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Kansas has won a mind-boggling 32-straight home finales, including 31 consecutive Senior Days, dating back to the 1983-84 season. In 2006-07, Kansas did not have a senior on its roster.
“I saw him play his first high school game as a freshman and, of course, we knew of him even before then,” said Self of Perry Ellis, who like most KU hoops fans read about the Sunflower State sensation when he was featured in Sports Illustrated as a 14-year-old eighth grader at the Air Capital’s Brooks Middle School.
The life of a college basketball walk-on isn’t spent in the spotlight, so when Kansas’ Evan Manning had his first-ever press conference on Thursday, he was pumped. His greeting to the press was absolutely perfect.
“It was very unexpected,” Klusman said of the mutual interest between him and the Jayhawks. Prior to the inquiry from Kansas, Klusman was considering potential options at LSU, Southeastern, La. or Mississippi State.
The Cougars kept KU off the board the majority of the game until the bottom of the ninth inning, when the Jayhawks strung together one final rally. Down six runs, 11-5, Kansas sent 10 batters to the plate to try and do the unthinkable – win the in its final at bats.
Kansas soccer will open its 2016 spring exhibition season Saturday when the Jayhawks take on the KU Men's Club Team inside Rock Chalk Park. Kickoff is slated for 11 a.m., with admission free to the public.
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George Mason's Cinderella run to the 2006 Final Four changed college basketball forever, and it was this close to never happening.
"I'm just gonna keep it vanilla. There's no reason to show them the chocolate, the strawberry or any other flavors."
“I don't really care what [critics] say,” Harrison said, via the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. “I'm going to raise my kids the way my parents raised me, and I turned out pretty well.
“I'm going to do the same with them and hope they turn out as well, if not better. My kids are privileged to have a lot of things I didn't get because of what I do. I don't want them to think everything is like that.”
They found the seven Cobb cards in their late great-grandfather's crumbling house.