Posted August 05, 2012 on
For the past two seasons, the Kansas Jayhawks haven't had the best luck on the eligibility front - with the difficulties surrounding Josh Selby in 2010 and both Ben McLemore and Jamari Traylor last year. Last month, the program got word freshman Milton Doyle had been cleared by the NCAA, and this week they received the same on Anrio Adams.
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Bill Self said red-shirt freshman Ben McLemore could be the best defensive player the Jayhawks have ever had.
Though he's been a member of the University of Kansas basketball program for more than a year, Ben McLemore has yet to face an opponent who wasn't also his teammate. Now eligible for competition, the high-flying talent from St. Louis is as excited as anyone for the Jayhawks' upcoming exhibition tour of Europe.
Saturday, Head Coach Bill Self and the Kansas Jayhawks held the last of 10 allotted practices before embarking on an exhibition trip to France and Switzerland. The program opted to give media access to the full practice - as well as the players and coaches afterward - and Phog.net was on the sidelines. Here are a few impressions and notes from the action.