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Most crucial Jayhawks 2015: No. 21 - CB Tyrone Miller Jr.

Matt Tait

21.Tyrone Miller Jr., 6-foot, 180-pound Fr. Cornerback ---------------------------------------- Don't be surprised if Miller plays a big role on this KU defense pretty quickly. The Jayhawks are in big time need of some cornerbacks who can play and Miller, who comes to KU from Saline High in Ann Arbor, Michigan, poised ...

Most crucial Jayhawks 2015: No. 22 - OL Junior Visinia

Matt Tait

Everyone knows that having a strong offensive line — especially in a pass-happy conference like the Big 12 — is paramount to a team's success. And there are a handful of guys on the Kansas University football roster who give the Jayhawks a chance to trot a line with a ...

Which Jayhawks the World University Games helped the most

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2015/jul/13/294254/ Throughout each KU men's basketball season, our sports editor, Tom Keegan, does a thing after every game where he rates the players of the game in his Keegan Ratings. This is not that. It is, however, a ranking that illustrates which KU players the Jayhawks' 8-0 run to the ...

Most Crucial Jayhawks 2015: No. 24 - S Fish Smithson

Matt Tait

Yesterday, we unveiled No. 25 in our countdown of the most crucial KU football players for this fall. Today, it's on to No. 24, where we flip from offense to defense. Here's a look. http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2014/sep/13/279138/ 24. Fish Smithson, 5-foot-11, 193-pound Jr. Safety ---------------------------------------- After spending one season at Hartnell College, ...

Wayne Selden soaring in South Korea

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2015/jul/07/team-usa-vs-serbia/111897/ I've spent more than my fair share of time being critical of Wayne Selden's game during his first couple of seasons with the Kansas University men's basketball team. And I stand by everything I've said in the past. But the good thing about the past is that it's always ...

Semi-regular check of the KU football roster reveals a few changes

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2013/sep/07/261169/ Don't look now, but July has arrived and, like it or not, before we know it, it's going to feel an awful lot like football season around here. For now, the KU men's basketball team's run at the World University Games in South Korea is keeping much of the ...

2016 NBA rookie of the year odds include one former Jayhawk

Matt Tait

By now, if you've been a longtime reader of KUsports.com, you know that every once in a while we post various odds that are sent to us from the folks at Bovada.lv, an online betting service that dabbles in all kinds of college and professional sports propositions. If that sounds ...

So, about those KU hoops uniforms for Korea…

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/users/photos/2015/jun/30/293635/ By now, even if you weren't one of the thousands of people who packed the Sprint Center last week to check out the latest and slightly modified version of the KU basketball team in its two exhibition games with Canada, you surely have seen the uniforms. Whether you saw ...

Looking ahead to the 2016 NBA Draft and KU's place in it

Matt Tait

Because this has become one of the most enjoyable — if not ridiculous — exercises in sports, let's take a quick look ahead to the 2016 NBA Draft to see what might happen for the current members of the Kansas University men's basketball team. Last night, in Brooklyn, New York, ...

NBA Draft experience changing with time

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2015/feb/02/286225/ Thursday will mark the first NBA Draft since 2009 that I have not been in attendance. Most years, draft day sticks out to me like a lighthouse on a rocky shore both because there is so much planning that goes into covering it and also because it's always been ...

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