Category Archives: Kansas

A Quick Look at the Pomeroy Ratings

This next item comes courtesy of  Clown, a friend of the site, and since I get to wear the big boy pants today because Fetch is on the road all day, I’m posting as I please. So let’s take a quick look at the current Pomeroy Ratings. Click the photo below to enlarge.

LOL Kansas

Yes, your eyes do not deceive you, Fetch’s beloved Jayhawks are not only rated 25th, but they are a few spots behind the 0-1 Jacksonville University Dolphins of the Atlantic Sun conference. To be fair, the Dolphins’ only loss is to Florida State, who Pomeroy currently has rated 2nd, behind the Texas Longhorns (who throttled Iowa last night by 25 points).

So thanks again to Clown, for bringing this caveat to our attention today.



Filed under Atlantic Sun, Big 12, Kansas, Whimsy

Preseason Player Of The Year

The 2009 Naismith Preseason POY watch list was recently released. I noticed in the comments section that there were a ton of players mentioned. But the player who is going to win (or the one who should be the choice right now) was only mentioned by one esteemed commenter.

In the interest of full disclosure, I’m going to point out right now that I am a rabid Kansas fan. But, given the fact that I’m harder on my teams than probably any fan alive, I think I can be given a pass when I say that Cole Aldrich should be a slam dunk for preseason player of the year. Continue reading

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