The big story this morning seems to be the FBI probe into college basketball. Yahoo Sports got a look at some of the documents and has written up a story. The article itself mentions “Duke, North Carolina, Texas, Kentucky, Michigan State, USC, Alabama and a host of other schools.” I would think that Kansas would be a big enough name to publish if there were concerns there, but a look at the documents published by Yahoo have the names of Josh Jackson and Elijah Johnson on the spreadsheets. Current players include Miles Bridges, Wendell Carter, Collin Sexton, Brian Bowen, and Kevin Knox. Other players of local note include Monte Morris, Fred VanVleet, and Michael Beasley.
The big story leading up to Saturday will be the health of Keenan Evans’ toe.
After a career-high in minutes against Oklahoma, Silvio de Sousa is brimming with confidence.
Jesse Newell writes that Malik Newman has been playing much better since being reinserted back into the starting lineup following the Baylor loss.
I know this will shock you guys, but the Big 12 “openly favors KU basketball in games of importance. Furthermore, the Big 12 tends to assign officials to KU games who are more likely to whip up some “home cooking.””
Kansas baseball opens up a three-game weekend set with Northwestern today; all games can be seen on ESPN3.
In other news...
Where were you when Delaware blew a 53-19 lead?
South Carolina women’s head basketball coach Dawn Staley has filed a defamation lawsuit against University of Missouri athletic director Jim Sterk in response to comments Sterk made about Staley following a game between the two schools a few weeks ago.
Speaking of mU, will Michael Porter Jr play for the Tigers again this year after being medically cleared yesterday?
If you didn’t think the Chicago Bulls were tanking earlier, what do you think now?
MLB has two female umpires trying to work their way up to the bigs.