Travis Releford

The Chase for 180: Joseph Young climbs into Top 10

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Who is the best shooter in the country? It’s a tough question to answer, isn’t it? Does being a “shooter” simply mean merely being a high-level marksman from beyond the arc? Can a player who thrives in the mid-range but rarely ventures out into three-point land be eligible? How heavily should we be valuing stats like [more]

Travis Releford likes being KU’s ‘Glue Guy’


Travis Releford’s jersey will never hang in the rafters at Allen Fieldhouse. Mario Chalmers is the latest to join the likes of  B.H. Born, Wilt Chamberlain, Danny Manning and Paul Pierce in that rarified air, and he might not even be there had he not canned the miracle shot that preserved the Jayhawks’ 2008 national [more]

Travis Releford is no Anthony Bourdain

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This time of year, I spend quite a bit of time being jealous of college athletes, for reasons that are, for once, unrelated to their superior athletic ability. In summer, I envy the hundreds of college kids who take overseas basketball trips. Travel broadens the mind, after all. And, in my case, it almost always [more]