June 20, 2007

Coach talks about Releford's recruiting

Rick Zych, the head coach at Bishop Miege, has been very involved during Travis Releford's recruiting.

He sat down and answered questions with Jayhawk Slant on the recruiting process.

On the recruiting:

"Coach (Tim) Jankovich did a great of recruiting him and getting it all started," Zych said. "Then Danny Manning came in and took over after Jankovich left. When you have a player like Travis you need to be visible and Kansas was very visible. Coach (Bill) Self came here in the building and was seen."

On KU's honesty:

"We had guys here like Isaac Miles and Willie Reed who are division one players," Zych said. "But KU was always honest with them and told them where they stood. They always told Travis what he needs to do and what he needs to work on to play at that level."

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