November 16, 2008

KU's bigs should set tone against UMKC

After two convincing exhibition victories over Washburn and Emporia State, defending National Champion Kansas has its sights set on the start of regular season play. The Jayhawks will take the court to face UMKC in the first round of the O'Reilly Auto Parts CBE Classic on Sunday evening at 7:30. Bill Self is not only looking forward to participating in the CBE Classic, but is also looking forward to seeing how his team responds now that the games count.

In two exhibition games against Washburn and Emporia State, Self had mixed reviews when watching his team play. The Jayhawks were out-rebounded, 37-36, against Washburn and really struggled on the defensive end of the court.

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