May 2, 2009

Aldrich, teammates working hard

Kansas big man Cole Aldrich walked into the Ambler Student Rec Center a little after 10:00 on Saturday morning and, in doing so, immediately became the center of attention. Aldrich, the 6-foot-10, 250-pound center from Bloomington, Minn., was on hand to watch Harrison Barnes and his All Iowa Attack Red teammates. Wearing a primarily all back Kansas sweat suite, the First Team All-Big 12 performer spent a few minutes talking to Jayhawk Slant. To get the very latest on Aldrich, and fellow big man and Arizona transfer Jeff Withey, come inside.

Aldrich, who announced his intentions to return for his junior season back on April 13, is primed to have a big junior campaign. This past season, the Minnesota big man averaged 14.9 points, 11.1 rebounds and 2.7 blocks per game.

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