Thursday Thoughts

Talk about pressure. Blake Harper, a first-grader at Mater Dei, will give the entire school the day off following the Super Bowl id he makes a free throw.

Great article by Justin Dodd of the KC Star breaking down the issues facing the Jayhawks.

The #1 team in the AP poll, Indiana, visits Illinois tonight. I wish I could believe Illinois will actually rise to the occasion, but I have seen NOTHING from them lately to think they have a legitimate shot at winning. Illinois is 2-20 all-time against the #1 team in the AP poll.

Let’s hope this is right.

Unbelievable fact after last night’s improbable loss..Kansas had not lost back to back games since 2006 or 264 games ago.

ESPN Stats and Info has numbers to know from yesterday’s National Signing Day in college football. Big 12 not looking so good.

Dollywood’s new water coaster, RiverRush, is on schedule for opening this year.

TCU 62 Kansas 55 I still cannot find words to explain this embarrassment so I will let others. Eamonn Brennan of ESPN. Andy Glockner of Eric Prisbell of USA Today. Ryan McCarthy of the Daily Kansan. Geoffrey Calvert of the Daily Kansan takes an in-depth look at the first half disaster. I will post on this historic loss later.

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