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Kansas Loses at Temple: Four Factors

The word of the day for Kansas (9-2) was “exposed” after Temple (8-4) got the better of the Jayhawks on Monday in a crushing 77-52 defeat. “We’re exposed again, and it’s the same way we’ve been exposed in the past,” Bill Self said in his postgame comments. Freshman Kelly Oubre echoed Self’s sentiment, “This exposed the things we obviously need to work on.”...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

ITP: KU clobbers Lafayette, Josh in Arizona, and a Perry Christmas

Perry Christmas and a Happy Naadir from the Inside the Paint podcast! The Jayhawks just put forth arguably their best game of the season on Saturday, demolishing the Lafayette Leopards in Allen Fieldhouse. Ryan Landreth and Daniel Cunningham recap Kelly Oubre’s breakout game and what the depth means for Kansas, and they also go over Wichita State’s comeback win, Kentucky’s...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Oubre Named Big 12 Newcomer of the Week

Kansas men’s basketball freshman Kelly Oubre, Jr., has been named the Phillips 66 Big 12 Newcomer of the Week, in a vote by a media panel, the conference office announced Monday. Oubre is the first Jayhawk to capture newcomer accolades in 2014-15 after Kansas defeated Lafayette, 96-69, in its only game of the week. The New Orleans guard made his second start of the season and recorded...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
5 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 10 Jayhawks seek ninth straight victory with win at Temple

Kansas' two marquee freshmen have struggled to find their footing, though they flashed their potential in the last victory. Two transfers made an immediate impact in their debuts for Temple. The 10th-ranked Jayhawks seek a ninth straight victory when they visit the Owls on Monday night. Coach Bill Self landed two of the top players in the class of 2014 when he signed McDonald's All...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 10 Jayhawks seek ninth straight victory with win at Temple

Kansas' two marquee freshmen have struggled to find their footing, though they flashed their potential in the last victory. Two transfers made an immediate impact in their debuts for Temple. The 10th-ranked Jayhawks seek a ninth straight victory when they visit the Owls on Monday night. Coach Bill Self landed two of the top players in the class of 2014 when he signed McDonald's All...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas Beats Lafayette: Four Factors

Kansas rolled through Lafayette on Saturday afternoon, 96-69, to move to 9-1 on the season. The Jayhawks were led by freshman Kelly Oubre Jr. who started for the second time in his young Kansas career after sophomore Brannen Greene was late to a weightlifting session on Friday. “Of course he wasn’t going to start today. That was a gift from Brannen Greene,” said Bill Self...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas-Temple Preview

Kansas' two marquee freshmen have struggled to find their footing, though they flashed their potential in the last victory. Two transfers made an immediate impact in their debuts for Temple. The 10th-ranked Jayhawks seek a ninth straight victory when they visit the Owls on Monday night. Coach Bill Self landed two of the top players in the class of 2014 when he signed McDonald's All...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas Jayhawks Betting Odds: 2014-15 Season

Betting odds for the Kansas Jayhawks' 2014-15 season.
Via Gamedayr
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Oubre helps No. 10 Kansas beat Lafayette 96-69

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Freshman Kelly Oubre Jr. had 23 points and 10 rebounds, and Frank Mason added 14 points and nine assists to help No. 10 Kansas beat Lafayette 96-69 on Saturday. Wayne Selden Jr. finished with 12 points, all in the second half for Kansas (9-1). Freshman Svi Mykhailiuk and Jamari Traylor each had 11 points, and freshman Cliff Alexander had 10. Seth Hinrichs led Lafayette...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Oubre helps No. 10 Kansas beat Lafayette 96-69

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Freshman Kelly Oubre Jr. had 23 points and 10 rebounds, and Frank Mason added 14 points and nine assists to help No. 10 Kansas beat Lafayette 96-69 on Saturday. Wayne Selden Jr. finished with 12 points, all in the second half for Kansas (9-1). Freshman Svi Mykhailiuk and Jamari Traylor each had 11 points, and freshman Cliff Alexander had 10. Seth Hinrichs led Lafayette...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Lafayette could give Jayhawks a chance to make much-needed repairs

Kansas survived another lackluster shooting performance, extending its win streak despite facing some high-profile opponents. A visit from unheralded Lafayette on Saturday could provide the 10th-ranked Jayhawks a lower-pressure environment to begin fixing their issues before Big 12 play begins. Kansas (8-1) shot 39.4 percent in its past four games and connected at 41.9 percent in...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Lafayette could give Jayhawks a chance to make much-needed repairs

Kansas survived another lackluster shooting performance, extending its win streak despite facing some high-profile opponents. A visit from unheralded Lafayette on Saturday could provide the 10th-ranked Jayhawks a lower-pressure environment to begin fixing their issues before Big 12 play begins. Kansas (8-1) shot 39.4 percent in its past four games and connected at 41.9 percent in...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Lafayette-Kansas Preview

Kansas survived another lackluster shooting performance, extending its win streak despite facing some high-profile opponents. A visit from unheralded Lafayette on Saturday could provide the 10th-ranked Jayhawks a lower-pressure environment to begin fixing their issues before Big 12 play begins. Kansas (8-1) shot 39.4 percent in its past four games and connected at 41.9 percent in...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers' WR Turzilli finally going to bowl game

