Posted March 02, 2013 on
There’s something about the month of March that signals to some college basketball teams that it’s time to elevate their level of play. Last year, the Kansas Jayhawks did just that by ending the regular season hot, leading into the NCAA Tournament. On Saturday, they looked to be at it again, as they played above the rim in routing West Virginia 91-65 at Allen Fieldhouse.
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. He could rewrite the mighty stone tablets that are the Kansas record book, handed down on high from Moses and James Naismith, for years to come, if he wanted to. Ben McLemore probably has other plans, and that's fine. Not the issue.
The issue is the present, or rather oh, heck, let's just say it Bracketville.
Namely: Which Ben are we going to get, kids...
Ben McLemore is having an incredible year. First, he broke onto the scene with his dancing phenomenon, “The McLemore“. Then he began to showcase insane basketball skills on the hardwood and put himself in National Player of the Year discussions. He even led the Jayhawks in their own version of the Harlem Shake.
On Saturday, he was at it again, this time adding to his considerable...
The issues WVU had defending Kansas star guard Ben McLemore in Saturday's 91-65 loss at Phog Allen Fieldhouse weren't problems of individual Mountaineer players being unable to match up with McLemore. Instead, according to WVU's Eron Harris, it was the failures of team defense that allowed McLemore to erupt for 36 points.