Kansas University starting big man Landen Lucas had words with Georgetown’s 6-10, 350-pound bigger man Joshua Smith after Lucas fouled out of the Jayhawks’ win at Verizon Center.
Brannen Greene and Kelly Oubre discuss victory at Georgetown.
Kansas University freshman point guard Devonté Graham sprained an ankle with 10 minutes left in the Jayhawks’ Wednesday win over Georgetown.
Bill Self discusses 75-70 road victory vs. Georgetown.
Kansas University freshman Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk started in the Jayhawks’ 75-70 road win against Georgetown, but played just five minutes and didn’t score.
Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self did not know until after the game that Georgetown’s players wore “I Can’t Breathe” T-shirts during pre-game warmups Wednesday in Verizon Center.
In team sports, confidence for a struggling player almost always starts building when that player has reason to believe he made a major contribution to a victory. For ballyhooed freshman recruit Kelly Oubre Jr., that seed took root Wednesday night in the Verizon Center. Column by Tom Keegan
The Georgetown basketball players, to a man, wore, “I Can’t Breathe,” T-shirts during warmups and the national anthem before Wednesday night’s 75-70 loss to Kansas University. Hoyas senior center Joshua Smith explained that they did so to support the family of Eric Garner, who died in New York City after a policeman put him in a choke hold while arresting him for selling loose cigarettes. By Tom Keegan