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Kansas Jayhawk News and Notes 1.10.13

Kansas Jayhawk News and Notes 1.10.13

Jamie Squire

Kansas Basketball

Calling his shot? McLemore's banked-in 3 saves KU in 97-89 OT win |
“I mean when it left my hand, I actually called, 'bank,'" said McLemore, who scored 33 points — two off the freshman record of 35 set by Danny Manning against Oklahoma State in 1985.

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Elijah Johnson was curling with the ball, desperately searching for an out, anything to save Kansas from the stain of a loss in its Big 12 opener against Iowa State.

Opinion: Field-goal droughts should be history with McLemore on team |
We never would have seen just how impressively Kansas freshman guard Ben McLemore can take over a basketball game if not for his team’s second-half stretch of longer than nine minutes of game clock without a field goal.

Ben McLemore gives Pierce-ian performance against Iowa State | The Ratings |
Was it the best individual performance in Allen Fieldhouse since Paul Pierce scored 31 against Oklahoma?

Bank on it; McLemore's heroics propel KU past Iowa State in OT |
When the ball left McLemore’s hand, Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg thought the game was over. Looking back on it, he wished the shot would have just swished through the net instead of kissing off the glass.

Kansas Football

CB Dexter McDonald thrilled to be back with Jayhawks |
“Ultimately, the person that thrives is the person who pushes himself the most and works the hardest,” McDonald said. “I knew it was gonna be hard work on the field and hard work in class, but what I didn’t know was how I would manage both of those things. Now I’m more mature, and I know what’s most important.”