“I actually did let them know beforehand. The one thing that was that stuck with me was "it would have only helped to stay for one more year". You're also right about the Tyrel / Mario Little stories. Advertise / He signed with Don King a couple years back. if anyone should be apologizing, it's the NCAA for making us listen to stories about another school being "investigated" EVERY week. They thought if he stayed one more year he was an easy top ten pick but now he might be a first rounder if not early second round. He is 19-0 with 15 KO's. http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2011/basketball/ncaa/06/17/kentucky.calipari.ap/index.html?sct=hp_t2_a13&eref=sihp. People were very cool to me, nice around me. As much as we’d like to claim Captain Jack Sparrow as an alumnus of KU, unfortunately he is not. somewhat bad on our program. Wow! He plans to earn a college degree — at KU.". About us / Floyd Mayweather controversially KO’s Victor Ortiz, All revved up: Jayhawks fired up at Late Night, Reed game-winner highlights annual KU alumni classic. When KU Alumni Association staff members took the madness of March on the road last weekend for KU’s opening games of the NCAA Tournament, Mike Davis, senior vice president for alumni, student and membership programs, and his daughter Katie, a member of the KU class of 2014, headed west for California. Former KU guards Brady Morningstar and Russell Robinson chipped in 21 and 20 respectively in a losing cause. Ortiz’s Cole Aldrich-led Red squad fell to the Tyrel Reed-led Blue team, 114-102. Award winners, concludes 108th Homecoming celebration, Our latest enrollment numbers and the challenges ahead, Five KU students named finalists for 30th annual Ex.C.E.L. The good news is they were going on and on about the twins game was elevated so much in thanks to Danny manning. They know they have to put in the work to get a top draft spot, inside the twenty just kind of assumes they will be a lottery pick. Let's pray that Robinson makes it with the NBA. He plans to earn a college degree — at KU. Among the Jayhawks watching KU defeat North Carolina for the third time in five years was famous funnyman Rob Riggle, c’93, and Kansas native, diehard Jayhawk fan and professional boxer Victor Ortiz, a WBC welterweight champion and current contestant on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars. He had a hard life growing up, ended up living with foster parents south of Lawrence and got into boxing. The analyst kept saying he has an upside but noone has seen it. anyways, great to see a Jayhawk fan with other life avenues wanting to come back for his degree.. and I hope to see RussRob playing in the NBA soon. Mike and Katie joined chapter leader Maria Skeels, c’97, j’01, and more than 200 Los Angeles Jayhawks at their official watch site, the Parlor in Hollywood. Ortiz, a huge KU basketball fan who was born in Liberal and raised in Garden City, admits it was strange driving the lane against the likes of former KU big men Jeff Graves (18 points) and Scot Pollard (11). I bet he had the time of his life during this bball game as much as he loves KU. Victor Ortiz est un boxeur mexicano-américain né le 31 janvier 1987 à Garden City, Kansas. The problem is everyone wants a top five recruiting class then they want them to stay all four years. I may be old fashioned, and I've said it before, but give me the Jerod Haase, Kirk Hinrich (and so many others) type players who just bust their butts every time out, diving after loose balls, playing smothering defense the whole time they're out there. He had a vicious dunk off a drive down the lane as well as a three-pointer. ~You let us count a lot of wins in seasons when some of our players were caught point shaving, so why not let us count his wins playing some guys apparently not smart enough to pass their own SATs. L’enchaînement a complètement pris par surprise Ortiz. I was like, ‘Gee, he’s huge.’ I was scared. Former KU guard Reed led the winning Blue team with 33 points. Former KU guard Billy Thomas hit five threes, good for 15 points. Another great story of a badazz boxer in our own backyard is Marcus Oliviera. He fought Otis Griffin in 2009 and KO'd him in the 2nd round. I would love to see the rules change to stay three years or draft out of high school but for some reason I just don't see it happening. You express yours much better, but I'm right there THINKING a lot of the same things! What's kind of sad is the fact that VICTOR ORTIZ is a Kansas boy who sported a Jayhawk on the trunks he wore during his victorious Welterweight Championship Title Fight. The Rock Chalk spirit didn’t help him as Mayweather knocked out Ortiz, albeit in controversial fashion. ~Plausible deniability has gotten lots of persons out of pickles and so why not let by-gones be by-gones and give him the 42 wins? This is the university I’m going to finish my college at and earn my degree.”. Former Jayhawks hoop it up at Rock Chalk Roundball Classic June 17, 2011 Victor Ortiz to finish college at KU June 16, 2011 Top play of the 2011 Rock Chalk Roundball Classic? Things just don't work that way anymore. Carmelo. “I always wanted to go to a university, and this is the university I wanted to attend, but obviously I had a whole different calling,” said Ortiz, who wears the Jayhawk logo on his trunks in the ring. It just means they'll celebrate it a second time (or maybe even a third, given the rate at which he vacates wins - without doing anything wrong, of course). (auburn, ohio st, kentucky, etc.). The Roundball Classic was a benefit for the Souter family of Lawrence and children’s cancer research. "Some Reasons UK Might Have Given to Persuade the NCAA to Allow Cal to Count the 42 Forfeited Wins:". I really don't have much to say about the article it would have been very cool to be at the game. It was a great experience,” Robinson said, adding, “It’s great to come back and hear the ‘New York, New York’ (chant during player introductions) and feel the energy at KU.”