Our weekly roundup of news worth mentioning from around the state.
Western Michigan‘s Brandon Pokley and Nick Stapert were named to the NABC Honors Court. (WMU Broncos)
Updates on several former Oakland University players and their professional careers. (OU Grizzlies)
Benjamin Cruz writes about the connection between Michigan State and the Golden State Warriors. (Warriors World)
Draymond Green is expected to make an immediate impact with the Warriors because of his intelligence. (SF Chronicle)
A look at the basketball portion of the Western Michigan athletic budget. (Kalamazoo Gazette)
Flint native JaVale McGee will work with Hakeem Olajuwon this offseason. (NBA Mistress)
University of Detroit coach Ray McCallum honored at Metro Detroit Youth Day. (UD Titans)
Joel Machota is the new graduate assistant at U of D. (UD Titans)
Western Michigan is among the teams that will play in the University of South Florida tournament. (USF Bulls)
Time to get excited about those University of Michigan freshmen. (AnnArbor.com)
Who stood out at the Adidas Invitational? (Steve Bell)
An in-depth look at Michigan State’s Brandan Kearney. (The Only Colors)
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