Former KU players, current Jayhawks congratulate Josh Jackson and Frank Mason on NBA Draft selections

When Josh Jackson was selected by the Phoenix Suns with the No. 4 overall pick in the NBA Draft on Thursday, he continued a long tradition of Kansas players being selected in the lottery — the eighth time in 11 years.

There was still plenty of excitement from people around the KU program when Jackson was picked and Frank Mason III followed in the second round — 34th overall to the Sacramento Kings.

Many current and former KU players expressed their joy for Jackson and Mason on social media during the draft: