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Bambi
03-27-2012, 08:35 AM
Debunking the myth of ku's "tradition"
Posted on: February 23, 2012 at 08:19:37 CT
FIJItiger MU

As we prepare to finally leave ku in the dust, I thought it a prudent time to take one last look at the complete myth of the tradition of ku’s basketball program. So let this serve as an introduction for the TCU and West Virginia fans, and the fans of their future rivals in the Mo Valley or the A10, as we step aside and allow them to become someone else’s problem. In this case, ‘tradition’ is a nice way of framing the concepts of ‘we cheat a lot’ and ‘we purposely put out a lot of mis-information’. Essentially ku was one of the first programs to start recruiting nationally by offering improper benefits at a time before the NCAA policed that sort of activity, and they leveraged the success from doing so to essentially be above meaningful NCAA punishment from that point forward to continue acting in that manner. The last ku head coach to not be associated with an NCAA probation is W. O. Hamilton, whose final season at ku was the 1918-19 season. The best way to truly understand ku’s ‘tradition’ is to take a fact based look at the general topical concepts that make up that tradition.

- Great Moment in ku Tradition: Hiring the games inventor as a basketball coach

It appears Naismith actually stole both the rules of the game and its basic fundamental concepts from Lambert Will and just took credit without ever properly crediting Will. So there is no more proper place to start than Naismith. Naismith was actually hired by ku to be its Chapel Director, not its basketball coach. He eventually went on to become the only below .500 coach in ku history and lost every game he ever coached against MU. He was famously quoted to have advised Phog Allen upon hearing he wanted to go into coaching, “You can't coach basketball; you just play it."

- Great Moment in ku Tradition: ku wins its first conference championship in its first season of conference play

ku finished 6-0 in the inaugural Mo Valley season of play, 1 of only 2 schools to play more than 1 conference game that season, on their way to their first coveted conference regular season title. 4 years later they would again ‘win’ the Mo Valley with a 6-2 record despite Nebraska’s 8-0 finish, and the following year collect another conference championship going 7-3 to Nebraska’s 10-0. 7 of ku’s overall Conference Championships come during this period in the Mo Valley prior to any logical champion being determined.

- Great Moment in ku Tradition: ku wins its first National Title in 1922

The title was actually awarded to them 21 years later by the Helms Bakery Company by a former semi-pro baseball player and sports collector named Bill Schroeder. Schroeder picked only 1 team for each season and gave no support or justification for his selection of teams and players he likely never witnessed to evaluate. However, it is important to note that this ku team held a reunion every 5 years and as detailed in Phog Allen’s biography the players invited Bill Schroeder to their anniversary reunions. ku would finish the year at 16-2 overall, tied atop the Mo Valley standings with MU who went 16-1 overall. It was ku’s first Mo Valley title since 1915, it was MU’s 4th in the prior 5 years. The two teams split the head to head contests by an equal margin of 10 points, the Tigers lone loss by far the season low in output in terms of points. MU had defeated ku in 20 of the prior 24 meetings and as Phog Allen wrote in his autobiography about the ku upset:
““We were hoping and planning for breaks which might turn our misfortunes into a startling victorious upset…The Missourians had not lost a game. Kansas was not conceded a chance by well-informed dopesters. The Missouri Tigers were big and powerful. The Kansas Jayhawkers were shorter and lighter. They had a great outfit and really looked like much the better team.”
Basketball historians Patrick Premo and Phil Porretta both crunched large amounts of data now available in the modern age to compile retroactive rankings for the season, and independently both selected MU as the nation’s top team in 1922 for the second year in a row.

- Great Moments in ku Tradition: ku wins its second National Title in 1923

Similarly, this was awarded 20 years later by Bill Schroeder of the Helms Bakery. Again, this 17-1 ku team differs from the selections of both Patrick Premo and Phil Porretta who chose 17-0 Army because they had access to more information. The interesting distinction in this example is that similar to the 1922 season, ku’s media guide lists the final contest against MU as the ‘championship’ game of the season. Except in 1923, MU entered that game with already 2 losses on their record and that game would be their 3rd. Beating MU was in no way a national championship game.

