Stories for March 31, 2017


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Tom Keegan: Lynette Woodard will draw on lessons learned from coaching greats at her new job

Lynette Woodard, the leading scorer in Div. I college basketball history, is well aware of Danny Manning’s coach success and is not the least bit surprised by it.

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Hall of Fame Material: Bill Self's style, passion make Danny Manning a proud alum

Although he would prefer for his team to be traveling there with him, Kansas basketball coach Bill Self will be in Arizona this weekend, when he will find out if he will be included in the Class of 2017 for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. During the past several days, in a series examining Self’s path to the Hall of Fame, the Journal-World explored a few of those qualities with some of the people who know him best. By Matt Tait

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KU's Frank Mason III adds Oscar Robertson Trophy to Player of the Year haul

Make it two days in a row of making history for Kansas senior Frank Mason III, who on Friday was named the winner of this year's Oscar Robertson Trophy given out annually to college basketball's player of the year by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association. By Matt Tait