Shared Links (weekly)

Link – Rich Paul — Darius Bazley’s $1 million internship a result of ‘broken system’

Link – Metta World Peace Claims He Was Offered Huge Money to Throw a College Game

LSU Big Men Statues

Link – Syracuse’s 2-3 zone works but it makes college basketball unwatachable

Link – NBA making plans to get involved at high school level, once again

Link – College sports warn against moves to legalize betting

Link – How LaVar Ball’s new basketball league could actually end up being a good thing

Link – UNC Off the Hook for Academic Fraud

Link – Five-star big man Mitchell Robinson will bypass college, begin training for 2018 NBA Draft

Link – It’s time to change the transfer rule and let athletes play immediately and not sit out a year

Thad Matta Out At Ohio State

Link – WATCH: Ben Simmons didn’t give a damn about school at LSU

Link – Will free agency ever come to college basketball

Link – The NCAA’s new March Madness TV deal will make them a billion dollars a year

UCONN is Boring But So Be It

Link – Michigan mental wellness program Athletes Connected aims to help student-athletes

Link – Height of hypocrisy: Michigan limiting Spike Albrecht’s transfer options

Link – NCAA Sort of Near Doing Something About North Carolina Academic Scandal Maybe

Syracuse in the Final Four – Didn’t See That Coming

Link – LSU Basketball turns down postseason after missing NCAA Tournament

Link – Twitter user scooped CBS by leaking NCAA tournament bracket

Link – Tiny Dancers: Yale makes the NCAAs for the first time since 1962

Link – Viewers hated ESPN’s camera angle for Michigan-Ohio State

Link – Video: Thad Matta Wears ‘Addy’ Patch After Matt Sylvester’s 10-Month Old Daughter Dies at Day Care