KU Men’s Basketball

4-star prep G Cassius Stanley chooses Duke

On the same afternoon that Kansas basketball coaches and players learned center Udoka Azubuike will be back for his senior season, the Jayhawks missed out on a highly regarded prep guard who could have complemented the 7-footer inside. Graded as a four-star shooting guard in the Class of 2019, ...

Kansas big man Udoka Azubuike to return for senior season

For the second year in a row, the Kansas men’s basketball program got some good springtime news from its biggest player. Udoka Azubuike, KU’s 7-foot, junior center who missed all but nine games of the 2018-19 season with torn ligaments in his right wrist, is returning to Kansas for his ...

NBA early-entry deadline passes with no word from KU center Udoka Azubuike

The NBA’s early-entry deadline for the 2019 draft has passed without so much as a peep out of Kansas junior Udoka Azubuike. While that does not mean that the 7-foot center who tested the waters last year only to return for his junior season at Kansas, did not declare for the draft, it ...

Silvio De Sousa speaks about losing season to NCAA suspension

With his appeal now formally filed, the path forward is finally clear for Kansas sophomore Silvio De Sousa. If the appeal is granted, De Sousa will return to Kansas for the 2019-20 season. If it is denied, he will leave. That much was learned Friday afternoon during an interview requested ...

Top-10 big man Matthew Hurt chooses Duke

The Kansas men’s basketball team has missed out on another top recruit in the Class of 2019. For the past several weeks, many signs on the recruiting trail pointed to Class of 2019 forward Matt Hurt making his pledge to join the Duke basketball program when he finally announced his ...

KU announces formal filing of Silvio De Sousa’s appeal of NCAA suspension

Seventy-five days after promising to fight for his eligibility, University of Kansas officials have filed a formal appeal of Silvio De Sousa's two-year suspension by the NCAA. On Feb. 2, during an impromptu press conference before KU’s home victory over Texas Tech, Kansas Athletic Director ...

Memorable moments from the 2019 KU men’s basketball banquet

Most years, the Kansas men’s basketball program’s season-ending banquet features more than a few reasons to celebrate, smile and look back on some big time moments that came in the months leading up to the April event. This year, after finishing 26-10, falling short in both the Big 12 ...

Evolving early entry rules even make it hard for Bill Self to manage a roster

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2019/mar/23/329080/ Since the day he accepted the position 16 years ago, Bill Self’s job title at the University of Kansas has been head men’s basketball coach. But it might as well be general manager, CEO, president of basketball operations and czar of ...

KU sophomore Silvio De Sousa facing potentially important week

Although there does not appear to be any kind of ruling on his appeal on the horizon, this week still could be an important time for the future of Kansas sophomore Silvio De Sousa. De Sousa, who is facing a 2-year suspension from the NCAA for his guardian’s involvement in a pay-for-play ...

The latest news and names to watch with KU basketball recruiting

So there was more than a little shifting and reshaping on the Kansas basketball recruiting trail over the weekend, and KU now enters a monster week with a new picture regarding two of its top targets in the 2019 class. KU coach Bill Self — along with Kentucky coach John Calipari — was ...

Kansas point guard Devon Dotson announces decision to test NBA draft status

Add another Jayhawk to the list of players testing the waters for the 2019 NBA Draft. Freshman point guard Devon Dotson on Friday announced on Twitter that he was planning to “test the waters and enter into the 2019 NBA Draft process.” Unlike teammates Dedric Lawson and Quentin Grimes, ...