- Great Moments in ku Tradition: Phog Allen comes up with the idea for the NCAA tournament

In an article appearing Jan 10th, 1935 Kentucky’s Adolph Rupp is quoted as saying, “"At the end of each season four or five teams throughout the country lay claim to a mythical national title. If the leading teams of each section would agree to play a round robin tournament in some centrally located city, like Chicago, a sort of Rose Bowl champion in basketball would be crowned each year." Five days later, Allen chimed in to support the idea.
http://www.bigbluehistory.net/bb/Graphics/Articles/1935_01_15AllenNationalTourney.jpg

Great Moments in ku Tradition: ku wins its first NCAA title in 1952

This was accomplished almost solely on the back of Clyde Lovellete, who is still the only player in history to lead the nation in scoring and win an NCAA title in the same season. He was named National Player of the Year for the 8th ranked jayhawks and captured NCAA Tourney MOP honors by scoring 31, 44, 33 and 33 in his four games, and set tournament records for points (141), rebounds (69), field goals (53) and free throws (35). In 1948 Lovellette, who was from Indiana, had already committed to home state IU. He went home to pick up some clothes and was next seen in Lawrence signing to play for the jayhawks who were coming off an impressive 9-15 record. As told to Ted O’Leary of the KC Star by Phog Allen and detailed in the ESPN Encyclopedia of Basketball: "There was nothing irregular in my recruitment of Wilt Chamberlain. But Clyde Lovellette - well, that's another story."


Great Moments in ku Tradition: ku wins the 1952 Olympic gold

As the NCAA champion, ku entered a tournament to determine representation on the squad. They defeated the NIT champs Lasalle, but lost to the AAU champs of Peoria Caterpiller-Diesels. As such 7 members of the Olympic team came from ku’s roster, and Phog Allen was the assistant coach as the loser in the Olympic Playoff tournament. The most prominent player on the team was A&M’s Bob Kurland, and the captain of the team was MU’s Dan Pippin.

Great Moments in ku Tradition: Wilt Chamberlain plays for the jayhawks

Chamberlain spoke of his recruitment and arrangement at ku in an article for the LA Times in 1985. He stated “the payment system was much more sophisticated than just giving an athlete cash. The boosters were delegated by a little group. They would say, 'OK, we will allow you, A, B and C, to go out and help to recruit Wilt Chamberlain, and you become like his godfather.' I had two or three godfathers. That way it wasn't sure where it was coming from. Everyone was assigned at least one godfather when I was at Kansas." On April 26th, 1960 ku basketball went on probation for the second time in 3 years for recruiting violations, this time stemming from their giving an Oldsmobile convertible to Chamberlain while a student athlete “to persuade him to continue his career at the University.” Chamberlain accepted and returned an additional year to lead ku to the National Championship game, which they lost in triple overtime to UNC.

Great Moments in ku Tradition: ku wins its 2nd NCAA title in 1988

After earning a 6 seed in the NCAA tournament for their 3rd place finish in the Big 8, being unranked the final 8 polls of the season and never entering the top 15, ku’s bracket fell apart and they faced an 11, 14, 7, and 4 seed on their path to a surprising Final Four. From their they had the benefit of essentially playing home games in Kansas City, and they rode the superstar play of Danny Manning (who decided to attend ku on the strength of their giving his father a fake job on the coaching staff) to the NCAA title. Immediately afterwards, ku would become the only men’s basketball program in NCAA history barred from defending their title by being placed on major probation. It would be the basketball program’s 2nd example of what is now defined by the NCAA as a ‘repeat violator’ for additional violations within a 5 year window, subject to the infamous NCAA death penalty except in cases determined to be ‘unique’ in nature. From the NCAA report:

“the university's disturbing failure to exercise appropriate institutional control over the men's intercollegiate basketball program. The university appeared before the committee in previously in connection with violations …and has had subsequent communications with the committee regarding the university's athletics administration. Although the university argued that it adopted procedures to ensure that all of its athletics programs comply with the terms of NCAA legislation, the violations found in this case indicate that these procedures were not implemented in the men's basketball program in a manner that accomplished this result. The committee also was troubled by statements by the university in its official response to the NCAA's letter of official inquiry and during the hearing before the committee that clear and admitted violations of NCAA regulations somehow should not be considered violations. Such statements diminished the committee's sense of confidence that the university was prepared to take institutional action to discipline individuals for whom it was responsible and who were involved in NCAA violations.”

