Friday, January 22, 2010

A few more WAC links

Jason Groves offers two points on New Mexico State's Wendell McKines here (what Wendell brings to the team) and here (the latest dustup and do read the comments section).


Hawaii signee Jordan 'aka J Smoove' Coleman receives a nice hometown writeup (we didn't know that Boise State also offered him):

Air Jordan
Calabasas shooting guard is Marmonte’s most explosive player
Eliav Appelbaum
The Acorn
January 21, 2010

This was Jordan Coleman’s moment, and he was going to make sure everyone in the building knew it, too.

In the opening minutes of the Calabasas High boys’ basketball game at Thousand Oaks on Jan. 8, Coleman threw down a ferocious dunk on the reigning Marmonte League most valuable player, Alex Tiffin.

By turning Tiffin into poster fodder, the message was loud and clear.

“We’re here to play and Calabasas is for real,” said Coyote teammate Josh Langer of Coleman’s monumental slam.

Coleman, who shares a name with another high flyer—some guy named Michael Jordan— doesn’t share the Air Jordan moniker. Instead, teammates and coaches call Coleman “J Smoove,” because basketball comes naturally to the soft-spoken senior guard...
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