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  1. Kansas 'surprised' to be picked first

    Diamond Leung

    The Big 12 preseason poll, as voted on by the league's coaches, featured a familiar theme: Don't bet against Kansas. Despite losing the Morris twins to the first round of the NBA draft and adding seven newcomers, the Jayhawks tied with a veteran T...

    Blog | October 13, 2011
  2. Bill Self says realignment is hypocritical

    Diamond Leung

    Kansas is finding itself in an uncertain situation, as the possibility of a Big 12 collapse could leave the school in search of a new conference. Who knows what the future holds for the Jayhawks? Kansas athletic director Sheahon Zenger has express...

    Blog | September 09, 2011
  3. Coaches support Rutgers staffer's cause

    Diamond Leung

    Rutgers director of basketball operations Jim Carr lost his two-year-old son, Brayden, in May after watching him battle seizures and medical conditions throughout his life. Brayden's story was an inspiration for a Rutgers team enduring a rebuilding s...

    Blog | July 13, 2011
  4. Bill Self looks on the bright side

    Diamond Leung

    Kansas has retooled its roster following the departures of the Morris twins along with Josh Selby, and coach Bill Self has said he doesn't expect the program to take a step backward. His optimism carried over to draft night, as he was in New Jersey w...

    Blog | June 24, 2011
  5. Kansas Jayhawks freshman Royce Woolridge tells Bill Self he will ...

    Diamond Leung

    Kansas has granted a scholarship release to freshman Royce Woolridge, who confirmed Friday that he will transfer.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2011
  6. Josh Selby thanks KU fans, takes on critics

    Diamond Leung

    Josh Selby came to Kansas as one of the nation's top recruits and ended up having a freshman year marred by a season-opening nine-game suspension and various injuries. He came off the bench in the NCAA tournament and after the season went off to Las ...

    Blog | April 14, 2011
  7. Josh Selby a no-show at team banquet

    Diamond Leung

    The start of the Kansas season began with top freshman Josh Selby serving a nine-game suspension for accepting impermissible benefits. Selby averaged 7.9 points and 2.2 assists in 26 games, and he seemed to lose confidence after missing three game...

    Blog | April 12, 2011
  8. Colorado, Big 12 in a state of shock

    Diamond Leung

    Colorado coach Tad Boyle hosted an NCAA tournament selection show watch party at his home and ended up holding a team meeting in the basement to address his disappointed players after the school's name never appeared on the television. "Shock and ...

    Blog | March 14, 2011
  9. Bill Self uses baseball history to make point

    Diamond Leung

    Kansas, for all the winning its done this season, has dealt with numerous players being in and out of the lineup, whether it's been because of legal issues, maturity issues, or suspension. The latest situation involves guard Tyshawn Taylor being s...

    Blog | February 22, 2011
  10. Kansas looks to support Thomas Robinson

    Diamond Leung

    Kansas forward Thomas Robinson received the news on a phone call around 11 p.m. on Friday from his 9-year-old sister, Jayla. Their mother, Lisa, had died of a heart attack at age 37. This after Robinson had lost his grandmother three weeks earlier an...

    Blog | January 25, 2011
  11. Bill Self unhappy KU's blowout plan revealed

    Diamond Leung

    Kansas routed UKMC 99-52 on Thursday, with six Jayhawks scoring in double figures in the laugher, but coach Bill Self wasn't happy after a reporter asked him about the team's goal at halftime. The goal, according to the Topeka Capital-Journal? Ty...

    Blog | January 06, 2011
  12. Josh Selby gets his first start Wednesday

    Diamond Leung

    To many, the inevitable is happening. Kansas freshman Josh Selby, who's stepped right in following an NCAA suspension and averaged 19.5 points in two games off the bench, was destined to crack the lineup on an undefeated team. Coach Bill Self i...

    Blog | December 29, 2010
  13. Kansas loses some composure, beats Cal

    Diamond Leung

    BERKELEY, Calif. -- The nasty pileup on the floor featured two players who didn't like each other, some apparent extracurricular elbowing and tempers flaring. Cal's Jorge Gutierrez was literally dragged away by a teammate and restrained by his coa...

    Blog | December 23, 2010
  14. Calipari, Self nominated for peace prize

    Diamond Leung

    Kentucky coach John Calipari and Kansas coach Bill Self are among the coaches who have been nominated for first United Nations NGO Positive Peace Awards to recognize those whose contributions in their communities exemplify and demonstrate the word "p...

    Blog | December 15, 2010
  15. The 64-coach free-throw shooting contest

    Diamond Leung

    Sixty-four head coaches are set to participate in Shots from the Heart, a season-long free throw shooting contest complete with an NCAA tournament-style bracket that raises awareness for the fight against heart disease and honors the memory of Skip P...

    Blog | November 03, 2010
  16. Upper Deck releasing cards of hoops coaches

    Diamond Leung

    How much would you pay for a mint condition Bill Self trading card? Upper Deck has announced it will release cards of more than 30 current college basketball coaches, including Self, Jim Boeheim, Jim Calhoun, Bob Huggins, Tom Izzo and Tubby Smith....

    Blog | September 28, 2010