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The Morning Mix

Feb 21, 2012, 8:05 AM EDT

- An absolute must-read from Inside Milwaukee magazine. It’s a fantastic article about Marquette’s Buzz Williams, who is by far the most interesting coach in college basketball

- Seth Davis’ Hoop Thoughts, a weekly must-read

- The suspension of Alabama forward Tony Mitchell will last until the end of the season

- Depending on where you get your information from, Jim Calhoun may or may not be on the sidelines for the Huskie’s game against Syracuse on Saturday

- A Cincinnati football recruit was ejected from a high school playoff game in Pennsylvania for throwing a punch at an opposing player

- After a come-from-behind victory against Villanova on Saturday, Notre Dame head coach Mike Brey had this to say about his team “Collectively, we’re kind of a Jeremy Lamb”

- It was reported on Sunday that Maryland is going to refuse to schedule all future athletic events with Georgetown until the Hoyas agree to play in basketball. Maryland head coach Mark Turgeon supports the idea of playing Georgetown

- Gary Parrish’s Poll Attacks. Eamonn Brennan’s Poll Thoughts

- Raphielle Johnson provides a good-read on the success of Cal State-Fullerton. The Titans have relied heavily on transfers this season and have won eight out of their last nine games

- Mississippi State head coach Rick Stansbury took a shot at Kentucky’s Twany Beckham, a former-bulldog.  But Stansbury then said that his comments were taken out of context and even called Beckham to explain his remarks. Regardless, this is rather  poor timing. Mississippi State has dropped three in a row and hosts the No. 1 Wildcats tonight and the Bulldogs may be without Renardo Sidney

- Dave Hess does a great job explaining the battle between stat geeks and the media when discussing the tournament selection process

- Referee Karl Hess has been reprimanded by the ACC for ejecting former-North Carolina State stars Tom Gugliotta and Chris Corchiani from Saturday’s game. What is a “reprimand” you ask? Nothing more than a public scolding. This is simply not enough

- Illinois head coach Bruce Weber has insisted that his team isn’t going to feel sorry for themselves anymore. That probably means we won’t see Meyers Leonard crying from on the sidelines anymore

- Speaking of Illinois, Joe Lunardi doesn’t think they will, or should, make the NCAA Tournament (Insiders Only)

- North Florida’s Parker Smith went off last night for 46 points on 13-20 shooting including 11-17 from behind the arc

- Considering the amount of turnover this year in Knoxville, is an NIT bid for the Volunteers really that bad?

- Mike Krzyzewski got a chance to meet his hockey counter-part, Boston College head coach Jerry York, who just won the 900th game of his career in the Beanpot over Boston U

- Rush The Court published a series of “Mount Rushmore” posts for Pac-12,ACC,  and college basketball in general

- Florida guard Mike Rosario is expected to return to action on Tuesday against Auburn. The Rutgers-transfer has missed the past three games due to a hip-pointer

- Highly touted recruit Nerlens Noel has not been officially reclassified yet, but the announcement should be coming shortly

- If UCLA has any desire to make a late-season run and win the Pac-12 Tournament, they will need Lazeric Jones to get going

- In case you weren’t already aware, the Summit League is home to five of the top scorers in the country

- All Bo Ryan does is win. But how “sexy” would an “All-Bo Ryan Team” be?

- I think the headline speaks for itself – “Three reasons why Sean Miller would make a good president

- This is hilarious. Washington State’s Reggie Moore is a world-class starer

- Now this is what I call dedication

- Denard Robinson should never ever quit his day job

- I’m offended that somebody found this offensive

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