Monday, 9 August 2010

NCAA / CIS Articles

Nice piece on Montreal native Hernst Laroche who has started all 66 games at point guard in his Aggies career since coming over from Vanier College. Note that the times quoted in the article are New Mexico time which is Mountain time (2 hours behind).

Laroche growing into leader for Aggies

Hernst Laroche may be going home to Montreal this week, but he has found a permanent home on the court for the New Mexico State men's basketball team.

Laroche has started all 66 games since putting on an Aggies uniform.

His position could be the only certainty in the NMSU starting lineup this season as well, as the junior from Montreal has returned to the practice court with his teammates last week in preparation for this week's Canadian tour.

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Controversy continues to follow Cats Calipari

Sun-Times recruiting story draws Kentucky's ire

An attorney representing the University of Kentucky sent a letter Wednesday evening to the Sun-Times demanding retraction of a story by reporter Michael O'Brien from the paper's high school sports Web site.

The story, which was posted Wednesday afternoon, later edited, then removed late Wednesday night, originally stated that Perspectives-Calumet basketball player Anthony Davis, who is reportedly choosing among scholarship offers from Kentucky, DePaul, Ohio State and Syracuse, was ready to announce his choice of Kentucky. O'Brien, citing "a reliable source," wrote that "rumors/sources that have Davis choosing Kentucky are also alleging that the commitment cost $200,000."

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

It wouldn't be an exaggeration to say that Calipari, who earns a reported $4M a year to coach Kentucky, earns more than the 42 CIS coaches combined.
Making that kind of cake, it is easy to see why he is under extreme pressure to produce a contending team every year.
There is no rebuilding at UK...just reloading.
The pressure is constantly on to bring in a top recruiting class,,,especially with the number of "one and dones" Calipari always seems to have.
While some have criticized O'Brien for this story, others feel it is only a matter of time before Calipari is "found out".