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celebrate today with your loved ones...
or just eat some candy.
Index Don’t
Valentine’s clouds for dark souls
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LO: 25
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feb. 14, 269 a.d. late 400s 400s 1849
st. Valentine was martyred for
marrying couples in defance
of Roman Emperor clau-
dius ii, who deemed single,
unmarried men more suitable
as soldiers.
Pope Gelasius declares
Feb. 14 a day to honor st.
Valentine’s Day becomes
associated with love. The
people of Rome honored Juno,
the pagan goddess of love
and marriage, on Feb. 14.
Esther Howland of Worcester,
Mass., published the frst
American valentine
million Cards
exchanged industry-wide
(not including packaged
kids’ valentines for
classroom exchanges)
Card-sending holiday
only after christmas, for which
2.6 billion cards are sent
11,000 BaBies
are conceived on Valentine’s Day
The number of dating
service establishments
(as of the 2007 U.S. census)
of all celebrants
will buy candy
of celebrants will
buy jewelry
of celebrants will buy
of celebrants will
buy fowers
of celebrants will buy
an evening out
are expected to
spend $85.76 in
are expected to
spend $168.74 on
clothing, jewelry,
greeting cards
and more in 2013
are expected to spend $4.52
on their pets this year
smartphone owners will use handhelds
to shop for gifts
4 in 10
language of love
in addition to the U.s., canada, Mexico, the U.K., France,
Australia, Denmark and italy also celebrate Valentine’s Day
Candice Johnson
Junior from Topeka
Mike Lopez
Graduate student from Olathe
Sarah Gurley
Senior from Overland Park
Matt Palmieri
Sophomore from
Libertyville, Ill.
“Oversharing could kill a relationship
because you’re sharing your feelings
with everybody and not just the person
that wants you to share with him. it’s
less personal.”
“i hate Facebook. i’m not a fan of
social networks. i’d prefer if someone
i date doesn’t share on Facebook
because it’s our personal life.”
“it depends on the person. it would
be less personal when you share with
your partner because everybody
already knows.”
“i think it’s weird to put a lot of info
out on Facebook. some people would
feel distanced from that and someone
might feel like they know them that
well and they’re putting it all out there,
but i trust that.”
— Emily Donovan
About sharing about relationships on social media?
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Partly cloudy, north-
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15 mph
It’s Friday, Friday — gotta
bundle up on Friday
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LO: 18
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west winds at 5 to
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Sunny with a chance of awesome
HI: 39
LO: 28
Partly cloudy,
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A Sunday with no sun...
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What’s the
Sunday, February 17 Friday, February 15 Saturday, February 16 Thursday, February 14
What: Tea at Three
Where: Kansas Union, 4th foor lobby
WheN: 3 to 4 p.m.
abOut: Still looking for a Valentine’s
Day date? Meet your match over free
tea and cookies, compliments of SUA.
What: Undergraduate Projects: Black
Where: William Inge Memorial The-
atre, Murphy Hall
WheN: 7:30 p.m.
abOut: Emerging student directors
and actors showcase their skills in
this production. Tickets cost $15 for
general admission and $10 students.
What: National Half-Price Candy Day
Where: drug stores and grocery
stores across the country
WheN: All day
abOut: Pick up some discounted
chocolates from the Valentine’s Day
aisle. Or, purchase some newly-
wrapped Easter candy. Either way,
stock up.
What: SUA’s Late Night Price is Right
Where: Kansas Union Ballroom
WheN: 8 p.m. to midnight
abOut: Come on down! Students
compete for different prizes in this
recreation of the popular game show.
Extra points if you dress as Bob
What: ESPN College Gameday covered
by State Farm Insurance
Where: Allen Fieldhouse
WheN: 9 a.m. to noon
abOut: Join the Jayhawk nation in this
nationally televised show before they
take on the Texas Longhorns. Added
bonus: Show up early enough and you
might get on TV.
What: “It Gets Better” multimedia
Where: Lied Center
WheN: 7:30 p.m.
abOut: The Gay Men’s Chorus of Los
Angeles, various multimedia elements
and other local choirs combine in this
performing arts response to the issue
of bullying. The Lied Center will also
partner with other organizations to
promote dialogue in the community
regarding the issue. Tickets start at
What: “30 for 30” Screening with Josh
Where: Budig Hall, room 130
WheN: 2 p.m.
abOut: Jayhawk fanatic Josh Swade
directed the ESPN documentary
“There’s No Place Like Home,” about
Dr. Naismith’s original rules of
basketball making their way to their
rightful place: Lawrence, Kansas. SUA
hosts this free event.
What: “The Zoo Story” and “The
American Dream”
Where: Inge Theatre
WheN: 2:30 p.m.
abOut: Enjoy the fnal performance of
the these student-directed and per-
formed plays. Call the KU ticket offce
for more information:(785) 864-3982.
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Commonly identified by its
steam whistle, the KU Power Plant
is a frequently misunderstood
component on campus. While the
name implies the generation of
electricity, the plant has not done
so since the early 1900s. Rather, its
purpose is the generation of high-
pressure steam. Most notably, the
steam is used to heat many build-
ings on campus; however, steam
serves various other roles as well.
The Watson stacks and archives
require regulated humidity and
the autoclaves in the laboratories
use steam to sterilize equipment.
The facility and its smaller sister
on the west side of campus run
year round and are maintained
around the clock by its crew. In an
interview, Chief Boiler Operator,
Brian Bailey, explained how the
plant works.
The boilers heat water to 400
degrees at which point it becomes
high-pressure steam. A series of
pipes then convert the steam to
90 psi (pounds per square inch),
distributing it to buildings around
campus. The steam reaches the
buildings through an extensive
eight-mile system of underground
corridors through which the pipes
run. Upon arrival at a building, the
steam is distributed to radiators
which are commonly found under
the windows. As the steam heats
the air it loses energy and becomes
water. Following, the water returns
through the underground pipes to
the power plant where it is again
heated to steam.
The system is 80-85 percent
efficient. Water is only lost to the
library’s humidifiers and the auto-
claves. In this manner, the campus
is afforded an environmentally
conscious heat source.
Steam boilers tower over most
college campuses and offer an
expandable option that will endure
for years to come.
—Editedby Hayley Jozwiak
Steam whistle remains a staple on campus
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over and students say that they will sometimes use it for an alarm clock, but it also
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Bank in Lawrence
robbed yesterday
Offcers from the Lawrence Police
Department responded to a report of a
bank robbery at 4:43 p.m. yesterday at
100 E. 9th St.
According to a media release from
Sgt. Trent McKinley of the LPD, the
suspect entered Lawrence Bank while
displaying a handgun and demanded
cash from the tellers, who complied.
He then left on foot in an unknown
The suspect is “a white male in his
thirties, approximately 5’7” tall with an
average build.”
The release asks persons with
information about the incident to call
Lawrence Police at (785) 832-7509
or the CrimeStoppers Hotline at (785)
— Emma LeGault
Student Senate
passes fnance bills
Student Senate Finance Com-
mittee passed 11 bills during their
meeting last night.
Some of the bills passed include
a bill to fund the Queers and Allies
Gaypril, a bill to fund Students for
Justice in the Middle East, a bill
to fund the Big Event and a bill to
fund the Enactus.
Queers and Allies celebrates
Gaypril as their annual pride cel-
ebration. They were funded $1,000
to host a variety of programs and
educational events about issues of
sexual and gender identity through-
out the month of April.
Students for Justice in the
Middle East is a group that aims
to educate the community about
social justice issues in the Middle
East. SJME will be hosting an event
in March to raise awareness about
issues happening in Syria. Omar
Chakaki, a Syrian-American musi-
cian, will be headlining the event.
They were funded $3,000.
The Big Event is an annual
event that promotes relationships
between the University and the
Lawrence community. The Big Event
is at its third year at the University
and has shown to be the fastest
growing Big Event in the country.
They were funded $7,900 for sup-
Enactus is a student group that
promotes leadership and aims to
train its leaders to make a global
impact through sustainability.
Enactus will be combining with the
KU Fashion Club to host Dresses for
a Difference. This is a community
service event that turns pillowcases
into dresses which will then be
donated to an orphanage in Kenya.
They were funded $600 for supplies.
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Shannon Livengood, a sopho-
more from Clay Center, will step
on to Memorial Stadium’s feld this
fall to perform as the 2013 national
collegiate champion in baton twirl-
“I am cur-
rently the only
twirler at KU.
I twirl at every
football game
and pregame
with the March-
ing Jayhawks,”
Livengood said.
“I’ve also twirled
at women’s soccer games, women’s
basketball games, and at halfime
for a men’s basketball game in Janu-
On Feb. 3, Livengood won the
U.S. Intercollegiate and National
High School Baton Twirling Cham-
pionship held in Liberty, Mo. Out
of fve events, Livengood took frst
place in Collegiate Freestyle and
2-Baton, second place in Collegiate
Solo, and third place in Collegiate
Fight Song and 3-Baton. Her score
totals in the fve events added up to
give her an overall frst place fn-
“It’s a great achievement,” Liv-
engood said. “I competed last year
and got third. Winning overall as a
sophomore is amazing, and repre-
senting KU is a great feeling.”
Livengood has been twirling
since she was 4 years old and has
been with her coach Koralea Slagle
since she was 5 or 6 years old.
“She is always messing with the
baton,” Slagle said of Livengood.
“Tis was a great win for her be-
cause usually she does much better
with a large crowd. Tis was special
because she did really well in all of
her events.”
Livengood represented the Uni-
versity in competition, with some
of her championship points coming
from her performance in the Col-
legiate Fight Song category, during
which she twirls to the University’s
fght song.
Livengood, the NCABT (Na-
tional Coalition for the Advance-
ment of Baton Twirling), and twirl-
ers around the country are trying
to get baton twirling recognized as
a collegiate sport.
Although Livengood is a mem-
ber of the Marching Jayhawks, she
competed with no fnancial sup-
port from the University.
“She was representing KU, but
was not fnancially supported by
KU,” Slagle said.
Dr. Matthew Smith, Director of
the Marching Jayhawks, believes
that Livengood’s national cham-
pionship gives the Marching Jay-
hawks the recognition it deserves
and will attract more performers in
the years to come.
“Her national championship
helps to ensure that future twirlers
recognize that KU is a great place
to feature their talents, and gives us
a sense of pride in her accomplish-
ments,” Smith said.
Smith also said that Livengood is
a vital part of every Marching Jay-
hawks performance.
“Shannon serves an important
role in the visual component of
the band,” Smith said. “Along with
our color guard, she helps to pres-
ent the pageantry and tradition of
a large university marching band.
A twirler must connect with the
crowd, from the frst row of seats to
the last, and I believe that Shannon
has a unique gif for that.”
Livengood’s parents, Jef and
Betty Livengood, were not able
to watch their daughter perform
but were ecstatic to hear the good
“Every time she performs, my
heart melts. I cried when I heard
she won; I was so excited for her,”
Betty Livengood said. “She really
loves KU and she’s really enjoyed
representing the University.”
Livengood plans to continue
twirling for the University for the
next two years and hopes to eventu-
ally start her own teaching program
and studio for future twirlers.
— Edited by Megan Hinman
Twirler wins national championship for KU
a 25-year-old male was ar-
rested yesterday on the 4300
block of 24th Street under
suspicion of urinating or def-
ecating in public. a $100 bond
was paid.
a 26-year-old female was
arrested yesterday on the 1300
block of 6th Street under sus-
picion of operating a vehicle
under the influence. a $500
bond was paid.
a 22-year-old female, a
22-year-old male, a 25-year-
old female, a 24-year-old male
and an 18-year-old male were
arrested Tuesday on the 1400
block of Westbrooke under sus-
picion of soliciting without a
license. a $100 bond was paid
for each.
a 26-year-old male was ar-
rested Tuesday on the 3600
block of 25th Street under sus-
picion of driving while intoxi-
cated. a $500 bond was paid.
— Emily Donovan
Guest baton twirler Shannon livengood performs along side the marching Jayhawks before the start of a football game.
Fake zombie messages
on various alert systems
cause unease for police
DeTroIT — Warnings about the zom-
bie apocalypse may seem pretty amus-
ing, but offcials say they’re dead seri-
ous about fguring out who hacked into
the nation’s public warning system to
broadcast such messages in a handful
of states.
So far, people in california, michigan,
montana and New mexico have heard the
warnings about attacking zombies that
have been sent over the emergency alert
“local authorities in your area have
reported the bodies of the dead are ris-
ing from their graves and attacking the
living,” the message warned. “Do not
attempt to approach or apprehend these
bodies as they are considered extremely
The subject matter may be humorous,
but Greg macDonald with the montana
Broadcasters association said the con-
sequences of such attacks on the alert
system could be severe.
“This looks like somebody being a
prankster, but maybe it’s somebody test-
ing just to see if they could do this, to
do some real damage,” macDonald said.
“Suddenly you create a panic and people
are feeing somewhere and you end up
with traffc jams and accidents and who
knows what.”
The u.S. recently replaced its old
telephone-based alert system with a
web-based one. The Federal commu-
nications commission sent an urgent
advisory Tuesday urging stations to reset
their alert system passwords, disconnect
their Internet connections and take other
steps to make sure the equipment is pro-
tected from outside attack.
In michigan, hackers broke into the
system with audio or text messages at
two stations on monday. michigan asso-
ciation of Broadcasters president Karole
White said the breach appeared to be re-
lated to default passwords that the sta-
tions hadn’t changed. The u.S. recently
replaced its old telephone-based alert
system with a web-based one.
The Fcc on Tuesday asked stations to
check their equipment to make sure no
further unauthorized alerts were queued
up for future transmission, according to
a copy of the advisory provided by the
montana Broadcasters association.
No one has been arrested in connec-
tion with the hacking incidents.
other attempts to access to emergen-
cy systems in recent days were thwarted
by updated passwords, said edward
czarnecki with Kentucky-based monroe
electronics, which manufacturers the
alert equipment used by most television
and cable companies.
—Associated Press
Thursday, February 14, 2013 PaGe 4a The uNIVersITy daILy KaNsaN
Losing weight can be a challenge,
especially among college students.
But, would you do it for money?
Te Scale Down Challenge,
hosted at the Ambler Student Rec-
reation Fitness Center, is a 10-week
weight-loss program with a com-
petitive edge to it. Te challenge is
open to students, faculty and staf.
Each participant pays a $25 regis-
tration fee, which is then added to
a prize money pool. Te program
kicked of yesterday with the frst
Jill Urkoski, associate director of
program management at the rec,
said the Scale Down Challenge
looks for individuals who maybe
haven’t thought
to change their
lifestyle yet. She
said the goal
is to make a
change and to
have healthy be-
Tere are two
separate tourna-
ments: one for
students and
one for faculty
and staf. Each tournament has its
own prize money pool. Afer 10
weeks of weigh-ins, the four people
from each tournament who lose
the most weight will be rewarded
with money from the prize pool.
Te program is essentially a
weekly weigh-in. Te workouts
and meal plans are for the indi-
viduals to decide, but the rec does
ofer additional personal training
and ftness classes.
While exercise is important for
weight loss, healthy eating habits
are equally as crucial. Ken Sarber,
health educator at Watkins Memo-
rial Health Center, named a few
unhealthy eating habits among col-
lege students:
• skipping breakfast
• late night snacking
• not drinking enough water
• consuming energy drinks
Sarber said that the largest of
these problems is skipping break-
“Tis happens more when stu-
dents go to college because they get
the option to sleep in if they want
to,” Sarber said.
Sarber really pushes students
towards maintaining balance over-
all. He said that rather than eating
three large meals a day, students
should eat fve to six small meals
a day.
“Tis allows
your body to
burn calories as
you take them in
throughout the
day,” Sarber said.
Te Scale
Down Challenge
is designed to
encourage those
who are either
obese or overweight to lose weight
and start living a healthy lifestyle.
Fify-fve faculty and staf and
61 students signed up for the chal-
lenge so far. Urkoski said the incen-
tive can give participants the initial
boost but competing against each
other also keeps them motivated.
— Edited by Paige Lytle
Chancellor Bernadette Gray-
Little addressed several University
topics on Tuesday, including the
concealed carry resolution, the
new KU Core curriculum and the
addition of parts of campus to the
Register of Historic Kansas Places.
ConCEaLEd Carry
Legislation that would allow for
concealed carry on campus is ex-
pected to surface during this ses-
sion of the Kansas legislature.
On Feb. 6, Student Senate passed
a resolution opposing concealed
carry on campus. In addition to
Student Senate, faculty and Uni-
versity police, the leaders of each
Kansas Board of Regents Schools
are in opposition to the concealed
Gray-Little said the University’s
stance is the same as it was last
If the bill is passed, she said
that the University would need to
evaluate safety measures, such as
screening for weapons.
“To be able to do that would be
a very expensive proposition for a
setting like this,” Gray-Little said.
“So we’d have to think about what
we would have to do to respond to
it in a way that would keep this en-
vironment as safe as possible and
still be responsive to that law.”
Completing the revision of the
undergraduate requirements is a
focal point for this semester for
She said that the current set of
curriculum requirements before
students enter their major courses
or professional school are compli-
“Te goal is to simplify the set
of requirements so students can
more easily navigate the require-
ments, to make it possible for
students to have more fexibility
about the selection of courses and
majors,” Gray-Little said.
With the implementation of the
Core, freshmen entering next fall
will be required to take 12 gen-
eral education classes in addition
to major-specifc classes. Tey
will have more than 800 classes to
choose from to complete the re-
quired 36 credit hours.
“Ultimately, it is to have a better
educational experience, make it
straightforward with regard to the
navigation, and facilitate students
graduating on time,” Gray-Little
Finishing the project will be a
major accomplishment for the KU
Core Curriculum Committee and
“One of the things that I re-
ally am looking forward to is to
say, ‘yes, this is done,’ for next se-
mester,” she said. “Tis is a huge
amount of work for all the people
HistoriCaL sitE
Te area along Jayhawk Boule-
vard was added to the Register of
Historic Kansas Places on Feb. 9.
Twenty buildings, as well as other
landmarks and landscapes, will be
recognized as a historical district.
Gray-Little said this honor car-
ries some specifc responsibilities
for the University, and that the
preservation of their condition
will place some restrictions on the
kinds of changes able to be made.
“[Te designation] says this is
an area that has some aesthetic or
cultural integrity and we want to
make sure that that is retained,”
she said. “So we want it to stay, to
have that same sense of unity and
integrity that it has before, and
we want to make sure that we’re
very careful about changes that we
make to it or make to the appear-
— Edited by Elise reuter
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Pizza pie.
Everyone loves pizza—from
college students to fake assistant
basketball coaches. But there are
some people who don’t under-
stand that not all slices are cut
the same perfect triangle. And
because of that, I see many of my
college brethren suffer.
They suffer from pizza igno-
It’s no secret that Lawrence is
a small unique dot in the vast sea
of red that is Kansas. So you’ve
probably already heard about
the great local businesses that
this city has to offer. Pizza joints
are no exception. Massachusetts
Street is littered with local pizza
eateries, and it seems that there
is a different parlor every step
you take.
Side note: this will be the only
time I acknowledge corporate
pizza chains. They are not worth
my time, and if you think they
are better than one of the many
lovely local pizza parlors in town,
stop reading here.
Because there are so many
local joints, many students are
overwhelmed and don’t realize
that they suffer from pizza igno-
rance. This means they often just
eat the closest slice of pie and
don’t even stop to think they may
be making a terrible decision.
For instance, Ian Cummings,
two-term Kansan Editor-in-
Chief and 1999 Kansas High
School Basketball Association
Slam-Dunk Contest Runner-Up,
loves pizza. Today, Cummings
is the Public Safety reporter for
the Lawrence Journal-World.
In some circles, people call his
position a “crime reporter.” I find
this ironic, because Cummings
has a history of crimes against
Those crimes he committed?
Choosing the wrong pizza.
“I apologize for nothing,”
Cummings said in an exclusive
phone interview conducted as
I wrote this column. “I like the
pizza I like and everyone else is
wrong. Rudy’s is the best pizza
in town, and many other pizza
places are inferior. Your column
is similarly inferior if it doesn’t
conform to my preferences.”
During his Editor-in-Chief
tenure, Cummings and I con-
stantly battled in the Kansan
newsroom over what is “good”
pizza. But I wasn’t the President
of the Kansan Tuesday Night
Pizza Club for nothing.
Cummings often didn’t even
show up.
I’m willing to say that every
local pizza place in Lawrence is
“good” pizza, but what I really
want is “world-class-perfectly-
pizza. And only a few places can
provide that.
I must also note that I do take
location into account, but only
a little bit. Availability is also a
factor, but, again, only a small
one. I do believe that traveling
to a pizza parlor, and what time
you can secure a perfect slice
are important in college cul-
ture. I don’t want to fault those
pizza places that aren’t near
Massachusetts Street, but some-
times when you’re staggering
out of the bar and need a slice,
Massachusetts Street pizza par-
lors have a much better chance
to blow your alcohol-induced
So only a few local joints still
fit the criteria. Because I have
spent several years in Lawrence
and had plenty of late night pizza
cravings, I know that Pyramid
Pizza is the only joint that can
provide the world-class pizza I
want—nay, need.
I do enjoy all the other
local pizza eateries, but when
Cummings comes to me with a
slice from Rudy’s, Minsky’s, or
even a ridiculously dispropor-
tional Papa Keno’s slice, I know
he just doesn’t understand pizza.
He is pizza ignorant.
So my dear friends, colleagues,
classmates and, most impor-
tantly, pizzamates: I must educate
you on pizza. Go out there, find
a local joint, and enjoy at least a
“good” slice.
And for the love of pizza, stay
away from Pizza Hut, Dominoes
and Papa Johns.
Lysen is a senior majoring in
journalism from Andover.
ant to hear something
you’re not supposed
to admit? Valentine’s
Day is my favorite holiday. And
not because I’ve had a boyfriend
my whole life or have guys fight-
ing to be my valentine. I love it
because it’s a time to show how
much you love the people around
you, whether it be parents, sib-
lings, friends or significant other.
If you’re a serious V-Day hater,
you should probably stop read-
ing now. I am seldom successful
in converting the most intense
Valentine skeptics, but if you’re
at least neutral on the subject,
humor me.
Maybe you think Valentine’s
Day is a holiday thought up by
Hallmark and Russell Stover
in order to sell more cards and
chocolate to lovesick couples.
Or you may be an attendee at
one of the many anti-Valentine’s
Day parties held on the 14th
of February. Unfortunately,
Valentine’s Day will always have
a stigma surrounding it as a
“made up” or forcibly romantic
But for me, Valentine’s Day
has never been solely about a
romantic relationship. Last year
I spent the big day at a produc-
tion of “Mamma Mia!” at the
Lied Center with one of my best
friends. In high school, I made
personalized Valentines to put
in each of my friends’ lockers.
If anything, Valentine’s Day is
a chance to unabashedly show
those around you how much you
care (and you don’t have to buy
expensive gifts to do it).
In addition, I find another
component of Valentine’s Day is
often overlooked. Many people
feel pressure to treat their signifi-
cant others on Feb. 14, but what
about treating ourselves?
In general, I am a person who
believes in (and at least tries to
execute) a moderate amount of
self-discipline. I don’t believe any
major problem can be solved by
skipping class, going on a shop-
ping spree or drinking to excess,
even if they feel justified at the
But I am a wholehearted
believer in rewarding yourself on
select occasions, and Valentine’s
Day is one of those times. Even
if you don’t have a boyfriend,
what’s so wrong about picking up
a bouquet of flowers at Dillon’s
or a package of your favorite
candy? And if you don’t have a
girl to take out, why not have
a semi-respectable dinner with
your buddies instead?
Whether you choose to cel-
ebrate Valentine’s Day or not,
avoid seeing it as a negative day
in which you have to (A) suf-
ficiently impress your significant
other, or (B) feel miserable
because of your lack thereof.
There’s no sense in putting a
negative connotation on a day
that (by cynics’ accounts) is just
like any other.
We all have to take time for
ourselves in some way. I’m not
ashamed to be my own valentine,
why are you?
Mayfeld is a junior studying
journalism, political science and
leadership from Overland Park
he weather is lukewarm,
the birds are chirping and
the sun is shining through
a sensational pock-marked blue
sky. After a brief 10-minute walk
down Emery, I step into my
apartment with the deep rever-
berated drums of “When the
Levee Breaks” by Led Zeppelin
booming in my ears. As the front
door slowly opens, I’m met by the
old familiar sight of my lifestyle.
Suddenly, the urge to clean hits
Navigating past the man sleep-
ing on the couch, the scattered
ashes on the coffee table, and the
various empty containers of beer
on the floor, I throw my back-
pack—sorry, my man purse—on
the ground and make my way
into the kitchen. The dining
table sits barely visible under the
scattered papers, the mangled tri-
angle of red cups and assortment
of dishes caked with past nights’
They’re everywhere except the
cabinets to which they belong.
They fill the sink leaving the fau-
cet inaccessible. They are stacked
meticulously but still cover the
entire surface of the bar. They
are piled next to the food-stained
stove where, naturally, each
burner is occupied by a dirty pot
or pan.
My room? Complete nonsense.
My desk with broken legs leans
dumpily on my bookshelf. There
are so many clothes on the floor
that there’s little evidence to
suggest I even have a floor. Oh,
and of course the lamp shade is
I trip over a guitar on the
ground and step onto the porch
where I find our house man-
nequin Steven Percibold Roberts
the Fourteenth passed out on the
porch couch with an empty beer
can next to him and his shoes still
on. Lovely day, eh Steven?
It takes me six hours with
upbeat music blasting on the ste-
reo. The dishes take the longest
obviously because my apartment
complex seems to think a dish-
washer is a little too luxurious for
my type.
The place has finally resumed
its form. A nice smell permeates
the apartment as a fresh cool
breeze drifts in through the win-
dow. All tables wiped down and
surfaces cleared.
I feel like when my house is
clean I am able to function as
a human-being, but when it’s
destroyed I become a chaotic rav-
ing lunatic. I can’t think straight.
I can’t be productive. Hell, I
can’t even sit comfortably. But,
when I clean up, my entire spirit
seems to come alive again. School
becomes more manageable. I
can sit quietly and read. Or cook
some food.
The simple inability to walk
from one room to another
because there’s a chair in the way
or trash on the floor is enough to
have an effect on you; but when
you let the place completely dis-
integrate, you can bet that you’re
next on the list.
I guess what I’m saying is, if
your place is dirty and you’re
feeling anxious, take the time to
clean it up. It’ll make you feel
good, probably lift your spirit. Or
just leave it dirty. Who knows,
maybe you always keep your
place clean and, at this point,
I actually do look like a raving
lunatic. I don’t care. At least, my
apartment’s clean—this week.
Bartocci is a journalism major from
Kansas City.
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House cleaning helps clear the mind
pizza ignorance: educate
yourself on the right slice
Celebrate yourself
on Valentine’s Day
perFecT TriangLe Love LiFe
By Lindsey Mayfield
By Dylan Lysen
By Nathan Bartocci
@udK_Opinion my cat and i are
going to enjoy a candle light dinner
while we strategize a plan for me to
actually have a date next year.
What are you doing for
your signifcant other for
Valentine’s day?
Follow us on Twitter @UDK_opinion. Tweet us your
opinions, and we just might publish them.
@udK_Opinion i got my best
friend a ginormous card with a
bear & a ridiculous amount of
@udK_Opinion camping in allen
Fieldhouse! Kansas basketball is
my one true love!
Hannah wise, editor-in-chief
sarah mccabe, managing editor
nikki wentling, managing editor
dylan Lysen, opinion editor
elise farrington, business manager
Jacob snider, sales manager
malcolm Gibson, general manager and news
Jon schlitt, sales and marketing adviser
tHe editOriAL bOArd
Members of The Kansan editorial Board are Hannah Wise,
Sarah Mccabe, nikki Wentling, Dylan Lysen, elise Farrington
and Jacob Snider.
Totally feel you chris. Unfortunately,
you will have a short reintroduction to
cost curves in econ 700. Fellow hungry
The front page of the Kansan has
had some awesome pictures that i have
hanging up in my room. Keep it up!
Boys, if you want to succeed in rela-
tionships, you have to accept becoming
i’m on a diet. My cheat meal for the
week is a crunchy chicken wrap. How can
something so good be so bad?
Lent gives me anxiety.
i’d like to take a moment to wish the
baseball team good luck as their season
i would support KUabs. Just throwing
it out there.
i had a nightmare that my camping
group had been crossed off. pretty much
explains my priorities right now.
i didn’t realize it was Mardi gras until
after i sobered up.
Didn’t someone just ask the editor to
marry them a few months ago?! Some-
one is a little playa. Editor’s note: They
always leave. :(
The KU basketball team has given up
losing for lent. #iLike #Jayhawknation
i know exactly when the hot girl will
need help. never, i’m an engineering
i’ll be camping for the frst time and
now i’m worried about being THaT person
who tries to open the wrong door. please
don’t laugh at me!
You get more attractive with every
shot i take, too.
as annoying as K-State fans can be,
we need to be nice to them. Little broth-
ers are family, too.
What’s the opposite of a frat pack? a
sorority squad?
Jean jackets aren’t cool. never have,
never will.
can ed Sheeran be the next halftime
valentine’s Day is a made up holiday.
My boyfriend and i will “celebrating” on
Friday with a frozen pizza dinner and the
KU game Saturday.
We should do an allen Fieldhouse
Harlem Shake.
correction if she looks good at lottery,
she doesn’t know the meaning of lottery
and therefore not a true fan. Don’t wife
This bus to class smells strongly of
sweat and sadness.
To the guy wearing the bro tank: too
The irony of saying “you saved my
life” after bumming a cigarette.
@udK_Opinion nothing, it’s
a pointless (and expensive!)
@udK_Opinion taking myself to
the KU School of engineering
career fair. Someone’s gotta bring
home the bacon.

