Another memorable senior night is on tap at Kansas on Wednesday night especially for two Kansas natives who cap off dream careers in the crimson and blue.
When I began covering KU basketball in 1998 and realized my professional dream as a writer, a college sports information director gave some information which he thought would benefit and prepare me for my journey ahead.
News, notes and quotes on the Sunflower Showdown between No. 6 KU and Kansas State at Allen Fieldhouse tonight at 6 with ESPN College GameDay in the Phog. The date also marks Kansas Day — the 150th anniversary of Kansas becoming the 34th state in the Union.
January 29, 2011
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Sherron Collins dribbled out the final seconds with his index finger raised towards the Sprint Center rafters in KU's 72-64 victory over Kansas State in the Big 12 tournament title game Saturday night.
On Feb. 25, two days before the Kansas-Oklahoma State game in Stillwater, Phog.net and a group of reporters gathered around KU junior guard Tyrel Reed outside the locker room in Allen Fieldhouse before practice. Reed answered a battery of questions about such topics as his academic load, his love for woodworking and golf, and his knack for hitting clutch shots.
Kansas ended a near perfect Big 12 regular season notching the school's 1999th win. It came against another bitter rival and for KU it doesn't get much better.
News, notes and quotes on KU's 77-56 victory over Missouri Saturday at Mizzou Arena in Columbia. The Jayhawks moved to 29-2 and finished the Big 12 regular season at 15-1.