The Mid-Morning Dump - 6/5/12

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MELVIN EJIM TRYING OUT FOR TEAM NIGERIA. Melvin could be at the 2012 Olympics in London.

FRED ON ROYCE. Coach Hoiberg helps DraftExpress break down Royce's game.

MORE ROYCE. NBA.com interviewed Royce after a workout with the Indiana Pacers.

GOTTLIEB LOVES ROYCE. He is advocating teams take Royce White over Kansas superstar Thomas Robinson.

FINNEY-SMITH DOWN TO TWO? According to Card Chronicle, Dorrian Finney-Smith will choose between Louisville and Florida. Louisville recently took a former VT commit, Montrezl Harrell.

CONFERENCE CHAMPION REQUIREMENT IS DUMB. Steve Malchow uses examples from other sports to illustrate the stupidity of requiring conference champions for a college football playoff.

CAN WE COMPROMISE? After the Big 10's ridiculous statement recently that they prefer the status quo, Stewart Mandel compares the various models of playoffs suggested by all the conferences and looks for common ground.

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