The Morning Mix


–  Pat Forde believes that Ben Howland has lost his way. That’s all you get about UCLA today

– It wouldn’t be Friday without Luke Winn’s Power Rankings

– Just one of the many articles explaining why this Kentucky team is the most special of all the Calipari teams

The USC Trojans are not fazed about the NCAA warnings of Shabazz Muhammad’s recruitment issues

– Sometimes, a good high school player will turn down mid-major scholarship offers in order to play for their childhood team.  This was the case for Kansas walk-on Jordan Juenemann. But after three years of hard work, he was finally awarded a scholarship. On Saturday he will be rewarded with opportunity to start for the Jayhawks for the first time in his career

– The Arizona Wildcats do not believe they are an at-large team, so all their focus is on winning the Pac-12 Tournament

– Once again I must profess my love for Dana O’Neil…’s “In the Know”. It  really has become one of the best weekly columns this season

– Florida State has hit more game-winning 3-pointers than any other team this season. Ian Miller’s trey against UVA last night has the Cavs stumbling towards the bubble

Friday will be a special day in East Lansing, MI as Draymond Green plays his final home game as a member of the Spartans. Tom Izzo was hoping to honor Delvon Roe as well, but the former-star is ineligible because of his current status as a paid actor #LetDelvonPlay

– Royce White is a stud, there is no doubt about that. But Iowa State will need more than just White in order to make a run in March

– Will UNC allow Duke to shoot a high number of 3-pointers on Saturday?

– Myers Leonard is still uncertain about his future at Illinois, but after the tumultuous season the Illini have had, it would not be surprising to see him declare for the draft