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Originally published November 10, 2009 at 05:38p.m., updated November 10, 2009 at 11:37p.m.

FINAL: KU gives highlight-reel performance in 103-45 exhibition win over Pitt. State

Kansas forward Thomas Robinson throws one down as Pittsburg State defenders Quincy Owens (23) and Spencer Magana (2) watch during the first half Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009 at Allen Fieldhouse.

Kansas forward Thomas Robinson throws one down as Pittsburg State defenders Quincy Owens (23) and Spencer Magana (2) watch during the first half Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009 at Allen Fieldhouse.

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9:40 p.m.

Quick update on redshirts: Though it's not officially official, a few of the KU players after the game hinted that both Little and Releford were planning on taking redshirts this season.

Self said it wasn't 100-percent determined yet, but said, "That's probably the percentage play with both of them right now."

KU scoring

Robinson 17, Marcus Morris 14, Collins 13, Taylor 12, Markieff Morris 12, Xavier Henry 10, Aldrich 10, Teahan 7, Johnson 3, Reed 3, Juenemann 1, Buford 1.

KU was 37-for-67 from the floor (55 percent), 21-for-29 from the free-throw line (72 percent) and 8-for-21 from three (38 percent).

PSU was 18-for-50 from the floor (36 percent), 4-for-8 from the free-throw line (50 percent) and 5-for-11 from three (46 percent).

KU out-rebounded PSU, 42-26. KU had 21 steals and eight blocks. PSU had 33 turnovers.

FINAL: KU defeats PSU, 103-45

Masters puts in a three for PSU, and I actually hear two different KU fans yell, “Come on, guys” from the stands. Talk about a tough crowd.

Teahan hits a three from the deep corner, and that puts KU over 100.

Buford gets fouled on an offensive rebound with 8 seconds left, and he makes one of two free throws. Each Jayhawk that played tonight scored.

KU wraps up a 103-45 victory. And the funny thing is, it probably wasn’t even that close.

KU 99/PSU 35 — 3:29 left in game

Walk-on Jordan Juenemann checks in for KU at the 7:40 mark. This has to be the earliest action of his KU career.

Chase Buford comes in with 6:15 left, and this will be his first action after sitting out the first exhibition game.

Teahan goes up for a jam but is fouled on the way up. That would have brought the house down had he been able to complete the jam.

Robinson throws in another athletic one-handed jam, and he’s T’ed up after hanging onto the rim a second too long. Robinson starts to head to the bench, but Self motions for him to stay on the floor, as it didn’t look like there was any intent by Robinson to showboat.

Buford fights for an offensive rebound, and he throws across the lane to Robinson for another one-handed slam.

Juenemann is fouled going for a defensive rebound, and he gets the second of two free throws to fall in.

KU 90/PSU 30 — 7:40 left in game

PSU’s C.J. Masters gets a jumper to go down, breaking a six-minute scoreless streak for the Gorillas.

Teahan hits an open three from the left wing, and that’s good to see after his early-season shooting struggles last year.

Collins follows with a three from an identical spot on the floor on the next possession, though his was a bit more guarded.

In transition, Collins finds nearly the same spot on the left wing, swishing in KU’s third straight trey.

KU 80/PSU 24 — 11:20 left in game

Add two free throws from Markieff Morris. Nice touch pass inside by Aldrich, who managed to avoid a pair of PSU defenders.

Aldrich takes on a double-team on the next possession, shooting in a turnaround from eight feet. That’s a 16-0 run for KU.

KU 76/PSU 24 — 12:55 left in game

Robinson and Markieff Morris seem to have a nice chemistry in there. Robinson spins on a post move, but instead of trying a guarded jump, he slipped the ball quickly underneatht the basket to Markieff for a layup.

The next possession, Robinson took a quick move across the lane to the rim and missed the shot, but Markieff was there on the weak side to clean up the mess and put it in for two.

Off a steal, Marcus Morris collects a pass underneath and dunks it, and PSU calls timeout. This one isn’t getting any prettier for the Gorillas.

KU 70/PSU 24 — 15:30 left in game

Taylor zips a pass under the basket to Marcus Morris, who had snuck behind the last defender. Easy two for KU.

The Jayhawks are just choosing which shot they want now. Robinson doesn’t control the ball completely, so he decides against trying to slam an alley oop home. A quick pass nets Collins an open three, though, and Self claps his hands in approval after the shot goes through.

