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Notebook: Kansas Mauls UNC In 2008 Final Four

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North Carolina against Kansas COLE ALDRICH during the Final Four semi-finals of the NCAA Tournament on April 5, 2008. Photo by Sporting News via Getty Images/Sporting News via Getty Images via Getty Images

The Rock Chalkboard

Self picks surprising game as turning point for 2019-20 KU hoops
“I don’t know off the top of my head," Self said on the podcast. "But we played so bad at West Virginia, and the way that we won that game late I think gave everybody confidence that, 'Hey, we could be maybe a little different this year.'"

Self Perspective Episode 3: Breaking down Kansas vs. UNC in 2008
The latest episode of Self Perspective, the KU basketball breakdown series with coach Bill Self, has been released. This episode, the third of the series, covers the matchup between Kansas and North Carolina in the 2008 Final Four.

Bits o Chalk

Open Championship canceled because of coronavirus
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Responding Sunday night to an SEC Network poll asking who would win a matchup between all-star teams from Pat Summitt's coaching era at Tennessee and Staley's coaching era at South Carolina, Lakers star LeBron James left no doubt that he backed a Lady Vols team. James went on to argue that the better matchup for Summitt's all-time team, conference affiliation notwithstanding, would be a collection of UConn greats.

Rams' COO Kevin Demoff says new logos, colors won't change despite criticism
Kevin Demoff, the Rams' chief operating officer who has been heading the project for more than two years, promised to read mean tweets about the new logos if a recent telethon hosted by the Rams and KABC, the local ABC affiliate in L.A., raised more than $2 million for coronavirus relief efforts.

Kentucky freshman Tyrese Maxey declares for NBA draft
"My thoughts were that we would be playing for a national championship [today]," Maxey told ESPN. "Although we're unable to do that due to what our country is experiencing, I felt like this was the day to declare for the draft to make it as special as I thought today would be."

Eraser Dust

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“We will meet again”, she pointedly said in a direct reference to the most famous British song from the war years of the 1940s, when she was a teenager. “Better days will return.”

A Bronx Zoo tiger now has coronavirus
“Though they have experienced some decrease in appetite, the cats at the Bronx Zoo are otherwise doing well under veterinary care and are bright, alert, and interactive with their keepers,” the statement said. “It is not known how this disease will develop in big cats since different species can react differently to novel infections, but we will continue to monitor them closely and anticipate full recoveries.”

Noel Gallagher admits he has stockpiled on alcohol amid coronavirus lockdown | Daily Mail Online
Speaking on the Funny How? podcast, Noel said: 'I've been panic buying booze. Now that the pubs are shut the only thing to do now is to drink your way through it.'