Tuesday, April 27, 2010

News On The Horizon 4/27/2010

Gordon Hayward: Now Is the Time for the NBA--Bleacher Report
2010 NBA Draft Early Entrants: The biggest impact--Ballin' is a Habit

Gordon Hayward, Butler, sophomore: Butler became the feel good story of the decade in college basketball when they made their run to the national title game in their home city. The crazy part about that run was that it was made a year early. In other words, with the youth on Butler's roster, they have a chance to be even better next season, pending Hayward's NBA Draft decision. Willie Veasely and Avery Jukes both graduated, but the rest of Butler's roster will be back next season, including Matt Howard, Shelvin Mack, Ronald Nored, and even Brad Stevens.

If Hayward does return, Butler could end up being a top five team in the preseason. But he has a realistic shot at being a mid-to-late first round pick. It will be interesting to see what Hayward does.

The 2009-10 season in photos--College Hoops Journal

Butler Women's Basketball Announces Team Awards--ButlerSports.com

Men's basketball: Phoenix freshman Synder sticks with Wardle--Green Bay Press Gazette
Pearson, Smith leave UWGB for Toledo--UWGB Basketball

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