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Monday, October 16, 2006

SI Pre-Season Rankings did their first pre-season Power Rankings on Friday. So, I guess it's old news. Nonetheless, I thought I'd presented it to the rest of the VBBs who hadn't seen it yet. Our beloved Hoyas are ranked 7 (one spot above Pitt).

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Gotta dig into the murky world of message boards for this nugget, but if you're in the minority who doesn't expect big things from Roy Hibbert this season, check out his unofficial stat-line from the famed D.C. Kenner League title game this summer: 32 points (8-for-11 on FGs, 16-of-19 on FTs), nine rebounds, two blocks -- against a team led by ex-Maryland star Lonny Baxter. The championship took place on July 30, just 17 days before Baxter's infamous gun-near-the-White House incident. I speculated in the blog a few weeks back that it might have had something to do with a grudge against Karl Rove ... but maybe Baxter was just frustrated about getting beat by Big Roy?

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