Ending of K St @ Kansas game

Discussion in 'Men’s Basketball' started by Horn87, Jan 21, 2020.

  1. Horn87

    Horn87 1,000+ Posts

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  2. Htown77

    Htown77 5,000+ Posts

    Just in time for Rick Barnes coming to Lawrence!
     
  3. Htown77

    Htown77 5,000+ Posts

    Although I have to say I respect the Kansas State team more than our team. At least the Kansas State players had fight in them and enough pride to get angry at the disrespect they were getting.

    Other than Kai Jones who actually showed fight and cared, our players did not seem to care at all they were getting trounced and embarrassed by WVU's backups and walk ons. Of course when you have an athletic department that does not care, you get a head coach that does not care. When you have a head coach that does not care, you get players that do no care.
     
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  4. Hoop

    Hoop 500+ Posts

    It's a game. A GAME. What I saw tonight was madness. No player should care so much about a game to the point that they are willing to assault someone while playing a game that they love and are in a position to play at that level.

    In my opinion, their coaches, their teammates, their peers, and possibly their parents have all failed them. More importantly, as adult men, they have failed themselves. That was truly a regrettable event.
     
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  5. Clean

    Clean 5,000+ Posts

    I don't know if I agree with that. I didn't think it was a dirty play. He blocked the shot. Maybe a 3 game suspension.
     
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  6. Horn87

    Horn87 1,000+ Posts

    I don't think chasing someone into the stands and trying to attack them with a chair will get him off with just a 3 game suspension....
     
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  7. Statalyzer

    Statalyzer 10,000+ Posts

    Not that impressed with the "fight" shown by stealing the ball from a team that's just trying to run the clock out with the shot clock off in a game that's already over. But all De Sousa had to do to make his point was was swat the shot and make the dude look foolish, which he did. Once he walked over him and stood there, he was the instigator of the fight - and then as the fight continued he was the perpetrator of some of its worst parts.
     
  8. Chop

    Chop 2,500+ Posts

    It looked like at least some of the men in suits (assistant coaches?) were throwing punches and pulling people down, instead of just getting between players and trying to stop the fight. Also, the guy in the white pants and black shirt was punching a player. I'm not sure who he was. A KU male cheerleader stepped in between some of the combatants to help break it up.
     
  9. BevoJoe

    BevoJoe 5,000+ Posts

    I've watched the replay of this a couple of times. What a brawl. When I first saw it I just sat there in some sort of shock. Couldn't believe the KU player picked up a stool to go after other guys. NCAA may come down hard on the participants, or at least they should.
     
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  10. Horn87

    Horn87 1,000+ Posts

    Kansas has suspended De Sousa indefinitely, will see what the B12 conference adds
     
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  11. Sangre Naranjada

    Sangre Naranjada Liquor Man

    Good for Kansas.
     
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  12. Joe Fan

    Joe Fan 10,000+ Posts

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  13. Clean

    Clean 5,000+ Posts

    Big XII suspended De Sousa for 12 games. He'll probably be back for the tournament.

    I didn't realize he was such bad news for Kansas. HIs recruitment surfaced in the FBI probe and got Kansas in NCAA trouble. Those allegations are being appealed. The NCAA suspended him for two years, but Kansas appealed it down to one year, allowing him to play this season.
     
  14. Statalyzer

    Statalyzer 10,000+ Posts

    Weak suspensions. McCormick threw several punches and gets 2 games? Only 4 players in total suspended? What?
     
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  15. SabreHorn

    SabreHorn 5,000+ Posts

    Really? Remember that someone had to explain to Bowelsby that schools other than Kansas played basketball. My sources tell me that he remembers it as his trip in March when he gets a large suite in a great hotel with expensive food and more expensive wine.
     
  16. Htown77

    Htown77 5,000+ Posts

    I would like to clarify that I am not in favor of brawls. I equally condemn the Kansas-Kansas State players involved with the rest of this board. Texas' lethargic play against West Virginia and the Kansas-Kansas State brawl were two opposite, extreme and wrong ends of the spectrum to be on. However, yes, I have more respect for those that wrongly care too much than our team (excluding Kai Jones) who did not have any pride to care whatsoever.
     

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