Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes 2.26.14

Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

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Kansas Basketball

Jayhawks won't celebrate Big 12 title just yet | KUsports.com

“I’m really proud of them (players). They know I am, but I probably don’t say it enough publicly,” Self said. “That is a pretty special group of kids. To be 9-4 after nonconference and be 13-2 right now (is impressive). I don’t think we should be satisfied or giddy or anything like that. I do think sometimes in our profession — I’m more guilty of it maybe than most — you don’t take time to enjoy some things that are good feats. Not just winning 10 in a row, but being in a situation where these young kids, in a year the league is the most competitive it’s been maybe since we’ve been here, top to bottom ... To have a three-game lead with three to play is a pretty great feat for a bunch of kids just trying to figure it out.”

KU basketball: 10 years of Big 12 dominance | CJOnline.com

The bonus: Thoughts on KU's Naadir Tharpe, Jamari Traylor and Wayne Selden - KansasCity.com

The truth is, Tharpe says, he doesn’t know how to play any other way. When he was a point guard at Brewster, one of the top prep schools in the country, the roster was loaded with future pros. He played alongside Thomas Robinson and Syracuse standout C.J. Fair. Iowa State senior star Melvin Ejim came off the bench. And yet, Tharpe was never shy about taking the big shot.

KU's 10 titles the talk of the college hoops world | All Eyes on KU | KUsports.com

More from KU's Big 12 title clinching victory over Oklahoma | All Eyes on KU | KUsports.com

B/R's Jason King: Joel Embiid Best Kansas Hoops Prospect Since Danny Manning | Bleacher Report

Andrew Wiggins Proving It's Foolish to Write Him off as Future NBA Star | Bleacher Report

The Bill Self Effect: Kansas Coach Makes History with 10th Straight Big 12 Title | Bleacher Report

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Feb. 25 | KUsports.com

Kansas Sports

Jayhawk women will try to stretch win streak to three against Wildcats - KansasCity.com

Gardner is leading the Big 12 with 11 double-doubles and has scored in double-digitsin each of her last 12 games. Freshman guard Leticia Romero led the Wildcats with 17 points in the first game and is averaging 13.9 points per game.

KU women: KSU ‘biggest game of the year’ | KUsports.com

“Clearly we know what’s staring us in the face right now, with three (regular-season games) left and needing to win some in the (Big 12) tournament to be NIT eligible right now,” Henrickson said. “And we look in the mirror on that one. That’s us. We did that.”

KU baseball moves series | KUsports.com

Big 12 honors 9 Jayhawks in swimming/diving | KUsports.com


Night Court: Shockers make history by reaching 30-0 in regular season - CBSSports.com

St. John's loss to Xavier dims NCAA tournament hopes - CBSSports.com

BPI Talk: Could UNC win it all? - College Basketball Nation Blog - ESPN

It's time to appreciate the significance of Wichita State's 30-0 mark - ESPN

NBA Spokesman Denies Report Saying the League Considered Adding 4-Point Line | Bleacher Report

Gooden, Wizards agree on 10-day contract | KUsports.com

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