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2009-10 Kansas Jayhawks men’s basketball team will represent the University of Kansas in the 2009-10 NCAA Division men’s basketball season, which will be 112 Jayhawks basketball season. Head coach Billy Self, who is serving a 7-th year. The team will play their home games at Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kansas.In October 2008, Jayhawks got commitments from a pair of five-star recruits, Elijah Johnson, of North Las Vegas and Thomas Robinson of New Hampshire. On Thursday, April 23, 2009 McDonald’s All-American Xavier Henry Oklahoma City, announced his intention to play in Kansas, prompting ESPN to name Kansas Jayhawks tickets as a team to beat in 2010. ” Jayhawks add center Jeff Withey, who transferred from the University of Arizona, and CJ Henry, who will transfer from the University of Memphis, to join his brother Xavier. CJ will go to their tuition paid New York Yankees, who took him in 2005 MLB draft. Withey will not be eligible to play until the end of the fall semester. KU men’s basketball team sent Jayhawks are a perennial national contender currently coach Bill Self. The team won three championships NCAA Tournament in 1952, 1988 and 2008. Basketball program is currently the third winningest program in college basketball history with a 1,943-785 overall record. The team plays at Allen Fieldhouse. Kansas Jayhawks event considered among its coaches Dr. James Naismith (inventor of basketball and only coach in Kansas history to have a losing record), Basketball Hall of Fame inductee PHOG Allen ( “Father of Basketball Coaching”), Roy Williams of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and former NBA champion Detroit Pistons coach Larry Brown. In addition, legendary University of Kentucky coach Adolph Rupp played the 1922 and 1923 Helms KU national football championship. In addition, NCAA Hall of Fame and the University of North Carolina coach Dean Smith played for the 1952 KU NCAA Championship. Both Rupp and Smith played under PHOG Allen.