Originally written on Fox Sports South  |  Last updated 11/15/14
ATLANTA -- Back in December, coming off the biggest game of his young career, Ben McLemore stood in the center of the Value City Arenas visiting locker room surrounded by his Kansas teammates. He began to dance, his feet alternating Ali-style forward and back, lips pursed in self-confident satisfaction. His teammates followed suit. That caught-on-video moment unfolded immediately after McLemore, the Jayhawks redshirt freshman who is projected to a top NBA draft pick, officially announced his presence on college basketballs national scene. Sure, there were quality outings earlier in the seasonhe had played well versus No. 21 Michigan State (14 points), Chattanooga (25), Oregon State (21) and Colorado (24)but his 22-point outing against then-No. 7 Ohio State on the road produced a distinctive idea early on: this freshman could significantly affect the national championship race. Fast forward through the accolades and 30-point games and the 6-foot-5 guards Jayhawks are right where mo...
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