The Nine@Nine is TheBoilingPoints.com’s collection of the nine best/hottest/funniest/whatever links, tweets, stories, etc., from the day before. In our first edition, we bring you the top nine stories in Purdue sports from Monday, July 2nd.
- Ryne Smith, DJ Byrd and Dru Anthrop took some time to make a trick shot video and post it on YouTube. If you feel like being jealous and questioning how they can hit some of these shots while you struggle with an elbow jumper, click here.
- Purdue baseball coach Doug Schreiber is a candidate for College Baseball Insider’s National Coach of the Year.
- In non-sports news, the West Lafayette City Council passed plans for two major developments last night, including one that will relocate the Where Else? bar.
- The NBA released its summer league schedule. Chris Kramer, Robbie Hummel, E’Twaun Moore and JaJuan Johnson are all expected to participate in either one or both of the leagues, which take place in Orlando and Las Vegas.
- Former Purdue offensive lineman Matt Light hung up his cleats, but isn’t ready to be done with football yet. He’s in talks to join ESPN as an analyst.
- “I got a offer from Purdue” –@BornReady5_ATG, Mikale Wilbon. He’s a 2014 RB recruit from Chicago.
- “Another great day of workouts. This group is working hard to make
#BoilerNation proud!” –@MicahShrews, Purdue assistant men’s basketball coach Micah Shrewsberry
- Kara Patterson, a former Boilermaker, qualified for her second-consecutive Olympic games by getting second at the U.S. women’s javelin trials.
- The Associated Press talked to Robbie Hummel about being familiar with the Minneapolis area, and not just from playing the Gophers while at Purdue. Click here to read more. Bonus Robbie Hummel coverage: NBA.com talked to Hummel about the same thing. Story is from the same teleconference, but has a little different take on it.