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Post-game awards: Rhode Island

On Thanksgiving, Kansas took down Rhode Island in the Orlando Classic quarterfinals, 76-60. Kansas got out to an early lead and never let it go. Kansas was fantastic in the first half, scoring 43 and giving up 25 points. Kansas moved the ball around and they made five of their first seven three-point attempts. Kansas dominated in every aspect of the game from field goal percentage...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee-Kansas Preview

Kansas coach Bill Self says that patience is a reason his team has worked through some early shooting woes. Tennessee coach Donnie Tyndall is wondering what he can do to get his team off to a better start. The No. 11 Jayhawks and Volunteers meet for the third time in their history Friday with a spot in the Orlando Classic championship on the line. Kansas (3-1) shot 30.3 percent in...
Via AP on Fox
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ellis, 11th-ranked Kansas handle Rhode Island in Orlando Classic

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Perry Ellis and the Kansas Jayhawks took control early against Rhode Island. Ellis scored 17 points and No. 11 Kansas beat Rhode Island 76-60 on Thursday in the opening round of the Orlando Classic. ''I think Perry is playing with more aggression without question,'' Kansas coach Bill Self said. Ellis had 11 points in the opening 20 minutes to help Kansas...
Via AP on Fox
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ellis helps No. 11 Kansas beat Rhode Island, 76-60

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Perry Ellis scored 17 points and No. 11 Kansas beat Rhode Island 76-60 on Thursday in the opening round of the Orlando Classic. Ellis had 11 points in the opening 20 minutes to help Kansas cruise to a 43-25 halftime lead. The Jayhawks went ahead 31-11 with just over 6 minutes before intermission on Ellis' rebound slam. Frank Mason III added 12 points for...
Via AP on Fox
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rhode Island is no easy draw for the Jayhawks in Orlando

Since Rhode Island already knocked off one ranked team, Kansas coach Bill Self knows his squad didn't catch a break in its opener to bracket play of the Orlando Classic. Having bounced back from their first defeat, the No. 11 Jayhawks face the undefeated Rams on Thursday. Off to its best start since winning the first four in 2009-10, Rhode Island (3-0) won 66-62 in overtime at home...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bill Self On Inconsistent Starting Lineups: “I Have A Hard Time Starting Guys Who Are Late To Tutoring”

Kansas’ highly-touted freshmen were expected to help lead the Jayhawks to yet another Big 12 title this season, but so far Cliff Alexander and Kelly Oubre Jr. have combined for one start, and are only averaging a bit over 25 minutes per game combined. In addition, KU has had a different starting line-up every night. When asked about the inconsistency, Bill Self said that part of...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas Jayhawks Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk is very Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk

Once you become aware of Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk, your world will never be the same again. We could all use a little more Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk in our lives. So this holiday season, The Sports Bank brings you a Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk feature story. Mykhailiuk is the Kansas Jayhawks 6-8, 195 pound freshman guard. So he’s obviously got a lot length, but needs to add weight. He...
Via The Sports Bank
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jayhawks ready to rebound from tough loss with night of non-bracketed play

After a lopsided loss to the top-ranked team in the country, things are about to get a bit easier for Kansas. The fifth-ranked Jayhawks welcome Rider to Allen Fieldhouse on Monday night for non-bracketed play in the Orlando Classic before heading to Florida for the remaining three games of the tournament. Kansas (1-1) fell 72-40 to No. 1 Kentucky on Tuesday in Indianapolis. The Jayhawks...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas Jayhawks Punter Deathly Allergic To The Football (Video)

KU punter Trevor Pardula wasn’t exactly built to play football if he’s this scared of being hit. The post Kansas Jayhawks Punter Deathly Allergic To The Football (Video) appeared first on Geeks & Cleats.
Via Geeks and Cleats
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Kansas’ Punter Botched Snap, Refused To Recover Fumble

Kansas looks a bit overmatched today against Oklahoma, which doesn’t really come as a surprise to any college football fan. But it looks like at least one Jayhawks player might even be shying away from contact with the Sooners. Early in the first quarter, KU punter Trevor Pardula botched a snap (that was a bit high) and ran after it deep in his own team’s territory. Instead of...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Self could use some vodka after blowout loss to Kentucky

Last night, No. 5 (but not for long) Kansas was thoroughly embarrassed last night by No. 1 Kentucky, 72-40. Kansas head coach Bill Self took the loss like most normal people with a request for liquor. Bill Self could use a drink after that loss to Kentucky. — Will Brinson (@WillBrinson) November 19, 2014 During the press conference, Self also mentioned...
Via Awful Announcing
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Wildcats - Kansas Jayhawks Basketball Photo Highlights

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Via Athlon Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas Coach Bill Self Wishes His Water Was Vodka After Loss To Kentucky

After suffering his largest margin of defeat as Kansas Jayhawks head coach at the hands of the Kentucky Wildcats aka the real-life Monstars, Bill Self needed a drink. Watch as Self wishes his water bottle was filled with Vodka. h/t: SB Nation  (Visited 3 times, 4 visits today) The post Kansas Coach Bill Self Wishes His Water Was Vodka After Loss To Kentucky appeared first on No Coast Bias.
Via No Coast Bias
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Self jokes about needing vodka after blowout loss

