Tale of the Tait

K.J. Lawson delivers harsh goodbye

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2017/apr/10/316044/ Call it a parting shot or a bad way to make a first impression, either way a [snapchat video of newly acquired Kansas forward K.J. Lawson,][1] the former Memphis Tiger who, along with his brother, Dedric, committed to KU earlier this week, recently surfaced that showed Lawson using profanity ...

Miles Bridges news unlikely to have any impact on Josh Jackson's decision

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2017/mar/19/315536/ I get it. I really do. And I’m right there with you. Sort of. The idea of Kansas freshman Josh Jackson returning for his sophomore season is wonderful to think about. But it’s a total waste of time and, therefore, is hazardous to the health of Kansas basketball fans. ...

Say What? Tait's Wednesday appearance on 810 WHB's Sports Night with Cody Tapp

Matt Tait

News, notes and updated Rivals.com rankings for the KU recruiting Class of 2017

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2015/dec/17/300768/ While the Kansas basketball program’s 2017 recruiting class remains incomplete and a work in progress, the folks at Rivals.com have released their updated and final Rivals 150 rankings for the current class. The two future Jayhawks on the list who already have signed with Kansas both dropped a couple ...

Highlights and one-liners from Tuesday's KU basketball banquet

Matt Tait

The news last night came from the opportunity to talk to Devonte’ Graham for the first time since he announced on Twitter last Sunday that he was returning for his senior season. [So that’s what I wrote.][1] But there were plenty of moments from last night’s Kansas basketball banquet that ...

Say What? Tait's weekly appearance on Rock Chalk Sports Talk

Matt Tait

** Recorded the afternoon of Tuesday, April 11, before the men's basketball banuqet.*

Say What? Tait's weekly appearance on Rock Chalk Sports Talk

Matt Tait

* Recorded Tuesday afternoon, before the men's basketball banuqet.

Report: Jayhawks expected to land Memphis transfers

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/users/photos/2017/apr/10/316045/ Gary Parrish of CBS Sports reported Monday, through information obtained from their father, that [former Memphis standouts Dedric and K.J. Lawson plan to transfer to Kansas.][1] The two brothers, who are natives of Memphis, where they attended Hamilton High, will sit out the 2017-18 season per NCAA transfer rules ...

Tonight's Wooden Award ceremony will mark the final act of Frank Mason's magical season

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2017/feb/27/kansas-basketball-v-oklahoma-senior-night/120381/ Kansas senior Frank Mason III is in Los Angeles today for the annual ceremony that announces the Wooden Award winner (7 p.m. on ESPN2). Given the fact that Mason already has swept nine of nine national player of the year awards in the past few weeks [and the regularity ...

With Bragg gone, where will the Jayhawks look to fill his role?

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2016/dec/30/313265/ [Now that it’s all over,][1] it’s hard to believe that the Carlton Bragg Jr. era in Kansas basketball will go down as an experiment. But that’s exactly what it was. Despite earning high praise throughout his prep career and becoming another in a long line of McDonald’s All-Americans to ...

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