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Self, players address fights

KU basketball coach Bill Self, along with players Sherron Collins, Cole Aldrich and Tyshawn Taylor, discussed three on-campus altercations in which members of the team were involved.

Self, players meet the media, apologize

KU coach Bill Self and three of his players stood up to the media Thursday about the three disturbances of the past week.

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Michael Noland 10 years, 2 months ago

Coach Self's press conference was nearly as embarrassing as the incidents that triggered it. It appears certain that there will be essentially no discipline administered for behavior that has degraded the reputation of the University. We can only hope that the new Chancellor will take disciplinary action that the athletic department seems to dismiss as unnecessary. We, the alumni of the University and the dedicated fans of the teams, are told by the coaches and the media to think of these "student athletes" as young gods who deserve adulation and very special treatment. It now appears that such special treatment extends to getting away with any behavior they feel like exhibiting...knowing full well that there will be no serious adverse repercussions. I remain hopeful that the 2009-10 basketball season will be memorable in positive ways, but it will now be stained by the thoughtless actions of a few "student athletes" who, by getting away with it, demonstrate that we, the alumni of the University and fans of the teams, are willing to pay any price for wins. When will that price become too dear?

dillustration 10 years, 2 months ago

hey buck, Ill meet you at the hardware store, you get tar I'll get the feathers.

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