Around the Rim is a semi-regular piece at Rhody Rampage, recapping articles, interviews, and news regarding the Rams, the A-10, and the entire college sports landscape.
- Despite playing two seasons for the Rhode Island Rams basketball team, Andre Malone has decided to explore a career in… baseball? [Providence Journal]
- Speaking of Rhody baseball, here’s a look at where some of their players will be in action this summer. Tim Caputo in the Cape League? Sold. [GoRhody.com]
- The NCAA released their annual Academic Progress Rates (APR) today, and the UConn Huskies are off academic probation! Which means they’ve been grated the ability to lose in the first round of the NCAA Tournament play in the postseason once again. [CollegeBasketballTalk]
- While UConn is now in the “new” Big East, the newly formed American Athletic Conference (aka “old” Big East) has decided on a site for their basketball conference tournaments. …Memphis? [CBS Sports]
- The NBA Draft is quickly approaching, and it’s always fun for college hoops fans to check it out. Here’s a mock draft to wet your appetite. [FanSided]