April 2, 2008

KU dealing with distractions?

When Kansas last advanced to the Final Four, it wasn't a very enjoyable experience for those involved. Not only did the Jayhawks lose to Syracuse in the National Championship, they lost their coach, Roy Williams, shortly thereafter. During the days leading up to the game, there were a ton of distractions. Despite the fact that Bill Self said he isn't a candidate for the Oklahoma State job, will there be any distractions this time around?

As the sand in the hourglass slips away towards Saturday's game, the anticipation grows for the most hyped Final Four game of the new century. Kansas against North Carolina is a game that has been built up since 2003, and is starting to resemble a championship boxing fight.

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