November 7, 2002
Jayhawks will overcome negatives (Sporting News)
Now that Williams has coached a whole 14 seasons without winning a title, the world has changed. Williams has come to be viewed widely as an NCAA Tournament failure. Widely -- and wrongly.
November 3, 2002
The Kansas Jayhawks (Sports Illustrated)
Sports Illustrated and Blue Ribbon preview the upcoming season by examining the coach and program, lost players, and current roster.
October 29-31, 2002
Jayhawk have been there, ready to win it all (ESPN)
Keith Langford got dogged by a 10-year-old. The kid isn't even old enough for junior high, but he called out the Kansas sophomore. It was August and Langford was hanging out in Lawrence. All of a sudden, the kid came up and asked the kind of question that only a 10-year-old can get away with.
#2 Kansas (Fox Sports)
Kansas has a starting lineup whose cohesion and collective physical gifts are the equal of any team in the country. In Kirk Hinrich and Nick Collison, Roy Williams has the most complete backcourt and frontcourt players in the country. They'll leave Lawrence labeled as being as good as any players he's coached at Kansas. The topic of depth will be pounded into the ground relentlessly, though, until at least two reserves prove themselves.
Kansas appears to best in Big 12 (Sporting News)
They remember the feeling of walking off the court following last season's heartbreaking Final Four loss to the eventual national champions.