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2019-20 KU basketball players embraced roles well, Self says
To hear it from KU coach Bill Self, who spoke about the team at length on The Jayhawker Podcast with voice of the Jayhawks Brian Hanni, that success would not have occurred unless each player had bought into their responsibilities.
Jeff Long gives behind-the-scenes look at the day CBB stopped
“Bill already had the team assembled and he was talking with them about the cancellation, what it meant,” Long said. “I thought Bill did a fantastic job. He had our Dr. [Larry] Magee with us there and Dr. Magee explained to our student athletes, from a medical perspective, what the virus was, how it's spread and then really what we didn't know."
Top schools for the top QB prospect in Texas Kaidon Salter
“We’ve pretty much been able to build relationships with those schools,” Salter’s father Kenneth told 247Sports. “Couple of those schools they’re on my line or my wife’s line every day or ever other day building that relationship.
Bill Self reacts to Eddie Sutton's Naismith HOF announcement
Sutton had stints coaching at Creighton, Arkansas, Kentucky, Oklahoma State and San Francisco. He had only two losing seasons, which came in his final year at Kentucky and lone year at San Fransisco. His career winning percentage as a coach was over 70 percent, and he was a four-time national coach of the year, as mentioned in the Hall of Fame's release.
Sporting News' top players of March Madness expanded-bracket era
The 2020 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament may have have been canceled, but that doesn't mean that we can't reminisce on those who have secured their spots over the years in March Madness lore. From Kris Jenkins to Christian Laettner, men's college basketball has boasted no shortage of heroes, villains, one-hit wonders and more since the event was first held way back in 1939.
Bill Self talks Marcus Garrett's defensive dominance for Kansas
"I don’t know that I have," Self said. "Mario [Chalmers] was the best at stealing the ball. Better than Marcus. Better than Dot. He was by far the best, but we always put Mario on the other team’s worst player because he knew [and] we knew he couldn’t guard the best one, and we knew he wouldn’t be disciplined enough to stay connected to him. So [we] put him on the worst so he can just run around and take everybody’s ball."
Self Perspective Episode 2: Kansas outlasts Dayton in overtime
Self also got on Isaiah Moss for not doing his job to help rebound on a free throw, even saying Moss likely heard about the play from the KU staff after the game. At several points, Self also pointed out calls he disagreed with and times where the execution by his players wasn't up to par, such as when Tristan Enaruna backed off a Dayton player to allow the game-tying 3.
UMBC pulls off ridiculous rundown double play to keep America East title game tied - SBNation.com
So that was a 1-5-2-3-6 double play. It was unorthodox, but you gotta do whatever it takes to win, and UMBC ultimately did.
Track & Field - Kansas men ranked at No. 6, women No. 22 entering NCAA Championships
Both of Kansas track & field's men's and women's teams will find themselves ranked among the nation's top-25 entering next week's NCAA Outdoor Championships after the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released its pre-championship computer rankings Tuesday.
Eyeing some movement of Kansas targets in the 2018 recruiting class | Tale of the Tait | KUsports.com
The calendar may still read 2017, but, with all of its scholarships now officially spoken for, the Kansas basketball team can and has moved forward, full speed ahead in its recruitment of the Class of 2018.
KU's Andrea Hudy earns NSCA Impact Award | KUsports.com
Set to begin her 14th season with the KU men’s basketball program, Hudy on Wednesday received the NSCA’s Impact Award given annually since 1997 to “an individual whose career has greatly contributed to the advancement of the national or international strength and conditioning or fitness industries.”
Mike Trout going on the DL for the 1st time in his career - SBNation.com
Trout has a UCL tear in his left thumb, and he’ll undergo surgery Wednesday to repair the injury. The team says a typical recovery timetable is 6-8 weeks.
Surgeon General: This week will be like 'Pearl Harbor,' '9/11' - CNNPolitics
The US surgeon general said this week is going to be the "hardest and the saddest" for "most Americans' lives," describing the upcoming grim period of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States as a "Pearl Harbor moment" and a "9/11 moment."
Bonehead asks Liam Gallagher for Oasis reunion: "We really should get back together"
Among his tales were that Liam originally dismissed ‘Wonderwall’ as a “shit reggae song” when he first heard it.
Kalispell sees an increase in sewer backups | KECI
Public Works says a typical week consists of cleaning 30 sewer mains, they’ve cleaned 87 in the last week.