Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes: 1.07.19

Ba de ya, say do you remember

Udoka Azubuike tore a ligament in his hand (in practice, I believe) and will be out for the rest of the season.

Benton Smith tries to figure out how KU will adapt without Dok.

With Udoka out, KU fans will likely focus their ire even more on the NCAA and Silvio de Sousa.

Does Dok’s injury mean the Big 12 race is up grabs?

Your primary source for KU basketball recruiting notes that the KU women’s basketball team has offered Katie Hurt, a high school freshman, a scholarship. Katie just happens to be the sister of 5-star forward Matthew Hurt, who’s list includes Kentucky, Duke, and North Carolina.

RIP former Kansas football star Kwamie Lassiter, who died of a heart attack at age 49.

The #2 ranked football prospect in the state of Kansas for 2020 is Bishop Miege WR Daniel Jackson, who just received a scholarship offer from Les Miles and will attend KU’s junior days on February 9.

In other news…

The divisional round of the NFL playoffs is set. If you haven’t seen Cody Parkey’s missed field goal, well, let’s just say it’s not for the faint of heart. I’ll let you Google that for yourself.

College football will hold its mythical national title game tonight.

And from the Daily Inter Lake, just know that a mauling can be a dramatic, but not defining, event.

Source: Rock Chalk Talk