“i like the pizza i like, and
everyone else is wrong.
rudy’s is the best pizza
in town, and many other
pizza places are inferior.”
ian cUMMingS
former Kansan editor-in-chief
Because the stars
know things we don’t.
cHEck oUT
Aries (March 21-April 19)
Today is a 9
quit dilly-dallying, and surren-
der to your passion. the action
is behind the scenes. Confer
with family on decisions. put
in the extra effort. success is
within your grasp.
Taurus (April 20-May 20)
Today is a 6
there’s light at the end of the
tunnel, but why rush out when
you can dance in the dark?
reveal your adorable side. And
wear something comfortable.
gemini (May 21-June 20)
Today is a 7
it’s all about partnership. rely
on your team and get inspired.
share your winnings. pretend
the work is fun, and it will be.
cancer (June 21-July 22)
Today is an 8
it’s a good time for romantic
plans. Grasp an opportunity
and you may get a bonus. Make
subtle refinements along the
way. Be happy with what you
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)
Today is an 8
dress well, and relax with con-
fidence. your friends are saying
nice things about you. you’re in
charge of your happiness. Bring
along an interesting companion.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)
Today is a 7
provide leadership. work that
you love pays well now. Find
another way to cut expenses.
shop carefully. it’s an excellent
time to fall in love. savor the
Libra (Sept. 23-oct. 22)
Today is a 9
opportunities arise in your so-
cial network. Consult an expert,
use your partner’s ideas and ac-
cept tutoring from a loved one.
Keep delivering what you say
you will. your fame travels.
Scorpio (oct. 23-nov. 21)
Today is an 8
Necessity birthed invention.
A creative solution provides
ease. Get others to help. you’re
making a good impression on
an older person. Consider a new
hairstyle; you’re looking good.
Sagittarius (nov. 22-Dec. 21)
Today is an 8
Follow your wise partner’s
advice and encouragement.
there’s good news from far
away. Get something that will
grow in value. Good conversa-
tion is free, so listen carefully.
All is forgiven.
capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)
Today is an 8
Housework is satisfying. you
have valuable resources hidden.
Get a boost from a partner. ro-
mance blossoms at a distance.
you’re making a good impres-
sion. study what you love.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)
Today is an 8
what you give freely returns to
you tenfold. Build up savings by
avoiding letting others spend
for you. Love finds a way. it’s
easy to understand. others find
you fascinating.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)
Today is an 8
you’re learning good stuff. Keep
your long-term goals in mind,
and add a touch of elegance.
Love hits you like a feather. Hold
a social gathering, and get a
pleasant surprise.
n the opening scene of Michel
Gondry’s “Eternal Sunshine of
the Spotless Mind,” Joel (Jim
Carrey), the film’s lovelorn protag-
onist, offers a decidedly unroman-
tic appraisal of Valentine’s Day:
“Today is a holiday invented by
greeting card companies to make
people feel like crap.”
Your own feelings towards
V-Day probably stem from the
current state of your love life. For
the smitten, Feb. 14 is a time for
celebrating the physical and spiri-
tual bonds forged through fidel-
ity, mutual adoration, and the
self-confidence that comes from
seeing someone else naked on a
regular basis. For the narcissistic
and woefully single, it’s an excuse
to celebrate our own cleverness at
having successfully avoided com-
mitment for another year.
Although individual tastes may
vary, the two groups can usually
agree on one thing: the comfort
and solace offered by an old-
fashioned movie night. In that
spirit, I’ve created the two lists
below, each geared towards either
the agony or ecstasy of onscreen
romance. There’s something here
for everyone, from mind-erasing
drugs to kinky ballerinas. So read,
watch and enjoy.

Love Hurts
1. “Blue Valentine” (2010)
Some movies tug at your heart-
strings. Others tear them out by
the roots and play them like Ryan
Gosling strumming on an old
ukulele. Derek Cianfrance’s beauti-
fully acted, unbearably bleak “Blue
Valentine” might be the best argu-
ment for celibacy since the inven-
tion of syphilis. The film charts
the downward spiral of Dean
(Gosling) and Cindy (Michelle
Williams), two well-meaning kids
whose marriage becomes a sink-
hole neither fully wants to escape.
2. “Who’s Afraid of Virginia
Woolf?” (1966)
Mike Nichols’s notorious adap-
tation of Edward Albee’s play
“Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?”
centers on George (Richard
Burton) and Martha (Elizabeth
Taylor), a hateful old professor
and his spoiled, tyrannical wife.
Both spouses survive on alcohol
and thrive on drawing others into
their vitriolic, venom-laced parlor
games. Their newest victims are
Nick (George Segal) and Honey
(Sandy Dennis), the young cou-
ple who unwisely accepts their
invitation for late night cocktails.
The film reportedly put a strain
on Burton and Taylor’s already
fraught real-life marriage and
may have contributed to their first
3. “Kill Bill Vol. 2” (2004)
Long before he shot her down
and left her for dead in her wed-
ding dress, Bill (David Carradine)
and the Bride (Uma Thurman)
were very much in love. Their
time together, told through flash-
backs, lends an air of humanity
and bittersweet emotional reso-
nance to the second and argu-
ably best installment of Quentin
Tarantino’s revenge saga, a note-
perfect homage to samurai films,
spaghetti westerns and Shaw
Brothers kung-fu flicks. The scene
where the Bride confronts Bill just
before her fateful trip down the
aisle remains one of my personal
favorites. And dig that classic QT
dialogue. “I’ve never been nice my
whole life. But I’ll do my best… to
be sweet.”
4. “The Bride of Frankenstein”
Love can be a real monster
sometimes. In director James
Whale’s superior sequel to his
1931 classic “Frankenstein,” the
Monster (Boris Karloff) joins forc-
es with the diabolical Dr. Pretorius
(Ernest Thesiger) to convince the
newly chastened Dr. Frankenstein
(Colin Clive) to build him the per-
fect mate. The film, an ingenious
blend of camp and genuine horror,
builds to a shockingly poignant
conclusion. After being rejected
by his reanimated love, Karloff
intones the immortal line, “We
belong dead.”
5. “Audition” (1999)
If you’re looking to get rid
of your clingy significant other,
Takashi Miike’s “Audition” is the
perfect date movie. This is an
exceptionally nasty psychological
horror film about a widower try-
ing to meet a new wife under
the pretense of an acting audition.
He quickly becomes obsessed with
Asami (Eihi Shiina), a demure ex-
ballerina with a rather extreme
sexual fetish. Don’t say I didn’t
warn you.

