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NAADIR THARPE RUMORS

Ex-Kansas point guard Naadir Tharpe to turn pro instead of transfer

The final image of Naadir Tharpe's up-and-down college career apparently will be him dejectedly walking off the floor following a nightmarish performance in Kansas' stunning NCAA tournament loss to Stanford this past March. Tharpe told CBSSports.com on Wednesday he will forgo his final year of college eligibility and begin his professional career either in the D-League or...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Jayhawk Tharpe picks D-League over college ball

Former Kansas point guard Naadir Tharpe announced Wednesday that he will not be playing another minute of college basketball, instead choosing to try his hand in the NBA Development League. "I didn't want to sit out," Tharpe told CBS Sports' Jon Rothstein. "At this point, I'd rather just try the D-League instead of sitting out a year to play a year (in...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas columnist makes fun of Naadir Tharpe’s intelligence for leaving KU to take care of his child

Last week, point guard Naadir Tharpe announced he was leaving Kansas University to be closer to his young daughter who is dealing with various medical issues. Tharpe played for Kansas for three seasons and was a lightning rod for Jayhawks fans. However, no one could fault Tharpe for wanting to be closer to his daughter who was born during his first year at Kansas. Well, let’s say...
Via Awful Announcing
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas signs guard Graham after Tharpe departs

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Kansas signed touted point guard Devonte' Graham on Friday, one day after starter Naadir Tharpe announced he would be transferring closer to his home in Massachusetts. The 6-foot-2 Graham originally signed with Appalachian State but did not enroll, instead playing at Brewster Academy in New Hampshire. His stock skyrocketed during his season at the prep school...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

New Kansas Commit Devonte Graham Says That Tharpe’s Transfer May Have Impacted His Decision

Four-star point guard Devonte Graham, one of the few remaining unsigned big names in the 2014 recruiting class, has decided to play his college basketball at Kansas, and news from yesterday may have played a part in his decision. Graham chose the Jayhawks over N.C. State, and it seems like Kansas’ now vacant point guard position may have been a selling point. Devonte Graham told...
Via College Spun
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

PG Naadir Tharpe is transferring out of Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The rocky love triangle between Naadir Tharpe, Bill Self and Kansas Jayhawks fans is over. The junior point guard from New England is transferring out of KU, Jayhawk officials announced earlier this afternoon, citing family concerns with his daughter, 2-year-old Amara Grace. "Naadir and I have talked numerous times since he's been here about his role...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Naadir Tharpe transferring from the program

Naadir Tharpe is reportedly transferring from the University of Kansas, according to multiple sources including Jeff Goodman and Alex Kline. The senior point guard, who averaged 8.5 points, 2.1 rebounds, 2.1 turnovers and 5 assists per game last season, was expected to start next season. In a return text message to the Lawrence Journal-World’s Gary Bedore, Bill Self said on whether...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Opinion: Matt Carlino is KU’s solution

Earlier today, BYU announced that junior point guard Matt Carlino would be transferring from the program. Carlino is set to graduate in June so he’ll be able to play right away. KU’s main issue in the 2013-14 season point guard play and after last weekend’s escapades of Naadir Tharpe,  can Bill Self really trust his most experienced player on his roster next year? Matt Carlino...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas' Tharpe suspended 1 game for NCAA violation

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Kansas guard Naadir Tharpe has been suspended for the Jayhawks' season opener Nov. 8 against Louisiana-Monroe after playing in an unauthorized summer league game in Chicago. Tharpe, who is expected to start at point guard, did not seek permission from Kansas to play in the game. Under NCAA rules, players are only allowed to play in summer league games from...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
October 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Veteran guard Tharpe is the axis around which KU's young stars will spin

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- You can shoot and dunk and magic and Wiggins your way out of anything. Until March. March doesn't care about recruiting rankings. March doesn't care about YouTube highlights. March is a results game, a guard's game. If the point man fails, the head of the snake dies, and the party's over. It's the one hole in the wall you can't patch or...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
October 04, 2013  |  Discuss
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