+ Stephen Curry is hoping for a quick recovery from an ankle sprain, but missed Team USA’s practice on Thursday. Curry, Eric Gordon and Russell Westbrook are reportedly competing for the final spot on the world championship roster.
+ The NCAA’s new President, Mark Emmert, isn’t a fan of the one-and-done rule and would prefer the baseball model.
+ Matt Snyder weighs-in with a Big Ten edition of summer session over at FanHouse. Maurice Creek and Guy Marc-Michel are mentioned.
+ ESPN updated their Super 60 rankings for the class of 2012.
+ Northwestern guard Michael Thompson is hoping forward Kevin Coble will return to the program, writes Teddy Greenstein of The Chicago Tribune.
+ Our friends at UMHoops have been all over preparation from Michigan’s upcoming trip to Europe, including video interviews with players and practice footage.
+ Former IU forward Lance Stemler will host a basketball clinic at Nolan Fieldhouse in Sellersburg, Indiana on Saturday, August 28.