- Great Moment in ku Tradition: an unknown builds a basketball powerhouse

Following the 1988 season, the jayhawks had a vacancy for their head coaching position. They were turned down by virtually every candidate they offered the position to, even SMS coach Charlie Spoonhire who was born in Kansas elected to stay at SMS rather than taking over the jayhawks. The job went to unknown and unproven UNC assistant Roy Williams. Williams then took a program barred from postseason play, that was losing its only star to graduation, and had won 1 Big 8 title the prior decade to its rival MU’s 6….and built according to Sagarin rankings the #4 program in the decade of the 1990’s. What wasn’t known until much later is that as early as 1989, Williams was aware of and gave approval to boosters to send payments to his players through the mail in undetectable fashion. If it had a functioning compliance department to detect this behavior, this would again have violated ku’s probation period and become their 3rd instance of being a ‘repeat violator’. From the NCAA report, which ku suggested no self imposing penalties on men’s basketball:

“Representative 2 said she had asked for permission to send the gifts and that both a former director of athletics and the former head men's basketball coach Roy Williams were aware that she was sending the gifts….Representative 3 stated that the former head men's basketball coach had told him it was permissible to provide "modest" amounts of money to senior men's basketball student-athletes who had either graduated or exhausted their eligibility. Williams claimed that he "ran it by the (compliance personnel)" at the institution when asked by boosters whether the provision of such gifts was allowable. Though he claimed that after he got a response from the compliance office he was of the opinion that such gifts were allowable, he could not recall with whom he had spoken or what information was given to him. Neither individual who worked in the compliance office during the relevant timeframe recalled ever having such a conversation with the former head men's basketball coach.”

- Great Moment in ku Tradition: ku wins its 3rd NCAA title in 2008

Despite zero wins over teams in the top 25 in Pomeroy’s rankings in the regular season and being seeded behind Texas in its own conference tournament, ku earns a #1 seed in the NCAA tournament and faces a 16, 8, 12, and 10 seed in route to the Final Four. There it is the beneficiary of a Memphis collapse to become the first men’s basketball program in NCAA history to win a title while on major probation. It is later revealed that per NCAA guidelines, ku’s leading and 3rd leading scorers in the title game were ineligible players meaning all games they participated in should have been vacated. ku’s top 6 players in the game include 2 ineligible players, a players whose father has a token job on the staff, a player who received over $5,000 in improper benefits during his recruitment, and a player who was accused of a sexual assault early in the year but which would not be made public until after the season.


Since that point, ku has AGAIN broken the NCAA’s definition of Lack of Institutional Control during their probationary period with a widespread ticket scandal investigation involving the FBI. There is no men’s basketball program in NCAA history with more instances of probation, nor of being a repeat offender by NCAA definition. From their recent NCAA report demonstrating how systematic their refusal to attempt to self-police in a manner which is the backbone of NCAA compliance:

“In its public report, the committee noted that the athletics department did not hire additional staff and provide more resources for its compliance office, even after an outside auditor recommended those changes and the chancellor instructed one of the former directors of athletics to make the changes after the former director of athletics was hired. Instead, the compliance officer was given additional duties and a new compliance position was not created or filled even though funds were allocated for the position, the committee noted. "No person in the institution's administration followed up to make sure he complied," the committee wrote in its report. "It was not until approximately 18 months later that the institutional administration realized that compliance was still understaffed." The compliance officer attributed her failure to report certain rules violations to her substantial workload and the fact that the position of compliance auditor was vacant for periods as long as six and 10 months during the relevant time frame (during those times she tried to do both jobs). When the compliance officer subsequently voiced her concerns to the then director of athletics, she was told by him that “compliance doesn't sell tickets.”

