Friday, January 29, 2010

Another set of Friday links

With a tip o' the hat to Sam Wasson at, Bay Area sports reporter Jeff Faraudo offers a feature on Wendell McKines.


Chris Murray humanizes the WAC basketball referees who have to be perfect and then get better.


Daniel Lyght talks about missed dunks here -- it goes back a couple of decades (the Mesozoic Age) but we remember a college head coach who pulled any player who attempted to dunk and failed.


Josh Wright has an Idaho - Fresno State game report that contains this interesting quote:

"...Hopson went on to say he hopes “Vandal Nation (has) got our back. It sounds like they don’t.” The senior guard was referring to the sparse crowd, the smallest of the three-game homestand."

A southern California high school junior is getting some major attention but Hawaii does receive a mention.
Spencer Dinwiddie, 6-3 JR PG Woodland Hills (Calif.) Taft, is one of the elite point guard prospects in the West Coast class of 2011. A true point, Dinwiddie has exceptional length and vision for the position. He’s still maturing physically, but Dinwiddie has a good frame and he should be a terrific player down the road...
Go here for the full Greg Hicks-penned article and a Scout sub is required.


Brian Green is featured in Shawn Harrison's latest here.

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