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"He is a true 7-foot. He actually grew I’d say an inch and a half (this past year). He is projected to grow another inch and a half to two inches," Harry Coxsome, mentor of the Lagos, Nigeria native told the Journal-World on Thursday after the Potter’s House Christian senior signed his letter-of-intent with KU in a ceremony at the Jacksonville, Fla. High School.
Sure, it’s possible that Self could one day explore the idea of coaching in the NBA. Many believe that it’ll happen eventually in San Antonio, where his good buddy R.C. Buford runs the team. And even Self has talked about what a special situation Oklahoma City is, in his home state, with a couple of world-class talents like Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook. But those jobs are not available at the moment and I just can’t imagine Houston being the situation that makes Self jump.
Bill Self expects Diallo will intrigue enough scouts, general managers and coaches for the big man to hire an agent and stay in the draft — something he hasn’t done yet. Diallo might receive the feedback to bring on that decision next week, when he, Perry Ellis, Wayne Selden Jr., and 60 other prospects report to Chicago for the NBA Combine.
This is 18th time in program history that the Jayhawks have competed in an NCAA Regional, with their last appearance coming in 2007. In order to advance to the NCAA Championship in Eugene, Oregon, Kansas will have to finish amongst the top-five in their region.
Kansas closes out its Big 12 Conference home slate May 6-8 when the Jayhawks play host to No. 8 Texas Tech at Hoglund Ballpark.
Katie Falco gives senior second baseman Colby Wright a minute and a half to answer as many questions as he can in rapid-fire format.
It was 10 years ago that Kansas softball caught fire late in the season and upset three nationally-ranked Big 12 foes to win its first Big 12 Championship and earn a NCAA Tournament berth. As the 10-year anniversary of KU's magical season approaches, head coach Megan Smith and the Jayhawks will honor and celebrate the accomplishments of the 2006 squad on Saturday's Alumni Day prior to first pitch against Oklahoma State.
The Kansas men's and women's track & field teams will journey to the Little Apple this weekend as they take part in the Ward Haylett Invitational in Manhattan, Kansas. The one-day meet, which is slated to begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 3, will be the Jayhawks' last chance to prepare for the Big 12 Championship meet next week.
- Professional Sports -
Starting next season, the Cowboys' practice facility will no longer be based at Valley Ranch. Instead, the team will be relocating over to a Frisco-based facility called The Star. Apparently, The Star, once it's finished, will cost more than the construction of AT&T Stadium -- the gold standard of all stadiums.
McCutchen admitted he was frustrated following the three-game sweep -- during which the Pirates were outscored, 20-5 -- and took it out on the wrong person.
This lady in England won a huge bet she didn't even make.
- Videos of the Day -
During spring training, Cubs third baseman/outfielder Kris Bryant and Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas found occasion to take on YouTube sensations Dude Perfect in a series of baseball-related (well, kind of) games.
Mr. Ed says: I weep for the youth of America.
Mr. Ed says: Still weeping...