Tyshawn Taylor helped lead the Kansas Jayhawks to the NCAA National Championship Game this past season. Though KU lost to Kentucky and fell short of cutting down the nets, a terrific senior season helped propel Taylor to possibly being a first round pick in the 2012 NBA Draft. One of the biggest questions regarding the Jayhawk floor general is just that; can he be a true … [Read more...] about Can Kansas’ Tyshawn Taylor be a true NBA point guard?
When it comes to future NBA players on the Kansas Jayhawks roster, it of course starts with Thomas Robinson, the go-to-guy and likely top 5 pick in June. But there are two guys you saw in the national title game last night who have professional potential too: point guard Tyshawn Taylor and Center Jeff Withey. Both have had their pluses and minuses highlighted and magnified … [Read more...] about Kansas Jayhawks future NBAers: Tyshawn Taylor, Jeff Withey
Welcome to the fourth annual NCAA Tournament Championship Drinking Game, one of our favorite articles every year here at The Sports Bank. If you missed our first three editions, you can check out the 2009 Michigan State vs. North Carolina version, the 2010 Butler vs. Duke edition, or last year's UConn vs. Butler. Even if you do not have a rooting interest in tonight's game … [Read more...] about Kentucky vs. Kansas: NCAA Tournament National Championship drinking game
The eastern and western outskirts of what we call "the Midwest" will meet on Saturday in the prime time national semifinal game. The 2008 national champion Kansas Jayhawks will meet the 2007 runner-up Ohio State Buckeyes in the 2012 Final Four. Let's break it down! … [Read more...] about #2 Ohio State Buckeyes vs. #2 Kansas Jayhawks: everything you need to know
The NBA Draft Stock Report checks in on which college basketball players have made a name for themselves in the past week; either helping or hurting their future draft position. With conference play underway, we get a better understanding of how NBA Draft prospects respond to playing better competition than some of the cupcake opponents they face in the … [Read more...] about 2102 NBA Draft Stock Report (1/19/12)
Welcome to The Sports Bank’s second annual college basketball season preview series. Last year we looked at 99 teams in 99 days. This year, we are being slightly more aggressive and expanding to 111 teams in 111 days. We will rank the 74 power conference teams and top 37 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order. We’ll break down rosters, non-conference schedules, and pick … [Read more...] about #24 Kansas Jayhawks: College Basketball 111 in 111
The Kansas Jayhawks were supposed to be the unstoppable beast heading into the NCAA Tournament and practically every expert’s pick to bring home the championship. Instead, KU was upset in the second round by Northern Iowa and saw their title hopes vanish quicker than Bruce Pearl’s recruiting ethics in the past couple of months. Despite losing three starters, the Jayhawks … [Read more...] about 99 in 99: #7 Kansas Jayhawks
by: David Kay The 2009 NBA Draft was all about the point guards. 11 were drafted in the first round and that doesn't count Tyreke Evans who will likely run the point in Sacramento. However, the balance of power will sway in the 2010 Draft as the point guard class will likely be very weak. In-coming Kentucky freshman John Wall will be the cream of the crop and should be … [Read more...] about 2010 Point Guard Prospects