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Tabor took visits to both schools and struggled this summer trying to determine which would ultimately be a better fit. It wasn’t until this past week when Tabor began to feel like KU was separating itself. He liked the campus, found head coach David Beaty to be genuine, and was impressed by the facilities.
Strength and conditioning coach Je’Ney Jackson and his staff selected Armstrong as the seventh and final Workout Warrior of the Week for the summer of 2016. Armstrong and teammates report for fall camp Thursday. (Mr. Ed says: Fair warning, this is a Keegan article, but this one has some interesting tidbits in it, especially about Armstrong's recruiting.)
NCAA recruiting bylaw changes went into effect on Monday; KU #63 on AP's all-time rankings list; RB Denzell Evans completed his undergrad at Arkansas and will be eligible for KU this fall; Fall camp starts on Thursday
"That’s always separated him. It’s very rare in this day and age, when kids are getting so much exposure off of how many points they score. You very seldom see young men want to take that challenge of guarding and risk getting embarrassed by these talented offensive players."
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Topping it off, the disparity between the revenue, profile and influence of Texas and Oklahoma and the rest of the conference creates a greater power imbalance than in any other league. Nobody else has as many members who are simply along for the Power 5 ride and not making vital contributions to the overall betterment of the conference.
All of his assistants remain at Baylor despite the report that concluded multiple football ''coaches'' acted inappropriately in handling sexual assault allegations against some players.
Missouri finally has resolution to the NCAA investigation that has hovered over its basketball program for more than two years.
North Carolina admitted wrongdoing in its response to the latest NCAA notice of allegations against it but the school also contends the NCAA is overstepping its bounds in the allegations.
According to a Tuesday news release, Kemper Arena will be renamed Mosaic Arena under an agreement announced by Foutch Brothers, the development company that plans to turn the arena in the West Bottoms into a regional amateur sports venue. The deal, with Mosaic Life Care, makes Mosaic the naming rights sponsor for the arena.
What we saw transpire in Philadelphia on Tuesday night, though, wasn’t your normal heckler incident. It involved a loudmouthed fan, an angry umpire stopping the game to eject him and then an awkwardly hilarious recap from said umpire after the game.