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TCU gives No. 9 Kansas scare in loss

The TCU Horned Frogs gave the ninth-ranked Kansas Jayhawks all they could handle on Wednesday night at Wilkerson-Greines Activity Center, but in the end the visitors escaped Tarrant County with a 64-61 win. KU (17-3, 6-1 Big 12) was led by Frank Mason III who finished with 16 points, but the Jayhawk bench outscored the starters 35-29 and KU prevailed despite finishing the game minus...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Is No. 9 Kansas lucky ... or good? (Spoiler: It's the latter)

According to statistical behemoth Ken Pomeroy -- the hamster turning the wheels at kenpom.com, don't pretend you've never looked -- the Kansas Jayhawks are the second-luckiest college basketball team in America. Actually, let's clarify that for a second. As of 10:43 p.m. Central time Wednesday night, KU ranked second in the nation in what Kenny the stat hamster calls "Luck Rating...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
1 day ago  |  Discuss

If there is such a thing as a Big 12 break, KU gets it vs. TCU

Kansas emerged from a four-game stretch against the Top 25 with a winning record, and the latest victory landed it back among the top 10. The ninth-ranked Jayhawks now have what's as close to being considered a Big 12 break Wednesday night at TCU before returning to the meat of an exhausting conference schedule. Kansas (16-3, 5-1 Big 12) was about as fundamentally sound as it gets...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

If there is such a thing as a Big 12 break, KU gets it vs. TCU

Kansas emerged from a four-game stretch against the Top 25 with a winning record, and the latest victory landed it back among the top 10. The ninth-ranked Jayhawks now have what's as close to being considered a Big 12 break Wednesday night at TCU before returning to the meat of an exhausting conference schedule. Kansas (16-3, 5-1 Big 12) was about as fundamentally sound as it gets...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas-TCU Preview

Kansas emerged from a four-game stretch against the Top 25 with a winning record, and the latest victory landed it back among the top 10. The ninth-ranked Jayhawks now have what's as close to being considered a Big 12 break Wednesday night at TCU before returning to the meat of an exhausting conference schedule. Kansas (16-3, 5-1 Big 12) was about as fundamentally sound as it gets...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas Jayhawks padding resume with dominate conference play

Jeff and Laura Jacobson/Kansas Athletics Loaded with tournament potential and leading the nation with six teams currently ranked within the Associated Press Top-25, the Big 12 has caught some folks by surprise this season with the type of top-to-bottom talent that we’ve come to expect from the ACC and Big Ten. While none of those teams are in the top-ten of either major poll...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Peer review: Big-name coaches congratulate Coach K on 1,000 wins

If you needed further proof of just how much respect Coach Mike Krzyzewski has earned over the course of his 1,000 career victories, you need only to ask his peers. In the video above, his praises are sung by none other than Tobacco State arch-rival coach Roy Williams, who knows a little bit about winning himself and whose Tar Teel teams have engaged in plenty of memorable battles...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Top 5 College Basketball Stories From Saturday, January 24

A total of 137 games were played on Saturday. What five stories emerged from the pack? Here they are: * 5 – DAVIDSON AND DAYTON AVOID BAD LOSSES There is a difference between a quality win and a bad loss, between making a tangible gain and avoiding a huge step backward. For the Davidson Wildcats and Dayton Flyers in the Atlantic 10, Saturday witnessed the avoidance of a crippling...
Via The Student Section
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Young And The Old: A Youthful Kansas Team Once Again Takes Control Of The Big 12

Showing the maturity of a team beyond its years on the roster, Kansas picked up a huge road win over Texas Saturday. This was a strong bounce-back after falling to Iowa State just a week earlier for its first Big 12 loss. That setback in Ames against the Cyclones exposed some weaknesses and possibly a ***** in the armor in the Jayahwks, as they eye an 11th straight Big 12 crown....
Via Bloguin Best
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Young And The Old: A Youthful Kansas Team Once Again Takes Control Of The Big 12

Showing the maturity of a team beyond its years on the roster, Kansas picked up a huge road win over Texas Saturday. This was a strong bounce-back after falling to Iowa State just a week earlier for its first Big 12 loss. That setback in Ames against the Cyclones exposed some weaknesses and possibly a ***** in the armor in the Jayahwks, as they eye an 11th straight Big 12 crown....
Via The Student Section
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Barack Chalk: President meets with Jayhawks before Lawrence speech

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Before Barack talked, he Rock Chalked. President Obama, an avowed basketball fanatic, made a point to visit with the No. 11 Kansas men's basketball team Thursday en route to a speech at KU's Anschutz Sports Pavilion, a short walk from Allen Fieldhouse. Obama spoke briefly with coach Bill Self and was presented with a white KU home jersey that had his name emblazoned...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas’ Bill Self Punches and Breaks LCD Screen At Scorer’s Table (Video)

Don’t make Bill Self angry, because you won’t like him when he’s angry. Kansas beat Oklahoma 85-78 on Monday night despite the Jayhawks blowing a 19-point halftime lead. After watching the Sooners fight their way back into the game, Self slammed the LCD screen by the scorer’s table. As AP reporter Amie Just pointed out, Self did some serious damage: Bill Self broke it...
Via Thacover2
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Kansas coach Bill Self punch & break LCD screen by scorer's table

Pissed that his Jayhawks let a 19 point lead disappear against Oklahoma, Kansas coach Bill Self repeatedly punched the scorer's table -- a large LCD advertising screen.Doesn't look that bad? Go try that on your flat screen. Here's the outcome of those love taps. Bill Self broke it. Hit the thing three times. #KUbball pic.twitter.com/2laFhshvOj— Amie Just (@Amie_Just) January 20...
Via Bob's Blitz
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bill Self breaks LCD screen after hitting it

