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“We can’t play small and get outrebounded every game. We take pride in trying to rebound and help Landen (Lucas) out, especially,” Graham added.
Jackson’s inconsistencies as a shooter at the college level likely are making a moderate impact on his NBA draft stock — though because he’s so talented and shooting is a skill that can be refined, it’s borderline unfeasible to see him dropping out of the top five. So when we say Jackson’s stock is taking a hit, it’s all relative to the top few spots in the draft.
A few hours after returning from his team’s Monday night victory in Ames, Iowa, Kansas basketball coach Bill Self appeared on The Doug Gottlieb Show on Tuesday and discussed everything from KU’s latest win to the Svi Mykhailiuk travel heard ’round the world, Joel Embiid and the Jayhawks’ four-guard lineup.
KU responded by pushing No. 24 West Virginia to the brink, before falling, 62-51, Wednesday at Allen Fieldhouse. With the loss, the Jayhawks have now lost seven straight games, including six by nationally-ranked opponents.
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Woodard's layup with 2.2 seconds left in overtime lifted the Sooners to an 89-87 victory over No. 7 West Virginia in Morgantown on Wednesday night.
Stillwater - Oklahoma State led 54-51 at halftime behind 15 points from Carroll and 14 from Evans. Kansas State shot 53 percent, but trailed because Oklahoma State made 9 of 14 3-pointers before the break.
Smart, who was 163-56 (.744) in six seasons at VCU before taking over at Texas, has a pretty cool philosophy on how to take his team from a group that will play you tough to a team that will compete with the best of the best in the Big 12. And it has much more to do with relationships than it does basketball.
Mark Hollis plans to cover 12 states and more than 3,800 miles, and watch a lot of basketball.
The Division I Football Oversight Committee is moving forward with a proposal that would open a 72-hour signing period for high school recruits in December. The timeframe would correspond with the current December signing time for junior college recruits.
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It's probably a good thing that Chiefs won't be playing in the Super Bowl.