Boot Camp ends
Thoroughly pleased with his players’ effort, Self canceled today’s final Boot Camp conditioning session in the Jayhawks’ new practice facility.
“We’ve been going real hard, probably the hardest I’ve ever had a team do Boot Camp,” Self said following Thursday’s final session of the 2009-10 preseason. “We’ll have a team workout tomorrow, give them the weekend off and next week let them get their legs back under them (leading up to next Friday’s Late Night in the Phog).”
Freshman Jeff Withey, who has been ill this week, will be back in action at individual drills by Monday, Self indicated.
“We all made our (sprint) times. It was a challenge to get there, though,” Self said. “We’ve got some sore bodies right now. I’m sure these guys right now would like to be in hot, cold tubs.”
Of the end of his last Boot Camp, Sherron Collins said: “That was the first thing out of my mouth today when Boot Camp was over: ‘Last one ever.’ It was great, especially the last moments. Knowing I don’t have to get up at 5:30 in the morning again for coach Self is a real big deal. But it’s been great.”
More on Taylor’s car
810 WHB radio Thursday repeated what former KU player Scot Pollard and associate AD Jim Marchiony told the Journal-World, the K.C. radio station and other media outlets Wednesday: The 1997 Chevy Tahoe involved in a non-injury accident last September is owned by KU guard Tyshawn Taylor, not Pollard. Markieff Morris was the driver of the Tahoe, which according to a police report, was registered to Pollard. An insurance policy for Taylor (on the Tahoe) was issued on Aug. 27, the station reported.