Love Conquers ALL
1. “Up” (2009)
Pete Docter’s film begins with
one of the saddest sequences
imaginable: a eight-minute mon-
tage that shows Carl (Ed Asner)
and Ellie (Elie Docter) growing
old together until Ellie begins to
slip away, leaving their dream
of one day traveling to Paradise
Falls tragically unfulfilled. A life-
time’s worth of love and affection
is conveyed through the subtlest
of glances and gestures. With the
exception of the incinerator scene
in “Toy Story 3,” no other Pixar
film has moved me more.
2. “Eternal Sunshine of the
Spotless Mind” (2004)
In order to forget the love-
ly, capricious Clementine (Kate
Winslet), Joel (Jim Carrey) turns
to a memory-erasing service called
Lacuna, only to regret his decision
when the procedure robs him of
the good times as well as the bad.
Charlie Kaufman’s script is a wist-
ful exploration of serendipity and
the persistent power of memory.
3. “Wild At Heart” (1990)
The whole world seems to be
against ex-con/Elvis enthusiast
Sailor (Nicolas Cage) and his trail-
er trash princess Lula (Laura Dern)
in David Lynch’s loopy Southern
Gothic road movie. Lula’s mama
(Dern’s actual mother Diane Ladd)
has hired bounty hunters to track
down Sailor. Worse yet, a coven
of bayou witches may be after his
blood. And let’s not forget the vile,
needle-toothed Bobby Peru, the
scariest Willem Dafoe character
ever. A love story for anyone who’s
wild at heart and weird on top.
4. “Casablanca” (1942)
Some “classic” films are noth-
ing but dusty old relics, historical
curiosities valued only for their
technical assets. Not “Casablanca.”
Here’s a film that has earned its
status as one of the most beloved
of all time. The emotional tumult
between saloon owner Rick
(Humphrey Bogart) and his lost
love Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman) eas-
ily transcends its World War II
trappings. A masterpiece by any
5. “Scott Pilgrim vs. the
World” (2010)
Edgar Wright’s arcade fantasia
is more than just digital eye candy;
it’s a sugar-buzz romance for the
Ritalin generation, one of the few
movies to accurately portray the
heady rush of falling in love for the
first time. Scott (Michael Cera),
Ramona Flowers (Mary Elizabeth
Winstead) and their quest to
defeat Ramona’s seven evil exes are
the stuff of everyone’s adolescent
— edited by Megan Hinman
valentine’s Day films
that hurt and heal
By Landon McDonald
Joel (Jim Carrey) undergoes an experimental procedure to erase Clementine (Kate
winslet) from his memories in Michel Gondry’s “eternal sunshine of the spotless
mour” is a celebration of
life waltzing lockstep with
the encroachment of death, the
kind of movie meant to break your
heart and enrich your soul simul-
taneously. Michael Haneke’s new-
est flm, winner of the 2012 Palme
d’Or, is a merciless, unfinching
glimpse into the void, a romance
that ends with the grim assertion
that even a lifelong love must end
as a kind of horror story.
Georges (Jean-Louis Trintig-
nant) and Anne (Emmanuelle
Riva) are retired music teachers,
cultured and independent, deter-
mined to live out their remaining
years in the bohemian comfort
of their Parisian apartment. We
frst fnd them seated in the cav-
ernous depths of a concert hall,
listening to one of Anne’s former
students give a piano concerto to
a sold-out crowd. Tat night they
return home to fnd scratch marks
on their door, signs of an apparent
forced entry. Te next morning,
during breakfast, the intruder an-
nounces itself when Anne sufers a
mild stroke while in mid-conver-
sation with Georges. Her vacant,
almost serene expression while
her husband frantically tries to re-
vive her will haunt me for a very
long time.
In a matter of weeks, Anne is
paralyzed on the right side of her
body and her mind, once sharp
and full of vigor, begins to deterio-
rate at a frightening rate. Georges,
determined to honor his wife’s
wish not to be hospitalized, elects
to act as her primary caregiver, de-
spite the concerns of the couple’s
grown daughter (Isabelle Hup-
pert). Te rest of the movie chron-
icles the fnal miserable months of
Anne’s infrmity, the indignities
of which are depicted in harsh,
graphic detail.
Te demands “Amour” makes
on its audience would be almost
too much to bear if it weren’t for
the extraordinary commitment of
Trintignant and Riva, both staples
of the French New Wave who were
lured back from semi-retirement
by Haneke, who apparently had
the two in mind while he was writ-
ing the script.
Riva, the radiant ex-starlet
whose early career peaked with
1959’s “Hiroshima, Mon Amour,”
gives one of the most natural,
heart-rending performances I’ve
ever seen as Anne, nailing every
facet of this proud, vibrant wom-
an’s gradual decent into oblivion.
In an ideal world, the Best Actress
Oscar would be hers. Trintignant,
who achieved international ac-
claim with 1966’s “A Man and
a Woman,” matches his co-star
blow for blow as the loyal, belea-
guered Georges, tormented by the
thought that his wife now consid-
ers herself a burden.
Haneke, the foreboding Aus-
trian auteur best known for his
interminable long takes and chilly
morality tales like “Funny Games”
and “Te White Ribbon,” seems
an unlikely candidate for crafing
a compassionate meditation on
the ravages of old age until you
consider how easily a story like
“Amour” could have dissolved
into a manipulative, ham-fsted
exploitation piece. Te director, to
his infnite credit, is not capable of
such sentiment, preferring instead
to focus on two recurrent themes
from his previous flms: the de-
cline of reason and the limits of
Watching “Amour” can be a dif-
fcult, emotionally draining expe-
rience, especially because nearly
all of us have experienced, or will
experience, something similar to
what Georges and Anne are going
through. Yet despite its universally
tragic subject matter, or more than
likely because of it, “Amour” rep-
resents Haneke’s most humane,
accessible work to date, a flm that
deserves to be seen and celebrated
as one of the past year’s few genu-
ine masterpieces.

— Edited by Megan Hinman
‘Amour’ will break your heart
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Georges (Jean-Louis Trintignant) must care for his ailing wife Anne (emmanu-
elle riva) in Michael Haneke’s “Amour,” which won the Palme d’Or at the 2012
Cannes Film Festival.
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Valentine’s Day is known as the
holiday, and I really don’t know why
it gets so much heat. Unless you’re
a recluse with absolutely zero love
in your life whatsoever, I say give
the ol’ holiday a chance. And when
I say love, I don’t mean only the
boyfriend or girlfriend type of love.
This is a day meant for celebrat-
ing every type of love in your life,
whether it’s for your family, friends,
pets or shoes—celebrate it.
There are endless ways to cel-
ebrate today, whether you’ll be out
on a date, with a group of friends,
or alone on the couch with Ben
& Jerry, there’s a celebration for
If you’re going out with a special
someone, I recommend splurging
for a new dress that’ll make you feel
nothing but outrageously confident.
Opt for feminine styles, such as
peplums and dresses in the new
“midi” length. Rather than going
for a mini dress, this length that’s all
over 2013 runways hits right below
or above the knee. Do something
special with your hair. Wear heels.
Whatever it is, make sure you feel
great about yourself. That way if the
date goes awry, you’ll still be full of
self love.
If you’re planning on going out
with a group of friends, lipstick is
the perfect start. A deep red or hot
pink looks perfect with an all white,
cream or black look. Avoid matching
lipstick with accessories, it can get
really tacky, really fast. Remember
pregnant Natalie Portman at the
2011 Golden Globes? The actress
wore a pink gown with red shoes,
red lipstick and a red bag, all to
match the red rose on the front of
her dress. It was way too put togeth-
er and matchy-matchy, and ended
up looking more appropriate for
a toddler’s beauty pageant formal
look rather than for a prestigious
award show.
Today is Valentine’s Day, which
means it’s the perfect time to deter-
mine the best “power couples”
on television today and how they
have lasted as long as they have.
1. Jim and Pam from “The
Office”: Jim and Pam are a couple
that has maintained their relation-
ship while working together in
the same office for the past nine
seasons. What makes this couple
so powerful is how they have been
able to keep their marriage afloat
while working around the ever-
annoying Michael Scott, all the
while battling the ever-difficult
task of working in the same place
as their spouse.
2. Marshal and Lily Erickson
from “How I Met Your Mother”:
This couple has been together
since their freshman orientation
of college. Now in their 30s, that
is very impressive. It is amazing
that they have lasted while dealing
with the constant moping of their
best friend, Ted, and the constant
shenanigans of the great player,
Barney Stinson. They have sur-
vived everything together from a
broken off engagement to a baby.
Their love can best be described
in terms of their arguments about
the movie “Tommy Boy.” “The
only argument we have ever had
about Tommy Boy is whether it’s
awesome or super awesome. That’s
love, bitch.”
3. Marge and Homer Simpson
from “The Simpsons”: This
couple gets the nod mostly for
Marge putting up with Homer,
the epitome of what foreigners
think of when they think “typi-
cal Americans.” They have been
together the longest of the power
couples on the list, topping out
at 23 long years. With such a
long marriage and the ever lasting
ridiculousness that comes with
living in a town like Springfield,
you have to hand it to these two
love birds for figuring out how to
make it last.
So, whether you are alone
on this Valentines Day or with
that special someone, look to the
relationships of Jim and Pam,
Marshall and Lily, and Homer and
Marge. With all of the craziness of
their lives, they have stuck it out
and love each other to the ends of
the earth. And that’s all we really
want in life, someone to love and
fight through life with.
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Spotify your Valentine’s
Day with this playlist
Valentine’s Day brings about many
emotions, and this playlist covers them
all. Whether you are celebrating with a
loved one or having a pity party, there is
a song here for you. This playlist includes
some good oldies by Stevie Wonder, Neil
Young, and The Beatles as well as some
of today’s favorites such as Jack White, Ed
Sheeran, Frank Ocean and many more. No
matter how you are celebrating, do it right
with some good music—it makes the best
— Lyndsey Havens
When it comes to trying to make
you cry, there are no safe havens in
“Safe Haven.”
Te latest flm based on a novel
by Nicholas Sparks, the author
who’s elicited more tears than an
onion factory, includes plot points
of spousal abuse, cancer, cute kids,
children in peril, a hunk with a
heavy heart, loss of a parent, letters
from the grave and a lot more.
None of this story is very origi-
nal. But if you have even the tini-
est sliver of romance in you, see no
other movie than this one on Val-
entine’s Day. And be sure to bring
some extra tissues.
“Dancing With the Stars” alum-
na Julianne Hough plays Katie, a
woman on the run who ends up in
a sleepy, on the verge of comatose,
little North Carolina community (a
favorite locale for a Sparks tale of
tears). No sooner is she of the bus
than she meets the town’s eligible
widower, Alex (Josh Duhamel),
who’s trying do his best to raise his
kids since his wife died a few years
Sparks fy. But the relationship
unfolds slowly because Katie has a
dark past and Alex is cautious about
bringing another woman into his
family. His young son (Noah Lo-
max) dislikes the idea of any new
woman who threatens the memory
of his mom, while young daughter
(Mimi Kirkland) is desperate for
some maternal attention.
Since the story elements aren’t
that new, the major key to making
a Sparks movie work is how much
you want the central couple to fall
in love. Te characters played by
Duhamel and Hough have so much
pain, it would be a sin for them not
to fnd some happiness together.
Lasse Hallstrom’s flm is a beau-
tiful blend of Hallmark Card mo-
ments, from meeting to sharing
a disastrous date in the rain to
eventually giving into their obvi-
ous attraction for each other. Tese
are such schmaltzy moments they
block the dark side of the tale.
Of course, it wouldn’t be a Sparks
story without some hurdles to over-
come. Te flm’s biggest weakness
is the police ofcer (David Lyons)
on an unrelenting mission to track
down Katie. Tere’s devotion to
duty and there’s dark obsession. Ly-
ons’ performance goes way beyond
both, to the point of caricature. He’s
a modern-day melodramatic villain
without the handlebar mustache.
Tere are points that can’t be
discussed without giving too much
away. All that can be said safely is
Cobie Smulders gets the most out
of her role to make this romance a
full tearjerker.
Sparks has never been subtle
when it comes to being an emo-
tional manipulator, and there are
moments of “Safe Haven” that seem
like the biggest manipulations of
his career. Cynics, and those who
believe love is nothing more than
the name of a Beatles-themed Las
Vegas show, should not wander
into a theater showing “Safe Ha-
ven.” Tis kind of emotional bar-
rage can weaken even the hardest
of hearts.
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The lights are dimmed in the
trendy five-star restaurant; glow-
ing candles sit on tables draped
with the restaurant’s special occa-
sion red table cloths. A couple is
sitting in the corner ordering
overpriced meals, while in the
guy’s head he is silently calculat-
ing how many shifts he is going
to have to work to pay it all off
at the end of the night. After the
waiter leaves, the guy pulls out a
card and a red rose accompanied
by a small black box. The girl
feigns surprise as they had previ-
ously agreed they weren’t going
to exchange gifts this year. This
is what a typical Valentine’s Day
looks like according to American
romantic comedies. However,
countries around the world have
their own ways of celebrating the
Day of Love.
In China on the national Day
of Love, girls are the ones to
give the gifts. Girls will make or
buy chocolates the night before
to give to their loved ones. If
they are single they will bring
the chocolates to school and cel-
ebrate the day with classmates.
Couples will usually go out to
celebrate, according to Law Sin
Tung, a sophomore student from
Hong Kong. The guys aren’t com-
pletely off the hook as the men in
a relationship will normally buy
their girlfriends flowers as well.
Scotland celebrates Valentine’s
Day a lot like we do, except way
more low key. Gift-giving used
to be big, but has gotten less
and less popular. Ross Whyte,
a junior student from Scotland,
went to an Italian restaurant and
a concert for Valentine’s Day last
year. He and his girlfriend didn’t
exchange gifts, but they each
paid for a part of the night in its
place. Typical traditions include
exchanging cards and gifts and
going out to a nice restaurant for
dinner. Family members don’t
usually exchange cards or gifts,
but friends may exchange little
cards just for fun, according to
Megan Lackie, a junior interna-
tional student from Scotland.
Sometimes countries don’t go
all out in celebrating a holiday
like we do in the United States.
In Germany, Valentine’s Day
is more of a commercial holi-
day. They don’t really celebrate
it. Nicole Westphal, a Lawrence
middle school student teacher
from Germany said that last year
for Valentine’s Day her boyfriend
gave her a rose and some choco-
lates. There are not many people
in Germany who go out to spe-
cial dinners or exchange greet-
ing cards. Not even elementary
schools have Valentine’s Day par-
ties where kids exchange candy
and cards.
In Brazil, they don’t cel-
ebrate Valentine’s Day on Feb.
14. However, they celebrate a
similar holiday called Dia dos
Namorados “The Day of Lovers,”
on June 12. According to Forbes
magazine, this day is dedicated
to celebrating Saint Anthony, the
patron saint of matchmaking and
marriage. During the celebra-
tion, single women perform ritu-
als such as writing the names of
crushes on pieces of paper the
night before, folding them up
and then opening one on the
big day to determine who they
should marry. Couples will also
exchange small presents such as
chocolate and flowers.
— edited by Hayley Jozwiak
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ball games is time-consuming
and strenuous for students who
choose to participate in this tradi-
tion. Students who want to attend
the biggest games of the season,
like Saturday’s College Gameday
matchup against Texas, must not
only camp for about a week, but
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afford or don’t have the time to
purchase tickets or attend basket-
ball games. Here are the top places
where students should go to watch
Saturday’s game (if they can’t make
it to the Fieldhouse, of course).

