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Notebook: Kansas Mauls Texas Southern, Self Seems Room for Improvement

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Jayhawks dial up record 19 3-pointers in rout of Texas Southern |
“When we played (Indiana) the year (Davis led them) to the finals (2002), they got on us pretty early and their guards were 16 of 21 (from 3-point range) against us,” Self recalled of a rough game during his second season at Illinois. “So I reminded him of that. I just called him saying, 'Hey, man, you going to bust us with 16 threes again like you did in 2002?' I just wanted to see if he knew who it was and he knew exactly who it was.”

Notebook: Self says Azubuike 'deserved' technical foul |
“He deserved it,” Self said. “I told the official, he said, 'I hate calling that,' but I said, 'You gotta call it. That's good for us.' He didn't say it in a way that he shouldn't have called it, he said, 'Just tell your kid to get off the rim.'”

Jayhawks set school 3-point records in win over Texas Southern |
The first half of Tuesday's game in Allen Fieldhouse resembled that of a Harlem Globetrotters’ scrimmage far more than a competitive game. Then again, it wasn't really that either.

Jayhawks lose role as captains after spurning Baker Mayfield's handshake |
When the Kansas football team’s captains decided to snub Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield during pre-game unpleasantries this past weekend, they had no idea of what fallout would come.

KU’s never had a performance like this in the Self era. Why it shouldn’t be dismissed
There’s an old baseball quote — first conceived by Ron Shandler — that I couldn’t stop thinking about during the final seconds of Kansas’ 114-71 victory over Texas Southern on Tuesday night.

KU overwhelms Texas Southern in record-setting 114-71 victory
“It was funny,” Davis said of Self’s phone call that preceded a game in which KU knocked down a KU school-record 19 threes in 36 attempts — the most attempts from beyond the arc by the Jayhawks in a single game.

Inside Joel Embiid’s decision to leave KU, another excerpt from Big 12 title streak book
Norm Roberts: “Joel didn’t want to enter the draft. He sat in my office in tears. He kept saying, ‘I don’t want to go. I don’t want to go. Call my mom and dad and tell them I want to stay.’ Then it was like, ‘Joel, you’re going to be a top three pick. You could be the No. 1 pick.’

Thanksgiving Cooking Tips

While we somewhat dabble in KU sports, the main focus here at RCT is teaching our readers how to really kill their Thanksgiving. That means cooking your feast outside on the grill. Maybe you will be firing up your REC TEC tomorrow (sorry, wrong thread) but here are some recipes guaranteed to make it a Thanksgiving to remember.

Cajun Smoked Turkey

Sweet Potato Casserole

Green Bean Casserole

Roasted Potatoes

Pumpkin Pie