It’s always better to look ahead, as in all the way ahead to the Baylor game tonight in Allen Fieldhouse, where Naadir Tharpe will have an opportunity to show again how much progress since the beginning of the season he has made in attacking a zone defense. By Tom Keegan
Although the game is complicated to the core in so many ways, sometimes the difference between winning and losing a basketball game can be boiled down to the simplest things. No. 24 Baylor found that out the hard way on Monday night at Allen Fieldhouse, where the Bears were outscored by 17 points at the free-throw line in a 78-68 loss to No. 8 Kansas. By Matt Tait
Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self said after Monday's 78-68 victory over Baylor that senior forward Tarik Black sustained a sprained ankle and was expected to be fine.
Kansas University teammates Naadir Tharpe and Joel Embiid have been named the Big 12 Player and Newcomer of the Week after the Jayhawks' victories against two top-10 opponents last week.
Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Sunday, Jan. 19.