Taylor scoops up another steal, and on the other end, Taylor knocks in a three off an assist from Collins.

The fast-paced tempo forces some sloppiness from both teams. No problem for Self, who shuffles in four new guys.

Robinson overpowers a PSU defender for an offensive rebound, then he gets the putback to fall in with a foul. He pumps his fist a few times after it falls through, and the freshman should be one of the main stories after this one ends.

KU 55/PSU 21 — Halftime

Kansas scoring — Robinson 10, Marcus Morris 8, Aldrich 8, X. Henry 7, Taylor 6, Markieff Morris 6, Collins 4, Reed 3, Johnson 3.

KU was 21-for-35 from the floor (60 percent), 11-for-12 from the free-throw line (91.7 percent) and 2-for-9 from three (22.2 percent).

PSU was 9-for-23 from the floor (39.1 percent), 0-for-1 from the free-throw line (0 percent) and 3-for-6 from the three-point line (50 percent).

KU has out-rebounded PSU, 19-11. PSU had 18 turnovers to KU’s seven.

KU had 10 first-half steals and six first-half blocks. The Jayhawks had 24 first-half bench points, as compared to 21 total first-half points for PSU.

KU 55/PSU 21 — Halftime

Robinson leaves him man open underneath, but he recovers in time for a one-handed rejection from the backside.

Nice awareness inside by Marcus Morris. After getting it in the post, the forward noticed his man wasn’t guarding him on the baseline. Marcus spun that way with a couple quick dribbles then put a short shot in for two with a foul.

Wow. Go straight to SportsCenter’s top play to find KU’s last highlight. After a steal, Taylor tossed a no-look pass over his head to Marcus Morris, who went straight over a PSU defender for a one-handed tomahawk slam with a foul. Marcus roared his satisfaction into the camera, and Collins waved his hands in the air to bring the entire Fieldhouse crowd to its feet. Everyone is jumping on the bench after that one.

This place is juiced now, and Robinson follows with a steal and a breakaway jam to heighten the frenzy. Two free throws from Robinson, and that’s a 12-0 run for KU.

The potential is just oozing off this team right now. Following a defensive rebound, Xavier took the ball left across the court and forced up a tough baseline shot, getting it to roll in with a foul. Most freshmen wouldn’t have the strength to even get a shot to the rim with that kind of contact, and Xavier not only got it there, he made it.

Johnson finishes off the half appropriately, breaking down a PSU defender before dishing to Aldrich for a slam.

It’s going to be hard for KU fans to not get very, very excited about this team after a first-half display like that.

KU 39/PSU 19 — 3:46 left in 1st half

Sometimes it’s easy to forget that this team still has Sherron Collins. The senior guard makes an athletic move on the baseline to get two points, going around and then under a defender for a leaning layup. Collins then out-hustles a PSU player for a steal, taking it all the way for a layup on the other end.

Reed lobs a nice pass to Aldrich, who drops it in for two. There’s not much PSU can do to defend that play.

KU 31/PSU 14 — 7:57 left in 1st half

Taylor shows some growth as a player on a drive, as after dribbling by two defenders, he pulled up for a short jumper off the glass. A year ago, he probably would have tried to take it all the way to the rim and would have picked up a charge.

Robinson is pulling out all the post moves tonight. Pretty little up-and-under move for him, as he was able to get the PSU defender in the air before leaning to the basket and banking a shot in off the glass. That kind of shot was Nick Collison-esque.

Elijah Johnson steals the inbounds pass and is fouled by PSU. That makes five steals already for KU.

Wow, this team can be fast when it wants to be. Following an airball miss by PSU, the Jayhawks raced up the floor, and Taylor delivered a one-handed pass in traffic to Robinson for a thunder slam.

Following another steal by Taylor, Johnson makes a jumper with a foul.

PSU’s Jordan Embers turns it over again, but this time KU doesn’t capitalize, as Xavier gets a bit too fancy, throwing a no-look pass high and out of bounds. Self simply puts his head in his palm while shaking his head slowly.

Conner Teahan checks in for his first action of the year.

KU 18/PSU 11 — 11:57 left in 1st half

Aldrich draws a crowd inside, and Collins calls for the ball on the wing. Aldrich chooses Tyrel Reed instead, who also is wide open in the corner. Reed swishes the three-point attempt. Xavier also was open at the top of the key, and that just illustrates the benefits of getting the ball to the big man inside.