And that as they say, is the real ku.

Brainiac
03-27-2012, 08:37 AM
I've got nothing against most Missouri fans. But this guy is a total retard with way too much time on his hands and a deep-seated obsession with all things KU.

Bambi
03-27-2012, 08:38 AM
I've got nothing against most Missouri fans. But this guy is a total retard with way too much time on his hands and a deep-seated obsession with all things KU.

haha, what's he gonna write for this year?

I'd love to see the 0 McDonald's All Americans angle.

Dr. Facebook Fever
03-27-2012, 08:39 AM
1. He obviously doesn't care about us.

2. MAN that is a LOT of butthurt!

Brainiac
03-27-2012, 08:42 AM
Seriously though, it's easy to understand how a fan like that could become seriously deranged. It must be extremely frustrating to be a fan of a program that chose to hire Quin Snyder over Bill Self.

Zeke
03-27-2012, 08:43 AM
ROFLROFLROFLROFL

Pants
03-27-2012, 08:45 AM
That's just Fiji, he's been doing this for years.

Earthling
03-27-2012, 08:52 AM
Some funny stuff. Thanks for the laugh this morning. ROFL

track
03-27-2012, 08:53 AM
sounds like someone whose team bombed out in the first round to a 15 seed...simple jealousy from a loser.

HemiEd
03-27-2012, 08:56 AM
1. He obviously doesn't care about us.

2. MAN that is a LOT of butthurt!

That amount of butthurt is immeasurable.

Fish
03-27-2012, 08:59 AM
LMAO......

http://img594.imageshack.us/img594/1193/sourgrapes.jpg

Extra Point
03-27-2012, 09:03 AM
The NCAA is a joke. All athletes should get a free ride: tuition, books, room and board. Anything else, fuggetaboutit.

hometeam
03-27-2012, 09:04 AM
This is definately a biased article.

Still, KU can suck it.

DaFace
03-27-2012, 09:12 AM
Wow. That's an impressive amount of writing just to say WWAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHH.

Mr_Tomahawk
03-27-2012, 09:12 AM
Kinda feel bad for the writer...

mr. tegu
03-27-2012, 09:13 AM
Wow. I have seen this before and it still screams lunacy and jealousy.

Fritz88
03-27-2012, 09:22 AM
#butthurt

#confetti
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sedated
03-27-2012, 09:30 AM
<img src="http://www.welovetheiraqiinformationminister.com/images/07-minister.jpg">

ChiefaRoo
03-27-2012, 09:33 AM
Wow.

Brock
03-27-2012, 09:34 AM
We're in your head for all eternity.

ChiefaRoo
03-27-2012, 09:35 AM
We're in your head for all eternity.

KU owns Mizzou's soul.

SNR
03-27-2012, 09:40 AM
tb;dr

(Too boring; didn't read)

Agent V
03-27-2012, 09:51 AM
Somebody's a grouchy puss.

Lzen
03-27-2012, 09:56 AM
What is this tripe and why did you post it?

Dr. Facebook Fever
03-27-2012, 09:59 AM
What is this tripe and why did you post it?

To laugh at the butthurt I think. At least that's what I took from it but then again I mostly just skimmed.

J Diddy
03-27-2012, 11:06 AM
tb;dr

(Too boring; didn't read)

I started with the best of intentions, I really did, but I couldn't make it past talking about Naismith as the coach.

It was the most boring timeline I've ever seen.

qabbaan
03-27-2012, 11:09 AM
Is this a post from a message board? Why repost it?


Anyway, it's obviously idiotic to try to take away from ku's modern accomplishments in basketball. Only an imbecile would do so.

As a Missouri fan we should treat Kansas as a former conference opponent with whom we had a rivalry in the 1900s... New history is waiting to be written. Kansas belongs in the past so let it rest.

