Why Kansas' title streak is one of the greatest feats in NCAA basketball history

The Kansas Jayhawks clinched at least a share of the Big 12 title on Wednesday night, the team's 13th straight regular-season conference championship under Bill Self. That ties a record with John Wooden's dynastic UCLA teams of the '60s and '70s, and makes for one of the great feats in college basketball history - better than Duke's title/Final Four runs, North Carolina's ACC dominance...
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5 hours ago

Jayhawks' Graham arrested for warrant on expired plate

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas guard Devonte Graham apologized Thursday for his arrest on a traffic-related warrant hours after helping the third-ranked Jayhawks to a record-tying 13th consecutive Big 12 Conference title with a win over TCU. The school said in a statement that Graham was arrested Wednesday night for failing to appear in court last July after being ticketed for driving...
Via Associated Press
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Irish Links: More trouble for Ole Miss

There have been better days in Oxford, Mississippi. Self-imposed postseason ban for Ole Miss The week started off bad for Ole Miss fans, as former quarterback Chad Kelly was dis-invited to the NFL combine for his off field behavior. That was the least of their worries though. On Wednesday Ole Miss announced a self-imposed postseason ban for the 2017 football season. This all stems...
Via One Foot Down
12 hours ago

Jayhawks clinch share of Big 12 title with 87-68 win over TCU

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- One by one, the glittering Big 12 championship trophies were paraded into Allen Fieldhouse, set upon a series of tables that these days stretch nearly the full length of the court. Bill Self proceeded to nestle No. 13 right in front. "It's 13 in a row, but tonight shouldn't be about 13," he said after the third-ranked Jayhawks pulled away in the second half to beat...
Via Associated Press
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Little can compare with Jayhawks' Big 12 title streak

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- There is perhaps nobody better than Hall of Fame coach Larry Brown to put into perspective the remarkable streak of conference championships put together by Kansas, one that could stretch to 13 in a row with a victory over TCU on Wednesday night. Brown coached the Jayhawks for five years in the mid-1980s, leading them to the national title in 1988. And he gave current...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas closing in on 13th straight Big 12 crown

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- With another victory, Kansas can clinch a share of the Big 12 basketball title and run its string of consecutive conference championships to 13. The mark would tie a Division I record UCLA set from 1967-79. Unlike the Bruins, who employed three coaches during their run, the Jayhawks' Big 12 dominance has been orchestrated solely by Bill Self. And as their coach...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bill Self Press Conference // Kansas Basketball // 2.9.17

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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Self: Carlton Bragg suspension unrelated to ongoing rape investigation

The abrupt suspension of Kansas forward Carlton Bragg Jr. is not related to an ongoing investigation of an alleged rape that took place in the men’s basketball team dorm, according to coach Bill Self. Bragg was suspended indefinitely for a violation of team rules that, according to coach Bill Self, is “not connected to the alleged incident in McCarthy Hall on Dec. 17th,” via...
Via Larry Brown Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

KU F Carlton Bragg’s suspension over as girlfriend charged for battery

Kansas forward Carlton Bragg had a battery charge against him dropped on Wednesday, while prosecutors will instead charge his girlfriend with battery after video showed she was the aggressor in an incident between them. Bragg, a sophomore, had been suspended indefinitely as authorities investigated a claim from his girlfriend saying the ballplayer struck her and pushed her down...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Bill Self: ‘No way’ I’d leave Kansas for the NBA right now

Normally, when there’s talk of a college coach jumping ship to the NBA, it’s John Calipari as the name that fills the rumor mill. Currently, there are no NBA head coach vacancies, and Kansas head coach Bill Self is pleased with that. A few weeks ago, Self’s name was linked with the Houston Rockets, who of course went on to hire Mike D’Antoni. What does Self think of that...
Via The Comeback
June 03, 2016  |  Discuss

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