Former Kansas University basketball All-American Danny Manning claimed arguably his biggest win as a head coach on Monday at Lahaina Civic Center. By Gary Bedore
It's not that Chaminade coach Eric Bovaird was in the gambling mood, more that he knew packing the paint and daring Kansas to shoot was his team's only shot. It didn't work.
Scoring inside, outside and from the free-throw line, Kansas University’s basketball team erupted for 123 points on Monday night in an 123-72 first-round Maui Invitational victory over Chaminade. That’s most points in a game by a KU team in the Bill Self era, sixth most in a contest in school history and most ever against an opponent on a neutral court. By Gary Bedore
After a long trip and all of the distractions that paradise has to offer, a sluggish and sloppy victory by Kansas to open the Maui Invitational might not have surprised anybody, especially when you consider that Chaminade has been known to get hot from three-point range and ride the triple to some serious point totals. On Monday, it was Kansas that put up the serious point total, storming to a 123-72 victory. By Matt Tait
Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self offered up his daily Cheick Diallo update after Monday night's 123-72 victory over Chaminade in the Maui Invitational that KU athletic director was contacted by the NCAA on Monday and told that college basketball's governing body was, "working on it."
It wasn't always pretty, but it definitely didn't need to be as the Kansas University men's basketball team overpowered the smaller host school, Chaminade, 123-72, in the opening round of the Maui Invitational at Lahaina Civic Center.
KU will meet UCLA at 9 tonight in Maui.
There’s still something more than a little strange about seeing former Kansas University great Danny Manning decked out in colors other than crimson and blue. By Matt Tait
Andrew White III was part of the Kansas University Class of 2012 basketball recruiting class, and Conner Frankamp and Brannen Greene came on board the following year, ensuring that the Jayhawks had an embarrassment of riches in terms of ultra-soft, three-point-shooting touches from the wing. Except that nothing in life is guaranteed. By Tom Keegan
It’s a big deal — front-page news of USA Today, the lead story on “SportsCenter” — on the rare occasion NCAA Div. II Chaminade knocks off a Div. I squad at the Maui Invitational. By Gary Bedore
Bill Self’s taking the NCAA and its Eligibility Center to task for its snail-like pace in the Cheick Diallo eligibility case has caught the attention of Self’s peers. By Gary Bedore
Two groups hired by KU conclude that Cheick Diallo has met initial eligibility standards. The admission has been submitted to the NCAA.
It’s off to paradise for Kansas University’s basketball players and coaches, who Monday through Wednesday will be representing the school at the Maui Invitational for the third time under head coach Bill Self. By Gary Bedore
Kansas University’s basketball team will be without junior guard Brannen Greene for the upcoming Maui Invitational. Greene’s dad, Jeffrey, on Friday night stressed the suspension had nothing to do with any troubles with the law. By Gary Bedore
After opening his junior season with an explosive shooting performance, coming off the bench for Kansas University’s men’s basketball team, three-point specialist Brannen Greene is back in coach Bill Self’s dog house.