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"I would’ve thought 600 losses would be the deal instead of wins," Self joked Tuesday. "I thought if we could just get back to .500 it would be a remarkable trait. And those kids did. I mean, they played great. To leave Oral Roberts after four years with a winning record I think was the most remarkable thing we’ve done in coaching, considering we started out so poorly both years."
"We’re gonna get better," Self said. "I really think, starting next week and then over the course of Christmas, we’ve got a chance to really try to get better, doing some things that we haven’t really put in the two-hour practices to date because of our schedule."
The eye test probably doesn’t give him enough credit — a fact that advanced stats have been screaming to us through the first month of the season.
Stopping a hot shooter for Kansas often leads to problems containing another scorer. Junior guard Devonte' Graham was red hot in the first half of the No. 3 Jayhawks' most recent win against Stanford on Dec. 3. The fallout prompted some teasing from the Kansas staff after the 89-74 romp.
"Cole, man, stay strong," Harris said. "We’re prayin’ for your family, prayin' for Miss Shanda. Just hope everything goes well."
Kansas women's basketball returns to Allen Fieldhouse and begins a five-game homestand with Harvard on Wednesday, Dec. 7, at 7 p.m.
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Baker Mayfield, Dede Westbrook, Jabrill Peppers, Deshaun Watson, and Lamar Jackson will all be in New York.
But for every finalist list, there's usually an ensuing list of snubs. And these four definitely have arguments to make.
Purdue keeps dropping in the Associated Press poll and has fallen completely off of three AP voters' ballots. This is silliness that will not be tolerated.
They're inspired by the 82nd Airborne Unit.
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The exact figure of the average increase is 19.5 percent. The average single game ticket will be about $66, which is in line with what fans of the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox pay per game. As Greenberg notes, that figure could make the Cubs the most expensive ticket in baseball.
Jeff Fisher may not be a very good football coach, but he is an outstanding excuse maker.
This is the best part of the NFL.