Kansas head coach Bill Self lost his cool during the second half of his team’s game against Oklahoma on Monday night. The Jayhawks led at the half, 51-32, but things quickly went downhill from there. The Sooners fought back, and took the lead, 59-58, with roughly 10 minutes remaining in the second half. Self was not happy about it. And later on, with five minutes remaining, he...
Via The Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

PICTURE: “SportsCenter” Reports That Bill Plays With Him Self

Bill needs to get a tougher schedule. – – – – – (photo via @DavidSarne) Also see … Kansas Jayhawks unveil new $4,000 football facility featuring two BowFlex machines Want to see some college basketball action/people playing with Bill Self? Get cheap tickets: The post PICTURE: “SportsCenter” Reports That Bill Plays With Him Self appeared first on SportsPickle.
Via Sports Pickle
10 days ago  |  Discuss

ITP: Iowa State Loss and New Sound Effects

A new sound effects machine on Inside the Paint. Making matters even better, Daniel can’t hear the drops as they’re being played. What could go wrong? Kansas lost to Iowa State over the weekend, but the concern seems to be on Bill Self’s usage of Cliff Alexander. Daniel Cunningham, who usually breaks out in a sweat when talking about the Kansas coach, is the one who’s the...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas Basketball: Jayhawks have no time to lament loss to Cyclones

It was a long night for Bill Self and the Jayhawks in Ames this past Saturday, as the Jayhawks suffered their first conference loss of the season to the #11 Iowa State Cyclones 86-81 in Hilton Coliseum . In front of a sold-out and rowdy crowd, Cyclones Head Coach Frank Hoiberg was finally able to find some “Hilton Magic” at home against the Jayhawks, as the victory was the coach’s...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 9 Jayhawks searching for 14th straight home win over Sooners

Kansas coach Bill Self believes Iowa State and Oklahoma possess the Big 12's best offenses. After the ninth-ranked Jayhawks couldn't solve the Cyclones, Self hopes his squad can contain guard Buddy Hield and win a 14th straight home meeting with the No. 18 Sooners on Monday night. Kansas (14-3, 3-1) allowed 11th-ranked Iowa State to shoot 50.8 percent and get out easily on the break...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 9 Jayhawks searching for 14th straight home win over Sooners

Kansas coach Bill Self believes Iowa State and Oklahoma possess the Big 12's best offenses. After the ninth-ranked Jayhawks couldn't solve the Cyclones, Self hopes his squad can contain guard Buddy Hield and win a 14th straight home meeting with the No. 18 Sooners on Monday night. Kansas (14-3, 3-1) allowed 11th-ranked Iowa State to shoot 50.8 percent and get out easily on the break...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma-Kansas Preview

Kansas coach Bill Self believes Iowa State and Oklahoma possess the Big 12's best offenses. After the ninth-ranked Jayhawks couldn't solve the Cyclones, Self hopes his squad can contain guard Buddy Hield and win a 14th straight home meeting with the No. 18 Sooners on Monday night. Kansas (14-3, 3-1) allowed 11th-ranked Iowa State to shoot 50.8 percent and get out easily on the break...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Jayhawks manage to get out-Jayhawked by scrappy Iowa State in Ames

AMES, Iowa -- The Jayhawks got, well ... Jayhawked. The rock went the other way, time and again. The rafters shook. Steals turned into dunks. The rafters shook. Swats turned into dunks. The rafters shook. Treys fell like cold rain, one after the other. The rafters shook. Again. Everything a Kansas basketball team does, everything a Bill Self team hangs its hat on, Fred Hoiberg's...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas Basketball: Conference opener review, recruiting update and more

It wasn’t pretty, and at times it was hard to watch, but the Jayhawks were once again able to squeak out a close victory Wednesday night after defeating the #21 Baylor Bears 56-55 in Waco. Like many of Kansas’ previous games this season, the Jayhawks’ match-up against Baylor was a tale of two-halves, as the Jayhawks struggled to attack Baylor’s multiple zone defenses deployed...
Via isportsweb.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

5-Star Recruit Carlton Bragg Puts on Kansas Hat, Says He’s Going to Kentucky

Bill Self nabbed a huge piece to his 2015 recruiting class on Thursday when 5-star power forward Carlton Bragg picked the Jayhawks. However, it appeared for a moment that Bragg (Villa Angela St. Joseph – Cleveland, Ohio) was a bit confused as to which school he actually picked. After picking up the Kansas hat, he Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas isn't the Big 12 favorite? Ha! We'll believe it when we see it

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Oh, sure, the cool kids doubt them. It's hip and rad and all those other pimply hyperboles. When Kansas wins, it wins, same as it ever was. Not news. When the Jayhawks lose, ah, there you go -- it leaves a mark, a hot iron brand in the back of the cortex. Kentucky. Temple. For all the acres upon acres of armor, the focus is on the chinks. Sorry. Not sold yet....
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas basketball: Wiggins and Oubre figuring things out at the same time

The similarities between the two are almost uncanny. One is listed at 6’8 199lbs, the other at 6’7 200. Both are the starting small forward on their respected teams, but are athletic enough to play other positions when needed. Both are under 20 years old and both players are also just beginning to scratch the surface of their enormous potentials, but in two very different leagues...
Via isportsweb.com
26 days ago  |  Discuss
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