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Kansas Jayhawk News and Notes 3.2.12

Kansas Basketball

Wilt’s wonder: KU legend’s 100-point game turns 50 years old |
Some radio talk guy here in Denver was trying to say that Dwight Howard would dominate Wilt if Wilt were playing in his prime today. LAUGHABLE!

Thomas Robinson battles Anthony Davis as game’s top player -
Davis came back down to earth a bit last night. 9 points, 8 boards. Also, in college football there has always been the "freshman can't win a Heisman" thing that prevents underclassman from receiving a lot of consideration. Why is it that college basketball almost has the opposite philosophy. Such a johnny come lately sport at times where the next best thing seems to trump someone who has put in their time and earned the spot.

Behind the Mic presented by Allstate -
Greg Anthony likes us.

Self: Report of feud with Baylor's Drew ‘inaccurate’ |
Well this is disappointing. I liked the made up feud. I'm sticking with it.

Kevin Haskin: Self deserves Big 12 honor |
Agreed, let's end the Haith talk...Self wins.

Once a scout team player, sixth-man Teahan showing skills in games |
Came up big in both Missouri games really. That's enough for me to say he's done his job this year.

Teahan's journey: Walk-on to key reserve |
“The same thing kept coming back — his love for KU,”

Kansas Football

Kansas Football Hosting Walk-On Tryouts - KANSAS OFFICIAL ATHLETIC SITE
Now is your chance Fetch. Get out there and be a Kansas Jayhawk football player!!! Bensa, you should give it a go too. Come to think of it, I have four years of eligibility left.

Kansas Announces 2012 Spring Football Dates - KANSAS OFFICIAL ATHLETIC SITE
Quick rundown of the Spring schedule. We'll kick off our Spring positional previews soon. Spring game is Saturday April 28th. Be there! Hopefully we'll see something we haven't for a couple of years, mainly discipline and organization.

College Basketball

The story behind Baylor Bears star Perry Jones III -- men's college basketball - ESPN
Interesting look at the pressures of being labeled a 'one and done'. I don't envy guys like Jones, Selby, Henry etc who have almost unreachable expectations.

Can Anthony Davis, Marquis Teague deliver Kentucky a title? - NCAA Basketball -
The Kentucky buildup is big. They've got a good team. Of course we have that too.

Following UCLA story, Kyle Anderson speaks about son’s commitment | CollegeBasketballTalk
Something to keep an eye on. Not necessarily Anderson, but Shabazz and Tony Parker list KU and UCLA as finalists.