Liberty HaLL,
644 MassacHusetts st.
Known by most as a prominent
music venue and movie theater,
Liberty Hall promotes the fact that
they “have the biggest screen in
Lawrence to watch KU basketball
games. People claim to have the
biggest screen to watch games on,
but we actually do,” said manager
Dean Edington. With a different
viewing experience than sports
bars, Liberty Hall provides patrons
with stadium seating, a state of the
art concert hall sound system and a
full bar for those of legal drinking
age. The doors to the venue open
one hour before tipoff, and entry
is free.
23rd street brewery,
3512 cLinton Parkway
23rd Street Brewery is a restau-
rant filled with Jayhawk pride with
dishes like the Charlie Weis, Ritch
Price and the Bill Self, but that’s not
the only reason to go there. The res-
taurant is one of the most popular
places to watch Kansas basketball
games because of the atmosphere.
Managing partner Matt Llewellyn
says that the restaurant is almost
always filled with people during
Kansas basketball season. “Home
games are the best for us because we
pack the house before the game and
then those people file out. We get to
three-quarters or 100 percent full
during the game.” 23rd Street is also
trying to do their part by encourag-
ing their Twitter and Facebook fol-
lowers to attend College Gameday
on Saturday morning inside Allen
JoHnny’s tavern,
401 n. second st.
A Lawrence tradition since 1953,
Johnny’s Tavern has become a sig-
nature location for students and
locals to watch Kansas basketball
games. Rick Renfro, an owner of
Johnny’s says the number of stu-
dents and locals who go to Johnny’s
to watch the games is almost equal.
“I’d say it’s about 40 percent stu-
dents and about 60 percent locals,”
Renfro said. Despite the 8 p.m.
tipoff for Saturday night’s game
against Texas, Johnny’s is expect-
ing a packed house. “I think it
will be bigger than usual because
of College Gameday,” Renfro said.
“The beauty of it is that we don’t
really have to promote Gameday to
get people to come in; I just have to
unlock the doors.”
set’eM uP Jacks,
1800 e. 23rd st.
Although it’s located on the edge
of town, Set’em Up Jacks has found
its niche as a thriving atmosphere
to catch a Kansas basketball. Owner
Dan Koehn says that although the
restaurant isn’t located near cam-
pus, it’s still one of the best places
in town to enjoy a game. “We are
pretty much full for every home
game,” Koehn said. “The students
that we usually do really well with
are the ones that are from around
here and that have come in from
Kansas City.” For the day of the
Texas game, Set’em Up Jacks will
have ESPN on throughout the day
to provide patrons with live updates
and information prior to tipoff.
— edited by Megan Hinman
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Matt Easton, a senior from
Libertyville, Ill., is working to
avoid the constraints of falling
into any one musical genre by
creating one that is all his own.
Easton is both a rapper and musi-
cian and feels that there is a niche
in the music market for artists
like him.
“I first started making rap music
freshman year of high school as a
joke. I made some albums here
and there in this little rap group,”
Easton said. “I took my music
more seriously in college though,
and I got into producing during
my freshman year. My solo career
started when I was a sophomore,
once I started making my own
beats and playing the piano.”
When asked if he had any musi-
cal background, Easton replied
that he has had none at all. “My
dad plays piano, so my whole life
I grew up listening to him. I play
by ear. Everything has been com-
pletely self-taught. I don’t know
how to read music at all.” Easton
started composing this past year.
Drawing on the musical influ-
ences of Coldplay and Eminem—
an unusual combination—Easton
aims for a cross between the two.
Currently, Easton is focused on
branding and marketing. His logo,
ME, was created with the help of
his manager and co-writer, Brian
Taylor. The logo encompasses
all aspects of Easton’s music and
individuality. “We’re working with
this ME logo, branding the Matt
Easton name and what we stand
for. The logo represents the indi-
vidual and touches on the phrase,
‘I’m gonna do me,’” Easton said.
Musically, Easton is working on
a new EP release for iTunes. While
creating music is of high priority,
Easton also wants to focus on cre-
ating more music videos.
“As an artist, music videos are
what you need to get your name
out there,” Easton said.
The Matt Easton YouTube
channel currently has more than
1.3 million hits. His most noted
video among Jayhawks however,
is the “Rockchalk” rap.
“It didn’t blow up the way we
thought it would, but I produced
that beat and something about
it felt very uplifting and family
oriented,” Easton said. “KU is like
a rockchalk family.”
After graduation, Easton plans
on moving back to Chicago and
touring college towns.
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It’s Valentine’s Day. You’re sin-
gle. So what? It’s Thursday night,
and it’s time to celebrate your
independence. Happy Singles
Awareness Day!
There’s no shortage of things to
do in Lawrence on Valentine’s Day
with your friends or even solo if
you are brave enough.
Sure, you can lie on the couch
in your oversized sweatpants and
watch “How to Lose a Guy in 10
Days” while obsessively refresh-
ing Instagram to see obnoxious
amounts of PDA, tacky home-
made cards and heart-shaped
food. Or you can rally the rest
of the singles and head out for a
night on the town. Who knows,
maybe you will meet your future
Rather than sitting around
and sulking with friends, Cay
Wittenberg, a junior from St.
Louis, is celebrating the relation-
ships she has with her friends by
throwing a party.
“It’s something new this year
that our guy friends thought of,
just a spur of the moment thing,”
Wittenberg said. “We are going
to just hang out, eat, drink and
exchange small valentines.”
But if you and your friends are
looking to get out of the house,
the Jayhawk Café’s Lonely Hearts
Club is calling your name.
This is the third year the Lonely
Hearts Club will be serving up
love potions in the Martini room.
“We will have red hot love
shots and other sweet specials,”
said John Rowley, manager at the
Jayhawk Café.
Last year, more than 120 singles
gathered to celebrate Valentine’s
Day, and with the holiday falling
on a Thursday this year — the col-
lege student’s Friday — the head-
count is anticipated to be greater.
“No one wants to sit at home
and do nothing,” Rowley said. “So
you might as well go out and have
a good time.”
Speaking of having a good time,
it wouldn’t be a Thursday night
without half-priced martini night
at the Eldridge. And if you are
looking to treat yourself to some-
thing sweet — or have a “Sex and
the City”-esque girls night — one
of those half-priced French Kiss
martinis couldn’t be more fitting.
For all you singles under the
age of 21 who are looking for a
more low-key way to celebrate,
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both film and music lovers.
KJHK and Liberty Hall have
coupled together to pick the per-
fect music film for Valentines
Day: “Purple Rain.”
“It’s incredibly fun to watch and
one of the greatest soundtracks
for a love story,” said Mick Cottin,
Liberty Hall’s cinema manager.
But Liberty Hall has even more
to offer to help cure the love sick.
“Because it is Valentine’s Day,
after ‘Purple Rain’ we will have
karaoke under purple light and
even purple champagne,” Cottin
“Purple Rain” is a great movie
for Valentine’s Day, but that doesn’t
mean singles won’t be celebrating
at the historic theater.
“Good mix of both couples, sin-
gles and groups of friends,” Cottin
said. “You can come alone or with
So, no valentine? No problem.
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All year long there have been
two questions looming over
this Texas team before they visit
Lawrence on Saturday:
How bad are the Longhorns?
How much better does Myck
Kabongo make them?
The Texas team that will take
James Naismith Court this week-
end won’t be like the squad Kansas
faced in Austin a month ago. This
time, the Jayhawks will have to
prepare for a versatile point guard
that is capable of changing the
makeup of the Longhorns.
Kabongo adds speed, court-
vision and a basketball IQ that
takes the Texas offense to a much
more dangerous level.
And now that Kabongo’s
23-game NCAA suspension for
receiving—and lying about—
impermissible benefits has been
lifted, Kansas will be playing a
rejuvenated and retooled group of
At least that’s what the idea is.
There are still those who believe
Texas’ chances won’t improve even
with the sophomore’s return.
“The Myck Kabongo returning
to Texas situation is overrated,” said
ESPN Big 12 writer Jason King. “I
think it’s being overplayed. I don’t
think Myck Kabongo would have
a made a huge difference for that
team this season.”
Just don’t tell that to the
Longhorns. In Kabongo’s first
game back Wednesday night ver-
sus Iowa State, the reinstated guard
had 13 points, seven assists and
grabbed four rebounds. You could
chalk it up to an emotional return,
but considering the amount of
coverage Texas will be getting
on Saturday with ESPN College
Gameday coming to town, he’ll
likely still be motivated to prove
But King’s argument isn’t that
the Jayhawks shouldn’t worry about
Kabongo, rather that Texas’ prob-
lems this season extend beyond
the play of its point guard.
The Longhorns are second to
last in the conference in the free
throw percentage, last in rebound-
ing defense and last in turnover
A point guard can solve a lot of
problems, but not all of them.
“He’s a good player,” King said
of Kabongo. “But not an All-Star.
He had a mediocre season as a
freshman and I think it’s just an
excuse Texas is using for a bad
Yet Kansas coach Bill Self
doesn’t seem to be taking
Kabongo’s return lightly. He too
calls Kabongo’s return dangerous
for the Jayhawks.
That’s probably overstated.
In two games against the
Jayhawks last year Kabongo went
1-11 from the field with eight
assists and four rebounds. Not
exactly a game-changing stat line.
As King puts it, Texas has a
lot of nice players, and a lot of
role players but no studs. Which
is quite a change for a program
that’s recently produced NBA tal-
ents like Kevin Durant, LaMarcus
Aldridge, D.J. Augustin, Cory
Joseph and Tristan Thompson.
It’s not just all about produc-
tion when it comes to Kabongo,
however. It’s about the dynamic he
brings to the Longhorns.
“We don’t have rhythm,” Texas
head coach Rick Barnes said after
Texas fell to Oklahoma State last
Saturday. “We don’t have any-
thing going. I realize some of it is
because Myck plays point differ-
ently. All year long, we have tried
to get consistency and we haven’t.”
There’s no doubt that Texas and
its fans expect that consistency to
return with Kabongo.
Even Barnes sets the bar high
for the sophomore who King says
has yet to reach elite status.
When he was asked to answer
the two looming questions Barnes
joked with reporters.
“I think we’d be 23-0,” Barnes
scoffed. “Number one in the coun-
Reporting contributed
by Ryan McCarthy
— Edited by Elise Reuter
Volume 125 Issue 73 kansan.com Thursday, February 14, 2013
By Ben Ashworth
Kabongo is bacK
Talent alone not
enough to win
Having its star player back might ignite Texas
Comeback queens back in action
nathan Fordyce
pHog advisory
women’s baskeTball
It’s a me.
blaKe schuster
he worst mistake Kansas can
make this Saturday is to take
Texas lightly.
The Jayhawks often have a “we
are Kansas” aura of infallibility.
They don’t always have to fight
for the 50/50 balls, or fight hard
through a screen, or make the extra
pass instead of taking a guarded
shot. Other teams do that, and it
means a loss. The Jayhawks do that,
it simply means they win by fewer
This way of thinking has already
stung the Jayhawks three times this
year. First, it was Oklahoma State.
The Cowboys are a capable team,
but the Jayhawks were playing at
the Phog. The mighty Jayhawks
playing at home is the equivalent of
giving the Karate Kid a bug-zapper.
He’s going to catch the fly with the
chopsticks; there’s no need to make
it any easier.
However, Jayhawk pride got the
best of Kansas, and it went down at
home to Oklahoma State in a game
that wasn’t as close as the score
made it appear.
Despite the loss, Kansas players
continued to underestimate their
opponents, in this case TCU. The
Horned Frogs are the doormat of
the Big 12. They are the turnstile
to get into the subway. But to get
through the turnstile, you have to
pay your dues. The Jayhawks did
not appear to take the game seri-
ously, and it resulted in an embar-
rassing upset.
Finally, it seemed as though
Kansas went into the Oklahoma
game with the mentality that there
was no way it could lose three
games in a row. Spoiler alert: Kansas
It took the knowledge that the
Jayhawks were capable of continued
failure to cause the team to come
out and lay a beat down on the
Wildcats. Kansas needs to go into
every game with the mindset that if
they do not play their absolute best
as a team, a loss to any team in the
country is possible.
A win requires more than having
outstanding talent, although it cer-
tainly helps. More often than not,
talent trumps all else. But knowl-
edge of that talent can sometimes be
a detriment. Once Kansas realized
that its talent was not enough after
its three-game losing streak, it dug
down on defense, boxed out and
rebounded, and battled for loose
balls. The result being a blow out of
a top-ten team.
Kansas players can not afford
to think the losing streak was an
anomaly. If they do, Texas could
sneak out of the Fieldhouse with a
win. The Longhorns, a perennial
power in the Big 12, are having
an off year. By record alone, they
should not pose much of a threat,
although former five-star recruit
Myck Kabongo is returning to
the lineup after a suspension for
improper contact with an agent.
Nevertheless, Kansas must approach
the game as if it is the underdog.
The victory over Kansas State
was not a remedy for all of Kansas’
problems. It still struggles with
a half-court offense, with low
post scoring, and with turnovers.
Thinking the problems are fixed is a
sure recipe for regression.
Kansas should still play with
swagger, but swagger as a result
of current play, rather than talent-
based potential.
— Edited by Tyler Conover
travis young/Kansan
sophomore guard naadir Tharpe looks for an open player while being defended by Texas sophomore guard myck kabongo during the frst half of the game. kansas won against Texas 73-63.
Twenty-two point deficit, not a
Early in the season, the Kansas
Jayhawks came back from an
18-point deficit to defeat Iowa State
in overtime. So why not make it
even more thrilling?
Fueled by senior guard Monica
Engelman and her career-high 26
points, the Jayhawks found a way
to erase the large deficit and win
76-75. The big come-from-behind
victory was the fifth comeback of
the season.
“I couldn’t be more proud (of
our team), to just to not give in,
and hang in and hang in,” Kansas
coach Bonnie Henrickson said.
“We just got stops, played aggres-
sive and confidentially and played
together and shared the ball. We
got some offensive rebounds, got
possessions, got some free throws
and took the lead and kept the
The Jayhawks came into the
game as favorites over the TCU
Horned Frogs, who were without a
win in the Big 12 at 0-11.
But basketball, like all sports,
isn’t played on paper.
In the opening half, the Horned
Frogs looked like
they were well on
their way to an
easy victory and
notch their first
as a member of
the Big 12. Led by
freshman guard
Zahna Medley
and her 27 first
half points, the Jayhawks looked to
be in trouble.
Entering the second half, the
Jayhawks found themselves in a
22-point deficit as they trailed
49-27. But then that switch flipped
and the Jayhawks began to cut into
the lead.
With 12:35 to go, they had cut
it down to 15. With 5:09 to go,
just 10. And with 3:27 to go, the
Jayhawks claimed their first lead of
the game as they went up one.
It’s what the Jayhawks are accus-
tomed to doing this season, come
back and find a way to win a mir-
Engelman scored 18 of her 26
points in the final 20 minutes on
7-of-12 shoot-
forward Chelsea
Gardner also
had a career day
as she grabbed
18 rebounds and
had six blocks.
Much like
Engelman, the bulk of Gardner’s
damage was done in the second
half comeback. She muscled her
way 10 of her 18 rebounds and four
of her six blocks in the crucial half.
Behind the career days of
Gardner and Engelman, the
Jayhawks erased its largest halftime
deficit in exactly 25 years when
they defeated Iowa State.
Senior forward Carolyn Davis
posted her third double-double of
the year and did so entirely in the
second half. Davis joined her 6’3”
frontcourt teammate Gardner with
10 rebounds, 13 for the game, in
second half. Davis also added 10 of
her 19 points in the final 20 min-
utes as well.
It’s remarkable the Jayhawks
were able to survive the onslaught
in the first half. They had 19 of
their 23 turnovers in the open-
ing half which led to 20 of the 47
Horned Frogs points.
Senior guard Angel Goodrich
dished out 10 dimes to help her
teammates get open shots and con-
tinue to cut into the lead and ulti-
mately take the lead.
The Jayhawks defense found a
way to stop Medley from having
her way as she did in the first half.
Medley shot just 2-of-11 from the
field for eight points in the second
half, this after the 8-of-11 first half
All year the message to the
Jayhawks had been win the boards
and on Wednesday night, the
Jayhawks not only won the boards,
they dominated them. With Davis
and Gardner leading the way, the
Jayhawks grabbed 58 rebounds
with 22 of them coming off the
offensive glass, which led to 17
second-chance points.
Not even senior center Latricia
Lovings and her average of 9.7
rebounds per game could help
the Horned Frogs on the glass.
They only had 34 rebounds while
Lovings was well below her season
average withfive.
Winning against teams that are
supposed to be beaten is always
crucial. And now with the Big
12 season quickly coming up on
the end, the Jayhawks couldn’t
afford to suffer a brutal loss to the
Horned Frogs. With the victory,
the Jayhawks improved to 6-6 on
the season within the Big 12 which
keeps them right in the thick of
things for the conference.
— Edited by Tyler Conover

“i couldn’t be more proud
(of our team), to just to not
give in, and hang in and
hang in.”
bonnie Henrickson
head coach
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GeoFFrey CaLVerT
men’s basketball
Longhorns brought out the best in Chalmers
Besides a non-conference get-
together with Memphis, there’s
probably not a more perfect op-
ponent for Kansas to play when
it retires Mario Chalmers’ jersey
than Texas.
Known for hitting the critical
shot against Memphis in the 2008
NCAA Championship game,
Chalmers also played some of his
best basketball against the Long-
horns. He averaged 17.6 points in
six games against Texas, includ-
ing a 20.3 scoring average in his
fnal four games against them.
Kansas coach Bill Self said
that it’s merely coincidence that
Chalmers, now the Miami Heat’s
starting point guard, will see his
jersey retired against a team that
brought out the best in him.
“Te reason we picked that day
was strictly because of NBA all-
star weekend,” Self said. “Te fact
that it’s Texas and he performed
so well against Texas and it’s Col-
lege Gameday defnitely just adds
to it.”
Chalmers probably was not the
biggest name on the foor when-
ever the Jayhawks and Longhorns
faced of. His teammates included
Julian Wright, Brandon Rush,
Darrell Arthur and Sherron Col-
Tose Texas teams featured
names like LaMarcus Aldridge,
D.J. Augustin and A.J. Abrams.
During the two matchups in the
2006-2007 season, the spotlight
belonged to a freshman named
Kevin Durant. He dropped 32 and
37 points against the Jayhawks.
But Kansas never lost to him.
Chalmers’ Jayhawks beat Texas
in the Big 12 Tournament cham-
pionship game during each of his
three years in a Kansas uniform.
He scored 15 points and went
4-4 from 3-point range in his
freshman year in the 2006 Big 12
Tournament championship game,
earning the tournament’s Most
Outstanding Player award.
Te next year he scored 17
points and made the game-tying
3-pointer (sound familiar?) with
15 seconds lef in regulation
against Texas in the Big 12 fnal.
Kansas won 88-84 in overtime.
“I knew Mario could make
big shots going
back to his fresh-
man year,” Kan-
sas coach Bill
Self said. “I didn’t
need to wait to see
it then, and every-
body always talk-
ed about with that
team once we got
into it everybody
knew who our go-to guy was even
though we didn’t publicly state
Tat game was one of the most
entertaining in Big 12 Tourna-
ment history. Durant dropped 37.
His teammate A.J. Abrams hung
19. So did Kansas’ Julian Wright
and Brandon Rush. Sherron Col-
lins had 20.
When the game started, it
seemed like Texas would win no
matter what any Jayhawk did.
Texas used an early 19-2 run to go
up 32-10. Ten Kansas pulled out
a 24-7 run to close the halfime
defcit to 39-34.
Afer Julian Wright put Kansas
up 4-2 with 18:34 remaining in
the frst half, Kansas didn’t lead
again until Chalmers hit two free
throws with 7:51 lef in the sec-
ond half to make it 61-60 Kansas.
Te Jayhawks never led by
more than fve points while Tex-
as led by as many as 22 points.
By the end of overtime, the two
teams had combined for 146 shot
attempts. Brandon Rush played
44 minutes.
Four Longhorns played at least
40 minutes. But the most impor-
tant stat was the fnal score, 88-
84, made possible by Chalmers’
three late in regulation.
“But he was also a guy that was
a great teammate and could score
four points in a game and be to-
tally content because somebody
else was having a big game,” Self
said. “Tat team had so many
weapons and everybody knew
how to play and how to share it.
It would be a diferent guy most
every night.”
Ch a l me r s
closed out the
Big 12 Tour-
nament his
junior year
with a career-
high 30 points
against Texas
and made
eight of his 12
3-pointers. His 30 points tied the
Kansas record for most points in
a tournament game.
Self said that was one of his
most distinct Chalmers memo-
“He also made a shot of the
same play in the ‘07 one to beat
Durant and Augustin,” Self said.
“When you play in games, it
doesn’t always turnout great, but
with him, the vast majority did.”
His regular-season victory
against Texas came during his
sophomore season, in the fnal
game of the regular season, at Al-
len Fieldhouse. Te Longhorns
led 54-42 at halfime as Durant
dropped 25 points in the frst 20
minutes of play. Chalmers was the
one that kept Kansas in the game,
scoring 13 points in the frst
frame. In the second half, the Jay-
hawks’ ensemble torched Texas
48-32 to eradicate the Longhorns’
advantage and give Kansas the
90-86 victory.
—Edited by Hayley Jozwiak
KaNsaN FILe PhoTo
mario Chalmers played an important role during his time at kansas, in particular when he sent kansas into overtime in the
2008 nCaa Championship. Chalmers is now playing for the miami Heat and won his frst nba Championship last season.

“ When you play in games,
it doesn’t always turn out
great, but with him, the
vast majority did.”
bill self
head coach
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Demarcus Holland, guard
Holland drew a
start against Iowa
State on Wednes-
day, but it’s hard
to tell if Barnes
did it to get Javan
Felix and Shel-
don McClellan’s
attention. Hol-
land slowly has
improved, but it’s unclear if he’s ready
for a prime-time position against the
Jayhawks on Saturday.
(10-13, 2-8)
The sophomore from Toronto fnally played his
frst game of the season on Wednesday against
Iowa State. Kabango opted not to declare for the
NBA draft last summer after he was suspended
for accepting airfare and personal training in-
struction and then providing false and mislead-
ing information about the infractions during two
interviews with university offcials. At this point
everyone is ready to see Kabango play again and
play to the potential that his team has been hop-
ing for.
The sophomore guard from Galveston has
slowly progressed into one of the more important
guards of the Texas rotation. Lewis displayed dif-
fculty shooting against Oklahoma State over the
weekend, going 3-13 and 2 of 7 from the 3-point
line. However, Lewis will continue to develop into
a solid performer for the Longhorns down the
stretch of the season.
McClellan has continued to be one of the more
effcient offensive freshman in the country de-
spite the absence of Kabango and J’Covan Brown
from the lineup. However, he had a disappointing
performance against Oklahoma State, scoring
only four points. His feld goal percentage is also
dropping, shooting 41.9 percent for the season.
McClellan will need to step up big time for the
Longhorns to challenge the Jayhawks.
Felix has played fairly well in Kabongo’s ab-
sence, but like many of the players he struggled
against the Cowboys last weekend, turning the
ball over eight times in his 27 minutes of play. Fe-
lix, like the rest of the Longhorns, will hope he can
turn around his season with a victory, but it might
be up to him as point guard to lead the charge.
Having Kabango back will take some of the load
away from Felix.
The freshman from Athens, Greece has been
a player who’s been able to contribute in both
the frontcourt and backcourt this season for
the Longhorns. Papertrou shows a versatile skill
set that makes him a promising pro player in the
future. Throughout 23 games, he’s averaging 8.2
ppg along with 4.5 rebounds. Papapetrou’s father
played for the Greek National team for 11 years.
(20-4, 8-3)
Kansas might be unbeatable when McLemore
shoots the ball the way he did against Kansas
State. He shot the ball confdently and showed a
decisiveness the whole team lacked during its los-
ing streak. One of the most encouraging signs was
the way he didn’t let two early turnovers affect his
mindset or willingness to score.

Releford continues to be a model of consistency
for the Jayhawks. He chipped in 10 points on 4-8
shooting against the Wildcats. Foul trouble lim-
ited him to only 22 minutes, but when he was in
the game his tenacity fghting through screens on
defense kept the Wildcats’ shooters from getting
many good looks.
The Jayhawks now know they can have a rhyth-
mic game offensively even if Johnson struggles.
The point guard scored only fve points and missed
all four 3-point attempts against Kansas State. He
showed better decision-making later in the second
half when he bypassed a couple of open threes so
as not to let his cold shooting hamper Kansas’s
For the frst time in conference play, Young’s
energy brought a noticeable difference to the Jay-
hawks’ tempo against Kansas State. It’s no coin-
cidence that, when Young is part of a high-tempo
Kansas offense, the Jayhawks look much crisper.
When teams have to worry about him receiving
passes for easy dunks down low, it takes defenders
away from Withey.

