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Cheick Diallo’s Wild Ride

It can be difficult to glean much useful information from the glorified practices that are exhibition games. In the NBA All-Star Game, for instance, the players have nothing to play for. They are there, first and foremost, to entertain. Russell Westbrook didn’t gain very much by scoring a game-high 41 points and earning MVP honors in this year’s contest. It’s not the reason...
Via The Sports Post
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kansas leading scorer Perry Ellis will return to school

Kansas Jayhawks big man Perry Ellis announced late Monday that he will return to school for his senior season.  This year, Ellis was the team’s leading scorer and rebounder averaging 13.8 points and 6.9 rebounds respectively. The decision was made official at last night’s team banquet and is a major boost to the program’s future. “I’ve been talking to my family and to...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas’ Perry Ellis to return for senior season

Kansas' Perry Ellis to return for senior season
Via Philly Sports Live
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ellis’ Announcement Caps KU 2015 Basketball Banquet

The end-of-season basketball awards banquet has always been a fun tradition at the University of Kansas. It’s a way for the players to gather as a complete team one final time and spend time with the fans who have watched them play all year. Limited ticket availability gives priority to season ticket holders and Williams Fund donors, and I was fortunate enough to be in attendance...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rock, chalk, still a Jayhawk: Ellis passing on NBA, staying at Kansas

  Kansas forward Perry Ellis says he will return for his senior season. Ellis revealed his plans at the team's awards banquet. He says: "There's still a lot left on the table." The 6-foot-8 Ellis averaged 13.8 points and 6.9 rebounds last season. He started 34 games and surpassed 1,000 career points while helping the Jayhawks to their 11th straight Big 12 Conference title. Ellis...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Ellis to return to Kansas for senior season

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) Kansas forward Perry Ellis says he will return for his senior season. Ellis revealed his plans at the team's awards banquet. He says: ''There's still a lot left on the table.'' The 6-foot-8 Ellis averaged 13.8 points and 6.9 rebounds last season. He started 34 games and surpassed 1,000 career points while helping the Jayhawks to their 11th straight Big 12 Conference...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas Forward Perry Ellis Will Return To School For His Senior Year

The NBA Draft’s early entrant deadline (April 26) is fast approaching, and multiple players announced today that they’ll be heading back to school next year. One of those players is Kansas forward Perry Ellis.  The Kansas basketball Twitter account revealed Ellis’ decision earlier tonight.  Perry Ellis will return for his Senior season. “There’s still a lot left on the...
Via College Spun
11 days ago  |  Discuss

ITP: Alexander Declares, UK 38-1, Duke Wins Title, Final Four, and Recruiting News

What’s the only downside to the Kentucky Wildcats not completing a 40-0 perfect season? We don’t get to throw water balloons at Daniel Cunningham anymore. That makes us sad. http://insidethepaint.podomatic.com/entry/2015-04-08T07_46_21-07_00 Cliff Alexander is the latest Jayhawk to declare for the NBA Draft. His 7.1 points and 17.6 minutes per game marks are the lowest of the...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Stays and Who Goes? 2015-16 Big 12 Season Lookahead (Part 4 – Kansas Jayhawks)

Fans of the Kansas Jayhawks love Big 12 championships, and fresh after winning an 11th straight crown, people are already looking ahead to the 2015-16 season. The Big 12 was one of the best conferences in college basketball this year. Loaded from top to bottom, the league was rewarded with an astounding 70% NCAA tournament rate, and it figures to be very competitive again next season...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
24 days ago  |  Discuss

ITP: KU Decisions, Big 12 Mayhem, and NCAA Regionals

Kansas’ season may be over, but there’s still plenty of hoopla around Lawrence about which Jayhawks will declare for the NBA Draft. Let’s take a break from talking about Kentucky and go through which KU players we expect to stay, and who we expect to go. The Final Four is set. Kentucky is in it. So is Duke. …Can we just cancel it this year? http://insidethepaint.podomatic...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas Falls to Wichita State in Round of 32

“Perspective-wise, there’s no way I’ll say it was a great year.” – Bill Self. This was the matchup Wichita State fans were dying for. KU-WSU was the matchup everyone wanted from the moment the selection committee made it possible. Both teams knocked out their opponents in the round of 64, setting up a matchup of the two best teams in Kansas with a Sweet 16 berth on the...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Wichita KO’s Kansas: The Shockers Show The Importance of March Experience

On Sunday in Omaha, the small school beat the big school. However, it was also the experienced and battle-tested team that beat the young and talented team. The experience of the Wichita State Shockers showed nearly the entire game against the Kansas Jayhawks on both sides of the ball. It carried them to a memorable win in the first staging of this in-state game since 1993. It also...
Via The Student Section
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Ellis returns, Seldon shines in KU's win over Baylor in Big 12 semifinals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Wayne Selden Jr. scored 20 points and ninth-ranked Kansas turned up its suffocating defense to beat No. 16 Baylor 62-52 in the semifinals of the Big 12 Tournament on Friday night. Perry Ellis returned from an injury to add 11 points for the top-seeded Jayhawks (26-7), though their leading scorer limped off the floor after getting tangled up late. Ellis never went...
Via AP on Fox
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Podcast: Oubre Defeats TCU, Kansas-Baylor Preview

