Around the Hall is recommended reading from the Inside the Hall crew. So go ahead, get your read on.
+ Our old friend Eamonn Brennan, now of ESPN.com, writes that Christian Watford is poised for a major breakout next season in the World Wide Leader’s expert roundtable.
+ Jason King of Yahoo! Sports breaks down the top ten players in the Big Ten for next season and Christian Watford makes the list.
+ The NCAA’s new APR rule, which requires teams to carry an APR score of 930 to be eligible for postseason play, is being met with a mixed response.
+ 2013 Wisconsin big man Luke Fischer will take a visit to Indiana in late August according to Zach Osterman of Inside Indiana. Osterman also has a nice feature on Derek Elston and his improving health.
+ Former Indiana guard Jeremiah Rivers signed a six-month contract to play for KK Mega Visura in Serbia.
+ Luke Winn of Sports Illustrated looks at five sophomores that are poised to breakout in the 2011-2012 season.
+ Mitch Sherman of ESPN.com has a feature on IU football commitment Gunner Kiel and how he arrived at his decision to become a Hoosier.