Kansas head coach Bill Self talks with media members at the Hotel Ambassador upon the Jayhawks' arrival in Wichita on Tuesday, March 13, 2018.

Defense attorney argues Bill Self knew about payments to families of KU players

A defense attorney in the trial on corruption in college basketball argued Thursday that University of Kansas coach Bill Self knew about payments from Adidas to highly sought recruits to get them to play for KU, according to an ESPN report.

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"We want to bring more respect to this program. We're tired of being looked at as 'Oh, they're going to be a 6-6, 7-5 team and finish in the bottom of the Big 12.' We don't want that anymore. I think we're going to play like that every week."

— Former KU quarterback Todd Reesing following KU's 52-7 victory over Central Michigan that opened the magical 12-1 2007 season

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