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Kansas Jayhawk News and Notes 12.5.12

Kansas Jayhawk News and Notes 12.5.12


Kansas Basketball

KU freshman Perry Ellis: College transition tough but rewarding |
“I mean, it’s pretty tough. You really have to focus,” Ellis, Kansas University’s 6-foot-8 freshman basketball forward from Wichita, said as Friday’s Stop Day approaches, signaling the end of fall semester of the 2012-13 school year. “There’s so much you have to do compared to high school. So many other things are thrown at you whether academics, basketball,” added Ellis, Class of 2012 valedictorian at Wichita Heights High School, who said he’s been tested, but not overwhelmed at KU.

Layup defense and how it affects KU's perimeter players | The Newell Post |
Breakdown by Newell

Kansas Football

Jayhawks, Wildcats vying for juco defenders, teammates |
Sounds like K-State fans pretty much ruined there chances with Moore yesterday with a twitter bashing. Of course he had already confirmed his commitment to Weis so probably not much chance anyway. Now we need to hope that the twitter issue helped us with Combs who had a few comebacks for K-State fans bashing Moore himself.'s Big 12 All-Conference Team -
James Sims with 1st team recognition from CBS Sports

KC Star?

Klein, Snyder lead The Star’s All-Big 12/SEC team -
This is stupid. Why would the star do a combined Big 12/SEC team?

College Football

Bret Bielema, head coach of Wisconsin Badgers, accepts position to coach Arkansas Razorbacks - ESPN
Pretty big move by Arkansas. Taking a guy from a big time, big ten program certainly makes a statement.