As the afternoon workout drew to a close, Thomas Robinson listened and nodded as Washington Wizards coach Randy Wittman told him to get out on the wing and run. Robinson raced up the court, ran around a couple of orange cones, stopped just inside the 3-point line and put up a shot.
Illinois State's Tim Jankovich has been hired as the presumed head coach-in-waiting under new SMU coach Larry Brown.
Larry Brown has returned to college coaching.
Thomas Robinson, the brawny Kansas forward who overcame personal tragedy to lead his team to a national runner-up finish this season, is leaving for the NBA.
Kansas junior forward Thomas Robinson will appear with coach Bill Self at a news conference Monday at Allen Fieldhouse.
Kentucky's defense was so good it overcame its own offense.
Kansas guard Elijah Johnson emerged from a huddle late in the game with a smile on his face.
It's time to bury the term "student-athlete." It died at 11:42 p.m. Monday, just about the time the confetti falling from the roof of the Superdome landed on coach John Calipari's hair and the players from Kentucky's NBA development academy gathered at a far corner of the court to collect a trophy many of them will need a campus map just to find next year.
A few weeks ago, Kentucky coach John Calipari asked his players how they helped the team when they weren't scoring.