Michael Rogner

Lack of 3-point shooters dooms the Jayhawks

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All season perimeter shooting has been problematic for Kansas. Not since 2004 has Kansas been worse than 65th in the nation in 3-pt shooting. This year: 161st. And it’s even worse if you look at the percentage of points they score from beyond the arc. The Jayhawks have scored 23.2% of their points on 3s, [more]

James Michael McAdoo’s delay is bad for UNC fans

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Immediately following North Carolina’s season ending loss to Kansas, James Michael McAdoo said he’s be back for his sophomore season. His father – Ronnie McAdoo – indicated the same thing. It seemed logical. McAdoo committed to UNC not knowing that Tyler Zeller, John Henson and Harrison Barnes were all returning. Visions of being the Man [more]

More changes for the Illini: Meyers Leonard jumps to the NBA

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It’s been a busy off-season for the Illinois Fighting Illini. Bruce Weber was fired. John Groce was hired. All of this sparked a huge debate about where Illinois fit in among the nation’s top programs. Well, that news is now old news. There’s a new thing to talk about. 7-0 center Meyers Leonard is headed [more]

Projecting Anthony Davis in the NBA

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Anthony Davis is everywhere. This morning I heard two different stories about him on National Public Radio. When you’re of interest to an audience who may or may not even care about sports, then you’ve pretty much peaked as a student-athlete. Anthony Davis is the best player on the best team in college hoops. He’s [more]

UK title hopes could depend on which Terrence Jones shows up

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A lot of Division I players have come out of Jefferson High School in north Portland, Oregon, but Terrence Jones has all the tools to be the best of them. Jones led the school to three consecutive State titles, was ranked amongst the nation’s top-10 prep prospects by both Scout and ESPN, and played in [more]

New host cities for the SEC tournament?

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Missouri is moving to the SEC, and with that move may come new venues for the conference tournament. Nashville will be hosting next season, followed by Atlanta (site of 9 of the past 15 tourneys), and then two more in Nashville. But 2017 and 2018 are still open. SEC Commissioner Mike Slive was in Kansas [more]