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  1. Are KU's fourth-year seniors better than one-and-dones?Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    ... I'm not including upperclassmen Self inherited (like Aaron Miles and Keith Langford) but am still counting Jeff Withey, who spent four years with the Jayhawks after transferring from Arizona. I'm also only including four-year scholarship players ...


  2. #KUReview: Transfer could help KU basketballRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 5 | The Capital-Journal

    The Kansas men's basketball team has an opportunity to help itself immediately with a transfer - and one who won't even cost the Jayhawks an additional scholarship. Remember Jeff Withey's sophomore year in 2010-11? Where he only played 162 minutes the year before he became Big 12 defensive player of the year and set a new KU single-season blocks record? Much like Withey, this transfer was overlooked at a Power Five school a season ago, but his underlying numbers suggest he could handle a larger role.


  3. The Ultimate Eight: Mario Chalmers v Paul PierceRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2015 | Rock Chalk Talk

    ... Paul Pierce. We are taking the Final Four from each of the recent brackets on this site (Thomas Robinson, Jeff Withey, Brandon Rush, and Mario Chalmers from the Self bracket and Paul Pierce, Nick Collison, Kirk Hinrich, and Raef LaFrentz from the ...


  4. The Ultimate Eight: Jeff Withey v Kirk HinrichRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2015 | Rock Chalk Talk

    ... former KU greats. We are taking the Final Four from each of the recent brackets on this site (Thomas Robinson, Jeff Withey, Brandon Rush, and Mario Chalmers from the Self bracket and Paul Pierce, Nick Collison, Kirk Hinrich, and Raef LaFrentz from ...


  5. The Ultimate Eight: Thomas Robinson v Nick CollisonRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2015 | Rock Chalk Talk

    We are taking the final four from each of the brackets and pitting these goliaths of Kansas basketball against each other to determine once and for all who the best player to suit up for Kansas in the past twenty seasons is. Thomas Robinson, Jeff Withey, Brandon Rush, and Mario Chalmers emerged from the Self bracket and Paul Pierce, Nick Collison, Kirk Hinrich, and Raef LaFrentz came from the Roy bracket.


  6. KU's Perry Ellis has high hopes for senior season that begins with Tuesday's game against CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 |

    ... list for All-American candidates. He also will be a standout senior - something Kansas hasn't had since center Jeff Withey finished his career in 2012-13. Former Kansas standout Ben McLemore, who has spent the last two years with the Sacramento ...


  7. Mario Chalmers wins best player of the Bill Self eraRead the original story

    May 1, 2015 | Rock Chalk Talk

    ... cruised to the Sweet 16, where had tough back-to-back matchups with dominant centers in Cole Aldrich and Jeff Withey. It's no surprise that the player behind the shot won it all, but it's important to remember everything else that Mario Chalmers ...


  8. Assistant coach: KU was best fit for top recruit Cheick DialloRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | The Capital-Journal

    ... also has a long history of sending big men to the pros with a list that includes Marcus Morris, Thomas Robinson, Jeff Withey and Joel Embiid. "The biggest factor for him to choose Kansas was development and coaching," Jaklitsch said. "Cheick knows ...


  9. Picking the best player of the Bill Self era: round threeRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2015 | Rock Chalk Talk

    ... He was also a lockdown defender who played in over 81% of the team's minutes that year. On the other side, Jeff Withey went from a scrawny foul-machine to the nation's top shot-blocker in his time at Kansas. He also added some post moves and became ...


  10. Voting for the best player of the Bill Self Era: Round 2Read the original story

    Apr 20, 2015 | Rock Chalk Talk

    ... scoring touch around the basket. This is one of the most interesting matchups of the second round for me. Jeff Withey handled Perry Ellis in the first round by a 93%-7% margin, while Joel Embiid swept the embattled Cliff Alexander. Jeff Withey took ...


  11. Mike Thorne, Jr. Drawing Interest from the Kansas JayhawksRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2015 | Rock Chalk Talk

    ... less than Landen Lucas and Cliff Alexander combined. Thorne is a big body in the middle, but he isn't exactly Jeff Withey . He has just 54 swats in 81 games. In comparison, Joel Embiid had 72 in just 28 games last year. He's not a great late-game ...


  12. Analyzing KU's Transfers, Part Two: OutgoingRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2015 | Rock Chalk Talk

    ... in his two years with the Bears. Cole Aldrich and the Morris twins were ahead of him in the rotation (and Jeff Withey was transferring in and Thomas Robinson had committed to KU) and he probably wouldn't have had a chance to break into the lineup ...


  13. The Statistical And Visual Case For Playing Cliff Alexander More MinutesRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2015 | Rock Chalk Talk

    ... a slew of NBA big men over the past five seasons including Cole Aldrich , the Morris twins, Thomas Robinson , Jeff Withey , and Joel Embiid . As a consensus top five recruit, Alexander figured to be the next front court player to have a massive ...


  14. Can this Kansas basketball team rebound?Read the original story

    Feb 20, 2015 | Rock Chalk Talk

    ... for these low numbers is the absence of any dominant rebounding presence in the post. Between Joel Embiid, Jeff Withey, Thomas Robinson, Cole Aldrich and the Morris twins, Kansas hasn't found the roster lacking in great rebounders in some time. I ...


  15. Ranking KUs Best Individual Seasons In The Past Five YearsRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | Rock Chalk Talk

    ... a high usage rate made Morris a very valuable player on a Kansas team that lost in the Elite Eight. ( Note: Jeff Withey also logged an 11.2 BPM in 2010-11, but only played 196 minutes. ) The other Morris twin, Markieff, put together a slightly ...


  16. Kansas Jayhawks: Can They Win Without a True Rim ProtectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Allen Field Mouse

    ... Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports The short answer is no. But, he also wouldn't make that shot with Jeff Withey , Cole Aldrich , or even Darnell Jackson on the court for the Kansas Jayhawks. Staten's spinning layup with 3.9 seconds left gave ...


  17. Jayhawks Buoyed by the Three BallRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2015 | Rock Chalk Talk

    ... He's built his teams accordingly. Wright, Kaun, Jackson, Arthur, Aldrich, the Morris twins, Thomas Robinson, Jeff Withey and Joel Embiid, all big, imposing, low post scorers who could play above the rim. I'll take a team built like that over a jump ...


  18. Q&A with Rock Chalk Talk: OSU - KU 2.0Read the original story

    Feb 6, 2015 | Cowboys Ride For Free

    ... is the lineup I'd use, without any explanation: Aaron Miles, Andrew Wiggins , Brandon Rush , Thomas Robinson , Jeff Withey . I'm assuming Brannen Greene is still under the radar, right? At least a lot more than Kelly Oubre or Wayne Selden is. Greene ...


  19. Former KU star Withey enjoying competition in second NBA seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | The Capital-Journal

    In his second year in the National Basketball Association, former Kansas Jayhawk Jeff Withey has come to appreciate the stiff level of competition in the league's Western Conference. Withey and the New Orleans Pelicans are fighting for a playoff spot - as are their Wednesday opponents, the Oklahoma City Thunder.


  20. Kansas Jayhawks: Carlton Bragg Chosen for McDonald's All-American Game [video]Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Allen Field Mouse

    ... Lucas , and Hunter Mickelson . No one in that group is a rim-protector like former Jayhawks Joel Embiid or Jeff Withey, but they won't get pushed around under the rim either. As you can see in the video below, Bragg can score inside, but step back ...