October 17, 2008

Taylor has a chance to be special

In his first media day surrounded by reporters, Tyshawn Taylor with his New Jersey accent is talking about a wide range of topics. From how he first learned to tell the Morris twins apart - Marcus has a smaller head - to his beloved New York Giants, Taylor finally settles in with a story about socks. As reporters listen to his tale of why he wears two pairs of socks every game, Brady Morningstar sits several feet away and isn't surprised that Taylor's friendly personality has already captured a large crowd.

Morningstar and older players have seen that quality before in players like Darnell Jackson and Russell Robinson, but those guys are gone. Tonight starts a new era in KU basketball when five freshmen will take the court later this evening and participate in their first Late Night.



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