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Perry Ellis pens farewell letter to KU fans

Matt Tait

Former Kansas University forward Perry Ellis, who still is less than a month removed from being the face of the KU basketball program, teamed with the popular web site The Players' Tribune to pen a farewell letter to Jayhawk fans everywhere. The letter, titled "Thank You, Kansas," takes Jayhawk fans ...

Kansas vs. Villanova one of 2016 tournament's best games

Benton Smith

Every March — and one weekend each April — the NCAA Tournament churns out indelible moments that live on in the consciousness of college basketball fans like the very March Madness promos designed to remind us of the mega event’s greatness. The 2016 tournament featured a phenomenal national title game, ...

Paul Pierce makes cameo in Kobe Bryant farewell commercial

Matt Tait

Tonight's the night. Kobe Bryant, the man Magic Johnson himself calls the greatest Los Angeles Laker of all time, will play the final game of his legendary NBA career at home in front of what figures to be a star-studded crowd of some of the biggest names in sports and ...

Highlights galore: Watch an assortment of Josh Jackson clips

Benton Smith

Josh Jackson fever has overtaken the Kansas basketball universe since the No. 1-rated player in the Class of 2016 [tweeted out Monday night his decision][1] to play for the Jayhawks next season. Because the 6-foot-7 wing won’t arrive in Lawrence until the summer and won’t suit up for KU until ...

Josh Jackson set to decide early next week

Matt Tait

According to multiple recent reports, highly coveted high school senior Josh Jackson, a 6-foot-7, 201-pound McDonald’s All-American wing ranked No. 1 overall in the Class of 2016 by Rivals.com, will announce his college of choice next Monday or Wednesday. This is in line with Jackson’s original timeline of sometime after ...

Elite Eight chatter: Jayhawks and Wildcats look forward to regional final

Benton Smith

The stage gets bigger every day for the top-seeded Kansas basketball team, as the Jayhawks make their NCAA Tournament run. Friday was a day off from basketball for KU, which is one win away from a trip to Houston for the Final Four. The Kansas players, coach Bill Self, as ...

Media Day recap — KU vs. Maryland at the Sweet 16

Benton Smith

As the South region’s No. 1 seed, the Kansas Jayhawks, prepare to face 5th-seeded Maryland in Louisville, Kentucky, the players and coaches went through interviews with the media and an open practice Wednesday afternoon at the KFC Yum! Center. — *Get the highlights from the KUsports.com team at our live ...

Kansas vs. UConn: Media Day recap

Benton Smith

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2016/mar/18/305050/ Both the top-seeded Kansas Jayhawks and No. 9-seed Connecticut Huskies had plenty of questions to answer and topics to cover Friday at Wells Fargo Arena, in Des Moines, Iowa. KU and UConn face off Saturday night with a trip to the Sweet 16 on the line. Players and coaches ...

Jayhawks meet the media, practice at Wells Fargo Arena before tourney opener

Benton Smith

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2016/mar/16/304909/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFo3KyqSC6s **3:23 p.m. Update:** Several KU players shared what past NCAA Tournaments taught them that they can use heading into this year's run. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0igxavtB8Gw **2:55 p.m. update:** An open-to-the-public practice served as the last part of the Jayhawks' Wednesday obligations at Wells Fargo Arena. Here is a look at ...

Jayhawks aim to ride momentum into NCAA Tournament

Benton Smith

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2016/mar/13/304760/ Now that the brackets are out and the No. 1-ranked Kansas Jayhawks (30-4) know where they’re headed (Des Moines) and [who they’ll play (Austin Peay)][1], Kansas coach Bill Self reacted to Sunday’s NCAA Tournament news at a press conference. *— Get the Q&A highlights from KUsports.com's live coverage of ...

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