KU hopes Azubuike can return by start of Big 12 play
Kansas coach Bill Self is hopeful that injured center Udoka Azubuike will be back on the floor by the time the secondranked Jayhawks open Big 12 play against Oklahoma on Jan. 2.
The 7-footer sustained a severe high ankle sprain when he landed awkwardly on a Wofford player early in the Jayhawks’ 72-47 rout on Tuesday night. Azubuike was still not putting much weight on the ankle Thursday, Self said, but he could be moving in a walking boot by the weekend. from University School made his college choice in a ceremony televised live on ESPN from Davie. The senior picked Duke over the North Carolina Tar Heels and Michigan State Spartans, his other two finalists.
New Mexico: Head coach Paul Weir apologized for the actions of some of his players before Tuesday’s game against rival New Mexico State in Las Cruces.
Weir said in a statement that he was extremely disappointed and wanted to apologize to everyone at New Mexico and at NMSU. He said he was embarrassed and described the behavior as unsportsmanlike.