November 20, 2009

C.J. Henry shines in debut

Up until Thursday night, C.J. Henry hadn't played in a meaningful basketball game since Putnam City High School lost in the state championship game his senior year. Shortly thereafter, he was drafted in the first round of the 2005 MLB draft by the New York Yankees. After two stints with baseballs most historic franchise, and one year in Philadelphia, Henry decided to pursue another dream. Last year, he walked on at Memphis, but was forced to redshirt after suffering a knee injury. When he made the move to Kansas, Henry suffered another setback, which forced him to miss the first two regular season games of the year. However, on Thursday night, Henry, for the first time in over four years, found himself back in the game.

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