Withey’s had at least four blocks in three of the
last six games after having fewer than four blocks
in the fve games before that. His presence in the
lane frustrated Kansas State’s forwards Monday
night and made it diffcult for their guards to suc-
cessfully penetrate the lane throughout the eve-
ning. He had 14 points the last time Kansas faced
college GameDay in the Phog
Are the Longhorns looking at another loss?
coUNtDowN to tIPoff
— Kory Carpenter and Max Rothman
Kansas 74, texas 60
PLAYER to wAtch
Kansas hosts Texas after barely
sneaking by the Longhorns by the score
of 64-59 in the game in Austin on Jan.
19. Since then, the Longhorns continued
to slip to the bottom of the Big 12 stand-
ings and are now out of reach to even
make the NIT. With College GameDay in
town and Mario Chalmers having his
jersey retired, the Longhorns will need a
Texas-sized upset to overcome the Field-
house emotion.
Will Myck Kabango make a
big difference on the Longhorns
People have made a big deal
about Kabango coming back from
his suspension, but at this point it
won’t make much diference for
the Longhorns. Kabango is a good
player with a bright future. Seeing
if he will ft into the Texas rotation
is still a major question mark com-
ing down the stretch.
PLAYER to wAtch
Kansas put together its frst com-
plete conference game Monday against
Kansas State, playing well from start to
fnish. The Jayhawks played miserably
during the middle portion of their frst
game against Texas before a late surge
downed the Longhorns. If Kansas keeps
the rhythm it had Monday, it shouldn’t
have to sweat out the result until the
fnal couple of minutes. But Texas has
a new weapon in Myck Kabongo, who
returned from a 23-game suspension
Wednesday night against Iowa State.
Naadir Tharpe, guard
Bill Self said
Tharpe played
his best half of
basketball this
season during the
frst half against
Kansas State,
when he had
seven points and
six assists. Eli-
jah Johnson’s experience and leadership
means he will continue to start at the
point, but it’s important for Tharpe to be
able to enter games and have an effect
immediately. If he needs a few minutes
to get into the fow of the game, it may
be minutes Kansas can’t afford to give.
That was no problem Monday.
Where is this Kansas team
right now?
After displaying some of its worst
basketball of the season, Kansas dis-
played its best basketball of conference
play against the Wildcats. It’s hard to tell
from just one game if Kansas is perma-
nently out of its funk, but the signs were
encouraging. Another dominating wire-
to-wire performance Saturday would be
a good indication that Kansas has put
its past behind them, but a sloppy slug-
fest might indicate Kansas isn’t back to
being the clear-cut conference favorites.
withey Papapetrou
Te Longhorns hit a lot of out-
side shots. Tis is the only thing
that can deter the Jayhawks. If
Texas shoots well from the outside
with its talented young guards then
they might have an opportunity to
hang with the Jayhawks.
158th – Texas RPI ranking on the
1-7 – The Longhorns’ record in
games decided by six points or less in
overtime this season.
36.2 – Texas’ feld goal percentage
defense for the season. This is second-
best in the nation behind only Kansas.
The Jayhawks play with the same
energy they did Monday night. Ben Mc-
Lemore doesn’t have to score 30 points
again, but having four starters score in
double fgures again would be huge. It
was the frst time Kansas had four play-
ers in double fgures since the Texas Tech
game Jan. 12. Julius Randle, one of the
country’s top recruits, will be in atten-
dance, and College GameDay is in Law-
rence for the weekend. There’s no reason
Kansas shouldn’t come out juiced.
4-3 – Kansas’ all-time record on
College GameDay, including a 3-1 record
at Allen Fieldhouse and a 1-1 record
against Texas.
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ChrIs hybL
golf BasketBall
Road trip to challenge
Jayhawks tennis team
Women’s team shows promise
After opening the season with
consecutive wins, the Jayhawks
tennis team was unable to navigate
through Tulsa’s Golden Hurricane,
and fell to 2-1 last weekend. Kansas
has a golden opportunity this week-
end to put that loss behind them as
the team heads to South Carolina
for a pair of matches.
On the menu for the Jayhawks
this weekend are matches against
Charleston Southern and No. 67
ranked College of Charleston.
After suffering its first sweep
of the spring season in doubles
play against Tulsa, Kansas needs
to get back to the level it was at
against Denver and St. Louis where
the team was a combined 5-1 in
doubles play.
The best pair in doubles play
so far this spring has been junior
Dylan Windom and freshman
Maria Jose Cardona who are 2-1 so
far. As for singles play the Jayhawks
No. 1 player junior Haley Fournier
is listed as day-to-day with an
undisclosed injury. Kansas is in
capable hands though as junior
Claire Dreyer is 15-2 in singles
play dating back to the fall season.
Paulina Los is playing well also as
she is 2-1 in singles play, and 2-1 in
doubles, this spring.
This road trip has potential to
be difficult as the Jayhawks are
untested after a loss, and Kansas
has to play a ranked College of
Charleston team early Saturday
morning after playing Friday at 2
p.m. against Charleston Southern.
If Fournier is unable to play this
weekend it will be a good opportu-
nity for the younger players to step
up and potentially gain confidence
against some solid competition.
—Edited by Hayley Jozwiak
Last season, the Kansas Jayhawks
women’s golf team finished last in
Big 12 play. Not good. Last fall,
the team won back-to-back tourna-
ments and added two more top ten
finishes. Good.
The conclusion of one of the team’s
best fall seasons in program history
has given reason for plenty of excite-
ment. Giving the Jayhawks a boost
along the way has been freshman
Yupaporn “Mook” Kawinpakorn
who won the Price’s “Give ‘Em Five”
Intercollegiate tournament at the
New Mexico State University Golf
Course in Las Cruces, N.M., on Oct.
10. Junior Thanuttra Boonraksasat
was the Jayhawks leading scorer in
the fall. Together, the two Thailand
natives have been the team’s two
lowest stroke averages; a kind of
foreign aid the Jayhawks can’t suc-
ceed without.
“Fong is a little celebrity around
here and her scores have been
improving. Mook has come in and
played really well right out of the
gate,” said head coach Erin O’Neil
Miller to kuathletics.com in a recent
interview. “I am proud of both of
them because it is not an easy thing
to come over here, adjust to a differ-
ent culture, a different style of golf
and team golf. They have done a
very good job.”
The two have unquestionably led
the squad on the course, but the sup-
porting cast is close behind. Players
like Meghan Potee and Audrey
Yowell have helped hold the group
together. The top five players for the
Jayhawks have a scoring range of
just 2.7 strokes.
Conference-wise, the only way to
go is up for Kansas. Last fall was just
what the Jayhawks needed to dis-
tance themselves from last season’s
“They want to maintain what they
started in the fall,” Miller said in the
kuathletics.com interview. “Their
goal was to give 120 percent every
day, to have no excuses, to take 10
seconds before responding or react-
ing… It seems to have worked real
well in the fall.”
The Jayhawks’ 2013 campaign will
kick off tomorrow in Tallahassee,
Fla. for the Florida State Match Up
Invitational. The tournament is a
format switch up for the Jayhawks,
pitting teams in their own separate
matches against each other. Kansas
is set to square off against Furman
on opening day.
The anxiety for the 2013 tee-off
has been building among the squad,
and with an impressive spring
behind them, the Jayhawks are anx-
ious to show what they can do.
“I think it is a good confidence-
builder,” Miller said in the same
interview. “There is definitely some
good momentum. They are very
excited to get started this spring… I
think they are really excited to keep
going and see what they can accom-
plish this season.”
— Edited by Tyler Conover
Henry scored 17 points to lead
Charlotte to a 71-67 win over No.
11 Butler on Wednesday night.
Chris Braswell and Willie
Clayton each had 11 points for
the 49ers, who ended a two-game
Rotnei Clarke scored 18 and
Roosevelt Jones had 17 points and
nine rebounds to lead the Bulldogs
(20-5, 7-3 Atlantic 10), who hadn’t
lost at home in 12 games.
The 49ers (18-6, 6-4) went on a
7-1 run late in the game. Braswell
started the spurt before Darion
Clark and Henry each scored to
give the 49ers a 59-49 lead.
Jones hit one of two from the
line and then Clark made a free
throw for Charlotte to make it
Butler played without Andrew
Smith, who was out with an
abdominal injury sustained
in a 59-56 victory over George
Washington on Saturday.
After the 49ers built a 10-point
lead, the Bulldogs went on an 8-2
Clarke hit a 3-pointer and
the 49ers missed a shot. Kellen
Dunham made two free throws to
make it 60-55 with 2:20 left.
E. Victor Nickerson hit a jumper
and then Clarke made a 3-pointer
to make it 62-58 with 1:31 left.
Clarke hit a 3 with 22.6 seconds
left to make it 66-61 and then
Denzel Ingram made one of two
from the line.
Clarke was fouled on a 3-point
attempt and hit all three free throws
to make it 67-64, but Henry made
one of two from the line.
Clarke hit a deep 3-pointer with
7 seconds left to pull Butler to
68-67. Henry made one of two
from the line and the Bulldogs
turned the ball over on an
inbounds pass.
Butler shot 39 percent and
turned the ball over 11 times.
The Bulldogs turned the ball
over right away to start the second
half and Ingram scored to give the
49ers a 31-27 lead.
Butler’s Erik Fromm, who made
his first start of the season, scored
on a putback and then Henry was
fouled on a shot and converted the
three-point play to give the 49ers a
34-29 lead.
Jones scored for Butler and
Clayton for Charlotte before
Fromm hit a 3 to make it 36-34.
Clayton scored again and
Fromm hit another 3-pointer to
make it 38-37 with 16:20 left.
But Henry answered with a
3-pointer of his own to give the
49ers a 41-37 lead
Clark scored for the 49ers and
Dunham hit a 3-pointer to make
it 43-40.
Later, Braswell made two free
throws to give the 49ers a five-
point lead. Then the 49ers went
on a 7-2 run.
Fromm hit a 3-pointer to make
it 51-47, but Nickerson made two
free throws to extend the lead
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Butler falls to unranked
Charlotte on home court
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Junior Paulina lob serves the ball to the other side of the court. the Jayhawks were victorious against the Denver Pioneers win-
ning 4-3.
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Kansas 76, TCU 75
max GoodWIN
The Jayhawks were able to convert a 23-point deficit in Fort Worth into a win for another comeback this season
In a 23-point come-from-behind
victory on Wednesday night
against TCU, the Jayhawks won the
rebounding margin by 24. Kansas
pulled down 58 rebounds over the
course of the 76-75 win in Fort
Worth, Texas.
Sophomore forward Chelsea
Gardner grabbed 18 of those
rebounds. That new career-high in
rebounds for Gardner comes after
Saturday’s game in which she had
just two rebounds.
Gardner likes to take pride in
her blocked shots on the defensive
end, and came up with a career-
high there as well with 6 blocks.
In the second half alone, as
Kansas made its comeback,
Gardner had five points and 10
rebounds. Also in the second half,
senior guard Monica Engelman
came to life, and scored 18 points
with four rebounds, two assists and
one blocked shot.
For the Jayhawks, there can’t
be much of a better sign than to
see Engelman play this way and
break out of a slump in a major
way. Engelman scored a career-
best 26 points in the game. It was
her 3-point shot from the left-wing
with 3:28 left in the second half that
gave the Jayhawks their first lead of
the game.
Senior Carolyn Davis also pro-
vided 13 rebounds, giving the
Jayhawks 31 rebounds between
their two starting post-players.
Kansas Coach Bonnie
Henrickson has mentioned
rebounding as one of her “tough-
ness areas,” and it has been an
area of focus for the Jayhawks all
season. This appears to be the type
of performance on the boards that
Henrickson has been hoping to
Henrickson said the team was
soft in their last game against
West Virginia. It was clear that
Henrickson was talking about the
team as a collective group, but
she used both Davis and Gardner
as examples. The two post play-
ers demonstrated their toughness
against TCU.
Everything starts in the paint
for the Jayhawks right now. Senior
guard Angel Goodrich is not put-
ting up high scoring games, but
she did dish out 10 assists against
TCU. When Goodrich is struggling
to score as she has been lately, it’s
important that the Jayhawk post-
players become a dominant pres-
ence inside.
Both teams shot below 40 per-
cent in the game, making rebounds
the most important stat of the
game. Kansas collected 22 offen-
sive rebounds and scored 23 sec-
ond chance points, and they would
need every one of them to make the
23-point come back.
A loss to TCU (7-15), a team that
has still not managed to win a game
in its new conference, would likely
have ended any hope for an at-large
bid for Kansas. Under pressure, the
Jayhawks played an unbelievable
second half, and rebounding was a
vital part of it.
The Jayhawks will likely have
pressure to keep winning for the
rest of the season in order to make
the NCAA tournament, but for this
team, that seems to be the only way
it knows how.
Monica Engelman said after the
loss to West Virginia that this team
wasn’t changing its expectations at
all. A loss on Wednesday night
would have destroyed those expec-
tations, but the Jayhawks wouldn’t
let that happen, even if the shots
weren’t falling.
“I couldn’t be more proud (of
our team), to just to not give in and
hang in and hang in,” Henrickson
said. “We just got stops, played
aggressive and confidentially and
played together and shared the ball.
We got some offensive rebounds,
got possessions, got some free
throws and took the lead and kept
the lead.”
—Edited by Megan Hinman
Monica Engelman, Senior Guard
Engelman posted a career-high 26 points, which ousted her
previous best of 24 points, on 9-of-16 shooting. she drilled 18
of those points in the second half comeback.
GaME to rEMEMbEr
KEy StatS
The Jayhawks committed just four turnovers in the second
half after committing a season-high 19 in the frst half. 4
rebounds for the game with 37 in the second half.
number of points off second-chance opportunities.
The Jayhawks gave up just eight points in the paint to the
Horned Frogs.
“ I couldn’t be more proud (of our team), to just to not give in
and hang in and hang in..”
— bonnie Henrickson
QuotE of tHE GaME
JayHawK Stat LEadErS
Points rebounds assists
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49 | 26 — 75
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natalie Ventress
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Kamy Cole
Zahna Medley
Delisa Gross
Donielle Breaux
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Chelsea Gardner
Carolyn Davis
angel Goodrich
Monica Engelman
CeCe Harper
asia Boyd
Bunny Williams
Markisha Hawkins
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2005 – Jan. 29, allen
Fieldhouse, no. 16 Texas aT
no. 6 Kansas
Kansas 90, Texas 65
Senior Wayne Simien ensured
Kansas made a grand entrance on
its first College Gameday appear-
ance, pacing Kansas with 27 points
on 11-17 shooting. The Jayhawks
also got 29 points from 20 Texas
turnovers, helping them dismantle
the Longhorns 90-65.
The Longhorns totaled five
assists for the entire game. Kansas
senior point guard Aaron Miles
dished out eight assists by him-
self as the Jayhawks finished with
24 assists and only 10 turnovers.
Seniors Keith Langford, Miles and
sophomore J.R. Giddens joined
Simien in double figures.
2006 – Feb. 25, erwin
CenTer, no. 8 Kansas aT no.
7 Texas
Texas 80, Kansas 55
Texas got revenge for the spank-
ing Kansas administered on them
the previous season, sending the
Jayhawks back to Lawrence with an
80-55 defeat.
The Longhorns shot 6-12 from
behind the arc in the first half,
and used a 20-8 run to break the
game open at the beginning of the
second half. Texas shot 55.1 percent
from the field, the highest total by a
Jayhawk opponent that season.
Freshman Julian Wright led
Kansas with 18 points, and fresh-
man Mario Chalmers added 10
2007 – Feb. 3, allen
Fieldhouse, no. 10 Texas a&M
aT no. 6 Kansas
Texas A&M 69, Kansas 66
The Aggies finished the game on
a 17-4 run to beat Kansas 69-66,
the Jayhawks’ final defeat before
beginning their 69-game home
winning streak.
Acie Law IV led all scorers with
23 points for A&M, hitting the go-
ahead 3-pointer with 20 seconds
Freshman Sherron Collins
had the big game for Kansas, hit-
ting three of four 3-pointers after
coming off of the bench and con-
tributing a team-high 18 points.
Sophomore guard Brandon Rush
and sophomore forward Julian
Wright also scored in double fig-
ures, and Wright contributed 10
Kansas outrebounded the Aggies
40-29 and held a 19-8 advantage
on the offensive glass, but the sec-
ond-chance opportunities weren’t
enough to offset the Aggies’ eight
2008 – MarCh 1, allen
Fieldhouse, Kansas sTaTe aT
no. 7 Kansas
Kansas 88, K-State 74
The Jayhawks made up for their
second loss in the last 38 games
against Kansas State earlier in the
season by defeating the Wildcats
88-74 behind junior guard Brandon
Rush’s 21 points.
Sophomore Sherron Collins
contributed 18 points and made
six consecutive field goal attempts.
Senior guard Russell Robinson
scored 14 points, while senior for-
ward Darnell Jackson and sopho-
more forward Darrell Arthur added
10 points apiece. Jackson scored
eight of Kansas’ first 13 points in
the second half as the Jayhawks
extended their lead to 52-29.
Kansas made 11 of its 23 3-point
attempts, while the Wildcats only
went 6-21. Freshman forward
Michael Beasley was K-State’s only
source of offense, scoring 39 points
on 11-23 shooting. Beasley was
limited in the first half by two early
fouls, playing only 12 minutes in
the first half. No other Wildcat
scored in double figures.
2010 – Jan. 30, braMlage
ColiseuM, no. 2 Kansas aT no.
11 K-sTaTe
Kansas 81, K-State 79
Senior Sherron Collins scored a
crucial layup with 9.2 seconds left
in overtime, lifting Kansas over the
Wildcats 81-79.
Collins was fouled on his layup,
which put the Jayhawks ahead
79-76. He missed the free throw,
but junior Cole Aldrich grabbed
the rebound and passed the ball to
junior Brady Morningstar, who hit
two free throws to give Kansas an
insurmountable five-point lead.
Aldrich had a team-high 18
points and 11 rebounds, while
Morningstar, Collins and sopho-
mores Tyshawn Taylor and Marcus
Morris scored in double figures.
Aldrich and Morris scored 15 of
Kansas’ first 22 points.
Jacob Pullen led the Wildcats
with 22 points, scoring 15 after
halftime. Denis Clemente added 13
points as K-State also finished with
five players in double figures.
Rodney McGruder’s old-fash-
ioned 3-point play with 34 seconds
in regulation tied the game at 69.
After forcing a turnover, K-State
had a chance to grab the victory,
but junior Tyrel Reed stripped
Dominique Sutton before he could
attempt a layup.
2011 – Jan. 29, allen
Fieldhouse, Kansas sTaTe aT
no. 6 Kansas
Kansas 90, K-State 66
Thomas Robinson scored 17
points and grabbed nine rebounds
in an emotional first game after
burying his mother, Lisa, who
passed away the previous week, in
a 90-66 drubbing of K-State.
Robinson shot 0-3 in the first
half and finished with two points
from free throws. It was evident
the junior badly wanted to play
well, but the shots weren’t falling
for him.
That changed in the second half.
Robinson scored his first bas-
ket on a jumper about five min-
utes after the second half started.
Robinson made a layup on Kansas’
next possession, and after a Jacob
Pullen layup for K-State, Robinson
buried a long jumper just inside
the 3-point line to send Allen
Fieldhouse into a frenzy.
Robinson shot 7-8 in the second
half, and the Jayhawks began the
second half by making its first nine
field goals. Junior Markieff Morris
led the five Jayhawks in double
figures with 20 points.
At halftime Kansas retired Wayne
Simien’s jersey. Simien was the Big
12’s Player of the Year in 2005 and
a consensus All-American and fin-
ished his career 12th in school his-
tory in scoring with 1,593 points.
2012 – Feb. 4, Mizzou
arena, no. 8 Kansas aT no. 4
Missouri 72, Kansas 71
Senior point guard Tyshawn
Taylor missed two free throws with
35 seconds left in the second half
and Kansas down 72-71, which
helped Missouri hold on for its first
victory against Kansas since 2009.
Marcus Denmon scored nine
straight points to put the Tigers
ahead after they trailed 71-63 with
3:25 remaining, and the Jayhawks
wouldn’t score again.
Junior forward Thomas
Robinson scored 19 of his 25 points
in the second half and added 13
rebounds. Taylor did most of his
work in the first half when he
scored 17 of his 21 points. Denmon
shot 6-9 from beyond the arc and
scored 29 points.
Taylor scored eight of Kansas’
first 10 points, but then Missouri
held Kansas without a field goal for
four minutes and used a late 11-0
run to take a 39-34 lead into the
locker room.
Robinson and junior guard
Elijah Johnson combined for the
Jayhawks’ first 15 points after half-
time, but Kansas failed to score
when it mattered most as the Tigers
ended the game on another 11-0
Players and coaches stress stay-
ing consistent and building on the
strong start from the first weekend
of the season.
The Jayhawks started the season
off 4-0 in route to the championship
game in the Florida International
tournament. The weekend came
to somewhat of a sour end when
the Jayhawks lost 3-2 in the cham-
pionship game to NC state. Even
with the disappointing end to the
weekend, the Jayhawks did numer-
ous things well that they could
build on.
Head Coach Megan Smith said
she thought the offense was explo-
sive at points and the pitching and
defense were solid as well. Smith
said that the main thing she wanted
the team to focus on in the upcom-
ing weeks is to remain consistent.
“I think we need to be more
consistent, I think we had spurts of
greatness in a lot of different areas
but couldn’t really sustain it and
I think we just need to be more
consistent with what we’re doing,”
Smith said.
Last weekend marked the return
of junior Alex Jones after sitting
out the entire season last year with
a torn ACL. Jones said she was
chomping at the bit to get back out
and play.
“I was crazy excited to get back
on the field,” Jones said. “ It was
intensified last weekend getting to
play some good ball teams and feel-
ing like I have came back mentally
stronger and physically stronger
and I don’t feel like my ACL is
holding me back at all.”
Last weekend was also the debut
of freshman catcher Alex Hugo.
Hugo led the league with a .667
average in her collegiate debut,
racking up 10 hits – more than any
other hitter in the Big 12. Hugo said
the experience of her first game
was nerve-racking but it was good
to finally play. She also said her
goals going forward are keeping
her hitting consistent and helping
the team by getting them going and
keeping the energy up.
Through the first weekend,
Kansas is the only school in the
league to have three players in the
top-10 for batting average (Alex
Hugo, .667, 1st; Alex Jones, .563,
3rd; Maggie Hull, .471, 8th). The
Jayhawks are expected to face tough
tests from all of the teams that are
in the Tiger Invitational.
Coach Smith said that every team
in this tournament should prove to
be a great challenge for the Jayhawks
this weekend. The Jayhawks play
Indiana State this Friday at 5:30
p.m. Smith said they are a fast
team and they run a lot which is
something the Jayhawks didn’t see
the first weekend. The Jayhawks
play Tennessee Chattanooga later
Friday night at 8 p.m. Smith said
they are just a team you love to play
against because, even though they
are from a small conference, they
can play with anyone and are solid
all the way around.
The Hawks will also face Auburn
and D1 newcomer Bryant this week-
end at the tournament. Though the
Jayhawks have never faced Bryant,
Coach Smith said she has found
a lot of information about their
team and they will be tough to beat
because they have competed and
won against D1 teams before.
“I’m familiar with Auburn and
they’ve always been solid. That
team has always had great pitching
and offensively, they get it done,”
Smith said. “It’s a classy program,
a classy team and we’re excited to
go there and play in their facility,
which is beautiful.”
— edited by Paige lytle
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because the 2013 NCAA Tournament
Bracket is official. You grab your pencil,
and habitually write Kansas on six dif-
ferent lines with the last one reading
“National Champion” underneath.
We all do it. And frankly, it works. In
recent years, we have been blessed with
fantastically talented basketball teams
that enter the Big Dance with legitimate
title hopes.
But this year is a bit different.
Kansas certainly has the game to
get there, and McLemore and the gang
reminded us of that Monday night. Now,
the question is who to pencil in on the
other side of that line.
The parity of college basketball this
year has been through the roof. Or
you could say there are no elite teams.
Regardless, no single team can latch into
a spot at the top. The top-five teams are
dropping like flies recently. Every team
ranked No. 1 in the past five weeks has
lost within days of achieving that ranking.
This leaves us over-zealous bracket
planners confused on our Final Four
selections. A strong Final Four case could
be made for as many as eight other teams.
Who you ask? Sure, I’ll list them.
Indiana, Duke, Miami, Michigan,
Syracuse, Florida, Michigan State, and
Gonzaga. And yes, Gonzaga is currently
receiving first place votes in both major
Each team has flashed as many
moments of invincibility as they have
vulnerability—see Kansas’ last 14 days.
It will be interesting to watch the
‘Hawks leading into March, but even
more entertaining to observe who sepa-
rates themselves from the pack. My guess
is as good as yours. Just too much is
going on in the top-10.
Even come tourney time it will be
impossible to know. The No. 5 seeds are
instantly on upset alert and after last year,
even No. 2 seeds have to be careful.
No strict formula has been proven
over the last few years. Kentucky did it
with ridiculous talent. Connecticut with
a guy named Kemba. Duke did it with
chemistry and coaching. Kansas needed
a Miracle.
It may come down to the hottest team
—Miami. It may come down to the most
talented teams—Indiana and Duke.
Or it may come down to a freshman
who can both play and dance like a future
NBA No. 1 draft pick.
And if AirMcLemore is dancing in
Atlanta, you better believe you’ll find me
dancing on Mass St., too.
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teams that can win the national title,
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games that went into overtime,
Kansas has been involved in two of
them. 1957, 2008.
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Bradey Shipley, pitcher
Bradey Shipley is predicted to be one of the top
15 players selected in the upcoming MLB draf.
Te right-handed pitcher has a lethal arm and
had 88 strikeouts. He fnished the 2012 season
with an ERA of 3.23. Shipley was named to First
Team All-WAC and also earned the WAC Pitcher
of the Year award. Kansas batters know they can
expect a lot of pitches to come their way in the
Te Wolf Pack are fortunate to
return their top four batters and
six of their top eight for the 2013
season, losing only Joe Kohan and
Garrett Yrigoyen. Nevada is going
to see a lot of power-hitting from
Brooks Klein, Hugo Hernandez,
Ray McIntire and Kewby Meyer.
Nevada won 13 of its 23 one-run
games last year and want better
batting to try and win more close
opening day
17- Michael Suiter, So.
9 - Tucker Tharp, Jr.
3 - Dakota Smith, So.
1 - Kevin Kuntz, Sr.
20 - Justin Protacio, So.
15 - Tommy Mirabelli, Fr.
34- Alex DeLeon, Sr.
25 - Jacob Boylan, Fr.
22 - Ka’iana Eldredge, Jr.
10 - Jordan Dreiling,
11 - Thomas Taylor, Sr.
55 - Tanner Poppe, Fr.
12 - Wes Benjamin, So.
19 - Frank Duncan, So.
KanSaS nevada
Batting coaching Pitching
Player to watch
Te Jayhawks are lead by cap-
tains Alex DeLeon, Jordan Dreiling
and Kevin Kuntz. Last year Kuntz
started all 58 games at shortstop,
batting .251 with three doubles,
two triples and 29 runs scored.
Jordan Dreiling makes the move
to third base for his senior season.
Dreiling hit .301 last season with
no errors in 45 appearances. Coach
Price moved Ka’iana Eldredge
from second base to catcher, a po-
sition Eldredge once played in high
school, for the 2013 season.
Batting coaching Pitching
Player to watch
Gary Powers enters his 31st year
as the coach of Nevada, his alma
mater, and has compiled an over-
all record of 912-730-5. With two
big pitchers in Bradey Shipley and
Tom Jameson on the team, Pow-
ers wants to see his team improve
from last years 32-25 record. Pow-
ers has taken four Wolf Pack teams
to NCAA Regional appearances
in 1994, 1997, 1999 and 2000. He’s
also earned three Big West Confer-
ence Coach of the Year awards, a
WAC Co-Coach of the Year award,
two BWC titles and two divisional
Nevada allowed nearly 300 runs
last season with 25 percent of those
runs being given up in the frst and
ninth innings. Early on in games,
the Wolf Pack faced early defcits
afer allowing 41 runs in the frst
and third innings. Te bullpen had
a hard time controlling opposing
batters afer it allowed 31 runs in
ninth innings in 2012. Powers pitch-
ing coach Pat Flury must work with
their pitchers to prevent them from
allowing a lot of runs and improve
from last year’s production. With
Bradey Shipley and Tom Jameson
as the team’s top two pitchers, Ne-
vada can expect to allow fewer runs
and help the Wolf Pack get of to
better starts to games this season,
starting with Kansas on Friday
when Shipley takes the mound
Ka’iana eldredge, catcher
Eldredge makes the move from second base to
catcher. Eldredge, a junior from Honolulu, made
the 2011 Big 12 All-Freshman team making 41
starts at second base and seven at catcher. Last
year Eldredge struggled at the plate, batting .185
with three doubles and 18 runs scored as a soph-
omore. Eldredge is still making the adjustment to
life behind the plate.
Te Jayhawks return all three
weekend starters while adding
Tanner Poppe to the rotation for
the 2013 season. Frank Duncan’s
instinctive pitching style leads the
Kansas rotation afer maintaining
a 3.23 ERA with 100 strikeouts
in his 6-8 campaign last season.
Sophomore Wes Benjamin and se-
nior Tomas Taylor round out the
weekend rotation with senior Tan-
ner Poppe making the move from
the bullpen to the starting rotation
this season.
Coach Ritch Price is in his
10th season as the Jayhawks’ head
coach. In his tenure at Kansas,
Price is 323-284 with 66 wins
over ranked opponents. Price
has coached 44 professional draf
picks, 26 all-conference players
and 52 academic all-conference
selections. Te Sweet Home, Ore.
native came to Kansas from Cal
Poly in San Luis Obispo, Calif., in
10 - Brooks Klein, Sr.
11 - Kyle Hunt, So.
5 - Jamison Rowe, So.
32 - Jay Anderson, So.
6 - Scott Kaplan, Jr.
27 - Kewby Meyer, So.
30 - Brett Jones, Sr.
18 -Joe Saturn, Jr.
28 - Austin Byler, So.
36 - Tom Jameson, Sr.
38 - Mark Reece, Fr.
20 - Tyler Wells, So.
25 - Bradly Shipley, Jr.
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Kansas’ policy is to wait five
years after a player has left the
program before deciding wheth-
er or not to retire their jersey.
For Mario Chalmers there didn’t
have to be a discussion, there
was never a doubt his day would
That’s just one of the benefits of
being a National Championship
hero —knocking down a game-
tying 3-pointer with 3.6 seconds
remaining. The shot may have
only evened the score, but anyone
who watched it live knew Kansas
had just taken an insurmount-
able lead.
The other benefits include
never paying for another meal in
Lawrence, instant celebrity status
and, of course, a big shiny ring.
But only having his jersey retired
will allow a player to consider
himself among the likes of Wilt
Chamberlain, Paul Pierce, Jo Jo
White, Clyde Lovellette and, well
you get the idea.
It was only a matter of counting
down 1,825 days starting around
midnight on April 7th, 2008.
“We set that policy where we
should wait five years,” Kansas
coach Bill Self said. “I think it’s
a great policy because now kids
will definitely respect it more
coming back than they would if
it would’ve just happened right
after they finished playing.”
It might not be possible to
respect Chalmers more now than
five years ago. There won’t be
another parade down Mass Street,
even though some fans might
argue for one, but there will be
a group of students who for the
last half decade relived Mario’s
Miracle every home game before
tipoff, cheering like it’s happen-
ing live before their eyes.
His legacy remains untouched,
but his legend has only grown.
“One of my goals when I first
went to KU was to make a name,”
Chalmers said. “And make sure
my name lasts forever in Kansas
Even though one shot defines
his career, there’s no denying the
impact he had with the Jayhawks
back when Allen Fieldhouse
only held four championship
In 2006, Chalmers set the
Kansas record for steals by a
freshman with 86, recorded 420
assists over his three-year career
(14th all-time by a Jayhawk) and
scored 1,341 points. Perhaps
it’s a questionable resume for a
jersey retirement, but there’s no
statistic for how good a player
performs in the final moments of
a game. If there were, Chalmers
would own the Kansas record for
that too.
“He was as clutch of a player
as we’ve ever had here,” Self said.
“He was a guy that seemed like
the bigger the stage, the brighter
he shined. He had an orneriness
and toughness that a lot people
didn’t see because they saw the
smile. He was an assassin on the
The smile Self refers to has been
immortalized in Allen Fieldhouse
for quite some time now in the
form of a mural outside of the
Jayhawks’ locker room.
It’s just another reminder of
what Chalmers’ career has meant
to a university that largely defines
itself by the game it helped per-
Every future Jayhawk running
through that tunnel will know
Mario’s Miracle, and once they
enter the gym and look to the raf-
ters they’ll understand the impor-
tance of the man behind it.
“He was just a treat to coach,”
Self said. “He actually got out of
Kansas exactly what he set out to
get out of Kansas.”
— Edited by Brian Sisk
RetiRing no. 15
Former point guard Mario Chalmer’s jersey joins other legends in Allen Fieldhouse
Forever in the Fieldhouse
hat can 10.8 seconds
That was my
assignment — to find out what
Mario Chalmers’ miracle heave
means to Bill Self five years later.
And I tried to do just that. I
really did. But what kept pound-
ing through my head was the fact
that Chalmers’ shot, his career,
means so much to so many peo-
ple, and Bill Self is just (a very
important) one of them.
For starters, it means that
Chalmers’ jersey will be sus-
pended over the bleachers in
Allen Fieldhouse, hanging next
to jerseys with the last names
“Chamberlin,” “Manning” and
It means that the iconic image
of Chalmers’ shot — the one
where Chalmers rises over Chris
Douglass-Roberts with “3.7” on
the shot clock looming over him
— will always be on the mural
in Allen Fieldhouse next to the
Jayhawks’ locker room.
It means that when fathers,
even grandfathers, take their
children to Allen Fieldhouse
in 50 years, they’ll point to the
mural and ask their kids, “Do
you know who that is?” Some
kids will dutifully respond with
“Mario Chalmers” or “Super
Mario,” and others will listen to
a tale.
This is not just any tale. It is a
tale of how one shot pulled the
underappreciated Kansas pro-
gram back on the stage of nation-
al relevancy. Kansas had the
wins, the history, the tradition,
but it hadn’t had a championship
in 20 years.
This is a tale of how one shot
changed everything.
That parental tour guide
doesn’t need to look in his book.
He’ll gladly tell the child about
the day that Mario Chalmers
made him dance in the streets
like a fool. The day when
Chalmers became a legend.
Those grandchildren will go on
to tell their children, too.
It means going onto Youtube
for a quick minute with your
roommates to re-watch the great-
est shot in the history of Kansas
basketball. It means reminisc-
ing about where you were, what
you did, how you celebrated the
events that followed. It means
you’re stuck watching Kansas
basketball videos for the next 30
If you’re a student now, it
means you’re jealous of the
students in 2008. If you were a
student then, it means you got
to celebrate on Massachussetts
Street with thousands of your
classmates. It means you had
the greatest party, possibly the
greatest night of the greatest four
years of your life.
And back to my assignment —
I guess I’ll get to that one person
who may have had a few million
more reasons to care about the
shot than everyone else, even
though they’ll argue that they
had a million, too. Their million
just isn’t quite as literal — and
doesn’t have a dollar sign in front
More important than the
money, Bill Self became a legend
when Chalmers’ shot gave Kansas
five more minutes to beat an
emotionally distraught Memphis
team. When the shot fell, there
was little doubt that Self would
be the fourth coach in Kansas
history to reach the pinnacle of
the sport synonymous with KU.
Keep in mind, it was just two
games before that Self fell to his
knees and pounded the court
as the Jayahwks survived des-
tiny’s Davidson team. He was
so relieved, so thrilled to break
the Elite Eight barrier and make
it to the Final Four. It meant he
was no longer just a really good
coach. It meant he was elite.
But this is just one writer, one
college student’s interpretation of
what those 10.8 seconds mean,
when Sherron Collins almost lost
the handle, Chalmers rose for the
tie and Kansas suddenly had life
in a lifeless game.
Really, there’s no other way to
say it: those 10.8 seconds mean
something to us all.
So while you’re sitting in Allen
Fieldhouse watching the jersey
ceremony accompanied with the
emotional highlight montage
and the tear-filled speech, please
think way back to April 7, 2008
and try remember exactly what
you were doing, who you were
with, how you celebrated that
miracle shot.
And while you’re at it, ask
yourself the question: What do
those 10.8 seconds mean to you?
— Edited by Nikki Wentling
Blake SchuSteR
kanSan File Photo
then senior darnell Jackson, then junior Mario Chalmers, then senior russell robinson and then sophomore Brady Morningstar celebrate after Kansas defeated texas to win the Big 12 Championship March 16, 2008.
kanSan File Photo
then junior Mario Chalmers lines up a three-point shot with just a few seconds left
in the game and Kansas down 63-60. Chalmers’ three-pointer tied the game and
sent the game into overtime.
Finding individual meaning in those 10.8 seconds

