The Links: Rochester native Walker Russell Jr. gets traded and Central Michigan is the MAC’s biggest surprise

December 30, 2012 in Roundup

Our Sunday roundup of news from around the state. Slow posting will continue on BallinMichigan until after the holiday this week, then we’ll return to a more normal schedule.

The eligibility of one of the state’s top players, River Rouge‘s Jamal Poplar, is being question. (

Michigan State will be fine without Jabari Parker. (State News)

Michigan native Shane Battier upset Russell Westbrook because of a hard foul. (Hoops World)

Rochester native Walker Russell Jr. has been traded to the Reno Bighorns. (

Is Michigan‘s Nik Stauskas the next Glen Rice? (MLive)

Central Michigan is the biggest surprise in the MAC. (Hustle Belt)

Kobe Bryant likes the defense of former Michigan standout Darius Morris. (LA Times)

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