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Prognostication
Prognostication
Published by Swampy Meadows
10-20-2017
Prognostication

WEST BLOOMFIELD (MI) -- Any words written about the 2017-18 college hoops season between now and November 10th when the ref tosses the ball up for real are pure prognostication. Throwing a wrench into the works is the ongoing saga of the shoe company recruiting scandal, as it remains to be seen what punishment the NCAA will mete out to the offending programs and when. Question marks abound, nowhere more so than on Edwin Moses Boulevard. Here are a few of the experts and their SWAG:

10 possible Cinderella teams you may be talking about during March Madness

https://www.cbssports.com/college-ba...march-madness/

UD foes Ball State and St. Bonaventure are listed.

Atlantic 10 Preview

https://www.si.com/college-basketbal...ings-standings

The Top 50 Freshman scorers of the 2017-18 season

https://www.si.com/college-basketbal...-marvin-bagley

Kostas is listed at #44.

The toughest job among college basketball's new coaches

https://www.cbssports.com/college-ba...s-new-coaches/

Archie is thought to have the easiest job of the newcomers; Georgetown’s Patrick Ewing the hardest; AG is in the middle at #9.

Elsewhere in Hoop Nation:

-- If you enjoy tracking the exploits of former Flyers in their professional hoops careers, you gotta follow this Twitter site called Professionally LOWD:

https://twitter.com/ProLOWD

-- Monday October 23rd is D-Day for Anthony Nelson, AG’s prime PG recruiting target out of NYC:

https://twitter.com/NYPost_Brazille/....5006%2Fpage-3

-- Looking further down the recruiting funnel, here is a video of 2020 prospect Zeb Jackson out of Toledo:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_c...&v=jnkFvt3kAjA

-- Interviews with Flyers present and past:

Josh Cunningham

http://hoopshd.com/2017/10/15/season...sh-cunningham/

Charles Cooke

http://www.wingam.com/uds-charles-co...justin-kinner/

Anthony Grant

http://www.daytoncitypaper.com/on-the-beat-1017-2/

-- Sports Illustrated explains the art and science of predicting a college basketball season:

https://www.si.com/college-basketbal...ictions-system

-- The Younger Dr. Swampette’s college roommate at Michigan made the NBC Nightly News recently:

https://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news...-1075508803843

Dr. Kate is exactly like that in real life -- a bundle of kinetic energy!

-- Here is something you don’t see every day: a 30’ tall tree stump that has been floating around upright on the surface of a lake for 130 years!

http://activenorcal.net/blog/the-mys...lakes-old-man/

That’s it “From the Swamp.”
You can email me at: swampy@udpride.com
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By Alberto Strasse on 10-21-2017, 12:46 PM
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