“one of my goals when
i frst went to Ku was to
make a name. And make
sure my name lasts forever
in Kansas history.”
MArio ChAlMers
Kansas point guard 2005-2008
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ThrouGh The Years
Capturing a Career
Final Four Most Outstanding player
Big 12 Championship all-tournament team
all-Big 12 Second team
Big 12 all-Defensive team (coaches)
Big 12 all-Defense team (media)
naBC District 12 First team
Wooden award Mid-Season top 30 list
preseason all-Big 12 Honorable Mention
preseason Wooden award List
preseason ap Honorable Mention all-american
all-Big 12 Honorable Mention
Big 12 all-rookie team
Big 12 all-Defensive team
ap all-Big 12 third team
Big 12 Champ. Most Outstanding player
Big 12 Championship all-tournament team
rivals.com Freshman of the Week (3/13)
Big 12 player of the Week (2/13)
Big 12 rookie of the Week (1/30)
CBS Sportsline Freshman of the Week (1/30)
Dutch Lonborg Free throw pct. award
Clyde Lovellette Most improved player award
(with Julian Wright)
2005-06 2006-07
Co-Big 12 Defensive player of the Year
all-Big 12 third team by Big 12
all-Big 12 Honorable Mention by ap
all-Big 12 Defensive team
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Danny Manning was right.
He and Texas star Kevin Durant
are not even comparable. Durant’s
display from Saturday left Kansas
coach Bill Self thinking of some
of the NBA’s all-time greats.
As Durant dropped three-
pointers, stole the ball from
guards and pulled up for mid-
range jumpers, he looked like a
former Celtic great.
“He’s a different type of athlete
than Larry,” Self said, “but Bird
may be the guy.”
A different type of athlete in
that he can run the floor in a way
Bird could never dream of. Du-
rant’s athletic ability is far greater
than Bird’s. What Durant did in
the first half on Saturday — 25
points on 10-for-14 shooting,
including 5-for-5 from three-
point range — was reminiscent of
someone even more special.
“Michael doesn’t get on rolls
like he got on there,” Self said.
Durant was Michael Jordan
good. The Texas freshman scored
32 points in his team’s 90-86 loss
on Saturday.
His 25 first half points were the
most he’s made in a single half
this season. The big half sparked
his team to a 54-42 advantage.
Kansas forward Julian Wright
and guard Brandon Rush were the
poor souls charged with defend-
ing Durant. No matter what the
sophomores did, Durant found
a way to score. He started the
game by making a three-pointer,
and followed it
with a jumper
to give his
team an early
8-4 lead. Then,
he stole the ball
and dunked it.
On the next
possession, he
shot a turn-
around over
Wright. By the
14:14 mark, Durant had 12 points
on 4-for-4 shooting.
“I didn’t think he was going to
miss at all,” Rush said.
Durant did finally miss, but
he also made shots that he had
no business making. Rush and
Wright guarded him tightly and
put their hands in his face on
nearly every one of his shots.
“When you’re on fire, all you
can do is contest,” Wright said.
“That’s all you can do. He was on
fire the first half.”
The second half quickly turned
sour for Durant. The Jayhawks
scored 22 points in the first five
minutes to take a 64-61 lead. In
that time, Durant only attempted
one shot and missed it. Self em-
phasized at halftime that they
needed to limit his touches.
It only got worse when Du-
rant awkwardly
stepped on fresh-
man forward Dar-
rell Arthur’s foot
with about 11
minutes left and
fell to the ground
grabbing his left
ankle. Durant
went to the locker
room. He had hurt
the ankle during
Friday’s practice and stepping on
Arthur re-aggravated the injury.
But an ankle was not enough to
stop him. Durant returned four
minutes later.
“Coach already knows I stay
in anyways,” Durant said. “I just
wanted to suck it up for my team-
mates. They did a great job while
I was out. I just wanted to play for
A chance for the Big 12 Con-
ference title also motivated him.
Texas came into Saturday on a
six-game win streak that included
a double-overtime victory against
Texas A&M. If the Longhorns
would have won, they would have
clinched a three-way tie for first
place in the Big 12 and would
have owned the top seed in next
week’s Big 12 Tournament.
Durant did all he could the rest
of the game to give his team the
chance to earn that No. 1 seed.
With Texas trailing 88-80 and
only 26 seconds left, Durant hit
a three-pointer. Longhorn guard
A.J. Abrams made one after that
to pull the Longhorns within two.
But with a chance to tie in the
closing seconds, his teammates
couldn’t find him.
Although he couldn’t finish the
game with a tying shot, Durant
had a memorable, courageous
performance in his first and likely
last game at Allen Fieldhouse.
“He’s done a lot of good things
this year,” Texas coach Rick
Barnes said. “What makes it im-
pressive is what was at stake. I
think he showed what he was
about this game.”
Durant certainly showed
enough to impress Self.
“He’s one of the best players to
ever play on that court,” Self said.
“He’s on a different level.”
Mario Chalmers loved playing
against Texas.
He scored a career-high 30 points
against the Longhorns in the 2008
Big 12 championship game.
He hit arguably the biggest shot
in Kansas basketball history with
his three-pointer against Memphis
in the 2008 National Championship
But a game that might get over-
looked is one where he and Kansas
won their 1,900th game and fourth
consecutive conference against
the Texas Longhorns by a score of
Why is this game memorable?
Because the Jayhawks played Kevin
Durant that day.
On March 3, 2007, Durant stepped
into Lawrence with the same profes-
sionalism and confidence that he
shows most games while playing for
the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Kansas coach Bill Self remembers
the game, particularly the first half.
“We probably defended him
above average, and he probably got
25 in that first half. It was one of
those days when he could’ve got 35
or 40 in a half.
“Even Danny (Manning) on the
bench said, ‘That’s a bad man. That’s
the baddest man to play here.’”
Another astute observer
of the game that day was Brady
McCollough, one of the University
beat writers for the Kansas City Star.
At that time, McCollough was just
starting to cover the Jayhawks. This
was one of the first games he covered
inside Allen Fieldhouse.
For him, the first half was big-
ger than your everyday impressive
“That was definitely the best half
that anyone has ever played in Allen
Fieldhouse in at least the six years I
had been watching games—and it’s
not even close,” he said recently in
an interview.
McCollough remembers writing a
story about Durant’s performance in
that game, but more than anything
he remembers the reaction from the
Kansas fans.
“You’re used to seeing at KU, in
the big games at Allen, the crowd,
and the KU defense and Bill Self ’s
man-to-man defense teams just sti-
fling them and taking them out of
their rhythm, beating by 10, 15, even
20 points in the first half.
“And here Durant is totally unfazed
by it, loving it. And you could tell he
loved being at Allen Fieldhouse, and
he respected the venue. He’s just
drilling shots in people’s faces and
the crowd, it starts with an ‘ooh’ and
‘aah’ and by the end of the first half
the place was quiet. “
Gary Amble, the morning mete-
orologist for KCTV-5, was at the
game as a fan. A longtime Jayhawk
supporter since graduating from the
University in 1987, he experienced a
variety of emotions that day in the
“I know my wife was getting a
little upset because he couldn’t miss,
but I said, ‘You know what, just
enjoy it because this is something
you never get to see.’ I think even to
this day he would probably have to
remember because I don’t think I’ve
ever seen a player do that before,”
Amble said.
To put the first half in perspective,
here’s some numbers from that day:
Durant led the Longhorns on an
18-4 run, including a stretch where
he scored 12 straight points.
He scored the most points in a
single half by a KU opponent since
Texas Tech’s Rayford Young put up
35 on Feb. 13, 1999.
His ten field goals were the most
made in a half against Kansas since
Pepperdine’s Gerald Brown made 10
on Dec. 18, 1997.
Julian Wright, a sophomore for-
ward at the time, drew the assign-
ment of guarding Durant for most
of the first half.
“All you can do is contest,” Wright
said after the game in 2007. “Coach
was telling us to make him put it on
the ground and stay on him. We
threw a lot of guys on him to try to
give him some different looks. He’s a
great player and has a bright future.”
Durant might have had a great
first half; the second half was a dif-
ferent story.
After trailing by 14 points, Kansas
went on a 22-6 run in the first four
minutes of the second half, and
eventually gained a 64-61 lead.
A few big plays by senior cen-
ter Sasha Kaun and junior forward
Brandon Rush predicated this come-
back, but it was two big shots by
Chalmers that ended up leading the
Jayhawks to the eventual victory.
In fact, he hit two shots from
almost exactly the same spot on
Naismith Court. One was at the
16:40 mark, the other with 11:50
remaining in the game.
Tully Corcoran, a former Kansas
basketball beat writer for the Topeka-
Capitol Journal, remembers it as one
of the first times Chalmers displayed
his ability to hit clutch shots against
the Longhorns.
“He always did that against Texas,”
Corcoran said. “He was like the
The game appeared to be turning
into a shootout: two dueling future
NBA players leading their teams.
But Durant’s magical game took
an unfortunate turn when he twisted
his ankle with 11:20 remaining in
the game.
Durant was driving through the
lane, just as he had several other
times throughout the game, but
this he landed funny and the ankle
Durant’s father, Wayne Pratt, was
at the game that day and remembers
it changing the momentum of the
“I think it did a little bit,” Pratt said
in an interview last week. “I think
Kansas also played better defense in
the second half. They just changed
up, and their defensive intensity was
a lot more.
“I do believe him twisting his
ankle took his aggressiveness away a
little bit, too, because it was still sore
and when I came down to check on
him, he was still hopping around
a little bit. I don’t think he was as
When Durant returned to the
game a few minutes later and walked
out of the tunnel, something unprec-
edented happened.
This is how Self remembers it:
“The thing that was cool was after
he goes back to get retaped after he
tweaked his ankle, our fans gave
him an ovation when he came back
out. Where else in college basketball
would you see that?”
Still, the Jayhawks took advan-
tage of Durant’s bum ankle by also
switching the defensive assignment
to sophomore Brandon Rush. This,
combined with the ankle injury,
limited him to seven points in the
second half.
“In the second half he started
going a little cold,” Rush said after
the game in 2007. “He wasn’t taking
as many shots as he did in the first
half, but I think we did a pretty good
job on him in the second half. He’s
the best I’ve ever faced in my life.
He’s the best by far.”
Once the Jayhawks took control of
the game, they never gave it up.
Kansas went on to win its fourth
consecutive Big 12 regular season
title. Kansas also became only the
second team at that time to have
1,900 victories in the history of their
After the game, Durant was sit-
ting in a chair in the hallway out-
side the Texas Longhorns’ locker
room. Reporters surrounded him
to answer questions, and Durant
politely obliged.
At this point he was disappointed
that he could not accomplish the feat
of not only beating Kansas, but also
beating Kansas and winning in this
historic building.
McCollough was one of those
reporters interviewing him.
“He probably realized at that point
that there was a reason he was so
revved up to play in Allen Fieldhouse
because it’s the type of venue that
can overcome the most amazing of
opponent’s feats just with it’s kind of
magic and aura,” McCollough said.
“That’s definitely one of those days
when you didn’t feel like Kansas won
the game; you felt like the Fieldhouse
won that game.”
There have been a few games in
the past where the Fieldhouse did
win the game, but none of them
compared to the performance of
Durant that day.
The conference title didn’t mat-
ter. The 1,900th win didn’t matter.
Not even Mario Chalmers scoring
21 points and going 5-for-5 from
3-point range and showing off for his
clutch shooting ability for one of the
first times at Kansas mattered.
No this day will always be about
Durant. And it will always be
remembered that way.
“It was like everybody knew that
they were watching greatness that
afternoon,” Self said. “It was a fabu-
lous performance by Kevin, and cer-
tainly a game that fans will talk about
for years to come.”
— Edited Brian Sisk
ryaN MccarThy
Show Stopper
More ThaN 1,900 GaMes
throwback: originally publiShed March 5, 2007
Durant steals show in Kansas’ 90-86 victory
MarK deNT
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Julian wright, then sophomore forward, powers through the lane against then texas freshman, kevin durant. durant scored 25
points in the frst half before being injured. the Jayhawks defeated the longhorns 90-86 for the 2007 big 12 championship.

