Miami Heat needs to hit the boards harder--Miami Herald
This and thatHyde5: LeBron can't be knocked off game, other Game 5 keys--South Florida Sun Sentinel
• Spoelstra said he did not use Norris Cole or any point guard for 6:39 of the second half Tuesday because he wanted to give more minutes to Ray Allen, who played less in the first half than Spoelstra generally prefers. Allen shot 4 for 13 and is now 9 for 29 in the series.
5. Make their depth count. Indiana has a very limited bench. The Heat, meanwhile, have received great contributions from Ray Allen, Shane Battier, Chris "Birdman" Andersen or Norris Cole. This has to have an impact on the game. It's surprising it hasn't had more an impact on the series thus far.
Ex-CMU basketball coach Ernie Zeigler joins UDM as assistant--The Detroit News
UDM Men's Basketball Adds Detroit Native Ernie Zeigler to Coaching Staff--detroittitans.com
U of I trustees approve extension, raise for basketball coach Groce--State Journal-Register
Trustees also voted Wednesday to give Illinois-Chicago men's head coach Howard Moore a three-year contract extension.Jordan Harks Transfers to UIC, Will Be Immediately Eligible--uicflames.com
Moore's contract was extended through March 2018. His $333,900 salary will increase by $15,000 in 2014.
Under Moore the Flames finished 18-16 last season.
Men's basketball: UWGB loses 5th player; Stefan won't return--Green Bay Press Gazette
Hoops blog: UWGB loses 5th player; Stefan won't return--UWGB Hoops Blog
Texas point guard commits to Wright State--Dayton Daily News
Texas point guard calls Wright State a ‘perfect fit’--Wright State University Sports
Women's Basketball Golf Outing Set for Aug. 24--ysusports.com