When it rains, it pours for Bill Self and the Kansas Jayhawks. After landing the top high school recruit (and not just any top recruit), they get a coveted transfer who will serve as a perfect complimentary piece to their glittering prize. Tarik Black, a transfer from Memphis who was aggressively pursued by both Kansas and Duke (among others), chose to be a Jayhawk.
A few weeks ago, Kansas head coach Bill Self advised reporters that Kansas wasnât done loading up on talent for the 2013-14 season. He said they still were hoping to add not one, but as many as two more players
LAWRENCE, Kan. Kansas head coach Bill Self announced Tarik Black will transfer from Memphis and has signed a grant-in-aid agreement to play mens basketball at KU.
Black, a 6-foot-9, 245-pound front court player from Memphis, Tenn., received his bachelors degree in organizational leadership from Memphis earlier this month and will have one year of eligibility at KU.
Last Tuesday high school hoops phenom Andrew Wiggins shocked the nation when he announced that he was going to attend Kansas over heavy favorites Florida State, and Kentucky.
The normally quiet Wiggins doesnât conduct himself with much fanfare, so his announcement wasnât huge or most importantly, nationally televised.
The story of Kansas being able to nab Wiggins is incredible...
Even Kansas coach Bill Self had to admit he was a bit surprised at the news that top prospect Andrew Wiggins had decided to sign with the Jayhawks. But any way you look at it, Wiggins and Self appear to be a good fit for one another.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. Bill Self needs John Calipari. He needs him the way Sherlock Holmes needed Professor Moriarty, the way Batman needed the Joker, the way Harry Potter needed Voldemort, the way that silly Trix rabbit needed those stinking kids.
A white hat needs a black hat, even if, in truth, both men sport chapeaus that offer several shades of grey. Self, Kansas esteemed mens...
Andrew Wiggins announced his intentions to play for the Kansas Jayhawks on Tuesday. Here's a video interview with Wiggins following the decision.
HIGH SCHOOL NONSENSE
Andrew Wiggins reportedly did not like the diss Vine video put out on Twitter by Aaron Harrison. Find out more about the story.
After the Jayhawks landed top recruit Andrew Wiggins, Kansas AthleticsÂ released a video of head coach Bill Self reacting to the highly anticipated commitment. In the video, Self says that getting Wiggins was a total surprise. He also called Wiggins an âassassinâ and an âalpha dog.âÂ
Check it out:Â
Wiggins will be a huge impact player for the already stacked Jayhawk squad...
SIMMER DOWN NOW
Following a heartbreaking overtime loss to Kansas, one Iowa State fan attempted to take matters into his own hands, until security got their hands on him.