Charles Barkley, a terrific NBA analyst who abhors analytics and pays attention to college basketball for probably a week leading up to the NCAA Tournament, made the above comment at halftime of Wichita State – Kansas Sunday.
Cliff Alexander, of course, has been suspended from the Jayhawks for weeks, and hasn’t played an actual basketball game since February 23rd. He wasn’t even in the arena Sunday. The Jayhawks lost to the Shockers, 78-65.
Live TV is difficult. Want to chalk this up to a slip of the tongue? That’s fine. But nobody on the set bothered correct him.
Charles Barkley knows Kansas, that’s for sure.