- Kansas Sports -
Junior guard Wayne Selden, Jr., tied a career-high and earned tournament co-MVP honors as No. 5/7 Kansas downed the No. 19/16 Vanderbilt Commodores, 70-63, to claim its second Maui Invitational title Wednesday evening inside the Lahaina Civic Center.
Here's a quick look at some of the fun on the floor following KU's Maui Invitational triumph.
The Jayhawks entered Wednesday's championship game having drained 43 of 93 three-point attempts in four games this season. That's good for 46.2 percent and an average of nearly 11 threes per game. The number went up to 46.8 percent by game's end.
Happy Kansas freshman Cheick Diallo speaks with the media about finally getting the news he and the Jayhawks had hoped for — he is eligible to play college basketball this season.
The ruling by the NCAA to clear Diallo, but slap him with a five-game suspension for receiving impermissible benefits, meant that Wednesday's 70-63 victory over No. 19 Vanderbilt in the Maui title game was the last time Diallo would have to dress in street clothes while his teammates prepared to play.
With news that Kansas big man Cheick Diallo has finally been cleared, it might be a good time to either introduce you to his game, or re-acquaint you with what he can do on the floor.
Jon Rothstein offers up his observations regarding the college basketball landscape, including what the addition of freshman Cheick Diallo does for Kansas' title hopes.
In this week's episode, Shaffer picks on KU running back Taylor Cox.
The Jayhawks teamed up for 110 digs, including 36 from junior libero Cassie Wait, as No. 9 Kansas volleyball defeated Kansas State in four sets on Wednesday night at Ahearn Field House, 3-1 (25-22, 25-27, 25-15, 25-16).
- College Sports -
With two weeks left to decide the College Football Playoff, here's how the currently-ranked top four teams in the country can miss a shot at the CFP National Championship.
Rivalry Week will result in some big wins and a lot of unemployed coaches. With the coaching carousel ready to go into full swing, here's the names and games to watch ahead of what should be a dark Sunday.
The NCAA has announced that it has decreased the scholarship penalty that it enforced on Syracuse back in March. However, the school still must vacate wins and coach Jim Boeheim's appeal is still pending.
Baylor will face TCU with its third-string quarterback after confirming Wednesday that Jarrett Stidham has broken an ankle and will miss the remainder of the regular season.
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Washington State coach Mike Leach drew up a play for you to use in your game of touch football on Thanksgiving. Use it wisely.
While this does look quite hilarious, kudos to the Cavs for being so focused that they are not phased in the least bit by the dancers dancing around them. Also, kudos to the dancers for not letting the Cavs standing there, interrupt their routine.