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Echoes of Kansas Basketball
Echoes of Kansas Basketball

Echoes of Kansas Basketball

The Greatest Stories Ever Told
By Triumph Books, Foreword by Bill Self

Echoes of…

SPORTS & RECREATION

224 Pages, 5.5 x 8.5

Formats: Cloth, EPUB, Mobipocket, PDF

Cloth, $19.95 (US $19.95) (CA $21.95)

ISBN 9781572438682

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Triumph Books (Sep 2006)

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Overview

Spanning decades with great columns from renowned writers, this time capsule recounts the greatest moments in Kansas lore and tracks the chronological progression of sports writing styles from the esoteric to the ultra-modern. The account details the Jayhawks from their roots of glory to their modern-day triumphs.

Author Biography

Triumph Books is a leader in quality and innovation in sports publishing. In 2000, Triumph Books launched Triumph Books Entertainment, a specialty pop culture and current events imprint. Bill Self is the men's basketball coach at the University of Kansas

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In the 105 years since Dr. James Naismith, the inventor of basketball, assembled the first Kansas basketball program, the Jayhawks have acquired a legion of fans comparable in size to those of the most popular collegiate sports teams in the country. There is something about the popularity and success of Kansas basketball that creates a stirring passion for the team nationwide and packs Allen Fieldhouse with more than 16,000 fans screaming “Rock Chalk, Jayhawk!”

Echoes of Kansas Basketball details the roots of the Jayhawks’ glory, their modern-day triumphs and everything in between for the legions of Kansas fans everywhere.

Spanning the decades with the best columns ever from the best columnists, Echoes of Kansas Basketball takes you back in time to the early success of the Jayhawks and follows it to the powerhouse program of today. It not only recounts the greatest moments in Kansas lore, it also tracks the chronological progression of sports writing styles from the esoteric to the ultra-modern.

For years, the Kansas basketball program has been one of the most widely loved and revered in the nation, becoming the third winningest program in college basketball. Echoes of Kansas Basketball is the story behind the crimson and blue, with anecdotes and accounts of such Jayhawk icons as:

Wilt Chamberlain        Paul Pierce          Roy Williams

Danny Manning           Kirk Hinrich        Raef LaFrentz

Jo Jo White                  Phog Allen           Nick Collison

Whether you followed 1952 national champions or the 1988 national champions, whether your hero was Wilt Chamberlain or Raef LaFrentz, Echoes of Kansas Basketball brings them all together. Their stories are waiting for you, as told by the most outstanding voices of the Kansas apparatus across the ages and guaranteed to remind you why you bleed crimson and blue.

No other book this fall captures the scope and detail across the years that Echoes of Kansas Basketball offers the casual or diehard fan.