It took a career-best performance from Kelly Oubre, but the Jayhawks beat the Horned Frogs in a nail-biter. Plus an ITP preview of Kansas vs. Baylor in the Big 12 tournament – the battle between two coaches with theme songs. On this episode of the Inside the Paint podcast, Ryan Landreth, Daniel Cunningham, and Joshua Brisco recap KU’s all-too-close victory over the TCU Horned...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

KU hopeful Ellis will be available for Big 12 semifinal versus Baylor

Short-handed Kansas had just enough to get by in its Big 12 tournament opener. The ninth-ranked Jayhawks, however, may need Perry Ellis in uniform to prevail against No. 16 Baylor in Friday night's semifinal in Kansas City. Coach Bill Self was hopeful that Ellis, his leading scorer at 14.2 points per game, would be able to play in Thursday's quarterfinal, but he missed a second straight...
Via AP on Fox
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Baylor-Kansas Preview

Short-handed Kansas had just enough to get by in its Big 12 tournament opener. The ninth-ranked Jayhawks, however, may need Perry Ellis in uniform to prevail against No. 16 Baylor in Friday night's semifinal in Kansas City. Coach Bill Self was hopeful that Ellis, his leading scorer at 14.2 points per game, would be able to play in Thursday's quarterfinal, but he missed a second straight...
Via AP on Fox
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas’ Perry Ellis Won’t Play Today, Could Play Tomorrow If KU Advances

Kansas, the top overall seed in the Big 12 Tournament, opens post-season play this afternoon against No. 9 seed TCU. Tip-off is set for 2:30 PM EST. The Jayhawks will be without the services of top player Perry Ellis, who remains out of action with a knee injury. Kansas head coach Bill Self said Ellis may play tomorrow if the Jayhawks advance.  Self said on pregame radio that Perry...
Via College Spun
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas expects to have leading scorer Ellis back for tourney opener

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas forward Perry Ellis participated in practice Wednesday and coach Bill Self expects his leading scorer to be available for the Big 12 tournament quarterfinals. Ellis missed the top-seeded Jayhawks' regular-season finale against Oklahoma after spraining his knee in a game against West Virginia. Self said after Wednesday's workout that Ellis would play against...
Via AP on Fox
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Jayhawks expected to have injured Ellis for Big 12 tourney

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Kansas forward Perry Ellis participated in practice Wednesday and coach Bill Self expects his leading scorer to be available for the Big 12 tournament quarterfinals. Ellis missed the top-seeded Jayhawks' regular-season finale against Oklahoma after spraining his knee in a game against West Virginia. Self said after Wednesday's workout that Ellis would play...
Via AP on Fox
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

5 Lower Seeds Who Can Make Runs In Their Conference Tournaments

For the power conference teams, the conference tournament is usually a mixture of trying to get rested for the NCAA tournament, trying to move off the bubble, or maybe settle a score with the rival you only got to play once in the regular season. For others, it’s the last chance to squeak into the NCAA tournament by winning three or four games in as many days. Not many teams do...
Via The Student Section
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Cyclones look strong ahead of Big 12 tournament

AMES, Iowa (AP) Last season's Big 12 tournament title was a watershed moment for Iowa State. It was the first time that the promise shown by coach Fred Hoiberg and the Cyclones had culminated in a championship. They could soon add another trophy to their collection. No. 13 Iowa State (22-8, 12-6 Big 12) enters this year's league tournament as one of the favorites as the second seed...
Via AP on Fox
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Big 12 Tournament Bracket, Schedule, Analysis

The 2015 Phillips 66 Big 12 Men’s Basketball Championship is set to tip off Wednesday, March 11 and conclude on Saturday, March 14. The tournament will take place at the Sprint Center in Kansas City. Games from the first three rounds will be aired on either ESPNU or ESPN2, while the title game will air on ESPN. You can find ticket information here. Here’s the official bracket...
Via College Spun
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas drops Finale in Norman Despite Valiant Effort

THE GAME: It may have been “meaningless” in terms of seeding, but it certainly didn’t feel that way. The Kansas Jayhawks were playing without three scholarship players. Perry Ellis, the team’s leading scorer, was out with a knee injury. Cliff Alexander missed yet another game with the ongoing questions about his eligibility. Brannen Greene was suspended for the game; Bill...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Without Ellis, Alexander, short-staffed Jayhawks will have to scramble against Sooners

Oklahoma squandered its chance at a league title after a catastrophic collapse. The 15th-ranked Sooners, though, still have a shot to salvage the Big 12's second seed Saturday when they host No. 9 Kansas, which is undermanned after wrapping up another conference crown. Oklahoma (20-9, 11-6) fell into a second-place tie with Iowa State following Monday's 77-70 loss to the 17th-ranked...
Via AP on Fox
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Can the Atlantic 10 Make a Difference in March?

It’s the first weekend of March. You might be intimately familiar with the strengths and weaknesses of Virginia, and you might be preparing to size up Kansas without Perry Ellis as the Jayhawks prepare to face Oklahoma. You might know various power-conference teams inside and out. However, what about a league such as the Atlantic 10? Is this a league full of giant killers, paper...
Via Bloguin Best
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss
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