Around the Hall: So long, Chris Allen

  • 08/03/2010 7:08 pm in

DETROIT - APRIL 04:  Chris Allen #3 of the Michigan State Spartans looks to pass the ball in the second half against Craig Austrie #24 of the Connecticut Huskies during the National Semifinal game of the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship at Ford Field on April 4, 2009 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Around the Hall is recommended reading from the Inside the Hall crew. So go ahead, get your read on.

+ Michigan State guard Chris Allen will not return to East Lansing next season after failing to meet multiple obligations. KJ discusses the ramifications of Allen’s dismissal for the Spartans at The Only Colors.

+ Kyle Neddenriep of The Indianapolis Star reports that Indiana offered a scholarship to 2014 forward Trey Lyles, who will be a freshman at Indianapolis Tech this fall.

+ In a Monday notes column on, Andy Katz reports that Butler, Indiana, Notre Dame and Purdue are considering a doubleheader as soon as 2011. Eamonn also weighed-in over at College Basketball Nation.

+ Brian Neubert of the Purdue Rivals site,, tweeted that 2013 guard Bryson Scott was offered by Indiana.

+ Indiana is not listed in Aaron Thomas’ most recent top five according to Jody Demling of The Louisville Courier-Journal.

+ Per a tweet from Tom Crean, we learned that D.J. White visited Cook Hall on Tuesday.

+ updated the roster for the 2010-2011 season, revealing jersey numbers for the incoming players.

+ Rush the Court ranks the top 20 Big Ten players for the 2010-2011 season.

+ Drew Cannon breaks down what you really need from a lineup over at Basketball Prospectus.

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