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Mark Turgeon (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

It's been 17 years since Mark Turgeon sat on the KU bench as a Jayhawk assistant coach under Roy Williams. Kansas beat Missouri, 97-89, on March 8, 1992 during Senior Night with Macolm Nash, Alonzo Jamison, and David Johanning playing their final home game in Allen Fieldhouse.

Tonight, the former KU standout point guard (1983-87) returns home in his first game as head coach in Allen Fieldhouse. "Turge" and his 15-3 (1-2 in Big 12) Texas A&M Aggies face Kansas (13-4, 2-0) at 8 p.m. in an ESPN Big Monday showdown.      Turgeon is excited about his homecoming and coaching in a "tough environment ... one of the most famous arenas in college basketball."      "I love Kansas...

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