Yes good article about newman- I wonder how many top ranked kids and their parents would want this message. Self puts up with nothing. His way or highway. May be just easier to go to lesser school, play a lot during your one mandatory season, regardless of real improvement, protect the goods, and then declare. It says a lot about Newman and his dad that they both realized buying completely into HOFCBS was the path.
And now Newman is our scoring, defense playing, hustling, passing, rebounding (did I say scoring?) stud. He was arguably my least favorite player this year… now I am sold. And in awe of him. Jayhawk for life even though he is gone after this year.
Not so with some of our other past raw talent guys who didn’t or couldnt buy in. The Brannon Greene’s etc.