NCAA Power Rankings: Preseason

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Matt Ostrowski offers an in-depth look at his top 10 teams to start the college basketball season.

Calipari Learns From Mistakes, Earns Championship

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By Blake Schuster New Orleans, La. — It was happening again. Down by nine, to John Calipari and against a seemingly unbeatable team, Kansas made its run.  But in the Jayhawks 67-59 national championship loss to Kentucky, it wasn’t a miracle Jayhawk comeback as it was in 2008 — although it felt similar — this time was about Calipari, and the demons he finally exorcised. Four years ago with Calipari’s Memphis team up nine with 2:12 left to play, Bill Self pulled out one of the sweetest wins of his career, downing the Tigers in overtime. This time Calipari’s Kentucky team took the lead early in the first half and never gave it up despite…

VIDEO: Kansas falls short in title game

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    Kansas second half comeback falls short to the Kentucky Wildcats in the 2012 National Title game.

Schuster: Dining With The Enemy

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By Blake Schuster New Orleans, LA.— It was bound to happen. With a city full of nothing but Kentucky and Kansas fans surely confrontation would be unavoidable, I just never thought I would come away enjoying their company and with a new outlook on Big Blue nation.  Standing in line at Felix’s Seafood on Iberville St., my sports director, Jay, and I did what everyone in town was doing — discussing the looming championship matchup between the Wildcats and Jayhawks. The line was long, so was our conversation. But as I was trying to focus on Jay’s comments I found myself more interested in eavesdropping on the chat going on in front of me. Two…

” PJ 2 CJ” Episode 7

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  This week on PJ 2 CJ, Pat Strathman, without his usual co-host CJ Matson, breaks down the KU-Baylor loss, Chiefs toughest games on the schedule and the KU-Kentucky showdown.