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Postgame Report Card: Kansas 92, Tennessee State 56

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2017/nov/10/kansas-v-tennessee-state/122324/ Quick grades for five aspects of KU’s 92-56 season-opening victory over Tennessee State at Allen Fieldhouse. Offense: A ---------- It would’ve been an A+ if not for the 20 turnovers. The Jayhawks shot 60 percent from the floor, dished 23 assists on 36 field goals, knocked in 12 of ...

Jayhawks a popular Final Four pick among ESPN college hoops analysts

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/users/photos/2006/jul/20/102568/ The college basketball staff at ESPN this week [released its predictions][1] for this seasons’s Final Four, national champion, player of the year and coach of the year. Not surprisingly, Kansas received more than a little love. Of the 26 staffers who gave their picks, seven had Kansas advancing to ...

A little clarity on the Silvio De Sousa situation

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2017/aug/28/318818/ A handful of Twitter messages that surfaced Thursday suggesting that Class of 2018 power forward Silvio De Sousa had been authorized to join the Kansas basketball program in time for the second semester of the current season were not accurate, according to a source with knowledge of De Sousa's ...

Class of 2018 big man Silvio De Sousa makes commitment official

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/users/photos/2017/nov/08/320578/ Kansas commitment Silvio De Sousa made his pledge to join the Jayhawks official on Wednesday morning during a signing ceremony at IMG Academy on the first day of the early signing period. De Sousa, a 6-foot-9, 245-pound forward who was the first in the 2018 class to commit to ...

Postgame Report Card: Kansas 86, Fort Hays State 57

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/users/photos/2017/nov/07/320560/ Quick grades for five aspects of KU’s 86-57 victory over Fort Hays State on Tuesday night in the exhibition finale at Allen Fieldhouse. Offense: B ----------- Kansas was sluggish and sloppy in the first half and turned the ball over almost as many times as the Jayhawks recorded an ...

Self not actively seeking walk-ons to add to Jayhawks' thin roster

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2017/oct/31/kansas-basketball-v-pittsburg-state-exhibition/122207/ One week ago, during the Kansas basketball program’s second of three exhibition games this season, the Jayhawks rode out the final few minutes of their 100-54 blowout victory over Pittsburg State with regular rotation players Udoka Azubuike, Marcus Garrett and Mitch Lightfoot on the floor. Don’t be surprised if ...

Lightfoot following path laid out by Landen Lucas a season ago

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2017/jan/21/313910/ The Kansas basketball team’s recent exhibition victories over Missouri at Sprint Center and Pittsburg State at Allen Fieldhouse carried with them a bunch of good signs and exposed a few areas of concern for the 2017-18 team. While many of those were of the big picture, team variety, there ...

'Positionless players' a staple of Bill Self basketball

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2017/oct/31/kansas-basketball-v-pittsburg-state-exhibition/122207/ As Kansas basketball coach Bill Self continues to visit basketball gyms and living rooms across the country in search of more future Jayhawks, it’s important to remember exactly what Self is out there looking for. With physical big men Silvio De Sousa and David McCormack already committed in the ...

One man's bold prediction for Kansas football. Kind of...

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/users/photos/2017/nov/03/320442/ Now that it worked for Sports Illustrated and the Houston Astros, it seems like everybody is at least considering taking a shot at predicting the future. The Astros, in case you don’t know, made good on a 2014 SI cover story that proclaimed them the 2017 World Series champs ...

He Will, He Won't, He Might 2017: Mitch Lightfoot

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2017/oct/22/320106/ Mitch Lightfoot, perhaps as much as any KU recruit in the past 10-15 years, was thrilled to become a Jayhawk and knew that the start of the 2016-17 season was merely the beginning of a long and enjoyable journey that would give him memories for life and make him ...

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