Tyrel Reed swished a three in overtime to give the Kansas University alumni Blue team a victory over the White squad in Thursday’s Rock Chalk Roundball Classic charity game at Free State High. By Gary Bedore
Pick-up basketball games mirror Big 12 action about as much as a toothache resembles a slice of berry pie with a scoop of melting vanilla ice cream on top, served by Heather Graham on roller skates on a really hot summer day. Nobody knows that better than Brady Morningstar, former Free State High and Kansas University guard.
Brady Morningstar and Jerome Dyson, former starting guards for college basketball national powerhouses, recently talked about the same thing the rest of us interested in sports have been discussing lately in the office, at the dinner table, on the phone.
Brady Morningstar was not surprised Thursday night when informed he’d been selected in the third round of the NBA Development League draft.
Former Kansas University basketball guard Brady Morningstar likely will be playing for a professional team in Greece during the 2011-12 season.
Kansas University men’s basketball senior Brady Morningstar converted nine three-pointers in the State Farm Three-Point Challenge on Thursday on the University of Houston campus.
When he returned to the locker room following Kansas University’s 71-61 loss to VCU on Sunday, KU senior guard Brady Morningstar knew he had to say something.
Here are some highlights of the postgame speeches of KU’s three seniors, Mario Little, Brady Morningstar and Tyrel Reed.
Brady Morningstar, who grew up in Lawrence, has listened attentively to countless Kansas University Senior Night speeches throughout the years.
The only visible signs of his playing days are the letters of his name on the record board and an 8x11 photo plaque celebrating his all-state season of 2004-05 that hangs outside the gym.
Brady Morningstar, who enters Saturday’s Kansas University-Oklahoma game as the Big 12’s top three-point percentage shooter, is the same guy who was mired in a 2-for-19 slump in late January.
Kansas University seniors Tyrel Reed and Brady Morningstar were named to the Academic All-Big 12 basketball team announced Thursday by the conference office.
Sherron Collins walked through the Jayhawker Towers door for the first time four years ago with a single bag in his hand.
Kansas sophomore guard Tyshawn Taylor will start for the Jayhawks over Brady Morningstar on Saturday against Colorado, KU coach Bill Self announced at his weekly press conference Thursday.Sometimes a starter, sometimes a sixth man, versatile Kansas University combo guard Tyshawn Taylor will start Saturday’s KU-Colorado game, set for a 3 p.m. tip in Allen Fieldhouse.
Kansas State guard Denis Clemente paid the price for elbowing Kansas University’s Brady Morningstar in the back and popping Tyrel Reed in the head during last year’s Sunflower Showdown in Manhattan.