|Brenton Williams had a big scare last night, but he's OK and South Carolina said he'll fly home with the team. (US Presswire)|
Can you believe the weekend's already here? Get a good start with some links. Before you know it, December's arrived. As always, feel free to email any good stuff you come across: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Around the World
So macabre, so funny. || To-be-populated cities that are already viewable from space. || If you're not reading Letters of Note on a frequent basis you're missing out on one of the Internet's best quickreads. || It's Friday. If you're of age and think you know how to drink like a classy person, be sure. || OK, I'm dying at this.
¶ Seth Davis is on today's podcast, and we'll talk some about his Hoop Thoughts column, which you should and can read right here, right now.
¶ It's not the win that was a surprise, it was the margin.
¶ North Carolina has lost a top compliance guy, effective at 5 p.m. today.
¶ Jim Calhoun's thoughts on UConn not yet receiving a rose from the ACC.
¶ Why can't the Big East basketball schools take a stand?
¶ And just because we know the ACC is going to be awesome-good, is that truly a good thing for college basketbal?
¶ If this is true, it's definitely the reason Kentucky lost last night.
¶ Those around baseball know of the WAR stat, and now college basketball has something similar. Lookie here who's on top of the list right now.
¶ Love the candor here from a conference commissioner who isn't worried about a filter.
¶ Here was the conference shifting you missed from Thursday, by the way.
¶ A lot of people either legitimately believe or go along with the speculation and cynicism (and hope?) that we're eventually headed toward four superconferences. But what if that's really not the case? It stands to be a legitimate possibility we don't get there.
¶ The Oakland Zoo is a top-five student section and this is just one of the myriad reasons why.
Moving Pictures and Music
»» It's a Cheetah, in slow motion. I'm soothed, which is not so good for the music choice I've got lined up today.
OK, first step, close your door if you happen to have one. If not, put headphones on. Then, smack yourself in the face four or five times. Finally, hit play and let Andrew W.K. usher you into the weekend. It's Friday. Party, bitches.
It's time to party