Beyond the Box Scores

A Busy Weekend of UK Basketball News

By: Jeff Archer
By: Jeff Archer

Dodson will be back this season... Wall and Cousins honored... Strickland getting back on the court... Magloire re-signs.

If you blinked this weekend you might have missed some UK Basketball News.  There was a lot to see...

Kentucky assistant basketball coach John Robic emphasized that junior Darnell Dodson will be playing for the Wildcats next season during his time Saturday at the UK Ohio Convention in Middletown, Ohio. (Larry Vaught reports) http://www.amnews.com/stories/2010/07/19/uks.550920.sto

Washington point guard John Wall took home top honors as Most Outstanding Player in Las Vegas after leading all players in scoring (23.5 ppg) and assists (7.8 apg). Fellow rookie DeMarcus Cousins was honored as T-Mobile Rookie of the Month for his impressive Summer League showing.

Rod Strickland, a former NBA player and member of Kentucky's basketball staff, will join some other big names in the Jersey Shore Basketball League (JSBL). http://njmonthly.com/blogs/njmyway/2010/7/19/all-star-dunks.html (via allkyhoops.com)

 

Center Jamall Magloire has re-signed with the Miami Heat for the upcoming season.  Magloire averaged 2.1 points and 3.4 rebounds, while shooting 50.4 percent from the field in 23 games as a reserve for Miami last season

~ Jeff Archer

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