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The One That Got Away

Two years ago, Bill Self offered a basketball scholarship to a local kid that was ranked in almost everyone’s Top 50 nationally. The kid was a big wing, roughly 6'5" tall. He could put the ball on the floor and finish at the rim. He was a great passer, and was liked by his teammates and community. He was an ELITE shooter who called himself a...
Filed Under Basketball | College | High School

The Changing Times of Bigtime College Athletics

When the college football geniuses came up with this four-team tournament idea, it was only a matter of time until the regular bowl games became jokes. The snickering, however, began much quicker than expected. Already, top players are bowing out of their worthless exhibition matches in order to avoid injury and prepare for the upcoming NFL Draft....
Filed Under Football | Basketball | College

Priority #1: Find a Quarterback

If new head coach Les Miles and new offensive coordinator Chip Lindsey hope to have any football success at the University of Kansas, they had better go find a legitimate quarterback. History suggests that without an above-average signal caller, KU has no chance. Glen Mason lasted nine seasons on the job, mainly because he had a knack for finding...
Filed Under Football | College

Why We Should Admire David Beaty

The David Beaty football era at the University of Kansas will go down as one of the worst in the history – at a school that doesn’t have a good history to start with. However, the first-time head coach should get a tip of the cap for doing what many might not: simply accepting the challenge. Let’s be honest, though – the job isn’t easy. In fact,...
Filed Under Football | College

The Pooka Effect

It didn’t take long for Kansas freshman “Pooka” Williams to make an immediate impact. I’d say it only took one game. But, honestly, it took less than that. After sitting out week one for unspecified reasons, Williams burst on the scene at Central Michigan. The Louisiana running back carried the ball just 14 times for 125 yards with two...
Filed Under Football | College

Midco Sports Network to Air KU Sports During 2018-19 Season

MidcoSN will distribute Kansas football's season opener and six men's basketball game, as well as 27 live events and the KU spring football game in 2019.
Filed Under Football | Basketball | College