The Big 12 Conference has a tradition-rich background when it comes to basketball.
National titles from Kansas and Oklahoma State. Final Four appearances by Oklahoma and Texas. It is a hotbed of basketball talent that produces NBA superstars (Kevin Durant) and world champions (Mario Chalmers).
However, in a what have you done for me lately kind of sports society, that kind of tradition...
I wonder how often this happens?
I think it happens to James Harden all the time. An athlete is chilling at the club, pretty young lady walks up, asks for a photo and then proceeds to Tweet or Instagram, she is poppin bottles with a ballers.
Not sure when this happened, but Jayhawks Chalmers wasn’t haven’t it and put these young Twodels in their place.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) Mario Chalmers remembers the first time he gazed up to the rafters in Allen Fieldhouse and read the names on the jerseys hanging above one end.
Wilt Chamberlain. Paul Pierce. Clyde Lovellette.
He was at Late Night at the Phog, the annual celebration to kick off fall practice, during his freshman year in 2004. Chalmers read the names and imagined himself having...
It’s a shot that will go down as one of the biggest shots in the history of college basketball. On the night of April 7, 2008, the shot changed the fate of both the Kansas Jayhawks and the Memphis Tigers, but it also changed the fate of Mario Chalmers.