Bambi
03-27-2012, 11:12 AM
Is this a post from a message board?

Was on tigerboard but I've been hearing this is what the MU fans have been sending each other once it was announced that they were going to play the part of the Washington Generals in the SEC.

qabbaan
03-27-2012, 11:18 AM
Was on tigerboard but I've been hearing this is what the MU fans have been sending each other once it was announced that they were going to play the part of the Washington Generals in the SEC.

"I've been hearing" huh.

So are you jilted and creeping around tiger board, or just posting a forwarded email? Doesn't matter I suppose.

I hope for your sake that Texas indeed never decides to cut your umbilical cord.

Al Czervik
03-27-2012, 11:19 AM
It is from Tigerboard......

I have it on good authority that FIJI's ex-wife was the cum dumpster for Jayhawk Towers....Union Pacific aint got nothing on the trains she pulled.

Explains the hatred for all things KU.....

Sad little pathetic worm....

Pants
03-27-2012, 11:20 AM
It is from Tigerboard......

I have it on good authority that FIJI's ex-wife was the cum dumpster for Jayhawk Towers....Union Pacific aint got nothing on the trains she pulled.

Explains the hatred for all things KU.....

Sad little pathetic worm....

Makes sense as his brother is a KU fan and posts on the Phog. ROFL

Ultra Peanut
03-27-2012, 11:25 AM
This is a joke, right?

Stewie
03-27-2012, 11:32 AM
And Ahmadinejad can prove without a doubt that the Holocaust never happened. Just ask him.

Bambi
03-27-2012, 11:33 AM
"I've been hearing" huh.

So are you jilted and creeping around tiger board, or just posting a forwarded email? Doesn't matter I suppose.

I hope for your sake that Texas indeed never decides to cut your umbilical cord.

No they said it on the radio.

When is KU going to the Mountain West?

I want to be ready.

King_Chief_Fan
03-27-2012, 11:53 AM
too much crap to read about a team that I don't give a crap about

qabbaan
03-27-2012, 11:57 AM
No they said it on the radio.

When is KU going to the Mountain West?

I want to be ready.

Oh, I don't think Kansas will ever end up in the MWC. I think the most likely future is one where KU remains in a Big 12 that remakes itself to stop the decline, like a mall with only one anchor tenant left.

Trevo_410
03-27-2012, 12:07 PM
i wonder how hard it would be to find something pretty ****ing retarded over at phag.net in a few seconds...

they're in the final four and they still can't keep their minds off of us... :spock:

FishingRod
03-27-2012, 12:07 PM
Quinn, the glory years



Missouri Tigers (Big 12 Conference) (1999–2006)
1999–00 Missouri 18–13 10–6 6th NCAA 1st Round
2000–01 Missouri 20–13 9–7 6th NCAA 2nd Round
2001–02 Missouri 24–12 9–7 6th NCAA Elite Eight
2002–03 Missouri 22–11 9–7 T–5th NCAA 2nd Round
2003–04 Missouri 16–14 9–7 6th NIT 1st Round
2004–05 Missouri 16–17 7–9 T–8th NIT 1st Round
2005–06 Missouri 10–11 3–7 11th
Missouri: 126–91 56–50

ChiefsCountry
03-27-2012, 12:13 PM
Ahh TigerBoard, knew it right off with the SMS crack as well, since they are the only douches that still call us that.

Al Czervik
03-27-2012, 12:19 PM
i wonder how hard it would be to find something pretty ****ing retarded over at phag.net in a few seconds...

they're in the final four and they still can't keep their minds off of us... :spock:

Kinda hard not to laugh at you guys.......

qabbaan
03-27-2012, 12:23 PM
Kinda hard not to laugh at you guys.......

Thanks for the memories, and good luck saving the neighborhood!

Al Czervik
03-27-2012, 12:31 PM
Thanks for the memories, and good luck saving the neighborhood!

We appreciate the concern....from someone that is not concerned with KU!!

