Kansas Jayhawk News and Notes 4.10.12

Apr 2, 2012; New Orleans, LA, USA; Kansas Jayhawks pom-pom girl performs during a time-out against the Kentucky Wildcats during the first half of the finals in the 2012 NCAA men's basketball Final Four at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Richard Mackson-US PRESSWIRE

Kansas Basketball

T-Rob making best of it | KUsports.com
“Make the best of your situation. It was my mom, my little sister and me. We made the best of our situation.”

Tyshawn Taylor, Thomas Robinson share Manning Award | KUsports.com
Self said: “All he did was set the all-time record in the history of our school in blocks and in the history of the NCAA Tournament. If Jeff gets a little bit better, little bit stronger, he can go down as one of the best big men Kansas has had not in recent memory, but the last half century. I really believe that.”

If this were social media, Kansas would have won the national title | CollegeBasketballTalk
Interesting I suppose.

A look at college underclassmen that are decided and undecided about the NBA draft -- College Basketball - ESPN
Withey makes the list as 'up in the air'

Andy Katz's Daily Word: Indiana Hoosiers finds stability and success under Tom Crean - ESPN
Kansas and Indiana have talked about starting a series next season. "There is interest on both sides, and the networks want to do it,'' Crean said.

College Basketball

Begrudging the Kentucky Wildcats’ Success and Opportunities - NYTimes.com
The perception is that these five black players are not serious students and don’t belong at the university. If they were white, there would be more acceptance that they belong at the university.

Baylor Bears teams facing possible NCAA sanctions - ESPN
And it begins.

2012 NBA draft -- Perry Jones III leaving Baylor Bears to go pro - ESPN
Probably a year too late.

What-if scenarios for the 2011-12 season - NCAA men's college basketball - ESPN
The what if game. What are your Kansas what ifs?

College Football

Colorado St. players involved in ‘savage beating’ of students suspended | CollegeFootballTalk
Pretty nasty incident in Fort Collins. Seems like removal rather than suspension is more appropriate.

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