Around the Hall: Gordon shines in Team USA win

  • 08/15/2010 9:08 am in

FEBRUARY 9, 2010: Los Angeles Clippers vs Utah Jazz, Staples Center, Los Angeles, California. Final score Clippers 99 Jazz 109. Clippers # 10 Eric Gordon.Around the Hall is recommended reading from the Inside the Hall crew. So go ahead, get your read on.

+ Eric Gordon strengthened his case for a spot on Team USA by scoring 15 points in a 98-51 win over China on Saturday at Madison Square Garden.

+ Gordon tells the Los Angeles Times he has a good shot of making Team USA’s final roster.

+ Chris Sheridan of writes that the battle for the final spot on Team USA might be Gordon vs. Stephen Curry.

+ Dustin Dopirak of The Herald-Times reports that Ft. Wayne Bishop Luers freshman-to-be James Blackmon Jr. took an unofficial visit to Indiana.

+ According to Bob Baptist of the Columbus Dispatch, the Big Ten single plays for basketball this year will be the same as last season with a reversal of venues. Translation: IU gets Michigan State once (road) and Penn State once (home).

+ Tom Crean recently welcomed Sam Alford, Steve Alford and Calbert Cheaney to Cook Hall.

+ UMHoops has highlights of Yogi Ferrell from adidas Nations.

+ Eamonn weighs-in on Tom Izzo’s recruiting explosion at ESPN’s College Basketball Nation and Matt Norlander writes on The Dagger at Yahoo that Izzo is winning the offseason.

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