Former Kansas Coach Ted Owens and former player Tony Guy met with the media during the 115 years of Kansas basketball celebration in Lawrence.
LAWRENCE — On Jan. 22, 1974, Digger Phelps brought No. 1-ranked Notre Dame to face Kansas at Allen Fieldhouse.
Basketball fans might not recognize the date, but they’ll know what happened three days earlier.
That day — Jan. 19, 1974 — was the day Phelps and the Irish upset UCLA 71-70 to end the Bruins’ 88-game winning streak.
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LAWRENCE — Elijah Johnson finished off a play that a purist would consider to be one of the prettiest possible in college basketball.
However, that purist — in all likelihood — wouldn’t have been so thrilled with the rest of Johnson’s play against Oklahoma.
Johnson made a 3 that was the result of a three-pass swing on the perimeter that started in one corner with Ben McLemore and finished in the other corner with Johnson.
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NEW ORLEANS — Back in 1982, John Calipari was the guy serving peas and carrots at the Kansas training table.
Spooning vegetables wasn’t glamorous work, but it was part of the job description when Ted Owens offered Calipari a spot as a volunteer ass… Continue reading
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LAWRENCE — Conner Teahan got in the car with his dad, Mark, for the drive home to Kansas City from Lawrence.
In Bill Self’s office moments before, they had just discussed Teahan’s future with Self and assistant Tim Jankovich. The KU coaches told … Continue reading
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