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May 10, 2010 at 8:00 AM

Monday Morning Links

Before we get to the links, here’s a of couple notes to pass along.
Elston Turner, who decided to transfer, is believed to be visiting Texas A&M and Baylor. A few weeks ago, he said the Aggies and the Bears were the two finalists.
— Washington will participate in the Maui Invitational. Here’s a quick look at other preseason tournaments involving Pac-10 teams: 76 Classic (Stanford), John R. Wooden Classic (UCLA) and Great Alaska Shootout (Arizona State).
MONDAY MORNING LINKS:
— It’s a little dated, but Quincy Pondexter performed nicely on Friday when he threw the first pitch before the Mariners game. According to gohuskies.com, he tossed a strike from the mound. The Huskies team was honored before the game.
Jon Wilner at the Mercury News details the winners and losers from those who opted to enter early in the NBA draft. The biggest news: JaJuan Johnson and E’Twaun Moore returned to Purdue.
ESPN.com also breaks down the draft and on its subscription site, NBA insider Chad Ford believes Pondexter will be taken by Atlanta with the No. 24 pick.
Bruce Pascoe at the Arizona Daily Star gives a summary of events from Pac-10 meetings that were held last week. Surprisingly, there wasn’t any talk of expansion or renegotiating the television rights.
The highlights: The conference approved an extension of the Big 12/Pac-10 Hardwood Series through 2012-13. Commissioner Larry Scott admitted the conference hasn’t done a great job of marketing the series.
The conference will also propose NCAA legislation allowing men’s basketball coaches to evaluate recruits during two weekends in April.
And the Pac-10 will consider moving the men’s basketball tournament out of Los Angeles and rotating it to regional sites including Seattle, Portland, Phoenix and the Bay Area.
— The men’s basketball team uploaded a second video on YouTube , which features Isaiah Thomas, Justin Holiday, Tyreese Breshers, Darnell Gant, Scott Suggs and Clarence Trent, whose transferring to Seattle University.

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