KU Men’s Basketball

KU target R.J. Hampton reportedly moves up timeline for college decision

According to ESPN recruiting analyst Paul Biancardi, Kansas basketball target R.J. Hampton has moved up the timeline for his college decision. Hampton, a 5-star prospect from Little Elm, Texas, who recently reclassified into the 2019 class from 2020 told Biancardi that he now plans to pick ...

4-star forward Tristan Enaruna picks Kansas

The Kansas men's basketball program on Tuesday night secured a commitment from the third member of its 2019 recruiting class when 4-star forward Tristan Enaruna announced his commitment on Twitter just before 8 p.m. In a phone conversation with the Journal-World, the 6-foot-9 forward from ...

The idea of 5-star guard R.J. Hampton picking Kansas gains momentum

A decision from reclassified combo guard R.J. Hampton may still be several weeks away, but one of the top recruiting analysts in the country is ready to call it for Kansas. On Monday afternoon, at exactly 3:42 p.m., Evan Daniels, of 247 Sports, logged his “crystal ball” pick in ...

Jayhawk Breakdown: NBA scout sizes up Quentin Grimes’ pro prospects

It’s officially May, and that means it’s draft season for the folks in the NBA and dozens of draft hopefuls who will spend the next several weeks working to impress that one NBA scout, coach or GM just enough to get a shot at a pro career. It won’t happen for all of them, of course. And ...

Jayhawk Breakdown: NBA scout sizes up Dedric Lawson’s pro prospects

jayhawk-breakdown-nba-scout-sizes-up-ded It’s officially May, and that means it’s draft season for the folks in the NBA and dozens of draft hopefuls who will spend the next several weeks working to impress that one NBA scout, coach or GM just enough to get a shot at a pro career. It ...

Former Jayhawk Lagerald Vick lands workout with Charlotte Hornets

It’s now officially May, and that means it’s draft season for the folks in the NBA and dozens of draft hopefuls who will spend the next several weeks working to impress that one NBA scout, coach or GM just enough to get a shot at a pro career. It won’t happen for all of them, of course. ...

5-star Kansas target R.J. Hampton officially reclassifies into 2019 class

The college basketball recruiting class of 2019 has a new player in it. And his name is one you’ve probably heard a few hundred times before. After weeks of wondering and speculation, Little Elm, Texas, guard R.J. Hampton on Tuesday made official his decision to reclassify from 2020 into ...

Bill Self to San Antonio conspiracy theorists won’t be proven right any time soon

From the time that it became clear to those who obsess over Kansas basketball that Bill Self was indeed the long-term answer for the program and a more than suitable replacement for Roy Williams, who left KU for North Carolina, those among the fan base prone to worrying about these types of ...

Devon Dotson among 4 Jayhawks to earn NBA combine invitations

The next step has arrived for Kansas point guard Devon Dotson. According to Dotson’s father, Dana Dotson, the KU freshman who finished as the Jayhawks’ fourth leading scorer and led the team in assists and steals during first season in Lawrence, has received an invitation to the NBA’s ...

Why Kansas target R.J. Hampton is more than just a big name

Things are starting to clear up a little regarding the future of Class of 2020 guard R.J. Hampton. A little. According to Rivals.com recruiting analyst Corey Evans things are currently “looking good” for a possible Hampton-to-Kansas-in-2019 scenario. The 6-foot-5 guard who is ranked ...

KU announces partnership extension with Adidas through 2031

Story updated at 2:45 p.m. Wednesday After a wait of roughly 19 months, the signatures on the contract extension between Kansas Athletics and Adidas are now dry. As a result, KU owns one of the largest apparel deals in college athletics, a 14-year, $196 million agreement that extends to 2031 ...

The latest with KU’s ongoing recruiting efforts of some top-tier talent

With the Duke decisions made by Matt Hurt and Cassius Stanley now a thing of the past, the Jayhawks, as expected, are moving on rather quickly in the recruiting game. With two prospects visiting this week and a handful of other Kansas targets making news one way or another in the past ...

Udoka Azubuike’s presence elevates KU’s ceiling

With so many rotation players from the Kansas basketball team transferring, declaring for the draft or testing the NBA waters it seemed a safe bet that Udoka Azubuike, who dipped his sizable toes into the pre-draft process a year ago, might not be around for the 2019-20 season, ...