December 31, 2011
Kansas head coach Bill Self adjusts his tie as he watches from the bench next to assistant Kurtis Townsend during the second half on Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011 at Allen Fieldhouse.
Now in his 12th year at Kansas University, Kurtis Townsend is the longest-tenured assistant men’s basketball coach in school history.
ESPN’s summer survey of more than 200 college basketball coaches says the No. 1 recruiter of all assistant coaches in the country is ... 10th-year Kansas University aide Kurtis Townsend. By Gary Bedore
Austin Nichols, a 6-foot-8, 193-pound senior-to-be from Briarcrest Christian School in Memphis, has received a scholarship offer from Kansas University, Rivals.com reports.
Bill Self has never been the type of guy to complain about things he has no control over, like the Big 12 basketball schedule.
Lost in the justifiable marveling at just how terrific — substantively, stylistically and statistically — a game Thomas Robinson played Saturday was the nagging reality that the junior forward has so few teammates ready for the rigors of Big 12 basketball.