One of the most storied and radition-rich basketball programs in America, the Kansas Jayhawks have produced many basketball legendscoaches and players alike. From their humble beginnings of playing in the basement of Snow Hall to the raucous atmosphere of Allen Fieldhouse, the Jayhawks have been a national powerhouse on the hardwood almost from the start. Kansas has been home to many great coaches, from the "Father of Basketball Coaching" Forrest C. "Phog" Allen, who successfully motivated his players with unorthodox methods, to current coach Bill Self, who took over for Roy Williams and will undoubtedly make his mark in Lawrence. Die-hard fans have cheered some of the game's greatest players through the decadesWilt Chamberlain, Jo Jo White, Clyde Lovelette, and Danny Manningand are anxious to see what becomes of recent stars like Drew Gooden and Wayne Simien. Tales from the Jayhawks Hardwood, Second Edition is an updated and revised collection of first-hand memories from the players and coaches who made history at the University of Kansas. Re-live those famous games, crowning moments, rivalries, bloopers and more.
|Publisher:||Sports Publishing LLC|
|Product dimensions:||5.40(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.60(d)|
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Stallard is a freelance writer.