KU Miscellany

*Nick Collison and Kirk Hinrich are very likely to square off in an exhibition game next October in Allen Fieldhouse. What a great idea.

Hinrich's Chicago Bulls and Collison's Seattle SuperSonics are finalizing plans to meet in an NBA exhibition game, likely to be played Sunday, Oct. 15, in KU's tradition-rich building.

*Sherron Collins scored 29 points in another win.

Update: Here's a more in-depth articleHis stock is rising.

Crane's Sherron Collins, looking a bit sluggish after missing eight days of practice with a bruised heel, still dazzled the Detroit Renaissance crowd, which came out strong to see the No. 1 guard in the nation.

*Gregg Doyel calls JR Giddens one of the worst things in college basketball in 2005. I'm inclined to disagree and I certainly wish JR the best.

*Gregg Doyel counts both Bucknell and Illinois among the ten best things about college ball in the last year.