. I love the game, especially when it comes to KU, but I respectfully disagree. No harm done,” the 5-foot-9, 24-year-old Ortiz said with a laugh. À 14 secondes de la fin du 4e round, alors que Floyd Mayweather Jr. était coincé dans les cordes, Ortiz lui mit un coup de tête sauté délibéré au visage. One play in particular at the Rock Chalk Roundball Classic was a favorite former Jayhawks Jeff Graves and Lester Earl. © 2020 KU Alumni Association. I really don't care about the one and dones - they certainly haven't helped our program much and from what I've seen ( and excuse my extremely short memory ) they haven't helped hardly anyone else's programs either. Awards, An update on attendance at Kansas Athletics events, KU Alumni Association announces events for Homecoming 2020. Lone exception that comes to mind, I don't even want to say it, but you all know who I'm talking about. That's the type of player that I really admire - and the type that I think really defines Kansas Basketball. / Iowa State vs Kansas. A top twenty recruit only plans on being in college one year, now sometimes they stick around like Harrison barnes or sullinger but most of them are looking to the NBA. On Saturday, Mike and Katie drove down PCH1 from San Francisco to San Luis Obispo. Watch for yourself in the YouTube video above (via NESW Sports). “We are a family at KU, and we are proud to come out and support a good cause. Il est aussi acteur. “We ran into a couple of KU alumni at a gas station in Cambria and had a spirited discussion about how the Jayhawks had played the night before,” Mike says. They love dirty laundry.". the bad than good. He hit 13 of 18 shots, including six made threes. I was watching the NBA draft combine last night. P.S. Oklahoma City Thunder center Aldrich hit 14 of 21 shots en route to 31 points for the Red. I begged them to let me score.”. This seems like a really great event, and I'm praying every single day, twice- no three times a day that ortiz will beat mayweather jr. ( I realize thats a bit of a stretch, but a man can dream can't he? Hopefully the twins and Josh go first round it can only help the program. Garden City, Kansas, native Victor Ortiz wore a Kansas Jayhawk logo on his trunks during Saturday night’s fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. I just kind of want it. Not a whole lot of great comments about selby. "Ortiz had some hard news to report Thursday. 13:14. "I make my living off the evening news, People love it when you lose, “Scot was looking at me. Top play of the 2011 Rock Chalk Roundball Classic? Maybe. By the way. ~Cal may have covered his ears, while a person named Alumnus X told the players the date the surrogate test takers would take their SATs, and so may not have heard what was going on. All Rights Reserved. It is one hell of a punch! Of course not because the general public didn't care but I bet you saw when Mario littles name came across for being arrested. Ortiz’s Cole Aldrich-led Red squad fell to the Tyrel Reed-led Blue team, 114-102. DMCA Notice / But I will definitely tune in to a fight hes in. Cut our guy some slack here. Sunday morning was a beautiful day in Los Angeles–unlike Lawrence, where it continued to snow. If you get a chance, watch the fight on youtube. Jobs. “I still want the diploma, not because I have to have it. The San Francisco Bay ‘Hawks gather faithfully at The Pub, located near historic Ghirardelli Square with a great view of the bay. Hello Butler. It’s the fans who came out and supported it as well.”. https://fr.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Victor_Ortiz&oldid=172929352, Participant à Dancing with the Stars (États-Unis), licence Creative Commons attribution, partage dans les mêmes conditions, comment citer les auteurs et mentionner la licence. Ortiz had some hard news to report Thursday. La dernière modification de cette page a été faite le 15 juillet 2020 à 14:15. Tags: Association, Basketball, Celebrities, Los Angeles, Mike Davis, NCAA, Networks, Rob Riggle, San Francisco, Sports, Victor Ortiz. Former Kansas players and one local boxing celebrity hit the hardwood for charity at the Rock Chalk Roundball Classic on Thursday, June 16, 2011 at Free State High School. Champion d'Amérique du Nord des poids super-légers NABO en 2008, il devient champion du monde des poids welters WBC le 16 avril 2011 en battant aux points son compatriote Andre Berto, lui infligeant pour l'occasion sa première défaite dans les rangs professionnels. Isn't this the fighter that wants to have a fight scheduled in the future at Allen Fieldhouse? You know what they say.....slime always rises to the top!! “I think the fans were the star of the game,” said Morningstar, who hit nine of 20 shots and made three threes inside the packed FSHS gym. The one and two and dones are here to stay whether we like it or not. obviously, the system needs to be changed because something isn't working. The difference is only a couple million dollars. He's a good kid. I had a lot of fun. For once, the NCAA acted like men and didn't back down. They did say, ‘Victor, tape up your hand, tape up your wrist, your ankles.’ I was like, ‘Do you want me to wear a helmet?’ It was fun. very nice don Henley reference. L'arbitre ayant placé les deux boxeurs à une distance acceptable avant de leur donner le let's go puis la commande "time-in" aux juges, l’enchaînement porté par Mayweather était donc parfaitement réglementaire mais créa une vive polémique sur le plan de la sportivité des deux hommes. “Vicious” Victor Ortiz’s agent, handlers and promoters of Sept. 17’s dream boxing matchup between Ortiz and Floyd Mayweather, Jr. had to breathe collective sighs of relief after Thursday’s Rock Chalk Roundball Basketball Classic at Free State High.
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