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Notebook: WVU Mauls Kansas After KU Collapses Down the Stretch

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Kansas News

Self on KU's struggles: 'We can't play without Marcus Garrett'
“I don’t know if we did one positive thing other than the fact when Marcus drove it and we didn’t get the call, but he stole it back and got us a fresh 30 seconds,” Self said on his postgame radio interview.

Bill Self's post-game comments after the loss to West Virginia
"It was my fault. I should have called timeout. I thought with a broken floor — guys coming down with a broken floor and you're down one — I thought, you know, for sure we'd drive it. Dedric didn't have a chance [on the put-back attempt]. He had more time, I think he shot it with about one [second], one-and-a-half [seconds] left, so he probably could have gathered, but, nah, we had no chance on that last possession. That's obviously my fault. I should have called timeout. I just thought we'd drive it."

Media shocked by Kansas 'collapse' at West Virginia
Another road game, another woeful performance in the game's final minutes. And unlike Kansas' last rough road effort at Baylor, this one cost Kansas an eminently winnable Big 12 game.

Self laments not calling timeout late, KU falls to WVU 65-64
If Kansas basketball coach Bill Self had it to do all over again, yes he’d have called timeout to set up one final play in what turned out to be a Jayhawks’ 65-64 loss to West Virginia on Saturday afternoon at WVU Coliseum.

Kansas women's basketball team falls short against Oklahoma State | KUsports.com
In a game where it never had the lead, the Kansas women's basketball team attempted to mount a comeback before falling to Oklahoma State by a 72-62 margin Saturday afternoon in Allen Fieldhouse

Benton Smith: Lagerald Vick's woes in crunch time loom large against Mountaineers | KUsports.com
Playing in his 112th game at the University of Kansas and making his 57th career start, Lagerald Vick, by osmosis alone, should have picked up somewhere along the line a mental note about what to do when his team is down a point with the game on the line.

KU’s Bill Self still searching for what his teams had in the past
ESPN sideline reporter Kris Budden said something fascinating on the television broadcast of Saturday’s Kansas-West Virginia game, and it ended up becoming even more relevant following KU’s late collapse and 65-64 loss.

Other Sports News

Dwyane Wade gets standing ovation from Bulls fans in Chicago farewell
The Robbins product and future Hall of Fame guard played his final game in the United Center on Saturday, drawing a standing ovation when he entered the game for the Heat and receiving a tribute video of highlights from his brief Bulls tenure. The Heat defeated the Bulls 117-103.

Marcus Smart of Boston Celtics ejected
Minutes after he was called for his first technical following his fourth foul about three minutes into the third quarter Saturday night in Atlanta, Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart was ejected following an altercation with the Hawks' DeAndre' Bembry.

Russell Westbrook, Joel Embiid add another chapter to rivalry after latest dustup
Whenever the Philadelphia 76ers and Oklahoma City Thunder have met over the past 2½ seasons, two things have remained constants: The games have been highly entertaining, and Russell Westbrook and Joel Embiid have ensured the entertainment has lasted long past the final buzzer sounding.

Defending champ Roger Federer loses at Australian Open
Merely getting the chance to play against Roger Federer at a Grand Slam tournament is a thrill for many a young tennis player. Beating Federer? Well, that's a whole other story.

Other News

IRS Publishes Final Guidance On The 20% Pass-Through Deduction: Putting It All Together
I believe in giving credit where credit is due, and I'll be damned if the IRS doesn't deserve some serious credit. It was less than 13 months ago that Congress dumped 500 pages of sloppy statutory language on the Service in the form of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, and somehow, in that span the IRS has managed to provide final regulations on the most controversial, convoluted and complicated provision of the new law: Section 199A, better known as the "20% pass-through deduction." It required a Herculean effort, particularly when you consider that, you know...most of the government has been on unpaid leave since December 22nd.

Daily Inter Lake - Local News, Contrasting rallies held in downtown Kalispell
Kwen Shirley and Braxton Shewalter are clearly on opposite sides of the fence when it comes to their politics, but both have sought or want to seek office. On Saturday, they each helped organize contrasting rallies held at Depot Park in downtown Kalispell.