—There was a Mike Marra sighting over the weekend at Churchill Downs. In fact there were quite a few current and former Cardinal athletes in attendance at the Dawn at the Downs Friday Night. I got a chance to see Mike Bush, Andre McGee, Rakeem Buckles, Stephan Van Treese, Titus Teague, Stephon Ball, and our newest Cardinal Jordan Campbell.
—Former Cardinal Chris Brickley will serve as a graduate assistant for the Ole Miss Rebels next season. This is great news for Chris!
—The NCAA has selected the University of Louisville as a future site of the 2012 Cross Country National Championships. Louisville was among the sites chosen for several future national championship events. The date and time of the meet is to be determined.
–2011 Cardinal Commit Wayne Blackshear will participate in the Nike Skills Academy. The Deron Williams (point guards) and Amar’e Stoudemire (big men) camps were held from June 24-26, and the Kevin Durant (wings/forwards) and Paul Pierce (wings/guards) camps are June 27 – 29. Blackshear will run with the Paul Pierce squad.<