“he’s one of the best play-
ers to ever play on that
court. he’s on a different
bill Self
kansas men’s basketball coach
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texas’ kevin durant shoots over kansas forward Julian wright in the frst half of the
game in allen fieldhouse March 5, 2007. durant, then a freshman, scored 25 points
in the frst half. he fnished with 32 points after leaving the game for a few minutes
in the second half with an ankle injury.

remembering the night kevin durant dropped 25 points in allen fieldhouse
points in his only
collegiate season
points against
the Jayhawks
KeVIN duraNT
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see online for more about Durant’s
history with mario chalmers
and kansas basketball
Rock chalk
Jayhawks win national title
Then senior forward Darnell Jackson yells in celebration as his teamates help hoist the NCAA national championship trophy. Kansas defeated Memphis 75-68 in overtime after then junior guard Mario Chalmers sank a three-pointer with 2.1 seconds left in
regulation. The Jayhawks made just three of 12 three-pointers in the game but shot nearly 53 percent overall and missed just one free throw in the victory.
Robert Dozier
Joey Dorsey
Antonio Anderson
Chris Douglas-Roberts
Derrick Rose
Shawn Taggert
Willie Kemp
Pierre Niles
Doneal Mack
Darrell Arthur
Darnell Jackson
Russell Robinson
Mario Chalmers
Brandon Rush
Sherron Collins
Sasha Kaun
Cole Aldrich
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28 — 35 — OT 5| 68
Nov. 1 Pittsburg State (Exhibition) Lawrence W, 94-59 N/A
Nov. 6 Fort Hays State (Exhibition) Lawrence W, 93-56 N/A
Nov. 9 Louisiana Monroe Lawrence W, 107-78 1-0
Nov. 11 UMKC Lawrence W, 85-62 2-0
Nov. 15 Washburn Lawrence W, 92-60 3-0
Nov. 21 Northern Arizona Lawrence W, 87-46 4-0
Nov. 25 Arizona (Big 12/Pac 10 Challenge) lawrence W, 76-72 (OT) 5-0
Nov. 28 Florida Atlantic lawrence W, 87-49 6-0
Dec. 2 USC Los Angles W, 59-55 7-0
Dec. 5 Eastern Washington Lawrence W, 85-47 8-0
Dec. 8 DePaul Lawrence W, 84-66 9-0
Dec. 15 Ohio Kansas City, Mo. W, 88-51 10-0
Dec. 18 Georgia Tech Atlanta, Ga. W, 71-66 11-0
Dec. 22 Miami (Ohio) Lawrence W, 78-54 12-0
Dec. 29 Yale Lawrence W, 86-53 13-0
Jan. 5 Boston College Chestnut Hill, Mass. W, 85-60 14-0
Jan. 8 Loyola (Md.) Lawrence W, 90-60 15-0
Jan. 12 Nebraska Lincoln, Neb. W, 79-58 16-0
Jan. 14 Oklahoma Lawrence W, 85-55 17-0
Jan. 19 Missouri Columbia, Mo. W, 76-70 18-0
Jan. 23 Iowa State Lawrence W, 83-59 19-0
Jan. 26 Nebraska Lawrence W, 84-49 20-0
Jan. 20 Kansas State Manhatten, Kan. L, 84-75 20-1
Feb. 2 Colorado Boulder, Colo. W, 72-59 21-1
Feb. 4 Missouri Lawrence W, 90-71 22-1
Feb. 9 Baylor Lawrence W, 100-90 23-1
Feb. 11 Texas Austin, Texas L, 72-69 23-2
Feb. 16 Colorado Lawrence W, 69-45 24-2
Feb. 23 Oklahoma State Stillwater, Okla. L, 61-60 24-3
Feb. 27 Iowa State Ames, Iowa W, 75-64 25-3
March 1 Kansas State Lawrence W, 88-74 26-3
March 3 Texas Tech Lawrence W, 109-51 27-3
March 8 Texas A&M College Station, Texas W, 72-55 28-3
March 14 Nebraska Kansas City, Mo. W, 64-54 29-3
March 15 Texas A&M Kansas City, Mo. W, 77-71 30-3
March 16 Texas Kansas City, Mo. W, 84-74 31-3
March 20 Portland State Omaha, Neb. W, 85-61 32-3
March 22 UNLV Omaha, Neb. W, 75-56 33-3
March 28 Villanova Detroit, Mich. W, 72-57 34-3
March 30 Davidson Detroit, Mich. W, 59-57 35-3
April 5 North Carolina San Antonio, Texas W, 84-66 36-3
April 7 Memphis San Antonio, Texas W, 75-68 (OT) 37-3
‘08 ScHEdulE
Chalmers could dance now, now
that his name had been permanent-
ly etched into the Kansas basketball
history books.
He moved his hips to “Celebrate”
and slapped hands all around with
his teammates in the confetti-filled
jubilation of their national cham-
That’s right - national champion-
ship. Kansas (37-3) beat Memphis
(38-2) 75-68 in overtime on Monday
night at the Alamodome, winning
its first title since 1988 and third in
program history after coming back
from a late nine-point deficit.
“God, we competed hard,” Kansas
coach Bill Self said. “It’s one thing to
win. It’s another thing to win the
way these guys did.”
Chalmers’ celebratory dance
moves seemed so natural, just like
the shot he made about 30 minutes
earlier that sent the game to over-
time. The play started with Sherron
Collins. He had 10 seconds to make
sure Kansas extended the game
and kept its dream season alive. He
dribbled to the right wing behind
the three-point line and nearly lost
the ball.
Then, Chalmers separated from
his man for just long enough.
Collins found him. Trailing 63-60,
Chalmers shot a three near the top
of the key. Overtime.
The game should’ve been fin-
ished long before that play. The
Jayhawks got a gift from the Tigers
when they missed five of six free
throws that would’ve iced the game.
They didn’t waste the good fortune
in overtime. The extra period was
all Kansas.
Brandon Rush started out with a
layup. Chalmers and Darrell Arthur
combined for an alley-oop. When
Collins made two free throws to put
Kansas up 75-68, the game was fin-
ished. Chalmers’ shot had sparked
all of it.
“I just knew we had the game
after that,” Arthur said.
A happy ending seemed implausi-
ble late in the second half. Memphis’
Derrick Rose nearly killed Kansas.
He was ready to put himself at the
top of the list of Jayhawk Final
Four villains right up there with
Carmelo Anthony, Juan Dixon and
Grant Hill. With Memphis down
45-42 midway in the second half,
Rose scored 12 straight points for
Memphis. He couldn’t miss if he
tried. Really. Rose fired a long off-
balance jumper at the end of the
shot clock and banked it in. The
basket gave Memphis a 56-49 lead
with 4:10 left.
The Tigers stretched that lead to
60-51, and it looked like Memphis
would cut down the nets.
“A lot of guys thought the game
was over,” Darnell Jackson said, “but
we just kept saying believe.”
Self said those exact words to his
team. Chalmers used Self ’s message
and the memories from last season’s
comeback victories against Texas to
motivate him.
Arthur took the inspirational
words to heart as well. It was no
surprise to see Chalmers take over
in the clutch. Arthur was more of an
unexpected hero.
Kansas has known all season it
plays superior ball when Arthur is
active. Problem was, that didn’t hap-
pen too often.
In the tournament, Arthur’s
inconsistency got even worse. The
one they call Shady reverted to his
mind-bogglingly inconsistent ways
throughout the postseason, disap-
pearing in every game.
Monday night he was a changed
man. Arthur scored two big baskets
toward the end of regulation and
got another one in overtime. He
finished with 20 points. Arthur had
played his best game in the biggest
game of his life.
It’s something he’ll never forget,
something all of the Jayhawks will
never forget. They battled through
adversity after two losses in three
games in late February and didn’t
lose the rest of the way.
Now, they’re champions. They’ll
go down as one of the best teams
in Kansas history. It’s something
Russell Robinson has hoped for
since the season started.
After all the dancing, high-fiving
and screaming stopped, Robinson
sat in the back of a golf cart with his
head in his arms and a net around
his neck, thinking about the accom-
“You couldn’t really have written
it any better,” Robinson said. “No
way you could’ve written it better.”
Kansas wins in overtime
to earn NCAA title game
Then junior guard Mario Chalmers questions a call by offcials, which sent Memphis guard Chris Douglas-Roberts to the
free-throw line. Memphis struggled from the free-throw line at the end of the game, giving Kansas a chance to come back
and send the game into overtime.
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Where are They NoW?
A look at the present lives of members of the 2008 National Championship team
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(Above) While Kleinmann saw action in 20 games during the 2007-08 season as a
walk-on, his actions off the court brought him to an even higher standard. He was
named to the Big 12 Commissioner’s honor rolls in 2007 and 2008. Kansas never
lost a game in which Kleinmann scored. After graduating from Kansas Kleinmann
pursued a career in architecture. He is currently an architect, urban designer and
photographer at Helix Architecture+Design.
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(Lef) Morningstar was a sophomore on the 2008 National Championship team, but was
redshirted and spent time helping the Jayhawks in practice. The year off did wonders for
his college career as he went on to start 25 games as a senior in the 2010-11 season,
averaging 7.1 points per game. Since leaving Kansas, Morningstar has spent time playing
in Greece and in the NBA D-League, most recently with the Tulsa 66ers, but was cut on
January 25 after injuring himself.
(Right) Reed may not have been the most productive member of the 2008 team, but you
can’t argue against someone with the title of “Winningest Jayhawk In Kansas History”
— 132 wins on 17 losses. It’s also hard to argue with the facts: Reed has two Final Four
appearances, one National Championship, four Big 12 titles and was named an Academic
All-American. Since leaving Kansas Reed spent time playing in Belgium, but has returned
stateside and is currently a student at KU Med.
Tyrel reed, Guard
Matt Kleinmann, center
brady Morningstar, Guard
Free agent
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Jackson didn’t get into the Jayhawks starting lineup until his senior year, but once he
cracked it he averaged 11.2 points and 6.7 rebounds while Kansas made it’s run to
San Antonio, Texas. His strong senior season led to the Miami Heat selecting him 52nd
overall in the 2008 draft, but his rights were traded to Cleveland. After spending time
in the Cavaliers system the Milwaukee Bucks claimed him off waivers and ended up
trading him to Sacramento in 2011. Jackson started off the current season in the NBA
Development league but signed in China with the Flying Tigers in January.

