Big Ten media days player list revealed - Big Ten Blog - ESPN
Kirk Cousins and Greg Jones were your obvious choices. Keith Nichol is the wild card pick. That big QB derby sure seems like it was a long time ago, doesn't it?
Blue Ribbon Yearbook Conference Predictions - ESPN
MSU picked to finish 5th. Jones, Jerel Worthy, and Keshawn Martin (kick returner) on the all-conference team.
Spartans planning weekend of events for Sept. 11 Ford Field football game | freep.com | Detroit Free Press
A potential positive factor in considering whether to make the trip to Detroit: the availability of beer inside the stadium for an MSU football game.
Defensive players to watch in Heisman race - CBSSports.com
Nice mention for Greg Jones. Hard to see Jones making enough big plays in Narduzzi's plain vanilla scheme to generate in-season Heisman buzz, though.
Revisiting Kansas State-Xavier through a fascinating new prism - Luke Winn - SI.com
Winn notes that Butler's foul when they were up 3 in the final seconds vs. MSU boosted their win probability (based on KenPom's win-probability methodology).
Yet Another Basketball Blog: Can a role player catch a break?
Tom Izzo with second-highest bench utilization numbers among Big Ten coaches over last 4 years, despite not employing a high-pressure defense.
Despite turmoil within program, UConn's AD named tourney chair for 2011-12 - The Dagger - NCAAB - Yahoo! Sports
Get your helping of NCAA idiocy right here.
Rush The Court " Blog Archive " NCAA Ticket Lottery System Under Fire
Get your helping of the NCAA getting some well-deserved scrutiny right here.
Lessons From the Past: Why Big Ten Divisional Alignment Has Only One Solution - SB Nation Minnesota
Another voice for straight geographic split. Historically, history has not necessarily been destiny (ask an MSU football fan who remembers the 1950's and 60's). Argument for moving PSU basically boils down to idea that stadium capacities are destiny, I suppose.