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Kansas Jayhawk News and Notes 3.5.13

Kansas Jayhawk News and Notes 3.5.13

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Kansas Basketball

3 and out: Jeff Withey's long-range shot highlight of Senior Night win |
“I heard Scot bragging about that. Not any more,” Withey said with a smile. “I might have to go for the all-time percentage record,” Withey added. “Me and Scot are tied at 100 percent. If I go 2-for-2, I beat him.”

KU's senior bigs take top spots | The Ratings |
The center posted a team-high 22 points on 8-for-9 shooting, adding nine rebounds and four blocks in just 25 minutes.

Jeff Withey leads 37-point Jayhawk rout of Texas Tech on Senior Night -
“This is great,” Self said of Monday’s celebration, “and they’re gonna remember this night for the rest of their lives. But you don’t get any hardware for winning (against Texas Tech). But you do for winning Saturday.

Opinion: KU seniors let their play do the talking |
On a night that featured what could be remembered as the greatest senior day starting lineup in KU history — four seniors who played key roles as juniors in getting KU to the national-title game, plus the possible No. 1 pick in the NBA draft; not the usual mix of starters and walk-ons — it became more evident than ever that this Kansas team is getting better with age.

KU notebook | Wiggins visits -
Suddenly UK seems to be the program with the Randle buzz and I don't know that Kansas has ever been at the top of the Wiggins sweepstakes. Great class for Self as it is, but it sure would have been nice to land one of those.

Notebook: Kevin Young delivers one-liners in speech; top recruit Andrew Wiggins visits |
“I had a long speech prepared. It got lost in my hair,” senior forward Young said, patting his afro and drawing laughs from the 16,300 who stuck around for postgame senior speeches.

Kansas Football

Charlie Weis foretells drastic overhaul for second spring |
From minor tweaks on the coaching staff and roster to major changes to the depth chart and the offensive and defensive schemes, Year Two of the Charlie Weis era is taking off from much farther down the runway than Weis’ first season in town.

KU football team is ready to dig out of a hole -
Welcome to year two of the Weis regime, a spring practice slate that will be dominated by a transfer quarterback taking the reins, more questions about KU’s suspect defense and a team looking to make progress after just one win in year one.

College Basketball

Gonzaga ascends, while Indiana falls in latest Power Rankings - College Basketball - Luke Winn -
Six with CNNSI's power rankings.

NCAA College Basketball Power Rankings - NCAA Basketball - ESPN
Up to no. 4 in the power rankings and the polls.