showing off his jaw dropping dunks.

Monday, April 4, 2011

NBA's Biggest Floppers

Sports Illustrated took a poll of NBA players and who they thought were the biggest floppers in the league. Below is the top 10...

#10 Andres Nocioni
#9 Jose Barea
#8 Raja Bell
#7 Jarron Collins
#6 Shane Battier
#5 Kevin Martin
#4 Derek Fisher
#3 Luis Scola
#2 Manu Ginoboli

And the biggest flopper in the National Basketball Association?

Side Show Bob...

I mean Anderson Varejao