Great fundamentals by Thomas Robinson inside, as after getting a post feed, he faked to his right then spun to his left, putting in an easy layup off the glass.

KU 13/PSU 9 — 15:21 left in 1st half

It didn’t take long for KU to get Aldich his first touch, as Collins lobs it inside and the big man is hammered on a shot attempt. Aldrich swishes both free-throw tries.

Steals on the first two possessions for KU, and Collins turns his steal into points. He fires a baseball pass upcourt to Xavier Henry, who tossed a no-look feed to Taylor for a layup.

KU works from the inside-out, and a post feed opens up Xavier for an open three that he rattles in.

PSU has hit some tough shots in the earlygoing, making three of its first five shots. PSU’s Rodney Grace outhustles Markieff Morris to an offensive rebound and puts in the stickback to tie the score at 9.

Markieff gets him back on the other end, ripping away a rebound and putting it back in for two. Xavier follows with a steal and breakaway, one-handed tomahawk slam, much to the delight of the KU faithful.

7:02 p.m.

Nice ceremony before the game to recognize PSU coach Gene Iba, who will be retiring after this season following 30 years of coaching. Self presented him with a piece of the old Allen Fieldhouse floor.

6:50 p.m.

Starting lineup for KU: Sherron Collins, Cole Aldrich, Tyshawn Taylor, Xavier Henry, Markieff Morris.

6:42 p.m.

Just spotted former Jayhawk center Greg Ostertag, who is here to watch the game.

Steve Welmer also is here, but for another reason: to officiate. It's good to see the big guy back after suffering a season-ending foot injury during the KU-Michigan State game last season.

6:35 p.m.

Redshirt update: Conner Teahan will play tonight and will not red-shirt this year, while Mario Little and Travis Releford will sit out and are still undecided on redshirts.

6:25 p.m.

Here are three things to look for from the Jayhawks tonight:

1. Better passing

KU coach Bill Self admitted the ball was sticking in players' hands a bit too much in KU's first exhibition game against Fort Hays State.

This also meant that preseason All-American Cole Aldrich wasn't receiving some of the touches he should have been getting inside.

Look for KU to try to find the big man early and often tonight, especially because he was largely ignored a week ago.

2. Improved defense

Self-led teams typically improve defensively as the season goes along, but it still wouldn't hurt to see more ball pressure and steals tonight against Pitt. State.

KU had 13 steals against Fort Hays State, which is a good number, but obviously Self would still like to always see his teams improve defensively.

Guarding the three could be another area of improvement for KU, as FHSU made 10 of its 26 three-point attempts (39 percent) last Tuesday.

3. Avoiding the whistle

It typically takes some time for freshmen to get adjusted to how Division-I games are called.

Having said that, Thomas Robinson needs to log more than 13 minutes tonight before fouling out.

Xavier Henry also was foul-prone, getting his fifth personal in his 20th minute against Fort Hays State.

We'll see if the freshmen learn from their previous mistakes.

6:07 p.m.

Tyrel Reed, who tweaked an ankle injury over the weekend, is warming up with the team full speed in front of me. It looks like he'll play tonight.

5:38 p.m.

Welcome back to the Newell Post Live, coming to you from Allen Fieldhouse where the Kansas Jayhawks are getting ready to take on the Pittsburg State Gorillas.

Comparative scoring shouldn't mean anything, especially in the preseason, but I'm sure more than a few folks will be interested in the final score of this game.

Why's that? Well, Kansas State defeated Pittsburg State, 89-53, on Sunday in Manhattan.

The sky shouldn't fall for KU fans if the Jayhawks don't hit the magical victory margin of 36, but I'm sure it still will be used by same to argue that either a) KU is much better than K-State; or b) K-State is just as good as KU.

At this point in the exhibition season, that kind of talk is just a sign that there isn't a whole lot to discuss until the season actually begins.

I went ahead and posted a video above that you need to make sure to check out if you haven't yet. The video shows KU's basketball players during their photo shoot with ESPN the Magazine.

We'll have more notes later as we get closer to gametime.

Comments

diehardjhawk 4 years, 9 months ago

someone please help w/a live feed?...justin.tv?...i'm in class and am in much need of this!! thanks in advance

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Dale Kroening 4 years, 9 months ago

http://.justin.tv/sremlahc10 pw is phog Its not up now but hopefully will be by gametime.

