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Kansas Jayhawk News and Notes 2.7.12

Kansas Jayhawk News and Notes 2.7.12


Kansas Basketball

First to ‘worst’: Lowly TCU stuns Jayhawks |
“It’s the worst team Kansas has ever put on the floor since Dr. Naismith was here,”

How bad was KU's loss to TCU? This bad -
It’s arguable that this group of losses was worst than the last time Bill Self’s team lost consecutive games: 59-55 to Kansas State at home and 89-86 in overtime at Missouri on Jan. 14 and 16, 2006.

Big 12 doormat TCU upsets No. 5 Kansas 62-55 -
The shock was still fresh, and Bill Self took a seat in front of a microphone. His team had lost. And Self couldn’t quite find the right words.

Opinion: Setback as bad as it gets |
If James Naismith had known Kansas University one day would butcher the game of basketball as badly as it did in the first half of a stunning loss Wednesday night in Fort Worth, Texas, he not only might have thought twice about starting the program, he might have passed on the entire idea of inventing the sport.

Kansas Football

Charlie Weis: Recruiting class permits ‘dramatic’ overhaul |
“We’ve been putting a lot of tread on our tires and went a lot of places and have reaped the benefits of having several fine young men to bring into our program,” Weis said. “I’m very pleased with how things turned out.”

College Football

Alex Collins' letter of intent taken by mother, sources say - ESPN
Signing day drama.

Yahoo Sports: 2013 Team Recruiting Rankings
Updated team rankings.

College Basketball

College Basketball Bubble Watch - As Bubble Watch makes its season debut, a few things to keep in mind - NCAA Men's Basketball - ESPN
Bubble watch for this week.

Indiana reclaims Power Rankings throne, Syracuse tumbles - College Basketball - Luke Winn -
Kansas point guard Elijah Johnson has been suffering through a slump. He had a solid non-conference season, shooting 52.0 percent inside the arc and 36.2 percent on threes. But in Big 12 games he's only shooting 33.3 percent on twos and 28.1 percent on treys, while also committing an inexcusable volume of turnovers