January 9, 2019
Kansas guard Lagerald Vick (24) puts up a three over TCU forward JD Miller (15) during the first half, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019 at Allen Fieldhouse.
The on-again, off-again Lagerald Vick experience for Kansas basketball has returned to the off position. This time for more than his play on the floor. The lone senior on the 2018-19 Kansas basketball roster is taking what the Jayhawks are calling a “leave of absence,” from the team, effective immediately, KU coach Bill Self announced Thursday night. By Matt Tait
Some wondered, when Udoka Azubuike’s season ended, how Kansas could survive with a four-guard lineup when its current crop of perimeter players aren’t exactly known for their lights-out 3-point shooting. Even if it wasn’t a convincing one, the Jayhawks provided their first answer Wednesday night at Allen Fieldhouse, as they embraced their new small-ball image.