Kansas Fans Named Their Twins “Landon” And “Lucas” After Jayhawks Forward

It isn’t all that uncommon for sports fans to name their newborns after their favorite players and teams. Naming a pair of twins, without one of the parents being immediately aware of the reference? Now that is pretty impressive. Ian Sadler, a KU fan who now works at Tulsa, and his wife Meredith named their sons “Landon” and “Lucas” after Jayhawks forward Landen Lucas....
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May 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Let’s talk about Landen Lucas

The redshirt junior from Portland, Oregon has cemented himself as Kansas’ starting big man, providing some stability to what has been an otherwise-puzzling big man rotation. Let’s look at what has separated Lucas from KU’s... The post Let’s talk about Landen Lucas appeared first on Rock Chalk Blog.
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February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

KU runs win streak to eight, 66-60 at Baylor

WACO, Texas -- Landen Lucas and Wayne Selden felt the wrath of Kansas coach Bill Self at halftime, when the second-ranked Jayhawks trailed No. 19 Baylor."I got on them hard at halftime, probably too hard," Self said.They made up for it down the stretch, and got Kansas a step closer to its 12th consecutive Big 12 title with a 66-60 victory Tuesday night.Lucas had the tiebreaking layup...
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February 23, 2016  |  Discuss

No. 2 Kansas beats No. 19 Baylor, closing in another Big 12 title

WACO, Texas — Frank Mason III scored 19 points and Landen Lucas had the tiebreaking layup as No. 2 Kansas won its eighth straight game, moving closer to a 12th consecutive Big 12 title with a 66-60 victory at No. 19 Baylor on Tuesday night.The Jayhawks (24-4, 12-3) trailed by as many as eight points after halftime before a 9-0 run to take the lead. After the game was tied for...
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February 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Lucas’ Historic Day Fuels Kansas past West Virginia

On Tuesday, Kansas center Landen Lucas did something that Joel Embiid and Cliff Alexander never accomplished. The junior center pulled down a career-high 16 rebounds, the most by a Kansas player in more than two... The post Lucas’ Historic Day Fuels Kansas past West Virginia appeared first on Rock Chalk Blog.
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February 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Kansas F Landen Lucas Discusses Surgery

Kansas Jayhawks forward Landen Lucas’s sophomore season was marred by a multitude of injuries, including ones to his hip, back and knee, but those were nothing compared to the leg operation he recently underwent. Speaking to Gary Bedore of the Lawrence Journal-World, Lucas described just how intense the surgery was. “After the season I had surgery done on my left leg. There...
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May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Vine: Frank Mason’s Alley-Oop To Landen Lucas Clinched A Win For Kansas

No. 9 TCU gave No. 1 Kansas all it could handle in the quarterfinals of the 2015 Big 12 Tournament this afternoon, but ultimately fell by a score of 64-59. It was a hard-fought game that the favored Jayhawks clinched in thunderous fashion.  With the score 61-57 and less than a minute remaining, Kansas killed nearly all of the 35-second shot clock as TCU declined to foul. With the...
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March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

GIF: Iowa State’s Jameel McKay Threw Down A Powerful Alley-Oop On Kansas’ Landen Lucas

Iowa State forward Jameel McKay is having a big day off the bench for Iowa State, and no play has gotten the team more energized than this fantastic alley-oop. The athletic McKay finished a great lob from sophomore Monte Morris, and puts Kansas’ Landen Lucas on a poster in the process.  McKay has 10 points for the Cyclones, while star big man Georges Niang and sharpshooter Naz...
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January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas Basketball: new faces starting to come up big for Jayhawks

It seems like it was just yesterday when Kansas basketball fans everywhere were gushing over all the new talent coming to Lawrence after Head Coach Bill Self had put together arguably the most talented recruiting class in Kansas’ rich basketball history. The class included the number one recruit in the class of 2013 in Andrew Wiggins, another McDonald’s All-American in Wayne...
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Landen Lucas and Hunter Mickelson will spend summer abroad

Kansas 6-10 forwards Landen Lucas and Hunter Mickelson will spend part of their summer vacation abroad sharpening their game. Mickelson will be part of Guy Rancourt’s USA East Coast Basketball Team that will compete in the 2014 Four Nations Cup in Estonia and Finland, August 4-8, while Lucas will represent Athletes in Action (AIA) in a Baltic Tour of Estonia and Latvia with...
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August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

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