Kansas Jayhawk News and Notes 1.19.12

LAWRENCE, KS - JANUARY 16: Tyshawn Taylor #10 of the Kansas Jayhawks reacts after making a three-pointer during the game on January 16, 2012 at Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kansas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Kansas Basketball

True or false: Tyshawn Taylor is having the worst turnover season of his career | Myth Busters | KUsports.com
Probably one of the hottest basketball topics of the year and Jesse Newell takes a closer look.

Travis Releford exemplifies KU’s thieving ways | KUsports.com
Best defensive Jayhawk?

Top 10 College Basketball Throwback Uniforms ft. Michigan's "Fab Five" | LostLettermen.com
UMMMM...fans of the circus font will want to check out #4. Think Zenger would entertain bringing back the circus font?

Sebastian Pruiti on Ricky Rubio, Kyrie Irving, and the rest of this season's top rookies - Grantland
Markieff checks in at #4 on the list.

a couple quick reader submissions from KSinDC

Basketball Prospectus | KU Buries Baylor
A couple days old but good nonetheless

Rock, Chalk, Cakewalk: Kansas' Offense Ends Baylor's Perfect Season - The Triangle Blog
Another breakdown from Monday

Kansas Football

Coach Charlie Weis a Jersey straight talker | KUsports.com
We've heard this more than once.

Charlie Weis heaps praise on QB | KUsports.com
“Don’t misconstrue Jake’s height with an athletic quarterback versus a true drop-back quarterback,” Weis said. “Jake can throw it all over the yard, too.”

McCay hopes to give KU immediate boost | CJOnline.com
If McCay can play immediately it certainly ups the competition level at WR.

Washington State, Ohio State did well with new football coaches - Stewart Mandel - SI.com
This guy is NOT a fan of the Weis hire. Here's hoping our coach is seriously motivated to prove people wrong.

Women's Basketball

Kansas Jayhawks vs. Oklahoma State Cowgirls - Box Score - January 18, 2012 - ESPN
15 - 2 overall and a 4 - 1 start in the conference. Nice job by the women's team so far this year. Definitely something to keep an eye on. Last week we were in the 'others receiving votes' category. #13 A&M at home on Saturday. Win that one and this team should be ranked.

KU women notch third Big 12 road win in 65-60 victory over Oklahoma State | KUsports.com
Even more impressed that three of these have been on the road.

College Basketball

K-State hangs on to beat Texas 84-80 - KansasCity.com
Texas tried to pull a Sherron to Mario handoff to end the game and just pissed it away. They'll be ready for Kansas that's for sure.

Indiana Hoosiers vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers - Recap - January 18, 2012 - ESPN
Big win for a former Big 12 team. Honestly I thought they would do a lot better in the Big 10. I've never disliked Husker basketball I suppose so wouldn't be opposed to Doc Sadler getting things going up there.

College & Pro Football

2012 College Football Do's And Don't's, The Premature Edition - SBNation.com
What do we know about the 2012 college football season? We know a few things you should and shouldn't expect to happen.

Denver Broncos' Tim Tebow played through injuries vs. New England Patriots, source says - ESPN
The legend grows!


SB Nation Officially Opposes SOPA - From Our Editors - SBNation.com
Just the statement from SBNation on SOPA

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