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Kansas Jayhawks head coach Bill Self is steaming over the way his team played on the road against the TCU Horned Frogs on Wednesday. The fifth-ranked Jayhawks mustered only 13 points in the first half en route to a 62-55 upset defeat at the hands of TCU. Purple-clad fans stormed the floor immediately following the Horned Frogs' surprising victory, but Self was already preparing how he was going to describe his team's performance during the press conference. Well, it wasn't good. That is about all you can about that. "It was the worst team Kansas has ever put on the floor," Self said emphatically. "Since Dr. [James] Naismith was there. I think he had some bad teams and lost to the YMCA the first couple years." Kansas is now on a two-game losing skid after dropping a home contest to Oklahoma State on Saturday. The Jayhawks hadn't previously lost since Nov. 13."I assess the whole game as, what's the right word? Futility?" Self said. &qu...
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Bill Self called it the worst loss in Kansas Jayhawks history, and conversely it was the biggest win in TCU Horned Frog history. Look, there is no history for TCU basketball, at least nothing of significance. They were losers of 8 straight, all in conference, before their shocking win over #5 Kansas. They rank 345th in the country in points per game. They are a bad basketball...
Kansas coach Bill Self's Big 12 bullies are suddenly beatable.
Even against the league newcomers who hadn't won a conference game.
The fifth-ranked Jayhawks have their first losing streak in more than seven years after trailing throughout in a 62-55 loss Wednesday night at TCU, which had never before beaten a top 5 team.
''It's not so much that we lost, it...
Oh, you can play without a true point guard. Sure you can. But this is what will happen:
Your offense will bounce up and down. For two weeks, youll glide like a gazelle. The next two weeks, youll waddle like a duck. Youll win at Ohio State. Youll lose at TCU. Your collective psyche will fishtail back and forth the way a Lincoln Town Car does on wet pavement.
You may stay on the...
(Eds: Updates.) By KATHLEEN GIER Associated Press After one of his team's worst performances in years, Bill Self likened the Kansas team he put on the floor Wednesday night to ones fielded by Dr. James Naismith back when the school was playing games against the Topeka YMCA.
The fifth-ranked Jayhawks had just lost to Big 12 bottom-dweller TCU, which had been winless in its first...
Kansas suffered one of the most shocking upsets in the history of the Big 12 Conference and of the Bill Self era, Wednesday night, as they fell 62-55 to the TCU Horned Frogs at Fort Worth’s Daniel-Meyer Coliseum. The win marked the first ever Big 12 win for TCU.
If Kansas is to continue its recent success against Oklahoma, it must find a way to break out of a current rough stretch that has coach Bill Self frustrated and concerned.
The fifth-ranked Jayhawks look to avoid their first three-game losing streak in almost eight years when they try for an 11th straight victory over the host Sooners in Saturday's Big 12 matchup.
Self was not...
The Kansas Jayhawks can celebrate stability and a solid class in 2013. With coach Charlie Weis heading into his second year, he had made true on his promise to significantly upgrade
In November, as the Kansas Jayhawks were winding down a 1-11 season in the first year under coach Charlie Weis, there was a vow that Weis would do whatever it took to fix things in Lawrence. On Wednesday, Weis and his staff could celebrate, as they took a major step in doing that with a recruiting class that is cracking the top 25 in some circles.
A visit to TCU might be what Kansas needs to rebound from its first regular-season conference loss in almost a year.
Looking for a 10th straight road victory, the fifth-ranked Jayhawks can get back on track by keeping the Horned Frogs winless in the Big 12 on Wednesday night.
Riding a nation-leading 18-game winning streak and a 33-game run at Allen Fieldhouse, Kansas (19-2, 7-1...