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PJ Karasek 4 years, 9 months ago

thanks for posting that video Jesse. The instant I got my magazine I went and searched for it on ESPN.com and couldn't find it so I'm glad to finally be able to see it. On a related note, Cole has got to be one of the goofiest people on earth.

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KUbsee69 4 years, 9 months ago

Any red-shirt hints? Who's not suited up?

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jayhawkboogeyman 4 years, 9 months ago

Sadly cannot be there again tonight, but I will be watching once I get home. Cannot wait for Friday night when I can finally go to the games.

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Jesse Newell 4 years, 9 months ago

KUsbee — See above.

pj_hawk4life — Agreed on Cole. He's great to deal with in interviews, and you just are never sure what he's going to say next. Definitely a fun-loving and easy-going guy.

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KU 4 years, 9 months ago

Doesn't X have the purest lefty stroke you have seen in....like.....forever?

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Jesse Newell 4 years, 9 months ago

Trying to think of other pure-stroke lefties for KU. LaFrentz, Langford ... any others?

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KU 4 years, 9 months ago

Jesse....the elevation....the hang time......the elbow in......the follow-thru......I can't think of any lefty strokes that come CLOSE to X and I don't usually drool all over freshmen.

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KU 4 years, 9 months ago

And to prove it.....X's defense needs some serious work. He gets turned around and loses his man way too easily......but that's Self's specialty so I'm sure he will fix it.

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Jack Wilson 4 years, 9 months ago

Purest lefty stroke at KU .. this petite blonde named Katy I bumped into way back when at Bullwinkles .. er, I mean Ron Kellogg.

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diehardjhawk 4 years, 9 months ago

cap10d - link not working for me....still not up?

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KU 4 years, 9 months ago

HighElite.....LOL! Ahhh, the good old days!

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kshaw04 4 years, 9 months ago

Cap10d...thanks for the link. I just added www as the link you provided didn't work.(http://www.justin.tv/sremlahc10) and I have the KU/NDState game from the NCAA tournament. Assuming we will have the game tonight at 7 PM. Thanks for sharing!

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jahawkdave 4 years, 9 months ago

the link above is wrong type in http://www.justin.tv/sremlahc10 im getting KU North Dakota st right now should switch gametime

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Dale Kroening 4 years, 9 months ago

Not working for me either. I got the link from KU BB notebook story, so Im not sure if it will be up or not. Anyone else know of a stream ?

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danno1313 4 years, 9 months ago

justin.tv not working yet,,,,

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diehardjhawk 4 years, 9 months ago

thanks KShaw...got it working now....i was starting to get anxious b/c its so close to gametime!!

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KU 4 years, 9 months ago

The main thing I'm looking for tonight is a team that doesn't appear to be pressing--I mean trying too hard and playing too fast to try to impress the coach and earn minutes--and lets the game come to them. The deep bench could be our own worst enemy if the guys are trying too hard all season. I might be expecting too much this early in the season. Self may have to trim the rotation to 8 or 9 before guys are relaxed enough to stop pressing.

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HawkNVegas 4 years, 9 months ago

thnx, can't b n lawrence, watchin game is great, go Hawks!

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trueblue9 4 years, 9 months ago

link above has extra "." had to delete to make work. go hawks

http://www.justin.tv/sremlahc10

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SCHNBALL 4 years, 9 months ago

TT needs more time on the bench. Releford must not be a great practice player. Everytime I have seen him play, he looks good.

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kshaw04 4 years, 9 months ago

It is only going to get better. OMG this is going to be a great year! How about those freshman!

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golfnchef 4 years, 9 months ago

thanks to justin.tv for the live feed....life is good...the freshmen are looking great...wow.

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kshaw04 4 years, 9 months ago

TT behind the back pass to Marcus should be on sportscenter.

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lovemyhawks 4 years, 9 months ago

WHAT A HALF OF BALL!!!!!!!! CHECK OUT THOSE FRESHMEN!!!!! ROCK CHALK!!

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NH_JHawk 4 years, 9 months ago

TRob is impressive. Is he really just a freshman? wow....

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BCRavenJHawkfan 4 years, 9 months ago

Who are they comparing to D. Jackson?

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Kent Wells 4 years, 9 months ago

Jesse, was Luke Axtell a lefty? If so, he had one hell of a shot...

