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Kansas Jayhawk News and Notes 10.12.12

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Kansas Jayhawk News and Notes 10.12.12

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Kansas Football

Charlie Weis tweets a molehill into a mountain | Double-chin Music |
Keegan on this Weis v UDK thing.

KU football preps for up-tempo OSU |
Last years game makes this years game scary.

Oklahoma State’s Randle returns to his Kansas roots -
“Somebody told me that KU offered him (a scholarship) in fourth grade,” KU coach Charlie Weis said earlier this week. “Well, they should have offered him in third grade.”

KU's Crist searching for solutions to 'funk' |
Crist talked with his friends about trying to get back the “swagger” that he had in high school. He hoped their perspective and memories could help him do that.

Kevin Haskin: Brother's KU missteps part of Randle's footprint |
“He is right next to me and he’s in street clothes,” Holgorsen said. “He’s like all in, shaking his head, and I’m like, ‘Geez, I can’t wait for this kid to get here.’ Just eager, passionate, loves the game, smart. Just a good player and a good kid.’’

Kansas Basketball

Elijah Johnson is glad to take on role of leader for Kansas -
In many ways, it makes sense. Johnson is now the point guard for a Kansas program that played for the NCAA title last spring. He is also a senior, perhaps the most experienced player in a program that, just hours earlier, had been picked to win the Big 12 title once again. If you’re counting, another Big 12 title for Kansas would mean nine straight pieces of Big 12 crystal inside Allen Fieldhouse.

Setting the pace: Senior guard Elijah Johnson relishing lead role for KU |
Excited to see Elijah have the opportunity to step up even more.

KU’s Zach Peters out with shoulder injury -
Kansas freshman forward Zach Peters will miss a month of practice because of a non-surgical, rotator-cuff injury in his left shoulder, KU coach Bill Self announced Thursday. The injury had been nagging Peters for some time, Self added, and the decision was made to allow him time to fully heal.

Nine newcomers set to make KU hoops debut tonight |
A whopping nine Kansas University basketball newcomers will be playing before a crowd in Allen Fieldhouse for the first time tonight.

KU welcomes trio of senior prep recruits for Late Night |
We need to finish strong with this class.

McLemore took long road to play for KU |
Ben McLemore and Jamari Traylor learned things about each other last year. Personal things. The things people learn about each other on long car trips.Since McLemore and Traylor weren’t eligible to play for Kansas, they would bum rides to road games with KU’s student managers. The details are best left unsaid, but it’s safe to say McLemore and Traylor got plenty of time to bond in the car.“Maybe a little too much time in the car,” Traylor said.