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UNC Asheville is not a good shooting team, as just three members of the Bulldogs’ regular rotation are above 50 percent for the year and three other rotation guys are below 40 percent.
Self said: “I don’t want him to play 35 minutes, but if we have to play four guards all the time, he and Devonté will have to play 35 minutes. That hasn’t been our intent going into the season at all. Hopefully it can change.”
“All of them was happy about it, telling me it’s good that I stayed ready and all that,” Coleby said of his teammates. “I’ve been doing this, I feel like, forever in college. And I always stay ready, just staying relaxed and staying focused and doing what coach wants me to do.”
“This team is competing better than other KU football teams,” Willis said. “I expect a different kind of game this weekend. This will be the best KU football team I will have played against.”
That is a low bar to clear considering Kansas has won a mere eight games since Willis enrolled at K-State in 2013.
“I saw where Texas was a 20-plus point favorite in that ballgame and I have no idea how somebody could come up with those numbers,” Snyder said Monday on the Big 12 teleconference.
Entering this weekend’s rivalry game at Bill Snyder Family Stadium (11 a.m. kickoff, FOX Sports 1), the 6-foot-5, 258-pound Willis has 9.0 sacks and 13.5 tackles for loss. Both numbers rank second in the conference to Armstrong — 10.0 sacks and 17.0 tackles for loss.
Kansas’ Memorial Stadium appears to have claimed another victim.
Kansas coach Ray Bechard called Havili, “the heart and soul of our team,” leading the Jayhawks to a 25-2 record and No. 4 ranking into Saturday's regular-season finale at Baylor.
The Kansas baseball team posted a record of 1-1 in split-squad action Thursday morning in the Dominican Republic as the Jayhawks battled against the San Francisco Giants affiliated team and a local youth all-star squad.
The local kids chanted "Rock Chalk Jayhawk" in unison as Price delivered an important message about the value of an education. Following the theme, Price and his players handed out over 200 care packages consisting of school supplies, water bottles and authentic KU apparel.
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"I actually apologized to my team,'' Izzo said via ESPN. "And yet, I've always played a tough schedule. ... You know what? You can take it as an excuse, you can take it as the truth, I don't give a damn. I'm telling you what I did. This ain't on them. It's on me."
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While rumors swirled about Tom Herman being in serious talks to be LSU's next coach, the Tigers took the field against Texas A&M and blew out the Aggies 54-39 to close the season on a high note. LSU RB Derrius Guice had plenty of highlights while setting a single-game rushing record and heating up Sumlin's seat.
According to ESPN's Mark Schlabach, Texas university president Gregory Fenves "doesn't want to fire Strong" but influential boosters were hoping they could replace him with Houston's Tom Herman. Earlier this week, oddsmakers even named Herman as the only option for wagering on the next Longhorns coach.
Saturday, one rival will lose its Playoff chance, and the other will be spent. That’s just the way they like it.