Kansas coach Bill Self saw his Jayhawks get blown out by No. 1 Kentucky Tuesday night, but it seems as-if he’s held onto his sense of humor, regardless. After the contest, Self, at his post-game press conference, joked that he wished his water bottle was full of vodka instead. The crowd enjoyed it.   We have a feeling that Self isn’t the only head coach who is going to feel...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Self Wanted Some Vodka After Kansas’ 32-Point Loss To Kentucky (Video)

Bill Self and the Kansas Jayhawks were the recipient of a good old-fashioned butt whoopin’ Tuesday night. The No. 5 Jayhawks were stomped out by No. 1 Kentucky 72-40 in front of a national TV audience. The loss was so bad that the Kansas head coach was looking for a stiff drink after the game. This embed is invalid" /> We’ve all been there, Coach...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Somebody Put Water In Bill Self’s Vodka Bottle

Bill Self was in search of vodka after losing to Kentucky. Instead, the Kansas coach was handed a water bottle.
Via Gamedayr
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Concerns With Kansas: Good feelings Flow from The Champions Classic, except for the Jayhawks

The Champions Classic in Indianapolis Tuesday night was just that — it felt like a collection of heavyweights, and the product in no way disappointed… unless you’re a member of Rock Chalk Nation. The matinee, featuring Duke and Michigan State, gave us an opportunity to see a Blue Devil team that has nine McDonald’s All-Americans, matching this year’s Kentucky squad with...
Via The Student Section
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas Jayhawks Need To Keep Clint Bowen

The almost should-have-been near upset of TCU would never have happened if Charlie Weis was still the Kansas Jayhawks head football coach. Clint Bowen deserved to keep the job before Saturday, he deserves to keep it just because of Saturday, and he will continue to find ways to deserve it the rest of the season.  Opposing coaches know it and everybody who’s seen KU football recently...
Via Sporadic Sentinel
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Post Game Awards: UC Santa Barbara

Kansas opened up their regular season with a 69-59 win over UC Santa Barbara. It wasn’t pretty but it’s not like they lost to UMKC or a team like that. Rock Chalk Blog Player of the Game: Perry Ellis We’ve been wondering where Perry Ellis has been for the exhibition games and Ellis ended up emerging as the best player on Friday night. Ellis was the clear RCB player of the game...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
12 days ago  |  Discuss

It’s Time For Mark Few To Stand And Deliver At Gonzaga… And It’s Time To Get Off Bill Self’s Back

In a discussion of unfairly criticized and excessively admired college basketball coaches, which names would first enter your mind? The Student Section’s basketball writers and managing editor Matt Zemek explore these two topics in our latest season preview roundtable. The season tips off on Friday with the all-Pitino clash between Minnesota and Louisville. On Monday night, ESPN’s...
Via The Student Section
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Post Game Awards: Emporia State

Kansas defeated Emporia State in their final exhibition game of the season on Tuesday night, 109-56. The Jayhawks got off to a sloppy start but got it going midway through the first half. The Jayhawks scored 100 points in an exhibition game for the first time since 2011. Player of the Game: Devonte’ Graham So many KU players played well on Tuesday night that it was hard to give...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Kansas Fans Tore Down Goal Posts After Jayhawks Beat 2-7 Iowa State

College football fans typically rush the field and tear down the goal posts after either big-time upset wins or last-second miracles. Saturday afternoon, the Kansas Jayhawks dominated Iowa State, a team with a 2-7 record, 34-14. Apparently it was enough for KU fans. Here are a few videos of Kansas fans rushing the field, tearing down the goal posts and attempting to take them out...
Via College Spun
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas Jayhawks Football Game 9: The Last Best Chance

Skipped previewing the Kansas Jayhawks football game last week against Baylor because we all had better things to do than think about a guaranteed loss.This is a home game for KU, which is nice, but what kind of advantage is it when there are barely 20,000 fans in a stadium that seats 50,000? In Clint Bowen’s first home game as interim head coach (second overall) the Hawks almost...
Via Sporadic Sentinel
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas’ Bill Self Did A Pretty Entertaining Q&A With Fans On Twitter Today

Bill Self is apparently all about interacting with Kansas fans as the Jayhawks prepare to begin their 2014-15 season.  Last week, Self bought lunch for a ton of Kansas students, taking selfies and posing for a number of pictures during the meal. Today, Self held a fairly entertaining Q&A with Kansas fans on Twitter.  Check it out:  Any KU fans up for a Q&A? Haven’t...
Via College Spun
21 days ago  |  Discuss

12 candidates to replace Charlie Weis at Kansas

After a disastrous 6-22 record in three seasons, Charlie Weis was fired as Kansas’ head coach on Sunday. Weis went 1-18 in three years during...
Via Athlon Sports
September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

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