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Swanigan is more than your prototypical center. He fights for every inch in the paint and he’s capable of drilling shots from the outside, connecting on 43 percent of his 3-pointers this season. He’s even a 78.5 percent shooter at the free-throw line.
An opponent of each team during the 2016-17 season, Nebraska basketball coach Tim Miles on Monday broke down top-seeded Kansas’ upcoming match-up with fourth-seeded Purdue.
Always the biggest and tallest player on his teams growing up, Coleby said he considers himself more of a power player than anything else and always has enjoyed games that feature physical play inside.
The image of Mason standing up to Bridges was a lasting one for anyone who saw the game, as well as the Petersburg, Va., native himself. KU’s Wooden Award and Naismith Trophy candidate posted a photo of Bridges’ scare tactic on Instagram after the game, dismissing the notion that someone’s chatter would rattle him.
Tehcnically, it's a neutral site. But Interstate 70 can take Kansas fans from Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence to the Sprint Center in 45 minutes. That makes Kansas City as neutral for the Jayhawks as Indianapolis would be for Purdue.
Josh Jackson was brilliant as No. 1 seed Kansas downed No. 9 seed Michigan State in the second round of the NCAA tournament, but the freshman wing is emerging as a complicated March star for the Jayhawks.
“When they play the two bigs together (Swanigan, Haas) it’s a different look than what we’ve seen all year long,” Self said. “When they play one (Swanigan) he’s hardest to guard because they’ve got four shooters around him. We’ve got to come up with a game plan.”
Three months after a 16-year-old girl was reportedly raped at the facility that houses the KU men's basketball team, the case remains under police investigation, with no new details being released.
- SCOUTING THE OPPONENT -
After two heartbreaking losses Purdue needed to prove this March was different. It is.
It could have gone either way, really. Just three short years ago, Purdue was in bad shape, and the questions about Matt Painter were growing in frequency.
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Wichita State coach’s wife Lynn Marshall was escorted from the stands, and then the NCAA made the situation worse.
Chris Holtmann’s style isn’t all that different than Stevens’, and now the results aren’t, either.
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Hanover High freshman Tianna Lohse picks the best time for her first make of the game.