"My rule was I wouldn't recruit a kid if he had grass in front of his house.
That's not my world. My world was a cracked sidewalk." —Al McGuire

Sunday, June 18, 2006

Schedule update, Novak projection

Michael Hunt of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel devotes his most recent column to the MU/UWM agreement.

Politics aside, Marquette always had the right to schedule whom it wished, even if it did make the Golden Eagles look bad, like they were afraid of what might happen against the Panthers. But Marquette is a different position than a lot of larger Division I schools in that men's basketball pays virtually all the athletic department's freight. If it could get a 4-for-1 with UWM like the big boys in Madison, why not?

NBADraft.net's Aran Smith rates Steve Novak as the 8th-best SF in the upcoming NBA draft, making him a bubble first rounder. Read Smith's projections here. Novak most recently worked out for the Seattle Sonics.

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