I don't know what kind of math grades Darrell Arthur and Mario Chalmers got at KU, but I think they could've solved the following equation: 75 – 30.
Well, in the end five Jayhawks were drafted – just like head coach Bill Self thought. But the night in New York City didn't exactly go as planned.
A memorable year for KU basketball got even better Thursday night when five KU basketball players were selected in National Basketball Association draft, including two first-round picks, for the first time in school history.
Phog.net takes you inside the war room to look at some of the very factors general managers and coaches will be pondering in the next 24 hours about some of KU's top stars.
He was the starting power forward who drove KU to a national championship with 20 points and 10 rebounds against Memphis in the title game. Can Darrell Arthur make that next step and start at the four spot in just his rookie year in the NBA?
No one will mistake any of the "bigs" in the 2008 NBA Draft pool for Dwight Howard or Greg Oden. But there are a lot of centers and power forwards who are going to be selected in the first round on June 26.
Fifteen prospective high NBA draft picks will participate in the physicals-only during the Orlando pre-draft camp. These players expected to go high in the June 26th NBA Draft. Nine of these 15 will participate in the media session Thursday. The following is a look at the 15 players.
Brandon Rush's KU career is definitely over after three seasons. Sophomore Darrell Arthur, meanwhile, has likely played his last game as a Jayhawk.