Tale of the Tait

First Glance: Your early primer on KU-Seton Hall

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2018/mar/15/seton-hall-v-north-carolina-state/124018/ The matchup is set, the second round is now just a day away and we all know that top-seeded Kansas will face No. 8 seed Seton Hall at 6:10 p.m. Saturday on TBS. So what, exactly, does that mean? Well, throughout the rest of the day, we'll get an ...

Thanks to senior guard Desi Rodriguez, Seton Hall has a head start on scouting Kansas

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2018/mar/15/seton-hall-v-north-carolina-state/124020/ **Wichita —** He may have stopped short of saying he was excited to play the Jayhawks, but Seton Hall senior Desi Rodriguez sure sounds ready. Speaking after eighth-seeded Seton Hall's 94-83 victory over No. 9 seed NC State at Intrust Bank Arena, Rodriguez explained that he already has a ...

Postgame Report Card: Kansas 76, Penn 60

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2018/mar/15/kansas-basketball-v-penn-ncaa-tournament/123983/ Quick grades for five aspects of KU’s 76-60, first-round NCAA Tournament victory over 16th-seeded Penn on Thursday in Wichita. Offense: B+ ----------- If Devonte' Graham had not been outstanding, the Jayhawks could have been in real trouble. And even Graham needed 24 shots to get to 29 points, with ...

Jayhawks arrive in Wichita for NCAA Tournament

Matt Tait

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rIY6A7GMvyc After a Tuesday afternoon practice at Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence — at 1 p.m., no less, the same time as tip-off in their Round 1 NCAA Tournament game Thursday against Penn — the No. 1 seed Kansas Jayhawks hopped on a bus and headed south to Wichita, site of ...

Bill Self to coach U18 team with USA Basketball this summer

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2017/dec/16/321629/ Regardless of how the Jayhawks do in this year's NCAA Tournament, Kansas coach Bill Self will not have to wait an entire year to guide a team through another tournament. On Tuesday, Kansas and USA Basketball announced that Self will be the head coach of the U18 USA Men's ...

KU senior Devonte' Graham admits second-round showdown with hometown team would be a lot of fun

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2017/nov/10/320634/ When it comes to talking about their draw in the NCAA Tournament, par for the course with college basketball players this time of year is to be focused only on the opponent in front of them and nothing else. And while that certainly seemed to ring true with the ...

KU Sports Extra: Bracket Reaction 2018

Matt Tait

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Fvutrc6H8Y Selection Sunday has come and gone and it's time to usher in another NCAA Tournament. The Kansas men's basketball team earned a No. 1 seed in the Midwest region after going 27-7 this season and winning both the Big 12 regular season and Big 12 tournament titles. The Jayhawks ...

Postgame Report Card: Kansas 81, West Virginia 70 - Big 12 title game

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2018/mar/10/kansas-basketball-v-west-virginia-big-12-tournamen/123894/ Quick grades for five aspects of KU’s 81-70, Big 12 title game victory over West Virginia on Saturday night at Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo. Offense: A ---------- Five guys in double figures. Big shots and timely moments. Spreading the wealth and going for the dagger late instead ...

Jayhawks Cut Down the Nets in Kansas City

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KU Guard Malik Newman on Having Fun Again on the Basketball Court

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