KU Men’s Basketball

KU athletic department content with equipment policies in wake of UNC suspensions

The recent suspension of 13 North Carolina football players who sold exclusive, team-issued Jordan III shoes has college athletic departments across the country, including at the University of Kansas, on high alert. “You don’t have to be a Jordan school to be alerted,” said Jim ...

Kansas to face Marquette in NIT Season Tip-Off in Brooklyn

It’ll be Kansas versus Marquette on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving, with the winner playing the winner of the Louisville-Tennessee the Friday after. A Kansas official confirmed the pairings of this year’s NIT Season Tip-Off event at Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., to the ...

NCAA makes rule change, allows basketball players to have agent

The NCAA made a number of rule changes Wednesday that could have an impact on the Kansas men’s basketball team. The rule changes are effective immediately. The NCAA will now allow "elite" high school and college players to be represented by an agent, while also allowing players to return to ...

Kansas cracks latest cut for pair of 4-star Class of 2019 hoops prospects

With the July evaluation period now behind us, several Class of 2019 prospects have started to get serious about their recruitment. And that means, first and foremost, the making and trimming of lists, with official visit dates and, ultimately, decisions to follow in the months ahead. ...

KU’s Charlie Moore a steady second PG option for USA squad

The second consecutive summer Italian tour for Kansas point guard Charlie Moore is nearing its end, and the KU sophomore has delivered a mixed bag of results thus far. Moore, in three games for the USA East Coast squad coached by Larry Brown, is averaging just over seven points per game in ...

Report: Malik Newman signs with Miami Heat

Former Kansas guard Malik Newman, who helped lead the Jayhawks to the 2018 Final Four and was one of the hottest guards in the country during the NCAA Tournament, has landed with his second NBA team since going undrafted in June. Michael Scotto, who covers the NBA for The Athletic, tweeted ...

Cunliffe the latest Jayhawk to impact growing transfer trend and Kansas basketball

Late last month, Sam Cunliffe became the 17th Kansas basketball player to the leave the program for another Div. I opportunity during Bill Self’s first 15 years at Kansas. That number, which does not include players who left basketball altogether, has been balanced out by Self bringing in 14 ...

UNC to name basketball court after head coach Roy Williams

In a different world, a similar move could have happened at Kansas. Instead, it’s the University of North Carolina that will name its basketball court after long-time Tar Heels basketball coach Roy Williams, the school announced Thursday. Three weeks from today, during a Carolina ...

Former KU guard Sam Cunliffe eyeing Washington as next stop

One of the big factors in former KU guard Sam Cunliffe's decision to leave Kansas was the desire to get closer to home. Eight days after [announcing his departure from Lawrence,][1] Cunliffe is closing in on making that happen. According to a source familiar with Cunliffe’s plans, the ...

Rivalry Renewed an important part of keeping the Border War alive

Scenes that, 10 years ago, would have made people on both sides of the Border War cringe, instead produced a whole lot of smiles on Saturday night at Silverstein Eye Centers Arena in Independence, Mo. And before you cringe just reading that sentence, let's take a minute to consider exactly ...

Jayhawks maintain Border War bragging rights with 109-101 alumni victory

Independence, Mo. — Of all the memorable moments and big games he had against the rival Missouri Tigers during his three-year KU career, former Kansas great Brandon Rush never did anything quite like this. As one of the headliners at Saturday night’s “Rivalry Renewed” alumni game at ...

Former Missouri players reflect on favorite moments of Border War

There have been a number of memorable moments during the historic rivalry between Kansas and Missouri. For former Tiger Keyon Dooling, though, one play still stands with him 18 years later. Moments before the scrimmage between alums from both schools — a game dubbed “Rivalry Renewed” — ...

‘Rivalry Renewed’ KU-MU Border War revival on tap for Saturday night

It’s Border War time in Kansas City again and Jayhawks and Tigers everywhere have people on both sides of the storied rivalry to thank. At 7:30 p.m. on Saturday night at Silverstein Eye Centers Arena in Independence, Mo., nearly 20 former KU and MU players will get together for what’s ...