Found November 13, 2013 on
The Catch and Shoot:
Wayne Selden Jr.
Michigan State Spartans
Duke Blue Devils
It was tough to follow a game as riveting as Michigan State’s win against Kentucky, but No. 5 Kansas’ upset of No. 4 Duke certainly competed. The game was neck-and-neck until Kansas used a 9-2 run in the final 1:33 to win, 94-83.
Duke jumped out to an 8-2 lead a little more than three minutes into the game on an and-one from Amile Jefferson, a layup from Quinn Cook, and a three-pointer from Rodney Hood, but Kansas fought back and held a six-point advantage of its own after Perry Ellis’ bucket with 5:10 to play in the first half. Ellis finished with a breakout performance of 24 points, nine rebounds, and three steals.
For the next 23:53, neither team led by more than five points.
With 2:53 left in the game, Kansas took the lead for good on Wayne Selden Jr.’s putback of Frank Mason’s miss. With the Jayhawks leading 83-81, freshmen phenom Andrew Wiggins took control. Wiggins first drilled a pull-up jumper to make the lead two possessions, and then he finished the next trip down the cou...
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The Kansas verses Duke game was a great game to watch. The two top prospects in the nation were on the court and they put on a show! It wasn’t just Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker making things happen as both teams had other players step up and make plays. Kansas got the 94-83 win but it was not easy. Both teams fought to the end and it was clear that neither of these teams...
CHICAGO -- Andrew Wiggins soared toward the hoop as Jabari Parker made one more attempt to stop his fellow freshman star.
No such luck. Wiggins owned the end of Parker's impressive homecoming.
Wiggins scored 16 of his 22 points in the second half, outplaying Parker down the stretch and helping No. 5 Kansas knock off fourth-ranked Duke 94-83 on Tuesday night.
Parker, a former...
Last night two of the NBA’s top prospects squared off as Duke’s Jabari Parker and Kansas’ Andrew Wiggins went toe-to-toe in an epic Championship Classic NCAA matchup.
Parker and Wiggins battled all night as Kansas edged Duke in a 94-83 win.
Parker was unbelievable in the first half putting up an impressive 19 points. He gave the reported 80 NBA scouts in attendance everything...
Jabari Parker scored 27 points with 19 coming in the first half alone,however, it wasn’t enough to avoid early season loss to the 5th ranked Kansas Jayhawks 94-83 .
The matchup of top-rated freshmen in Duke’s Parker and Kansas Andrew Wiggins was a battle though not necessarily between the two as they more often than not weren’t even guarding one another until late. Both...
Duke’s freshman sensation, Jabari Parker, is going off during the Tip Off Marathon vs. Kansas. The Chicago native scored 19 points in the first half and started the second with this one-handed oop from Quinn Cook. Is he college basketball’s best freshman?
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Last night sure was fun.
If you missed it, four of the top five teams in college basketball met on the court in Chicago with a veritable Draft Green Room worth of talent.
The main event was watching Kansas freshman Andrew Wiggins and Duke freshman Jabari Parker going head to head and they delivered in a big way. Parker was outstanding scoring...
Duke Blue Devils big man Jabari Parker is used to putting on a clinic in his hometown of Chicago. From his high school, the Simeon Wolverines, to his AAU team, the Mac Irvin Fire, to the McDonald’s All-American game at the United Center, Jabari Parker has always done work whenever he takes the court. In the Champions Classic, the Blue Devils versus the Kansas Jayhawks, it was by...
Julius Randle had already posted 27 points and 13 rebounds against a team that'll be ranked No. 1 in next week's Associated Press poll by the time Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker took the floor. So the so-called bar was set ridiculously high, and even the strongest of believers had to wonder whether they'd touch it.
Then the second game of the Champions Classic tipped...
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Syracuse sophomore guard Trevor Cooney has been named the first Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Week of the 2013-14 season, while Duke freshman Jabari Parker was the unanimous choice as ACC Rookie of the Week.
An ACC media panel voted Cooney the Player of the Week after he scored a game-high and career-best 27 points to help the seventh-ranked ...
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In Part 1, Ben and Jeff Goodman reflect on Tuesday'...
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