Kansas forward Perry Ellis joins SportsCenter to discuss his career playing at Kansas, if they are paying attention to the rankings at all and how this year's Jayhawks team is different from others in the past.
The college basketball world is about to be inundated with preseason rankings, awards and inflated expectations. It's the business of the sport, and consuming all the information is part of the allure of the early season for fans.
Earlier in the week Kansas head coach Bill Self announced the signing of guard Milton Doyle (Chicago/Marshall H.S.) to the Jayhawks 2012 recruiting class. Doyle had originally committed to Florida International but changed his mind when Isiah Thomas was fired as the head coach.
There is not a better place to be this weekend than Lawrence, Kan., where Bill Self's overachieving Jayhawks take on Frank Haith's Missouri Tigers. Phog Allen Fieldhouse is as good as it gets for any game, but this one has special moment tattooed all over it.
Sources have confirmed that Kansas head coach Bill Self and his staff will host numerous highly ranked prospects on Saturday as the Jayhawks face rival Missouri in Lawrence. Expected to attend are uncommitted seniors Shabazz Muhammad (Las Vegas/Bishop Gorman), Tony Parker (Lithonia, Ga.