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cffighter86 4 years, 9 months ago

I don't quite understand how they are comparing Darnell Jackson to Thomas Robinson. I was a huge fan of Darnell, but Thomas Robinson is better.

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FairgroveJayhawk 4 years, 9 months ago

That is a beautiful score. Was there supposed to be a game tonight? I suppose this would be the definition of "exquisite" in yesterday's title.

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RedRed 4 years, 9 months ago

It is just a little scrimmage ... working up a little sweat ... having some fun !!

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Kyle Crenshaw 4 years, 9 months ago

so happy basketball is finally here! love seeing the Fieldhouse packed for the entire game too!

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MemphisMachine 4 years, 9 months ago

We line up soon, good play in the exhibition game hawks, very impressive...salute.

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aerohawk 4 years, 9 months ago

I couldn't watch the game anyone know where to see a recording on line?

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honk_for_hawks 4 years, 9 months ago

no offense to pitt state, but that looked like when the KU players come to the KU rec and scrimmage against 5'10" guys like me. and aerohawk, if you live in lawrence and have sunflower, they post the game in the free ondemand page.

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Kevin Long 4 years, 9 months ago

Very nice! This should be a fun season.

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adamjhwkfan 4 years, 9 months ago

missing aldrich in final scores

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aerohawk 4 years, 9 months ago

If this link works it will take you to the box score on the KUathletics page.

http://www.kuathletics.com/sports/m-baskbl/stats/2009-2010/exh02.html

Would be nice if KUsports could post the box score.

Cole had 10pt 3blk 1reb in 19 minutes.

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honk_for_hawks 4 years, 9 months ago

in that case I really don't know. sorry.

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Xhenryisamazing 4 years, 9 months ago

There is two collins mentioned above and no Cole Aldrich.

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Hawkman_021 4 years, 9 months ago

the justin.tv link is replaying the game

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FairgroveJayhawk 4 years, 9 months ago

Jesse's 9:40 post hints a leak in the redshirt situation. I would be pleased if both Releford and Little red shirt as is hinted.

"KU wraps up a 103-45 victory. And the funny thing is, it probably wasn’t even that close." - very nice. I wonder if that was what the recap was like when KU beat kentucky 150-95.

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aerohawk 4 years, 9 months ago

Thomas Robinson is going to be money!

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Kenny Nall 4 years, 9 months ago

Really? I'd take either Little or Releford over a Teahan in a heart beat. Sure, they'll help us in practice, but I'd much rather have Mario or Travis out on the court instead of Teahan. Self's offenses don't usually depend on great shooting, so why take this chance? I don't really like to knock a player but this seems to be a no-brainer.

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Jesse Newell 4 years, 9 months ago

Sorry guys. Aldrich had 10. My mistake.

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Benjamin Piehler 4 years, 9 months ago

hoops season is here, alleviating football frustrations. no confusion who is "bigger on campus", but that was decided weeks ago. Hawks D looked much better this game and O was out for blood, keep it up.

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aerohawk 4 years, 9 months ago

kufirst,

I don't think it is a question of who you want on the court. Mario and Travis are redshirting because they would not see minutes this year. Teahan probably won't see any increase in minutes regardless of the year he plays.

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Martin Rosenblum 4 years, 9 months ago

Cole reminds me of a 7ft hockey player with that missing tooth.

I do wish he'd be a little more of a maverick though. Let the hair grow, some facial hair, something! Don't get all Pollard on us, just loosen up - it's college!

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Martin Rosenblum 4 years, 9 months ago

Hey, 100 -

I'm on your 40-0 bandwagon now!

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Kenny Nall 4 years, 9 months ago

Yes, the positions Little and Releford play are loaded with talent. I would just rather have those two available in a game and not Teahen. Yet, that's most likely why they are redshirting and I'm sure Self knows what he wants and what to expect from his players. I'm just greedy and I know Little and Releford have much more potential and I'd like to see it sooner rather than later.

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Hawkman_021 4 years, 9 months ago

the sick Morris dunk was the only highlight they showed before sports illustrated started

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grandmajayhawk 4 years, 9 months ago

Looking forward to an awesome season with the Jayhawks!! It is so much fun when the hawks are winning!!!! Rock chalk!!

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100 4 years, 9 months ago

40-0.

"Practice wins championships"

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Kenny Nall 4 years, 9 months ago

I don't think Self will allow us to go 40-0. He likes the team to go through adversity and become stronger for it, and I like him for doing that.

