Found March 28, 2013 on Fox Sports Midwest:
PLAYERS: Ben McLemore
TEAMS: Kansas Jayhawks
WELLSTON, Mo. The Normandy High School cafeteria doors opened to a startlingly similar face. Same eyes. Same hair. Same smile. Kevin McLemore stood no chance of blending in. "Around here, everybody knows I'm Ben's brother," he said. He doesn't much mind the attention that comes with being Ben McLemore's look-alike younger sibling. Instead, the Normandy High School senior credits the the University of Kansas star for giving him, and plenty of others in this neighborhood, someone to look up to. "People tell me they aspire to be him," Kevin McLemore said. "They want to be just like him. I tell them, 'Yeah, you can.'" In an area long on problems and short on positive role models, Ben McLemore the redshirt freshman sensation who will likely turn his pursuit of this season's NCAA Championship into one of the top picks in the upcoming NBA Draft has become an inspiration. The sweet-shooting guard who leads the Jayhawks wit...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Kansas players and fans react to Ben McLemore’s insane dunk against Michigan

Kansas' players and fans absolutely lost their minds after the studly Ben McLemore rose up for a massive dunk.

Game Preview Part Two: Michigan vs. Kansas

In part two of GoBlueWolverine's Sweet 16 preview, Sam Webb and Kyle Bogenschutz discuss containing Kansas super frosh, Ben McLemore, where the Jayhawks are most vulnerable, the Wolverines' keys to victory, and much much more.

VIDEO: KU's Bill Self on loss

ARLINGTON, Texas-- We hear from the region's top-seeded head coach following Kansas' 87-85 fall to No. 4 Michigan in the Sweet 16.

Quotable: Kansas coaches, players begin Michigan prep

Kansas took a day off after its NCAA tournament round of 32 victory before diving into its preparation for Michigan. Michigan took a similar approach but was gifted an extra day of prep time by the NCAA tournament schedule which saw the Wolverines play Saturday instead of Sunday. After taking Monday off, Kansas had yet to practice or scout the Wolverines before it met with the media...

Sweet 16 Game Preview: Kansas vs. Michigan (7:37 Friday)

by Cakes Fisher DC/Maryland Bureau Reporter Ben McLemore is the Jayhawks leading scorer/kansascity.com One of the few parts of the bracket free of upset finds the Wolverines facing off against the Jayhawks in the future setting of next year’s Final Four, Cowboys stadium in Arlington, TX. Kansas has defeated both Western Kentucky and North Carolina on their way to Dallas...

Jayhawks Ride Comes To Shocking End

There are some losses that can leave some speechless and searching for answers as to why and for the Kansas Jayhawks, this is one that will linger, one that is still hard to fathom.

Five players in need of bounce back Sweet 16s

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...

Sooners keep sizzling in series opening win

NORMAN, Okla. — Jonathan Gray was Jonathan Gray, Matt Oberste officially set the OU program record 28-game hitting streak and the Sooners cruised to a 12-1 series opener victory over the Kansas Jayhawks en route to earning their first ever 4-0 Big 12 start Thursday evening at L. Dale Mitchell Park.
Jayhawks News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.