KU Men’s Basketball

Udoka Azubuike in early stages of getting back to his dominating ways

Cleared to play basketball again just a few weeks back, University of Kansas center Udoka Azubuike isn’t quite back to his rim wrecking ways. That’s not to say one of the leading candidates for Big 12 Player of the Year next season has much to worry about regarding his future on the court. ...

Improvement of KU sophomore David McCormack includes expanded range

After an entire season of hearing how sped up he was on the floor, Kansas big man David McCormack has figured out how to slow down. Good thing, too, because McCormack now admits that all of the focus on his biggest freshman flaw got a little old. True to his personality and humble nature, ...

KU’s 4 freshmen haven’t needed star power to impress observers

Not one of the four four-star freshmen on the 2019-20 roster screams guaranteed NBA lottery pick at this point, the earliest stage, of each of their college basketball careers at the University of Kansas. Yet not one of them has failed to impress their new teammates and coaches in one fashion ...

KU cuts institutional funding support to athletics program by about $120,000

The University of Kansas cut the amount of funding the academic institution will send to its athletics program next school year. But former faculty leaders say the cut is still not enough. Recently the Kansas Athletics Inc. board of directors approved a 2020 fiscal year budget, which begins in ...

The jersey numbers are official for KU’s 2019 newcomers

The jersey numbers are out for the five newcomers who have joined the Kansas basketball roster this offseason. And while there’s no telling exactly what their futures hold, this group, at least as of today, appears to be a group that Kansas fans should expect to see around for a while. Of ...

Recent roster additions send Kansas climbing in national preseason polls

He called his shot several days ago and backed it up on Wednesday, [shortly after 4-star wing Jalen Wilson committed to Kansas.][1] The 2019-20 Jayhawks are the No. 1 team in all the land in the preseason according to national college hoops analyst Jeff Goodman, of watchstadium.com, who ...

Jalen Wilson’s addition all about versatility — past, present and future

It’s been a wild ride for Kansas basketball fans who have been tracking the Jayhawks’ efforts in the 2019 recruiting class. From the days of banking on 5-star prospects like Jeremiah Robinson-Earl and Matt Hurt coming to town to the whiffs and near-misses that surrounded both, it’s been ...

4-star wing forward Jalen Wilson signs with Kansas

Michigan’s loss is Kansas’ gain. Seconds after the clock struck 2 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon, 4-star prep prospect Jalen Wilson announced on Twitter that he planned to play college basketball at KU. Wilson, who announced his choice with an artistic representation of him wearing a KU ...

Jayhawks not shy about shooting from distance during Tuesday’s camp scrimmage

It was just one scrimmage with no real strategy or sets being run, but it still seemed worthwhile to track the 3-point shooting of the Kansas men’s basketball team during Tuesday’s camp scrimmage at Allen Fieldhouse. In all, the Jayhawks shot 16 of 48 from 3-point range in the untimed, ...

Elijah Johnson’s Self Made squad earns No. 3 seed in Wichita region of TBT

It was the perfect time to participate in a Kansas basketball summer camp scrimmage. Just hours after The Basketball Tournament bracket was released, Elijah Johnson and Travis Releford were the only two former KU players to compete in a scrimmage with the current crop of Jayhawks Tuesday ...

Decision Day approaching for 4-star prospect Jalen Wilson

It’s time for another high-profile announcement from the Class of 2019. And this time, most of the national recruiting analysts believe things will end well for the Kansas men’s basketball program. Per his Twitter account, [4-star wing Jalen Wilson,][1] a 6-foot-8, 210-pound prospect ...