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.
The final week of the regular season represents a chance to either improve their postseason positioning or win over the NCAA tournament selection committee.
After two months spent mostly bludgeoning each other into submission, coaches in the Big 12 are starting to cast a wary eye toward the NCAA tournament.
The Jayhawks (20-6) are 11-2 in the standings, while the Longhorns (20-6) are at 9-4. Iowa State, Oklahoma and Kansas State are stuck in a logjam at 8-5.
Mangino spent eight seasons as the coach at Kansas, winning national coach of the year honors in 2007 and leading the Jayhawks to a win in the Orange Bowl.
December 16, 2013
Jury selection begins on Tuesday for the man accused of killing a couple in front of their home. Abey Girma has now been arraigned and will soon be on trial for capital murder.
Former University of Kansas fullback Christopher Powell alleges in a lawsuit that the NCAA failed to adequately protect athletes from head trauma.
With the Big 12 heading into a final five-week stretch to determine its 2013 champion, the league on Tuesday released in 2014 conference football schedule.
Malcolm Brown ran for 119 yards and four touchdowns and defensive tackle Chris Whaley scored his second touchdown of the season as Texas beat Kansas 35-13 Saturday for the Longhorns’ fifth win in a row.
No. 12 Baylor and 16th-ranked Texas Tech are the league’s only undefeated teams. Texas is 3-0 in the conference after starting 1-2 this season.
Kansas coach Charlie Weis knows exactly how long it will have been since the Jayhawks last won a Big 12 game when they face No. 20 Texas Tech on Saturday.