Kansas chose to be Team USA in 2015 World University Games

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  1. twocoach

    twocoach Well-Known Member

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  2. CycloneErik

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    That's just crap. Take away opportunities for other program's players while providing that additional practice benefit for Kansas. Absolute crap.
     
  3. BallSoHard4Cy

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  4. stateofmind

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  5. twocoach

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    Isn't this the Big XII Conference area?
     
  6. EYEoftheSTORM

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    Looks like KU is in elite company... The only other school ever selected to represent the US was UNI... If KU doesn't win the whole thing they probably don't deserve to play in the XII this year.
     
  7. twocoach

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    Press conference is this afternoon but it sounds like they were chosen to be.
     
  8. Cyclonepride

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    Extremely stupid to limit this to just one team.
     
  9. BallSoHard4Cy

    BallSoHard4Cy Well-Known Member

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    Yep, but this isn't a good thing for anyone or anything not named Kansas. Your OP is saying its a good thing, which is why it belongs on a KU board.
     
  10. ImJustKCClone

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    The rich get richer, eh?

    Who did the choosing? Since it sounds incredibly unbiased on the surface....
     
  11. twocoach

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    So that's the criteria for posting in this area? Maybe you need to put in a formal complaint. It doesn't appear that anyone else has been following your rules.
     
  12. intrepid27

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    Dear Bill,

    I'd highly recommend a day trip to scenic North Korea while you are there. Your players can perform some public service over. Maybe give out some bibles or western movies.


    Signed,
    Rest of Big XII
     
  13. twocoach

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    They have been fielding teams of college players for years that have been getting their butts kicked. Trying something new, I suppose.
     
  14. twocoach

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    You should probably blame Aaron White, the kid from Iowa that was on the 2013 team that got 9th. It's his fault that Team USA looked to KU to pull the team out of the gutter. McDermott too since his son was on the team.
     
  15. CycloneErik

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    No, I'll blame the decision makers on this one. Something like this should just be a cut-and-dried "NO" from the NCAA, but Kansas makes them money. I guess that makes it good.
     
  16. 00clone

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    So Kansas Basketball is representing the whole US? Sheesh, don't we have a big enough problem with the rest of the world thinking we're arrogant pri**s?!?!?!
     
  17. ianoconnor

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    This may in fact be the only time I don't root for "Team USA". Stupid. Maybe Naz will play for Canada. I'll root for them.
     
  18. NATEizKING

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    Damn, too late for Ejim to dominate Kansas once again
     
  19. ribsnwhiskey

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    I guarantee they won't make it past the 2nd or 3rd round...won't have Big 12 refs or be playing in Homer Fieldhouse.
     
  20. ImJustKCClone

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    I bet they could even get a guided tour from Dennis Rodman...
     

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