Kansas University freshman Sherron Collins practices defensive slides during a Boot Camp drill in Allen Fieldhouse. To his right is fellow frosh Darrell Arthur. The Jayhawks rose bright and early for Monday's 6 a.m. workout, part of a 10-day conditioning program designed to test the team's physical and mental limits.
KU's Darnell Jackson, foreground, and Julian Wright drop to the floor to do push-ups.
The Kansas University men's basketball team spreads out across the Allen Fieldhouse floor as coach Bill Self directs a drill during a Boot Camp workout in this 2006 file photo.
From left, Kansas University's Brandon Rush, Brady Morningstar, and Russell Robinson, run "suicide" sprints at Allen Fieldhouse during boot camp.
Following an exhausting 45-minute conditioning practice held at 6 a.m., members of the Kansas University men's basketball team use each other for support as Head Coach Bill Self brings the practice to a close on Monday morning.
The Kansas University men's basketball team huddles on the court following fall conditioning held at 6 a.m. at Allen Fieldhouse.
Kansas University's Darrell Arthur pressures an assistant coach during boot camp.