Tale of the Tait

Breaking down KU-Purdue on Sports Radio 810 WHB's "Sports Night"

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2017/mar/22/kansas-and-purdue-ncaa-practices-and-press-confere/120692/ We're now less than 24 hours away from tip-off in the Sweet 16. After several hours at Sprint Center on Wednesday afternoon and evening, between the drive home and finishing up a few stories for Thursday's paper, I hopped on with Sports Radio 810 WHB host Cody Tapp on ...

Breaking down KU forward Dwight Coleby's big night

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2017/mar/19/kansas-basketball-v-michigan-state/120675/ Kansas forward Dwight Coleby, whose nine second-half minutes in Sunday’s second-round NCAA Tournament victory over Michigan State were as important as any played by any player in the game, prides himself on being ready. But more than that, the 6-foot-9, 240-pound native of the Bahamas prides himself on his ...

Postgame Report Card: Kansas 90, Michigan State 70

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2017/mar/19/kansas-basketball-v-michigan-state/120646/ Quick grades for five aspects of KU’s 90-70, second-round NCAA Tournament victory over Michigan State on Sunday night at BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla. Offense: A ---------- Scoring 100 points in the first round was one thing, but following that up with 90 in Round 2, against Tom Izzo ...

KU-Michigan State by the numbers

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2017/mar/17/kansas-basketball-v-uc-davis/120636/ In the past couple of days, we’ve used a bunch of words and thoughts, characters and quotes to set up today’s second-round clash between top-seeded Kansas (29-4) and No. 9 seed Michigan State (20-14) at BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla. And while a key hustle play, clutch adjustment or ...

Let's be Frank: Mason's importance vs. Michigan State goes well beyond scoring

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2017/mar/17/kansas-basketball-v-uc-davis/120624/ By now, everyone in the country knows that Kansas senior Frank Mason III is a stone-cold scorer. His 3-point shot is a bona fide weapon, his transition game is relentless and flat-out frightening and his willingness to throw his body into, over, through and around bigger, stronger, taller opponents ...

KU Sports Extra: Jayhawks' NCAA Tourney Run Off to a Terrific Start

Matt Tait

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dgyAX50MWjM

Road To The Final Four - The Journey Begins Today

Matt Tait

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aXEqyNiqnl4

Why Josh Jackson thinks KU is "the best team in the country"

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2017/mar/16/kansas-ncaa-tournament-practice/120590/ With a bright NBA future waiting just around the corner, Kansas freshman Josh Jackson enters his first — and likely last — NCAA Tournament in an enviable position. Jackson, who for the first time since March 4 will be back in the lineup with the Jayhawks at 5:50 p.m. ...

Tulsa one of several special places in a state full of them for KU coach Bill Self

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2011/mar/20/210443/ Long before the killer recruiting class at Illinois that wound up in the national title game two years after he left and years ahead of his remarkable stretch at Kansas, where he has more conference titles than home losses, Kansas basketball coach Bill Self spent seven years building toward ...

KU's Mason prominently displayed on SI cover

Matt Tait

If you're the type that believes in the Sports Illustrated cover jinx, the magazine did you a favor this week. Instead of featuring one player or one team on its annual March Madness cover, SI went back to its old iconic days of the tournament edition and put representatives from ...

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