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Naadir Tharpe #10 of the Kansas Jayhawks (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Kansas Guard Naadir Tharpe

The 5’11” Tharpe is averaging 30 minutes, 8.9 points, and 5.1 assists per game while shooting 45 percent from the field, 39 percent from deep, and 82 percent from the line.

03/04/2014

Marcus Smart #33 of the Oklahoma State Cowboys performs a reverse dunk. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Big 12 Offseason Notebook — Power Rankings And Players To Watch

The Jayhawks have won the last nine Big 12 regular-season titles and they’re bringing in the best recruiting class they’ve had in years — but that doesn’t mean they’ll necessarily have the best team in the Big 12 next season.

08/19/2013

Andrew Wiggins (Photo by Sam Forencich)

Rothstein: Kansas’ Non-Conference Schedule Will Give Wiggins The Ultimate Showcase

Andrew Wiggins is going to Kansas. It’s huge for Bill Self. It’s huge for the Big 12. And it’s even bigger for fans of college basketball.

05/15/2013

Andrew Wiggins (Photo by Sam Forencich)

Rothstein Files: Breaking Down The 4 Potential Destinations For Andrew Wiggins

We can’t fully project next year’s Top 25 in college basketball because arguably the best player in the sport has still yet to decide on his destination.

05/07/2013

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Rothstein Files: Previewing The 9 Major Conference Tourneys With Predictions

Jim Larranaga’s team has had a banner season, but they’ll likely have to beat Duke for a second time this season — this time with Ryan Kelly — to reinforce their potential to go deep in the NCAA Tournament.

03/13/2013

Jerami Grant #3 of the Syracuse Orange goes to the basket against the Louisville Cardinals. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook

Syracuse can beat anyone without James Southerland. How do I know that? Because the Orange won at Louisville without Southerland on Saturday.

01/21/2013

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Rothstein Files: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook

I believed in Colorado. I had already seen the Buffaloes about a half-dozen times this season and thought they had what it took to push Kansas in Lawrence on Saturday. Boy was I wrong.

12/10/2012

Kansas head coach Bill Self (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Big 12 Offseason Notebook

At this point, should we expect anything less than another conference title in Kansas?

08/06/2012

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Rothstein Files: Friday’s NCAA Tournament Primer

The Madness is on! Find out what to expect — and which names to keep track of — throughout Friday’s action.

03/16/2012

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The Rothstein Files: Time Is Now For Former St. Anthony’s Star Tyshawn Taylor

During his first three seasons at Kansas, Taylor has always been regular member of the Jayhawks rotation but was never a name in bold print on an opponent’s scouting report. That is all about to change.

WFAN–10/04/2011

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Parise: Coaches Give Back To Benefit Brayden Carr Foundation

It was an honor to be a part of “In Brayden’s Eyes” – an elite coaching clinic to benefit the Brayden Carr Foundation. Over 500 coaches attended and over $80,000 dollars was raised. The speakers were Bob Hurley, Bill Self, John Calipari, Jeff Van Gundy, Larry Brown and Mike Rice.

10/03/2011