Hoosier Morning

1. HOOSIERS HQ
Kind Butler may or may not have magical powers, but he runs like a man possessed, Dustin wrote.

Indiana recruiting target Monte Morris kept running all the way to the tournament title in Fort Wayne this weekend, Dustin wrote.

The Indiana baseball team swept a doubleheader from Nebraska to pull into second in the Big Ten, while the softball team won on Senior Day, we reported.

2. IT’S INDIANA
Bryce Alford, the son of former Indiana great Steve, was back on Hoosier soil playing in the Run ‘n Slam at Fort Wayne this weekend, but he’s already committed to play for his father at New Mexico, Tom Davis of the Fort Wayne News-Sentinel writes.

Matt Roth now has two degrees from Indiana, but his one remaining year of eligibility is still up in the air, the Indianapolis Star’s Terry Hutchens writes.

3. BIG TEN COUNTRY
Ohio State’s Jared Sullinger is the top Big Ten prospect in the NBA Draft, but he’s sliding down the board, according to a mock draft from the folks at hoopsworld.com.

4. ACROSS THE RIVER
On Friday, Kentucky coach John Calipari and his staff not only visited the White House, but received hefty pay increases. Calipari would be the third-highest paid coach in the NBA, Kyle Tucker of the Louisville Courier-Journal writes.

4. ONE FOR THE ROAD
In honor of Kind Butler’s reputed superpowers: Kryptonite, by 3 Doors Down.

7 comments

  1. “I really do believe that,” Barnhart said. “I think he really realizes how special a place Kentucky is. He says it all the time that this place isn’t for everybody, and you’ve got to know that on the front end. But I think this place is made for Cal. This is his place. This is the kind of place that he can really shine and do what he does best, and that’s be the CEO of the greatest basketball program in the country.”

    Kentucky is the kind of place that Calipari can shine because they don’t play by the rules and are a corrupt program.

  2. The magical Slovakian puts the ultraconservative right-wingers from Inside the Hall in his rear view mirror…Chalk one up for Team Scoop at the annual Media Challenge.

  3. Harvard: top notch, man, top notch!

    Hats off to you. Fuoriclasse as Kobe would say.

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