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) After getting blown out three straight games and dropping to 5-4, Rutgers coach Kyle Flood had a message for his football team. Do it for Drew. The rallying cry was meant for fifth-year senior Andrew Turzilli. The wide receiver transferred from Kansas as a graduate student, making him eligible to play without sitting out for a season. In his four years at...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

A man with a plan: KU's Beaty hit the recruiting ground running

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Rome wasn't built in a day, but, then again, Rome didn't have David Beaty fronting the band, either. The new football coach at the University of Kansas wrangled five oral commitments over the weekend -- his first since being formally introduced -- and seven since last Friday, as well as a reported 11 visits. Man works fast. Man might have to. "I'll tell you what...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas Scrapes Past Utah: Four Factors

Kansas narrowly escaped against Utah on Saturday afternoon, winning 63-60, after blowing a 21 point lead in the second half. The Jayhawks closed the first half on a 23-4 run, taking a 39-21 lead into the break. They would widen the margin to 21 early in the second half, but a furious Utah comeback led by guard Delon Wright put Kansas in another close game with under four minutes...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Self Says Mock Drafts Are Ridiculous and Don’t Mean Anything

A lot of fans and players use mock drafts as a guide to see where certain prospects are projected. They’re fun to check because there’s constant change weekly. On the down side, mock drafts can corrupt the minds of players. For example, Kelly Oubre Jr. was a highly touted prospect out of high school, but he’s been a major disappointment thus far at Kansas. Kelly is having...
Via BlackSportsOnline
11 days ago  |  Discuss

ITP: Utah Near-Disaster and Epic Calipari Debate

The Jayhawks avoided the unthinkable by narrowly escaping Sprint Center with a victory over #13 Utah, despite blowing a 21-point second-half lead.  http://insidethepaint.podomatic.com/entry/2014-12-15T13_25_33-08_00 Kansas just beat a top 15 team – so why are fans so disappointed in its performance? Ryan Landreth, Daniel Cunningham and Joshua Brisco read through more tweets from...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas Jayhawks Survive, Earn Tough Win Against Utah

The Kansas Jayhawks have been one of the elite teams in the country over the last few decades. They’ve won 10 straight Big 12 titles and are firmly established as a national powerhouse year in a and year out. This year didn’t get off to a good start for the Jayhawks as they were the subject of Kentucky’s opening night romping. After the game, many were left questioning whether...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
13 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 10 Kansas holds off No. 13 Utah, 63-60

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Perry Ellis scored 14 points, including the go-ahead basket in the closing minutes, and No. 10 Kansas held on after blowing a 21-point second-half lead to beat No. 13 Utah 63-60 on Saturday. Jamari Traylor added 13 points and Frank Mason III had 10 for the Jayhawks (8-1), who led 42-21 early in the second half before the Utes (7-2) stormed back to take the lead...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 10 Kansas holds off No. 13 Utah as Ellis comes up big

  Perry Ellis scored 14 points, including the go-ahead basket in the closing minutes, and No. 10 Kansas held on after blowing a 21-point second-half lead to beat No. 13 Utah 63-60 on Saturday. Jamari Traylor added 13 points and Frank Mason III had 10 for the Jayhawks (8-1), who led 42-21 early in the second half before the Utes (7-2) stormed back to take the lead. Jakob Poeltl's...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 10 Kansas holds off No. 13 Utah, 63-60

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Perry Ellis scored 14 points, including the go-ahead basket in the closing minutes, and No. 10 Kansas held on after blowing a 21-point second-half lead to beat No. 13 Utah 63-60 on Saturday. Jamari Traylor added 13 points and Frank Mason III had 10 for the Jayhawks (8-1), who led 42-21 early in the second half before the Utes (7-2) stormed back to take the lead...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas matches up with Utah at Sprint Center

KU Game Day Preview: Utah Written by Jazmine Polk (@ibeez_jaypee)   “We’re going to Kansas City…Kansas City here we come” The No.10 Kansas Jayhawks host the No. 13 Utah Utes this Saturday at 2:15 p.m. in the annual Kansas City Shootout at the Sprint Center. The road trip gives KU nation the illusion of heading to an away game; however the Sprint Center is like a second home...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
14 days ago  |  Discuss

College Basketball: Kansas rebounds from early failure and moves in the right direction

What a difference three weeks make. When Kansas fell to Kentucky by 32 points over three weeks ago, and the Wildcats blocked as many shot attempts as the Jayhawks saw go through the net, panic for this reloaded Kansas squad set in. However, victories over Rhode Island, Tennessee and Florida at home; over Michigan State on a neutral floor; and at Georgetown this past Wednesday have...
Via The Student Section
15 days ago  |  Discuss

College Basketball: Kansas rebounds from early failure and moves in the right direction

What a difference three weeks make. When Kansas fell to Kentucky by 32 points over three weeks ago, and the Wildcats blocked as many shot attempts as the Jayhawks saw go through the net, panic for this reloaded Kansas squad set in. However, victories over Rhode Island, Tennessee and Florida at home; over Michigan State on a neutral floor; and at Georgetown this past Wednesday have...
Via Bloguin Best
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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