At least Baylor’s basketball team didn’t lose by 28 points as it did in Allen Fieldhouse back on Jan. 2. That was the consolation coach Scott Drew took from Tuesday’s 66-60 loss to Kansas University — a game that could have gone either way, but ended up being BU’s seventh straight loss to the Jayhawks. By Gary Bedore
The Kansas basketball program has offered a scholarship to Taurean Thompson, a 6-10, 220-pound senior forward from Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro, N.H., according to ESPN.com and Zagsblog.com. KU also has offered a scholarship to Deng Gak, a 6-9, 210-pound junior forward from Blair Academy in Blairstown, N.J. By Gary Bedore
Kansas University coach Bill Self was furious at halftime Tuesday of what turned out to be a 66-60 road win at Baylor. By Gary Bedore
Playing with a watery right eye and 12 stitches in his head, Perry Ellis responded with 15 points, three assists, two blocks and two rebounds in 36 minutes on Tuesday at Ferrell Center.
When the lights brighten and the pressure intensifies, the only thing that melts away for the Kansas University basketball team is stress. When the game enters the home stretch, no matter how sloppy it might have been during other stages of the night, the Jayhawks play like champions. They love the challenge. By Tom Keegan
Kansas basketball coach Bill Self discusses how his team toughened up in the final minutes to win at Baylor.
Kansas basketball's Wayne Selden Jr. and Landen Lucas discuss the Jayhawks' impressive finish to win at Baylor.