KU Men’s Basketball

Kansas the pick, according to CBS’ ‘Candid Coaches’ series

What do Kansas, Duke and Kentucky all have in common? In addition to being three of the biggest powerhouse recruiting programs in college basketball, being in the top four in all-time victories and having been led by Hall of Fame coaches, those three also were the most popular answers to the ...

Jayhawks back on campus, ready to dive into preseason hoops work

The gang’s all here and the Kansas men’s basketball team is officially ready to begin preparations for the 2018-19 season, which officially opens in just 39 days. That date — Sept. 28 — marks the arrival of Late Night in the Phog, KU’s first official practice of the season, with ...

Class of 2019 PF Jeremiah Robinson-Earl trims list to five

http://www2.kusports.com/users/photos/2018/aug/07/327177/ Class of 2019 forward Jeremiah Robinson-Earl has trimmed his list to five schools, according to multiple reports. Robinson-Earl, who recently made the move to IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla., is now down to North Carolina, Arizona, ...

Brandon Rush seeks to resume NBA career

As Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry were shooting the Golden State Warriors to their third NBA title in four seasons, retired voice of the Jayhawks Bob Davis reminded me that Brandon Rush guarded both of the NBA superstars. Rush was on Curry for much of the night in 2008 when Kansas defeated ...

Kansas Basketball Record Watch 2018-19: Charlie Moore

A couple of months ago, when KU junior Udoka Azubuike announced he would return for his junior season at Kansas instead of trying to make it in the NBA, the first thing that popped into my head was where Azubuike stood in KU’s record books in a few key areas. Granted, because he missed all ...

KU freshman David McCormack nearly averaging a double-double in overseas contests

Kansas forward David McCormack is enjoying a strong showing during his overseas exhibition tour with Global Sports Academy in Belgium. In five games this week — all victories — McCormack has posted averages of 11 points and 9 rebounds per game, three times reaching double figures in ...

Former KU guard Sam Cunliffe headed to Evansville

In the end, the right fit won out over the chance to finish his career closer to his hometown of Seattle. Either way, [former Kansas guard Sam Cunliffe][1] on Tuesday announced via Twitter that he was headed to Evansville, where he will sit out the 2018-19 season and have two years of ...

Kansas Basketball Record Watch 2018-19: Dedric Lawson

A couple of months ago, when KU junior Udoka Azubuike announced he would return for his junior season at Kansas instead of trying to make it in the NBA, the first thing that popped into my head was where Azubuike stood in KU’s record books in a few key areas. Granted, because he missed ...

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 Basketball Record Watch 2018-19: Mitch Lightfoot

A couple of months ago, when KU junior Udoka Azubuike announced he would return for his junior season at Kansas instead of trying to make it in the NBA, the first thing that popped into my head was where Azubuike stood in KU’s record books in a few key areas. Granted, because he missed ...

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 ...

Kansas Basketball Record Watch 2018-19: Lagerald Vick

A couple of months ago, when KU junior Udoka Azubuike announced he would return for his junior season at Kansas instead of trying to make it in the NBA, the first thing that popped into my head was where Azubuike stood in KU’s record books in a few key areas. Granted, because he missed all ...

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 Basketball Record Watch 2018-19: Udoka Azubuike

A couple of months ago, when KU junior Udoka Azubuike announced he would return for his junior season at Kansas instead of trying to make it in the NBA, the first thing that popped into my head was where Azubuike stood in KU’s record books in a few key areas. Granted, because he missed all ...

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. ...

Freshman Focus: Kansas PF David McCormack

By now, you've all read a dozen different places, and probably at least that many times, about how talented KU's incoming recruiting class really is. From five-star guards Quentin Grimes and Devon Dotson to beast big man David McCormack and under-the-radar potential steal Ochai Agbaji, Bill ...

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 ...