+ 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 ESPN.com 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.