If you required any confirmation that Kansas needed a road victory, look no further than Bill Self’s postgame comments following an overtime Big Monday win at TCU.
“That’s the best locker room we’ve had all year by far,” Self said after the rare KU road victory.
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.
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.”
Following a 74-67 loss at rival Kansas State that gave the Wildcats a two-game lead on the Jayhawks in the loss column of the Big 12 standings, KU head coach Bill Self got into his team’s various issues.
Self pointed to not only the Jayhawks’ turnover issues, but also a lack of leadership.
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.”
Kansas basketball coach Bill Self didn’t think his team competed well in a 73-63 loss at Texas.
“When did it get away? I don’t know,” Self said afterward. “Probably — what time did we fly in down here yesterday? I don’t know that we were ever really good tonight by any stretch.”
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. — Kansas sophomore guard Marcus Garrett says following his team’s 71-63 loss at Kentucky that the Wildcats’ frontcourt gave the Jayhawks a different defensive look than they were used to.
“It was definitely different than the Big 12,” Garrett said after KU’s loss in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge.
Garrett shot 1 for 9 in the defeat.
Lexington, Ky. — Kansas basketball coach Bill Self addresses how Kentucky’s frontcourt players impacted a 71-63 victory for Kentucky at Rupp Arena.
“We didn’t do as a good a job with that as we should’ve,” Self said of his Jayhawks scoring over UK’s length.
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.