1. Can KU's defense continue the excellence from last season. Losing Udoka is a huge blow defensively. But Big Dave has received rave reviews and hopes are high. Defense will be a key to our success this season. Watch for the switching on the perimeter. I would suspect that Big Dave will stay...
Self has won 501 games as KU coach against 109 losses for an 82.13% winning %. Here's how he has done against various ranks.
No. 1 -- 4-2 (67%)
Top 5 -- 21-7 (75%)
Top 10 -- 40-21 (65.6%)
Top 25 -- 102-56 (64.6%)
Overall -- 501-109 (82.1%)
Easily the best record among KU coaches against top...
Going to add a couple:
1.) Home court advantage - GONE (almost). Read an article about how Cameron will be an absolute different animal with no fans in the barn. AFH will suffer a similar fate. Expect to give up 5-10 points per game at home depending on the team that's visiting. It will be...
"It is not the critic who counts, not the one who points out how the strong man stumbled or how the doer of deeds might have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena; whose face is marred with sweat and dust and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs and comes short again and again; who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions and spends himself in a worthy cause and who, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat."