Kansas starting point guard Devon Dotson returned to the lineup after missing one game due to a hip pointer.
Dotson played 39 minutes and scored a game-high 21 points in KU’s 66-57 win at Texas.
“It felt great getting back on the court with my teammates. It was fun getting back out there and getting in the swing of things,” Dotson said.
The sophomore said there never was any discussion of a minutes restrictions once it was decided he could go.
“I’ve got to play, however I’m feeling,” Dotson said of his approach.
The No. 3 Kansas Jayhawks won convincingly at Iowa State in their Big 12 road opener, 79-53, at Hilton Coliseum.
Afterward, sophomores Devon Dotson and David McCormack explained how KU took control.
“I think defensively we knew what we wanted to do, coming in,” Dotson said. “And for the most part we executed. And that led to our offense spring boarding off of that.”
Kansas freshman Tristan Enaruna discusses how he’s getting acclimated to playing for the Jayhawks.
“I’m just trying to focus most on whatever coach told me to do, and just run the plays right,” Enaruna said, “and just trying to play natural basketball.”
The Jayhawks play Saturday night at Sprint Center, against UMKC.
After his 19 points and 6 assists helped No. 4 Kansas defeat East Tennessee State, 75-63, at Allen Fieldhouse, sophomore point guard Devon Dotson explained how his hot start set the Jayhawks up for success.
“My mindset was if we can get that first hit in, then that can kind of get them back on their heels a little bit, so I just wanted to come out aggressive,” Dotson said.
Dotson scored 13 points in the first half, when he shot 5-for-7.
In an emotional Kansas locker room Saturday night in Salt Lake City, Devon Dotson tried to put into words the various emotions that accompanied a season-ending loss for Kansas.
“It hurts,” Dotson said, wearing a towel on top of his head while surrounded by reporters and cameras. “It hurts.”
The Kansas basketball team’s freshman point guard finished with 13 points and 3 assists in an 89-75 loss in the NCAA Tournament’s second round.
On the eve of his NCAA Tournament debut, Kansas point guard Devon Dotson explains how the Jayhawks are preparing to defend the four-guard, 3-pointer-focused attack of Northeastern in the opening round.
“I think they shoot about 20-something a game,” Dotson said inside KU’s locker room on Wednesday. “They’re gonna get them up. So we’re gonna have to be mindful of where they are.”
Without giving away too much of the defensive strategy, Dotson also said the Jayhawks will need to make the Huskies uncomfortable.
After speeding and driving his way to 17 points and 4 assists in a 65-57 Kansas victory over Texas in the Big 12 quarterfinals, freshman Devon Dotson explained what led to his productive night at Sprint Center.
“I felt like there were driving lanes I could attack and that was an emphasis, just to get downhill and make plays,” Dotson said.
The Jayhawks advanced to set up a matchup in the semifinals with No. 10 seed West Virginia.
Following an 82-77 overtime victory that put an end to a four-game road losing streak, standout Kansas freshmen Ochai Agbaji and Devon Dotson explain how the Jayhawks survived their trip to TCU.
Dotson scored a career-high 25 points, plus 10 rebounds, in the crucial Big 12 victory and Agbaji added 20 points and 10 boards.
After the Kansas basketball team fell to 1-5 on the road this season with a 73-63 loss at Texas on Tuesday night, freshman point guard Devon Dotson discussed the Jayhawks’ road woes.
“We’ve just got to find a way to win on the road, you know,” Dotson said. “We’ve got to create our own energy. We’ve got to play the same way we do at home, just take pride, man.”
KU freshman point guard Devon Dotson talks to the media following a scrimmage at Horejsi Family Athletics Center on Wednesday.
Dotson scored seven points for the red team in a blowout while playing in front of KU fans on campus for the first time.