Posted January 15, 2013 on
As the clock ticked under three minutes and the final media timeout approached, all seemed well for the Kansas Jayhawks. High flying guard Ben McLemore had just flushed a dunk off of an Elijah Johnson lob. Soon, he’d be leaving to an ovation and his night’s work would be done. But, with one cut and roll of the ankle, all had changed.
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IRVING, Texas -- Kansas redshirt freshman guard Ben McLemore has been named the Phillips 66 Big 12 Mens Basketball Player of the Week for games the week of January 7-13 in a vote by a media panel which covers the conference, the league announced Monday.
McLemore averaged 21.5 points and 3.5 rebounds as Kansas won its first two games in Big 12 play with a 97-89 overtime win over...
Ben McLemore scored 17 points before leaving in the final minutes with a right ankle injury, and fourth-ranked Kansas rolled to a 61-44 victory over Baylor on Monday night.
McLemore hit a 3-pointer and then scored an alley-oop dunk off a feed from Elijah Johnson to make it 61-42 with 2:44 remaining. The Jayhawks were back on offense when the freshman appeared to turn his ankle,...
You had to expect Kansas guard Ben McLemore was going to be recognized after a superb week.
They can kill you slowly. Or quickly. Your choice. Hey, they're nice like that. Bill Self is nothing if not polite.
They can pound you like bread dough. They can chop you with little Ginsu knifes, the kind that never get dull or break.
They can go big. They can go small. They can cha-cha. They can waltz. Pick the record, Kansas will find a way to dance to it. That, and bash...
The accoloades are pouring in for Kansas redshirt freshman guard Ben McLemore.
I have a confession to make – since my favorite NCAA men’s basketball team, UCF, is currently serving a one-year postseason ban for all sorts of cheating goodness, I’ve been a little less than enthusiastic about the 2012-13 season. However, I did start catching up the other day for the sake of giving some more coverage around these parts, and what I’ve learned is:Kentucky...
Few things are more certain in life that the Kansas basketball program. Players come and go, but the Jayhawks are always one of the best teams in the country. Last season, Bill Self’s team managed well through a “down year” and ended up making the NCAA title game. This season, even after losing their two top scorers from a year ago, the Jayhawks only have a single loss...
The Bears travel north to face the nationally ranked Kansas Jayhawks looking for a marquee win on the season. What will they need to do to leave Lawrence with a win?