Brock
03-27-2012, 12:34 PM
too much crap to read about a team that I don't give a crap about

Talk about protesting a bit too much.

HemiEd
03-27-2012, 12:37 PM
too much crap to read about a team that I don't give a crap about

ROFL You are needed over in the second newest conference re-alignment thread.

Pablo
03-27-2012, 12:45 PM
i wonder how hard it would be to find something pretty ****ing retarded over at phag.net in a few secondsGood luck finding something this retarded.

We will be waiting.

BillSelfsTrophycase
03-27-2012, 12:47 PM
Wow, now THAT is butthurt

qabbaan
03-27-2012, 01:31 PM
We appreciate the concern....from someone that is not concerned with KU!!

This is a thread that was started by a KU fan wishing to discuss what an MU fan wrote on an MU message board over a month ago. (even the village idiot of that board) While his team is in the final four no less.

Reerun_KC
03-27-2012, 01:43 PM
too much crap to read about a team that I don't give a crap about

How many threads are you going to post this in?

Chocolate Hog
03-27-2012, 01:52 PM
I thought Mizzou had a good journalism program?

SLAG
03-27-2012, 01:54 PM
The butthurt is strong with this one

Bambi
03-27-2012, 02:09 PM
i wonder how hard it would be to find something pretty ****ing retarded over at phag.net in a few seconds...

they're in the final four and they still can't keep their minds off of us... :spock:

Huh??

It's a whole article written about KU.

What does MU have to do with anything?

Of course I, as a KU fan, would post it.

DJJasonp
03-27-2012, 02:45 PM
Read this: As we prepare to finally leave ku in the dust

Paused......chuckled......and stopped reading! :)

threebag02
03-27-2012, 02:54 PM
Imagine the pearls you could spit out with that much sand in your pussy.

Bambi
03-27-2012, 03:02 PM
Read this: As we prepare to finally leave ku in the dust

Paused......chuckled......and stopped reading! :)

http://media.columbiamissourian.com/multimedia/2012/03/14/media/031412_MUSendOff115_t_w600_h3000.jpg

BillSelfsTrophycase
03-27-2012, 03:12 PM
http://media.columbiatribune.com/img/photos/2012/03/11/031112_0212a_mc_Basketball_-_MU_NCAA_Tourny_Selection_mc_t900x900.JPG?b912964d3d99218fae5b265f3a13640b95f86346

Pasta Giant Meatball
03-27-2012, 03:15 PM
Looks like we found Wicked's long lost MU brother.

King_Chief_Fan
03-27-2012, 03:18 PM
How many threads are you going to post this in?

hey buddy, you stalking me?:D

duncan_idaho
03-27-2012, 03:19 PM
A few things to note:

1) FIJI Has had that list forever. I know a version existed when Williams was still there, before the Darrell Jackson stuff on the timeline. I would imagine it's a word file or something like that he hangs on to (and adds to as appropriate).

2) It's not an article. It's a post by a Mizzou fan on a crappy, free message board, that allows anonymous membership.

Hardly anything new, that has only recently been worked up.

Bambi
03-27-2012, 03:25 PM
A few things to note:

1) FIJI Has had that list forever. I know a version existed when Williams was still there, before the Darrell Jackson stuff on the timeline. I would imagine it's a word file or something like that he hangs on to (and adds to as appropriate).

2) It's not an article. It's a post by a Mizzou fan on a crappy, free message board, that allows anonymous membership.

Hardly anything new, that has only recently been worked up.

What is the spin going to be this time around?

SNR
03-27-2012, 03:30 PM
It's hilarious when the only comeback rival fans can make from casual smack talk is "We're obviously in your heads! You can't stop thinking about us!"

It's their passive aggressive way of saying, "Don't talk smack to us. It's not nice. Why can't you just leave us alone?"

For having more Super Bowls than the Chiefs and a far greater record of recent success than us, this is the position taken by numerous Donk fans on this board. And in general, really. At least Raider fans legitimately throw poo instead of this fallacious psycho-analytic garbage reasoning that never works.

