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  1. Kansas Basketball: the three things at the top of Bill Self's Christmas wish listRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Isportsweb.com

    ... the only solution to the Jayhawk's current back-court woes this season. Long-gone are the days of Cole Aldrich, Jeff Withey, and Joel Embiid, all seven-foot centers who protected the rim with a vengeance during their time spent dawning the crimson ...

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  2. Mickelson knew before Lafayette game it might be his dayRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 20 | The Capital-Journal

    ... every day, 'He's getting better. He's getting better.' And he has. He's gotten better. Like previous KU transfer Jeff Withey, Mickelson has had to remain patient. His 17 minutes Saturday actually were three more than he'd had all season (14). "I'm ...

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  3. Quick scout: Florida's defensive personality could create problems for KURead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | The Capital-Journal

    ... the Jayhawks rank 82nd in defensive block percentage, they don't have one player this year like an Embiid or Jeff Withey that they can rely upon to be a primary rim-protector. It's also dangerous when, statistically, a talented team's biggest flaw ...

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  4. Perry Ellis Named Big 12 Player of the WeekRead the original story

    Monday Dec 1 | Kansas Jayhawks

    ... during the 2013-14 season. The last Jayhawk to be named Big 12 Player of the Week three times for his career was Jeff Withey, with all three selections during the 2012-13 season. Kansas will play host to Florida in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge on ...

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  5. KU Rank 1: Cliff AlexanderRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Rock Chalk Talk

    ... better interior defender than he gets credit for, and while I don't see him as a shotblocker in the Cole Aldrich/Jeff Withey vein, I think he'll be good enough to bother opponents and force them into a lot of tough shots. Cliff's biggest trait seems ...

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  6. Kansas Basketball: Self still tinkering with Jayhawks starting fiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Isportsweb.com

    ... the Jayhawks have always had a seven foot monster at the center position whether it be Sasha Kaun, Cole Aldrich, Jeff Withey or Joel Embiid. This seasons' Jayhawks' roster does not have that seven foot monster at center, as Landen Lucas and Hunter ...

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  7. Jayhawks flash dominating defense against BodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | The Capital-Journal

    ... one or two players will determine the success of the defense. For all the damage the Jayhawks prevented with Jeff Withey and Embiid in the paint over the last few years, this team won't get to rely on such a luxury. On Monday night, they certainly ...

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  8. Big 12 Basketball: Kansas Rules BartertownRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Burnt Orange Nation

    ... C.J. Giles, Julian Wright, Sasha Kaun, Darrell Arthur, the Morris twins, Joel Embiid, Cole Aldrich, and Jeff Withey. In Self's 11 seasons as the head coach of Kansas, the Jayhawks have finished in the top 15 nationally in opponent two point shooting ...

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  9. Freshman Cliff Alexander could fill a big hole in the middle for KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... Mickelson will each battle for minutes. But the Jayhawks lack a true rim protector in the mold of Embiid or Jeff Withey. So if Self wants to play his usual style - which is to say, pound opponents in the paint - much will rest on the development of ...

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  10. #KURank Number 11: Hunter MickelsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Rock Chalk Talk

    ... ghly, if Mickelson doesn't offer anything else, it's tough to justify his playing time, barring him looking like Jeff Withey in the early nonconference games.

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  11. NCAA Basketball Stars Playing in the Perfect System in 2014-15Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | BleacherReport

    ... Joel Embiid played as well as he did last season. He was just the latest in a lineage that dates back through Jeff Withey, Thomas Robinson, Cole Aldrich, the Morris brothers, Julian Wright, Drew Gooden and Nick Collison. Putting a top-rated big man ...

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  12. Why Hunter Mickelson Is Very Important To The Jayhawks These Next Two YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2014 | Allen Field Mouse

    ... system that fits his body-type and athletic ability. With former successful Jayhawks comparable to him like Jeff Withey, Sasha Kaun, and Cole Aldrich, many people believe Mickelson may have chosen the correct program to save his college career. ...

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  13. Top Five Most Heartbreaking Tournament Losses from the Past DecadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2014 | Rock Chalk Talk

    ... meant to be. We all know that wasn't the case. The last go around for guys like Travis Releford , Kevin Young , Jeff Withey and Elijah Johnson didn't go as planned. Should this loss be blamed on the brilliant game by Trey Burke, or the ineptitude of ...

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  14. Power Forward Prime: Cliff Alexander Claims Final Starting SpotRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | Rock Chalk Talk

    ... into two groups: the first group would be those teams that feature a true rim-protecting center. Cole Aldrich , Jeff Withey , and Joel Embiid fit this bill. These teams have the defensive advantage of a taller shot blocker both locking down their ...

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  15. A Search For The Next Great Rim ProtectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | Rock Chalk Talk

    Jeff Withey and Joel Embiid patrolled the paint as well as anyone in the country for the last three years.

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  16. Local sports briefs: Former Jayhawks shine in NBA Summer LeagueRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2014 | The Capital-Journal

    ... 82-70 Summer League win over the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday. In other Summer League action Sunday, New Orleans' Jeff Withey scored 11 points and grabbed 7 rebounds as the Pelicans topped the Lakers, 90-73, and Ben McLemore scored 11 in Sacramento's ...

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  17. Former Syracuse forward James Southerland on New Orleans Pelicans' summer league rosterRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2013 | The Post-Standard

    ... released their official NBA summer league roster on Wednesday. Southerland will join former Kansas center Jeff Withey, former Wake Forest star and NBA vet Josh Howard and Nevada's Luke Babbitt with the Pelicans. New Orleans will also suit up Russ ...

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  18. Withey heads Pelicansa summer league teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... player development program in past summers. Advocate file photo by RUSTY COSTANZA -- New Orleans Pelicans center Jeff Withey dunks against the Phoenix Suns last season at the Smoothie King Center.

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  19. KU transfer Hunter Mickelson's numbers on the riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2014 | The Capital-Journal

    ... extension from his ankles, knees and hips to produce better mechanical efficiency. Much like former KU center Jeff Withey, Mickelson also came in as a player who needed strength in his ankles and calves. Instead of entering as a quick, reactive ...

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  20. Joel Embiid Drafted Third Overall By PhiladelphiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | Rock Chalk Talk

    ... he was phenomenal. He posted a 63% eFG, was the 11th best defensive rebounder in the entire country, and was a Jeff Withey level interior defender. In short, if he stays healthy, I think he'll be one of the best two big men in the entire league ...

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