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Bill Self Talks KU Hoops at Charity Golf Tournament

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Breath of fresh air: Self takes swing at sizing up freshman class |
“We’ve had some pretty strong guys We’ve never had anybody you are scared every tine he dunked, it (backboard) could shatter,” Self said. “If you’ve seen that movie ‘Blue Chips,’ when Shaq (Shaquille O’Neal) is in that back gym dunking before anybody knew about (him), that’s what Udoka looks like. Of course, he doesn’t have the skill set yet to be great right now. He has good feet, soft hands. I think he’ll develop that and be a really special player.”

On golf course, Bill Self strives to be just one of the guys |
As it turns out, Self’s exploits in these types of events throughout the years have been reminiscent of what one might see from a regular weekend warrior. And each member of his regular group had a different funny story or fun memory from Self’s 11 years playing in the tournament he helped create. Proceeds fund a scholarship to ensure that every young person in the city who wants to participate in LPRD summer activities gets the opportunity to regardless of his or her ability to afford it.

Derryck Thornton picks USC over Kansas, Washington, Miami |
Former Duke University point guard Derryck Thornton has decided to continue his basketball career at USC.

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