I know the few Mizzou fans who talk this way are better than this. C'mon guys. We're only playing.

Stewie
03-27-2012, 03:34 PM
Do you know the difference between KU and MU?

















This "information."

Bambi
03-27-2012, 03:37 PM
It's hilarious when the only comeback rival fans can make from casual smack talk is "We're obviously in your heads! You can't stop thinking about us!"

It's their passive aggressive way of saying, "Don't talk smack to us. It's not nice. Why can't you just leave us alone?"

For having more Super Bowls than the Chiefs and a far greater record of recent success than us, this is the position taken by numerous Donk fans on this board. And in general, really. At least Raider fans legitimately throw poo instead of this fallacious psycho-analytic garbage reasoning that never works.

I know the few Mizzou fans who talk this way are better than this. C'mon guys. We're only playing.

You should see the PM and REP messages I get.

wow...

threebag02
03-27-2012, 04:14 PM
You should see the Uvula and Sphincter massages I give.

wow...

http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTaBWBKfDkQbJgjqZ3g-7BOA-iapROGMm16i8Oi6WeEkJyISl2e

KC_Connection
03-27-2012, 04:59 PM
Despite zero wins over teams in the top 25 in Pomeroy’s rankings in the regular season and being seeded behind Texas in its own conference tournament
Not that I expect this individual to get the facts right for a post that ridiculous, but KU had three wins over top 25 KenPom teams in 2008 in the regular season (KSU, Texas A&M, Arizona) and two more in the conference tournament (Texas and A&M). They then had three more (Davidson, UNC, and Memphis) in the NCAAs.

The Dawg
03-27-2012, 05:04 PM
You should see the PM and REP messages I get.

wow...

You deserve every bit of it methinks.

Bearcat
03-27-2012, 05:16 PM
Not that I expect this individual to get the facts right for a post that ridiculous, but KU had three wins over top 25 KenPom teams in 2008 in the regular season (KSU, Texas A&M, Arizona) and two more in the conference tournament (Texas and A&M). They then had three more (Davidson, UNC, and Memphis) in the NCAAs.

"being seeded behind" ROFLLMAO

Damn, we could have been using that one a few weeks ago. LMAO

Phobia
03-27-2012, 05:21 PM
Outside looking in at this rivalry for 20 years and all I see is a bunch of MU butthurt every year. I live in Missouri and actually own a couple Tigers hats and maybe a shirt. I mean, I hope both KU and MU do well because tons of my friends pull for each respective team. Iowa is my first love and that's the only team I'll really take great pleasure from championships.

Chiefs Pantalones
03-27-2012, 05:33 PM
5 titles and 14 FFs is a dang good myth LMAO

Dr. Facebook Fever
03-27-2012, 06:27 PM
Outside looking in at this rivalry for 20 years and all I see is a bunch of MU butthurt every year. I live in Missouri and actually own a couple Tigers hats and maybe a shirt. I mean, I hope both KU and MU do well because tons of my friends pull for each respective team. Iowa is my first love and that's the only team I'll really take great pleasure from championships.

Get comfortable while you wait?

Heh.

Sorry... arrogant KU fan came out for a second.

Bambi
03-27-2012, 08:12 PM
You deserve every bit of it methinks.

link?

Brock
03-27-2012, 08:14 PM
link?

http://chiefsplanet.com/BB/search.php?searchid=656847

Bambi
03-27-2012, 08:23 PM
http://chiefsplanet.com/BB/search.php?searchid=656847

no matches found. thanks for proving my point

Braincase
03-27-2012, 08:26 PM
Fiji didn't research his blast very well. Even in the world of Lambert Will's great grandson, "Well, because Naismith did invent the name and the earliest version of the game..."

http://www.vpr.net/episode/33157/basketball-inventor/

And Ian Naismith's rebuttal...

http://www.herald-review.com/sports/basketball/article_44192208-4f06-11e0-a2b5-001cc4c002e0.html