darnell Jackson, Forward
Xinjiang Flying Tigers
conner Teahan, Guard
ashLeIGh Lee/KaNsaN
The walk-on who wouldn’t leave, Teahan was a freshman on Kansas 2008 team and returned to the Final Four as a senior in 2012. He appeared in 21 games in
2008, redshirted in 2010 and returned to play in all 39 games his senior year. He averaged 5.5 points as a senior, helping Kansas collect its eight straight Big 12
title. Currently Teahan resides in Kansas City as fnancial advisor for Merrill Lynch.
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Witherspoon joined the Jayhawks his junior year
as a walk-on and became a force in practice,
helping Kansas reach it’s potential. The big man
never got more than six minutes of playing time.
Since graduating in 2008 Witherspoon hasn’t
been able to leave basketball behind. He is
currently an assistant coach at John Wood Com-
munity College in Quincy, ILL.
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Arthur averaged 12.8 points and 6.3 rebounds en route to the Jayhawks’ ffth
title while starting 39 of Kansas 40 games as a sophomore. Two years in
college was all it took for Arthur to make the jump to the NBA. He was selected
27th overall by the Memphis Grizzlies just months after parading down Mass
St. Arthur started 64 games his rookie season but has been providing ample
help off the bench in the four years since.
darrell arthur, Forward
Memphis Grizzlies
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Mario Chalmers was rightfully named Most Outstanding Player of the 2008 Final Four, but Brandon Rush
made a pretty strong case for the accolade. He averaged 15.8 points and six assists per game in the
tournament, including a 25 point outburst against North Carolina in the National Semifnal. Rush became
the highest Kansas player drafted in the 2008 NBA Draft, going 13th overall to Portland but his rights
were traded to Indiana where he spent the frst three years of his professional career. In December, 2011
Rush was traded to the Golden State Warriors. In 289 professional games he’s averaged 9.1 points per
game, but is currently out due to an ACL tear.
brandon rush, Guard
Golden state Warriors
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If Mario Chalmers is best remembered for his efforts in the Final Four, Kaun should never be
forgotten because of what he did to get Kansas there. His 13 points and six rebounds against
Davidson in the Elite Eight were crucial for the Jayhawks as they defeated the would-be
Cinderella. Kaun was selected 56th overall in the 2008 NBA Draft by the Seattle SuperSonics
but chose to pursue a career in his native Russia where he has played since. Most recently,
Kaun was part of the Russian National team that brought home a Bronze medal from the
2012 London Olympics.
As a senior in 2007-08 Case averaged 4.9 minutes per game, but as the son of a
coach was always known to be in the gym putting in work. So it’s not surprising
that after his collegiate career ended he followed in his father’s footsteps. First as
a graduate assistant for Bill Self, then as an assistant coach at Southeast Missouri
State. Currently he is an assistant coach with Houston Baptist.
Stewart played in 32 games his senior season in 2007-08
including eight starts. He became a valuable member off the
bench after sitting out the 2004-05 season due to NCAA rules
after he transferred to Kansas from USC. Currently Stewart is
playing in the Australia-State League.
As a three-year started for Kansas Robinson averaged nearly eight points and four as-
sists and scored at least 13 points against Villanova and UNLV in the second and third
rounds of the 2008 tournament. After cutting down the nets Robinson spent time in the
Houston Rockets organization before fnding more playing time in Europe. The Bronx na-
tive had stints in Spain and France but is now settled in Poland.
A Lawrence native, Bechard
was a walk-on who lettered
three season at Kansas and
saw playing time in fve
postseason games for the
Jayhawks. After winning
the National Championship
Bechard joined the Kansas
basketball staff as a graduate
assistant in 2009 and cur-
rently resides as the Assistant
Director of Men’s Basketball
Operations for the Jayhawks.
His father, Ray, is currently the
head coach for the women’s
volleyball team.
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After winning the National Championship his freshman year Aldrich played two more seasons for the University of Kansas where
he went on to register 860 rebounds and 253 blocks. Aldrich was selected by the New Orleans Hornets with the 11th overall pick
in the 2010 NBA Draft, but his rights were traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Houston Rockets acquired the big man at
the start of the 2012 season.
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Free agent
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native would go on to become the ffth leading scorer in Kansas history (1,888 points), eighth in assists (552) and rack
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By the time the 2008 Jayhawks
lifed the National Championship
trophy many of the players had suf-
fered through tournament catastro-
phes against Bradley and Bucknell.
Tey had overcome hard times and
achieved the ultimate goal.
Tis is not their story.
Te end of the 2006-07 season saw
Memphis trounced in the Elite Eight
by the Greg Oden-led Ohio State
Buckeyes. Yet as bad as the 92-76 de-
feat looked on paper, there were signs
pointing to a potentially historic year
heading into next season.
Four starters from that Elite Eight
team — Robert Dozier, Joey Dorsey,
Allen Anderson and Chris Douglas-
Roberts — were returning to the
Tigers, and the third-highest ranked
recruit in the nation, point guard
Derrick Rose, chose to attend Mem-
phis that year.
Te Tigers were on the cusp of
becoming a top program under
coach John Calipari and expectations
reached a crescendo as the 2007—08
season neared.
“Tat was one of those rare years
where you knew going in that that
was a team that was Final Four or
bust,” said Dan Wolken, who at the
time covered the Tigers for the Mem-
phis Commercial Appeal.
Now a National College Football
writer for USA TODAY, Wolken re-
members the hype going into that
season with ease.
“For Memphis there was no ques-
tion,” Wolken said. “From the day
the season ended the year before in
the Elite Eight game, they knew they
were probably going to get back un-
less something went badly wrong.”
With as prolifc a lineup as the Ti-
gers boasted heading into the season,
there were few qualms with Mem-
phis’ team. When the preseason polls
were released in November, the Ti-
gers were ranked third behind North
Carolina and UCLA — Kansas fol-
lowed behind in fourth.
By week fve, UCLA dropped to
seven and Memphis moved up to
second. On January, 21 the Tigers
were ranked No. 1 with Kansas sit-
ting at No. 2.
“Everybody knew that year that
Memphis, UCLA, North Carolina
and Kansas were the big dogs in col-
lege basketball,” Wolken recalled.
“Tere was a gap between those four
teams and everybody else.”
Te gap widened as Memphis
came up with convincing wins. In
non-conference play, the Tigers
knocked of Blake Grifn’s Okla-
homa Sooners and Connecticut in
the Coaches vs. Cancer tournament
at Madison Square Garden. A few
weeks later they returned to New
York and took down USC.
Memphis handled No. 5 George-
town at home and No. 17 Arizona
fve days later. Te Tigers wouldn’t
lose a game until No. 2 Tennessee
came to Memphis in late February
and knocked of the kings of college
Te 66-62 loss to the Volunteers
was the frst time the Tigers looked
truly vulnerable.
“Tey really only played three
big men,” Wolken said. “Tey had a
couple other guys but that was the
one thing. What if foul trouble oc-
curred to one of their big guys? How
were they going to play? Would they
have enough size against a team like
And people in Memphis were fol-
lowing the Jayhawks. It was hard not
to. Kansas had been right behind the
Tigers in the polls for most of the
season. Tey were the last two un-
beaten teams in the top 25 and once
Memphis joined the ranks as another
beatable college basketball team,
more doubts began to emerge for its
title hopes.
“Tey got to the Tennessee game
and it was just a horribly played
game,” Wolken said. “Too much
hype, too much emotion. It was a big
watershed moment of the season be-
cause obviously you’re losing to your
in-state rival. People start question-
ing if the team is really as good as
some thought.”
But Tigers were still good enough
to claim the Conference USA regu-
lar season and tournament titles and
earned a No. 1 seed for the NCAA
Once the tournament got under-
way the doubts began creeping up
again, even as Memphis rolled its
way to a Final Four match-up with
Ben Howland’s UCLA Bruins.
“A lot of people thought Howland
would out-coach Calipari,” Wolken
said. “In hindsight the funny thing is
you look back at the rosters of those
two teams and the narrative going
into the Final Four was all this Mem-
phis talent against Ben Howland’s
As it turned out, Derrick Rose was
the only one of those Memphis Tigers
to maintain a NBA career, while Bru-
ins Kevin Love, Russell Westbrook,
Darren Collison and Luc Richard
Mbah a Moute went on to stardom
in the league.
Regardless, the Tigers handled
UCLA, 78-63, setting up a National
Championship showdown with one
of the teams that had worried Mem-
phis fans from the start.
Te Tiger faithful knew about
Kansas’ loaded front court. Tey
knew Kansas’ guard play was as good
as any in the nation. Tey knew the
Jayhawks were a team laden with
NBA talent.
Tey weren’t aware just how long
two minutes and nine seconds could
be. Tey weren’t aware that Mario
Chalmers had come up clutch time
and time again. Tey would know
soon enough.
“Really I will forever say in that
game Memphis was not the bet-
ter team but Derrick Rose played a
second half that was one of the all-
time great halves in a championship
game,” Wolken said.
But then a few funny things started
happening with Memphis up by nine
and time winding down.
“Darrell Arthur makes a seven-
teen-foot jumper,” Wolken remem-
bers. “Antonio Anderson throws an
in-bounds pass into the corner, Der-
rick Rose has a hard time handling it
and fips it back to Sherron Collins
for three. All the sudden the lead
goes from nine to four and you’re
saying ‘Uh-oh, this is going to be a
crazy fnish.’”
Te rest is forever cherished by
Kansas fans and impossible to forget
for those in Memphis. Everything
that could have doomed the Tigers
began. Joey Dorsey fouled out, Mem-
phis was missing free throws and be-
fore anyone could fully comprehend
what they were witnessing, Sherron
Collins stormed up the court with
ten seconds on the clock and Kansas
down by three points.
As he cut to his right, he began
to stumble yet was able to dish the
ball of to Mario Chalmers. With 3.7
seconds lef on the clock he got one
good look and fred.
“Te minute it lef his hand you
kind of knew that it had a good
chance to go in,” Wolken said. “Just
perfect rotation, perfect arc, there
are sometimes you just know. At that
point you knew history was changing
right there.”
“It was real fast, you thought that
maybe they were going to foul there,”
Wolken said. “Tings just moved so
quickly that it’s just like ‘Oh my god,
what just happened?’”
As overtime became a reality,
Wolken, along with many Tigers fans,
knew the window for the school’s frst
national title was as good as gone.
Memphis was exhausted, Rose had
played the entire game and the Tigers
bench was in shock. Tey didn’t stand
a chance in the extra frame. Back in
the city of Memphis, they began try-
ing to fgure out why.
“Tere was a lot of second-guess-
ing about the way the game ended,”
Wolken said. “To lose in that fashion
was pretty crushing. I know people
who will never watch a replay of that
game for the rest of their lives.
“And of course that shot, any time
CBS plays their NCAA tournament
credits, that shot is what you see. It’s
hard to avoid,” Wolken said.
As Wolken puts it, the 2007-08
season is one that’s not likely to be
repeated anytime soon. Te com-
bination of Derrick Rose and a vet-
eran team is a formula most coaches
dream about.
Most Memphis fans still do.
“Obviously people move onto a
new season,” Wolken said. “But it’s
not something you get over.”
— Edited by Hannah Wise
The oTher side
The Memphis perspective on the Jayhawks’ miracle
Then sophomore guard sherron Collins and then junior guard Mario Chalmers knock the ball out of the hands of Memphis’ der-
rick rose late in the second half. Key defensive stops and steals and missed Memphis free throws allowed the Jayhawks to get
back into the game.

“The minute it left his hand you kind of knew that it had a
good chance to go in. Just perfect rotation, perfect arc, there
are some times you just know. At that point you knew history
was changing right there.”
dAn WolKen
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As Kansas basketball continues
to follow the mantra of “reloading,
not rebuilding,” the Jayhawks have
laid the foundation for what could
be the best recruiting class in Bill
Self ’s tenure at KU.
Point guard Conner Frankamp,
small forward Brannen Greene,
shooting guard Wayne Selden and
center Joel Embiid have all com-
mitted to Kansas, and each is rated
as a four-star prospect by Rivals.
Yet with room to add a few more
names to the roster, the Jayhawks
have their eyes set on a few other
top-ranked recruits, namely five-
star power forward Julius Randle,
who is due to visit Lawrence on
At 6 feet 9 inches and 225
pounds, Randle is ranked as the
second best player in the nation —
first in his position — and has been
sought after by many of the top col-
legiate programs in the nation.
Florida, Kentucky, Texas, Duke
and Kansas are among those who
have extended offers to the Plano,
Texas native, yet he has only sched-
uled visits to Florida, Kentucky,
N.C. State, and Kansas. A trip to
Texas, however, is expected.
ESPN regards Randle as a pro
in the making who can attack the
glass and drive it from mid-range.
Simply put, if Self can bring the
big man to Lawrence, any question
marks remaining about his recruit-
ing ability should vanish for quite
some time.
— Edited by Brian Sisk
bLaKe schusTer
‘Reloading’ Who is next?
Self recruits four-star
prospects for 2013-14
Frankamp Greene Selden Embiid Randle
KaNsaN FILe PhoTo
Coach Bill self and the rest of the Jayhawk bench watch the game against the oregon state Beavers on nov. 30, 2012. self
has recently been recruiting for next season.
a look into the future: Who
could be the next legend?
bLaKe schusTer
With Mario Chalmers set to
become the 28th Jayhawk to have
his jersey retired, the Kansan
takes a look at who could be the
next to join the exclusive club.
In order to qualify for a rafter
ceremony, candidates must meet
a certain criteria:
Players must be named Col-
lege Player of the Year, Most
Outstanding Player of the NCAA
tournament, a consensus first-
team All-America selection,
two-time first-team All-Ameri-
ca selections, and Academic All-
American of the Year.
Players can only be brought
up for consideration five years
after they have left the program.

ThE CandidaTES:
(in no parTiCular ordEr)

#4 ShErron CollinS:
poinT guard, 2006-10

A 2010 consensus first-team
All-American, Collins may very
well be the next Jayhawk to see
his number hung in Allen Field-
house. Aside from his 2008 Na-
tional Championship, Collins is
seventh all-time in Kansas his-
tory for made field goals (656),
fifth in points scored (1,888) and
eighth in assists (552). Throw in
four Big 12 Championships and
Collins’ resume is as sound as
any other name in the rafters. It’s
only a matter of time.

#25 Brandon ruSh
Small Forward, 2005-08

Another Jayhawk from the
2008 National Championship
team, Rush’s career deserves a
look. While at Kansas, he gar-
nered two All-American honor-
able mentions and was named
to three Big 12 first teams (the
first freshman to do so), Rush
averaged 13.5 points and 5.9 re-
bounds per game while shooting
47 percent. His five-year waiting
period is over, but there might
be a few names ahead of him.

#45 ColE aldriCh
CEnTEr, 2008-11

Aldrich led the Jayhawks in
field goal percentage in 2009
(59.8) and recorded Kansas’ first
official triple-double (13 points,
20 rebounds and 10 blocked
shots against Dayton) the same
year. Ranks fifth in career dou-
ble-doubles (37) and is now
third all-time in blocks with 253.
Aside from his National Cham-
pionship, his career accolades
help out his chances. He was
named All-American honorable
mention as a sophomore and
won Academic All-American of
the year in 2010.

#0 ThomaS roBinSon
powEr Forward, 2009-12

There is no doubt that Thom-
as Robinson’s number will be
retired in Allen Fieldhouse.
Never mind that he’s one of the
most beloved Jayhawks, his con-
sensus first-team All-American
status makes him a lock. If that
weren’t enough, he recorded 32
double-doubles in just 42 starts
and holds the Kansas record for
double-doubles in a season (27)
after averaging 17.7 points and
11.9 rebounds as a junior.

#5 JEFF wiThEy
CEnTEr, 2009-13

He doesn’t have a worthy re-
sume yet, but that may change
very soon. Withey already has
the all-time and single-season
(140) blocks record at Kansas.
Withey entered this season as an
All-American honorable men-
tion, but may very well end up
on the first team by the end of
the year. If he does, five years
may be the only thing separating
him from the rafters.
— Edited by hannah wise
KaNsaN FILe PhoTo
then junior guard Brandon Rush makes a pass during the second half of the national Championship game april 7, 2008.
Rush scored 12 points and grabbed six rebounds in the game. he is now eligable to have his jersey retired.
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Time Capsule
The day Kansas defeated Memphis to win the National Championship,
there were a few things other than basketball happening in the world.
reigning champions of the four major professional sports:
NFl – Feb. 3, 2008 – Super Bowl 42: New York Giants 17, New England patriots 14
NBA reigning champion (2006-2007 season): San Antonio Spurs
MlB reigning champion (2006-2007 season): Boston red Sox
NHl reigning champion (2006-2007 season: Anaheim Ducks
reigning BCS Champion (Jan. 7, 2008): lSU Fighting Tigers

reigning NFl MVp: Tom Brady, quarterback, New England patriots
reigning NBA MVp: Dirk Nowitzki, forward, Dallas Mavericks
reigning Al MVp: Alex rodriguez, third base, New York Yankees
reigning Nl MVp: Jimmy rollins, shortstop, philadelphia phillies
reigning NHl MVp: Sidney Crosby, center, pittsburgh penguins
NCAA Division i All-Americans: Michael Beasley, forward, Kansas State;
Tyler Hansbrough, center, North Carolina; D.J. Augustin, guard, Texas; Kevin love,
center, UClA; Chris Douglas-roberts, guard/forward, Memphis
reigning Heisman Trophy winner: Tim Tebow, quarterback, Florida
paGe 7D The uNiVeRsiTY DailY KaNsaN ThuRsDaY, FebRuaRY 14, 2013
pRoFessioNal spoRTs
record of the Year: “rehab” – Amy Winehouse
Album of the Year – river: The Joni letters – Herbie Hancock
Song of the Year – “rehab” Amy Winehouse
Best New Artist – Amy Winehouse
Best rap Album – Graduation, Kanye West
“21,” the movie about college students counting cards in las Vegas and
starring Kevin Spacey, laurence Fishburne and Jim Sturgess,
is No. 1 at the box offce.
Best picture: No Country for Old Men
Best Director: Joel Coen and Ethan Coen – No Country for Old Men
Best Actor: Daniel Day-lewis – There Will Be Blood
Best Actress: Marion Cotillard – la Vie en rose
Best Animated Feature: ratatouille
Sean Taylor, Washington redskins’ safety, murdered Nov. 27, 2007
Evel Knievel, daredevil, Nov. 30, 2007
Edmund Hillary, frst man to summit Mount Everest, Jan. 11, 2008
Bobby Fischer, eccentric World Chess Champion, Jan. 17, 2008
Heath ledger, actor, Jan. 22, 2008
Neil Aspinall, head of The Beatles’ Apple Corps, March 24, 2008
Charlton Heston, actor (The Ten Commandments, Ben-Hur), April 5, 2008
DeaThs DuRiNG The seasoN
Dec. 10, 2007 – Former vice president Al Gore is awarded the Nobel peace prize.
Dec. 13, 2007 – Former U.S. senator George Mitchell releases the Mitchell report,
implicating 89 current and former MlB players
of using performance-enhancing drugs.
Jan. 2, 2008 – petroleum hits $100 per barrel for the frst time.
Feb. 12, 2008 – The Writers’ Guild of America strike ends.
Feb. 14, 2008 – A gunman at Northern illinois University kills six students,
wounds 15 more, and then takes his own life.
Feb. 19, 2008 – Fidel Castro resigns effective 24. raul Castro takes over.
March 4, 2008 – John McCain secures the republican presidential nomination.
March 12, 2008 – New York governor Eliot Spitzer resigns for arranging to meet
with a prostitute at a hotel.
March 23, 2008 – The United States’ military endures its 4,000th fatality in iraq.
eVeNTs DuRiNG The seasoN
assoCiaTeD pRess
Dallas Mavericks’ Dirk Nowitzki (41), of Germany, fghts for position against portland Trail Blazers’ Jared Jeffries, right,
in the frst half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, in Dallas.
assoCiaTeD pRess
Amy Winehouse performs live in concert. Winehouse earned record of the Year honors for her album “rehab” and Song
of the Year, “rehab.” She was also named Best New Artist.
Thursday, February 14, 2013 PaGe 8d The uNIVersITy daILy KaNsaN

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