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100 4 years, 9 months ago

kufirst,

Usually you are right...

But he's never had a team like this...

40-0.

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Kenny Nall 4 years, 9 months ago

I won't argue which team is better but I think the 2007-2008 team was a lot more balanced than this one, plus that starting five was rock solid. Yet, this team has more talent and playmakers overall than that team did. So we'll see.

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Martin Rosenblum 4 years, 9 months ago

The adversity will be present throughout the schedule. The suggestion that a coach would manipulate his team to the point of risking a loss to make some sort of point to the team is unconcionable!

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Kenny Nall 4 years, 9 months ago

I don't think Self would provoke his team to do such a thing. Yet, I think more than other coach in American he understands the impact a good loss can have on a team and how motivating it can be.

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Kenny Nall 4 years, 9 months ago

I can't argue this point anymore without sounding like a fan with erroneous logic.

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jhawks2012 4 years, 9 months ago

Does any one agree that T Rob will be starting by conference play? The way he rebounds and his post moves i really see him beating out both twins this year?? does anyone agree or am i crazy?

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jaybate 4 years, 9 months ago

Xavier's shooting after two exhibition games:

FG% 6-14 .428 3PT% 3-8 .375

So far, KU would be significantly better off with big men taking Xavier's 2 point shots inside and with, say, Morningstar taking Xavier's trinities outside.

And Xavier's numbers are against the pitiful Ft. Hays State and Pittsburg State, teams that have no one on their teams capable of playing Division 1 grade defense, and certainly no one capable of handling an NBA body.

We can expect, therefore, that Xavier's shooting numbers will dip a bit lower against Division I competition, at least while he is adapting.

Let us forecast the probable: Xavier's shooting accuracy drops a bit while he learns to play against D-1 competition, and then they climb back up to these early levels against D-2 competition, but not significantly above them.

At what point of the season does Self tell Xavier to stop taking anything but wide-open treys (a la Brady Morningstar) and significantly cut back his 2 point shooting to get the ball in the hands of more efficient scorers like KU's bigs?

In short, when does Xavier become a wonderfully big glue guy, so that Cole and Marcus, Kieff, and perhaps TRob can amp up the scoring efficiency inside?

Also, perhaps someone who has seen the two exhibition games could comment on how well Xavier has been feeding the post? KU needs Xavier to be able to feed the post, whether Xavier is playing glue, or playing go-to guy. Has he been effective feeding the post against the runts from these two D-2 schools? If not, Houston, we may have a nascent problem.

Ever since I read about the disparity in shooting percentages between Xavier's junior year of high school, when he played the whole season and shot a very modest three point percentage, and his senior year, when he only played part of a season and shot a high three point percentage, I have suspected that the trifecta accuracy could prove, at the D1 level, to be the gap in his game. but it never occurred to me that he might be inefficient putting it on the deck.

This will be interesting to watch play out.

If he gets his trifectation up to 40% and his FG shooting up to 48-50%, he's a serious weapon because of his size and strength.

But if he stays at .375 on the trey and .428 from the field, KU just has far more efficient scorers to take the shots than him.

Let's hope and pray Xavier can get his numbers up, so Self does not have to ask Xavier, the OAD, to start playing off-Broadway; that could really wreak havoc with team chemistry.

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tkramer 4 years, 9 months ago

That no look pass and dunk play was #1 on sportscenter's top 10 tonight! Go Hawks!

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Eric Sorrentino 4 years, 9 months ago

that no-look pass and dunk by marcus was incredible...he really wasn't kidding about dunking more this year...wow!

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Dirk Medema 4 years, 9 months ago

Jesse - Will you write an article commenting on your 3 pts to watch for in the game? It doesn't seem like something that is readily obvious from stats or general blog comments.

As always, thanks for the great coverage.

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Kenny Nall 4 years, 9 months ago

Collins, Taylor, Xavier, Robinson and Aldrich is the probably the best starting five in the nation!

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4jhawks4ku 4 years, 9 months ago

Can someone explain to me why half the chairback seats on the east side of Allen were empty? I'm sure there are lots of average fans who would love to purchase those seats even to watch Pitt state. If the wine and cheesers arent going to attend, we need a program where those seats become available at a decent price so we can have a section of loud and screaming fans at least for these early games. It seems they could notify Will Call and they could make these available in the last couple hours before the game. I dont mind my rafter seats but I'd love to sit there for a couple games.

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