November 9, 2012
KU sophomore Naadir Tharpe, left front, gets his team together in the final minutes against Southeast Missouri State on Friday at Allen Fieldhouse. KU defeated SEMO, 74-55.
Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self says his young team will face a tough test tonight against Michigan State in a primetime, powerhouse match-up at the Champions Classic in Atlanta. By Gary Bedore
Though he didn't receiver a perfect grade from his coach, Kansas sophomore guard Naadir Tharpe passed the test with the game on the line, Journal-World sports editor Tom Keegan says.