January 29, 2011

Robinson's return ignites rout of in-state rival

Immediately following KU's 90-66 shellacking of in-state rival Kansas State, Thomas Robinson made his way to the media room located right across from Allen Fieldhouse, sporting a smile that, during that period of time, said all that needed to be said. Robinson, the 6-foot-9, 237-pound forward from Washington, DC, has experienced one tragedy after another, losing both of his grandparents in December and most recently his mother, Lisa Robinson, last week. After traveling home earlier in the week to attend his mother's funeral, Robinson returned to the court on Saturday night, and did so in impressive fashion. In 20 minutes of action, he scored 17 points and pulled down nine rebounds. Following his performance, Robinson had plenty to say.

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