Found March 28, 2012 on The Sports Bank:
The Nation’s #1 recruit, Shabazz Muhammad, will not be staying at home to play college basketball this fall. Cross UNLV off his list, as the Las Vegas native now has his own set of final four schools left remaining for his services.Two of them will be competing this Final Four weekend as Kentucky, Kansas, Duke, and UCLA remain in the mix. On the day after he won the high school all-star week’s dunk competition, and on the eve of the McDonald’s All-American game, Muhammad talked about what each one has to offer. In his bracket, Muhammad had KU and UK in the final (nice picks), selecting Kentucky to win. But he doesn’t know which one he’ll cheer for this weekend. So don’t know try to discern any clues from that. But here’s what he had to say about his final four choices in schools, and by schools, I mean the University he’ll likely do a one-and-done before becoming the #1 pick in the 2013 NBA Draft. How about the Kansas Jayhawks? “Not having a superior team this year, and just still...

KU's success starts with Self

The first time he rode to the Final Four, Bill Self was at the wheel of an Aston Martin, the envy of the lot. The Jayhawks had Darrell Arthur up front and Mario Chalmers and Brandon Rush in the back. He'd built a Kansas team that was sleek, sporty, and went from zero to 60 in about two seconds flat. Four years later, Self is back in the promised land. Only this time, he'...

Best job he's done? Kansas coach Self not sure

The question has been dressed in different ways, asked by countless people in every situation imaginable: Is this the best coaching job of Kansas coach Bill Self's career? The second-seeded Jayhawks have played a who's who of major college basketball: Duke and Kentucky, Missouri and Baylor. They beat Ohio State during the regular season, the team they'll play in the...

Self-coached's Kristi Setaro reflects on the season to date, and how what the Kansas Jayhawks - and their head coach, Bill Self - have accomplished can't be measured solely by statistics - though they have plenty of those, too.

An Appreciation for Bill Self

Confession time: Over the last few winters, I’ve developed a bit of an uncomfortable habit. Two hours a day, twice a week, I hole up in the bedroom, lights off, oblivious to the world around me. I turn off the cell, stop checking e-mails, and if the dog needs to use the bathroom well, shoot, he better find a nice potted plant to relieve himself on. I’m stuck, hooked, obsessed...

KU's Self Sidesteps Distractions

NEW ORLEANS – Kansas coach Bill Self says there were no distractions to deal with in 2008 when the Jayhawks won the national championship. He wants it to be the same way on this Final Four trip.

Kansas' Danny Manning agrees to coach Tulsa

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Danny Manning has agreed to become the head coach at Tulsa, the second assistant from Kansas coach Bill Self's staff to announce their departure during the week of the Final Four. Manning will help lead the Jayhawks in New Orleans before taking over at Tulsa, where Self once served as head coach. Kansas plays Ohio State in the national semifinals Saturday night...

Danny Manning to be the Next Coach of Tulsa

Danny Manning to be the Next Coach of Tulsa Jeff Goodman of is reporting that Kansas assistant Danny Manning will be the next head coach of the Tulsa Golden Hurricanes. The move comes as no surprise as Manning’s name has been linked to this job for a while. There is one obvious connection to this gig.. Before current Kansas head coach Bill Self was in Lawrence he...

Final Four coaches poised to keep cashing in

Ohio State coach Thad Matta has already cashed in on the Buckeyes' trip to the Final Four. So have the rest of the coaches whose teams are headed to New Orleans. Matta has racked up $100,000 in incentives tied to his team's performance in the Big Ten and the NCAA tournament this season. And that doesn't include the one-year extension that was triggered when the Buckeyes...

Gender Equality fails at Last Night's McDonalds High School Slam Dunk Contest

OMG guys, a high school girl dunked twice last night during a McDonald's All-American Dunk Contest. Women's basketball is evolving into just like the boy's game. WRONG! It was ridiculous as I watched it live. If you saw my endless mockery tweets of the whole event, you know how angry I was. Pat Summitt, Geno Auriemma and Brittney Griner were de-evolutionized after last...
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