Kansas coach Bill Self speaks out on the controversy surrounding his friend and former assistant, Billy Gillispie.
Thomas Robinson carried No. 5 Kansas when things looked bleak, scoring 16 of his 18 points in the second half and leading the Jayhawks to a 64-54 win over scrappy Texas A&M on Monday night.
Obstructed View: Dr. Brackets' last-minute tourney prediction prescriptions.
Ryan Corazza rounds up some notable college basketball personalities in the NCAA Tournament who will be dishing out updates on the Web about their March Madness experiences.
Xavier Henry scored 12 points, including several free throws down the stretch, to help top-ranked Kansas escape with a 59-54 win over Texas A&M (No. 23 ESPN/USA Today, No. 24 AP) on Monday night.
Kansas is tops in the Big 12, but the Texas Longhorns are hot on the Jayhawks' heels.
Defending a national championship is hard enough, but try doing it without a single returning starter and with seven newcomers. That's Bill Self's problem this season, and improving Oklahoma and Texas teams look ready to knock off the Jayhawks.
Mario Chalmers and Darrell Arthur both scored 16 points and Kansas beat Texas A&M 72-55 on Saturday to clinch at least a share of its fourth straight Big 12 regular-season title.
It's a good thing Kansas lost in the first round of the NCAAs (again). Now Bill Self has something to motivate his potential national champs.
Kansas 65, Texas A&M 60
The Jayhawks picked up commits from Class of 2004 forward Alex Galindo and 2005 forward Micah Downs.