Following a season-ending defeat against Auburn, Dedric Lawson explains what went wrong for the Jayhawks.
“It was their shooting ability,” Lawson said of one of many keys to the Tigers’ success. “They made every shot in the first half. Made eight 3’s.”
Lawson finished the loss with 25 points and 10 rebounds
“That 25 don’t even matter,” he said. “We just lost by like 20. It doesn’t even matter.”
Kansas forward Dedric Lawson explains how the Jayhawks are preparing for their Saturday night matchup with Auburn in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
Although the Jayhawks rolled past Northeastern, they know the Tigers, SEC Tournament champions and winners of nine straight, will be a huge challenge.
“If you don’t win tomorrow, there’s no K.C.,” Lawson said of potentially advancing to the Sweet 16. “So it’s just taking care of what’s now.”
Lawson spent much of his discussions with media members Friday sharing his thoughts on Auburn’s abilities on both ends of the floor.
Kansas forwards David McCormack and Dedric Lawson share their thoughts on the night that ended the Jayhawks’ run of Big 12 titles.
“We just talked about getting better, getting ready for Baylor and finishing the season strong,” Lawson said.
Oklahoma handled the Jayhawks throughout the former Big 12 champion’s Tuesday trip to OU.
Following a 72-67 road victory at Oklahoma State, Quentin Grimes and Dedric Lawson detail how Kansas was able to pick up its third road victory of the season.
Grimes scored 17 points in the win and Lawson produced a 20-point, 15-rebound double-double.
Kansas basketball players Dedric Lawson and Charlie Moore said the atmosphere Tuesday night at Kansas State proved difficult to navigate.
“It was pretty hard,” Moore said. “It was loud. It was a great atmosphere. We had a hard time communicating.”
Austin, Texas — Following the Kansas basketball team’s 73-63 loss at Texas on Tuesday night, Jayhawks Dedric Lawson and Ochai Agbaji discuss what went wrong for KU.
Lawson scored 13 points and grabbed 7 rebounds, while Agbaji, in his first career start, scored a game-high 24 points.
Lexington, Ky. — Following a 71-63 defeat at Rupp Arena, Kansas Jayhawks Dedric Lawson and Quentin Grimes describe what went wrong for KU in it’s matchup with Kentucky.
Lawson finished with 20 points and 15 rebounds, while Grimes scored 13.
Kansas coach Bill Self wasn’t too pleased with how the final seconds of his team’s game at West Virginia played out on Saturday.
Using words such as awful to describe the No. 7 Jayhawks’ final possession of a 65-64 loss, Self said during his postgame press conference that he should have called a timeout.
Waco, Texas — Dedric Lawson and Lagerald Vick discuss the Jayhawks’ 73-68 win over Baylor, which happened to come on Vick’s 22nd birthday.
A senior guard from Memphis, Vick scored a game-best 18 points on 6-for-10 shooting, with all six of his baskets coming from 3-point range.
Lawson added 17 points, and aided KU defensively with five steals and five blocks.
Following his 31-point, 15-rebound night against Emporia State, Kansas junior forward Dedric Lawson discusses his first unofficial game at Allen Fieldhouse.
Lawson, who shot 11 of 16 from the floor and went seven of nine at the foul line, didn’t think any of his baskets stood out.
The junior from Memphis also explains where he picked up his ball-handling skills and how he describes himself positionally.
“I say I’m a versatile four that can bring the ball up the floor and make shots and make plays for others,” Lawson said.