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+ CBS Sports national college basketball writer Jeff Goodman delivers an offseason Big Ten report and drops a date for Indiana’s meeting with Butler next season at Assembly Hall: Sunday, November 27.
+ Garrett Green talked about his visit to San Diego State with Aztec Sports Report (premium link). Green is expected to announce a decision on Friday when he graduates from LSU. The 6-foot-11 center left California this morning per his Twitter account.
+ Northwestern is considering four new designs for the court in Welsh-Ryan Arena, including a nearly all-purple look.
+ Purdue coach Matt Painter cut six players from the USA World University Games roster. Only Michigan State’s Draymond Green and Minnesota’s Trevor Mbakwe remain from the Big Ten.
+ Purdue is in the running for Oak Hill Academy center A.J. Hammons according to Kyle Neddenriep of The Indianapolis Star.
+ An anonymous head coach, “Coach X,” tells ESPN Insider that only having July for evaluating prospects “has really hamstrung college coaches.”
+ Former Arkansas sharpshooter Rotnei Clarke will transfer to Butler and will be eligible for the 2012-2013 season.