Posted November 06, 2012 on
The beauty of early season basketball games is that they can provide a number of teaching moments for a coach. Kansas coach Bill Self will have that, as the Jayhawks defeated Washburn 62-50 Monday night at Allen Fieldhouse.
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Top 10 Players: Big 12
Pierre Jackson PG Baylor- 13.8pts. 5.9ast. Jackson came onto the scene with a bang last year. He’s very explosive and can score points in bunches. I expect him to take a big step this year with a year of big school experience under his belt.
Rodney McGruder SG Kansas State- 15.8pts. 5.2reb. I’ve always like McGruder’s poise and smooth style,...
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) The hallmark of Kansas last season was its ability to win ugly.
The Jayhawks would scrap for loose balls, throw a couple elbows under the basket to grab a rebound, clamp down like a vise-grip on opposing offenses and somehow get out in transition enough to put together the kind of game-changing runs that it takes to win games in March.
Already, it looks like...
Ben McLemore had 17 points and 10 rebounds, and No. 7 Kansas was tested by Division II power Washburn before easing to a 62-50 exhibition victory Monday night.
Elijah Johnson added 13 points and freshman Perry Ellis had 10 for the Jayhawks, who turned the ball over 24 times in their final tuneup before they open their regular season Friday night against Southeast Missouri State...