Bluebloods feeling black and blue as hoops hits homestretch
January 29, 2021
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Bill Self had never found himself in this position in nearly two decades as the head coach at Kansas.
Sure, there have been teams that have struggled to assimilate new players. Teams with deficiencies on offense or defense. He's had teams that flamed out the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament, despite having one-and-done prodigies on the roster.
But this is different. Entering the final week of January, the Jayhawks are staring at a stretch run in which they could be a nonfactor in the Big 12 race — the byproduct of both a brilliant rival in No. 2 Baylor and thei...