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Pre-season Evaluation: Pros and Cons

Tuesday night marked the second and final pre-season game for the Kansas Jayhawks, which can only mean one thing… the season is now officially upon us. While watching KU’s two exhibition games against Pittsburg State and Fort Hays State was not always easy, the young Jayhawks did show glimpses of championship caliber basketball. Here are…

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Rewind: Late Night in the Phog

According to Vegas Insider, KU’s odds of winning the national championship stand at 7/1.  After watching the young Jayhawks at Late Night in the Phog, it’s easy to see why… Although there was a considerable lack of defense, this Jayhawk squad is by far the most talented, quick, and offensively smooth team in years. That’s not…

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Three Predictions: Late Night in the Phog

There are a handful of things that you can guarantee each year for Late Night in the Phog… Funny costumes, slick dance moves, five star recruits, loud noises, and videos that give you goosebumps have become the new normal. But Late Night is more than just an event or a tradition. It’s more than just…

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Rewind: Bill Self at KU Media Day

Bill Self discussed a variety of questions today at the 2013-2014 KU media day, from expectations of the upcoming season to how Perry Ellis is a “different kind of quiet”. However, there are a handful of comments that allowed fans to creep into the mind of Bill Self and foreshadow what the new season has…

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What Jayhawks are Redshirt Candidates?

A close friend recently asked me, “What is the first word that comes to mind with regards to this year’s basketball team?”. Without blinking an eye, I said… “loaded”. This could be the most talented Jayhawk team since the 2008 season.  Bill Self is brining in the best recruiting class in his career.  Besides Andrew…

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What are Coaches Texting Recruits?

A couple of weeks ago, 2014 four-star point guard Dominic Magee decided to enlighten college basketball fans everywhere when he tweeted out screenshots of text messages from Division 1 college coaches.  The messages seem to be from Oklahoma State head coach Travis Ford as well as assistant coaches from Oklahoma, Alabama, and Colorado. One of…

What Can the Jayhawks Learn from the Miami Heat?

What do the Kansas Jayhawks have in common with the Miami Heat? At first, the question seems ridiculous. The Heat are the repeat 2013 NBA Champions… the Jayhawks lost in the Sweet 16. The Heat will bring back every significant player from their roster last season, with the exception of Mike Miller… the Jayhawks lose…