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Notebook: Self Makes Case for Lawson as Big 12 Player of the Year

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Kansas NewsBill Self sees four candidates for Big 12 player of the year
"Barry Brown, if they win the league he should be player of the year in the league," Self said on the show. "If we win the league Dedric should be player of the year. If Iowa State wins the league, [Marial] Shayok should be player of the year. If Tech wins the league, [Jarrett] Culver should be player of the year."

Report: KU seeks $1M in restitution from convicted trial figures
According to a report from the Lawrence Journal-World, the University of Kansas is seeking financial restitution from three men convicted of fraud in one of the trials stemming from the investigation into college basketball.

KU wants $1 million in restitution from convicted men in college basketball corruption trial |
The University of Kansas wants the three men convicted of fraud in the college basketball corruption trial to pay more than $1 million worth of restitution to the university, according to a document filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on Tuesday.

Self's Jayhawks have trailed in Big 12 race before with 3 games to go and emerged as champs | Smithology |
While only a game back of first place in the loss column, the Jayhawks are in third place. They could win the final three games on their schedule by 50 points a pop without such a dominating finish being enough to make up for their various road clunkers in conference play during the past two months.

Report: NCAA seeking more FBI information in college basketball corruption scandal for its own investigation |
NCAA officials are seeking unreleased information the FBI gathered for three trials for college basketball corruption cases, one of which has already prominently featured the University of Kansas basketball program, according to a Yahoo Sports report.

Assistant strength coach Belton heading to Kansas
Keith Belton, USC's assistant strength and conditioning coach, is set to join the staff at Kansas per his Instagram account and confirmation from several players. Belton posted a photo of the Kansas Jayhawk on Tuesday with the caption "ROCK CHALK JAYHAWK!"

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Forgetful Div. II team forced to wear host's unis
A school spokesperson told ESPN that one of the team managers simply forgot to bring them, and the team didn't realize until it reached Edinboro's gym -- some 100-plus miles away. As a result, Edinboro let the Crimson Hawks wear the Fighting Scots' old road uniforms.

Officials: Ex-NFL coach McCarthy berated HS refs
Video obtained through an open records request by Fox 11 in Green Bay appeared to show McCarthy follow referees as they made their way out of the gym after the game. District officials confirmed that the man in the video was McCarthy and said he directed "unsportsmanlike language" at the referees.

Starting again, Dirk still pondering one more year
Dirk Nowitzki, who has received farewell tributes in arenas around the NBA this season, has never ruled out returning for a 22nd campaign with the Dallas Mavericks.

Wade after game winner -- 'It's special for me'
"It's special for me," Wade said after the game. "Obviously as a team we needed this win bad, but we kept fighting, everybody. I've been in this position so many times, and so many times you don't make the shot. And the one I make is a one-legged flick from my chest, it's crazy. But great to do it in front of the fans. This is a fun moment. I told Steph [Curry] I needed this one on my way out. So y'all get enough, you got enough. I think the one thing cool for me is to be able to do this when you've got younger teammates that heard about some of the things you do but don't always get an opportunity to see it. So it was cool to be able to do it in front of those guys as well."

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JC Penney reports fourth-quarter 2018 earnings
J.C. Penney on Thursday reported earnings and sales for the holiday quarter that topped analysts' lowered expectations, as the company said it was successful in reducing a glut of unsold inventory in 2018.

Daily Inter Lake - Law Roundup, Thinly clad house sitter out in the cold
A house sitter was in a quandary on Hilltop Road in Columbia Falls when he reportedly locked himself out of the house wearing shorts and a T-shirt. He told the Flathead County Sheriff’s Office that he didn’t have a place to go to stay warm and that the battery on his phone had 1 percent of power left. He was given the number of a 24-hour locksmith

Texas lawmaker says vaccines should be optional because antibiotics exist – BGR
When it comes to public health, one of the biggest risks is elected officials having absolutely no idea what they’re talking about. Republican Bill Zedler, a Texas state representative, recently spoke about the growing measles outbreak concern and the prospect of making vaccines mandatory to prevent widespread illness of the high-contagious disease. It probably won’t shock you to learn that he’s firmly against vaccination requirements.

20 Years of 'Back That Azz Up'
Twenty years ago, during the early days of the Cash Money Records administration that took over for the nine-nine and two thousand, a young visionary gave unto his people a new negro spiritual. This man, who we shall call Juvenile, blessed us with a hymn that gives strength to the weary and power to the weak. It is a hosanna that made Aunt Dorothy drop it low at the wedding reception and caused Carla in accounting to twerk at the last company picnic. It would eventually become the theme song for the proverbial cookout and the national anthem of Twerkanda