1. Gators come up short. Louisville 72 – Florida 68. Billy Donovan now 0-7 against Rick Pitino.
3. Bradley Beal deflects question about his potential future NBA career: “I’m really not focusing on next year right now.”
4. Pitino on potential Louisville-Kentucky matchup. ”Awesome.”
5. Kentucky vs. Baylor today: ”This current Kentucky team’s coronation — what will legitimize and commemorate this roster as one of the greatest ever — only comes with a championship.”
6. Senior Darius Miller has gone from Billy Gillespie and the NIT to John Calipari and the NCAA Tourney.
7. Calipari: ”I’m not watching any other games. Why do I care?”
8. Kentucky’s Terrance Jones and Baylor’s Perry Jones III know each other from AAU basketball.
9. Gregg Marshall is staying at Wichita State. Unclear if he was a serious candidate at South Carolina.
10. Frank Martin talks about the South Carolina rumors.
11. Month-by-month – Cuonzo Martin’s first year at Tennessee.
12. Kevin Scarbinsky on basketball in Alabama: “Basketball has never mattered as much as football in this state, but basketball used to matter here, and it used to really matter in March. It’s been years.”
14. Gunner Kiel responds to Miles: “I’m just going to use it as fuel.”
15. Linebacker Jarvis Jones leads what should be a very good Georgia defense this fall.
16. Twitter post: “Alec Ogletree bodyslams Isaiah Crowell. “
18. Tennessee’s spring camp opens on Monday.
19. Lou Holtz on the 2011 Bama defense: Clemson gave up 10 touchdowns in one bowl game, Alabama defense gave up 9 touchdowns all year.
20. Who will catch AJ McCarron’s passes this fall? Kevin Norwood, for one.
21. Outland Trophy winner Barrett Jones has spent the last two spring breaks in Haiti.
22. Auburn QB Kiehl Frazier: “I feel a lot more comfortable this year.”
23. Keep your eye on Mississippi State wide receiver Joe Morrow.
24. Early impressions are favorable for Ole Miss quarterback Bo Wallace.
25. Joker Phillips likes what he sees from his Wildcats after their first day in pads.
26. End of an era. The shrinking importance of high school basketball in Indiana.