Tale of the Tait

Mykhailiuk puts best skill on full display during workout with the Celtics

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2016/dec/10/312825/ As many of you probably saw on Twitter on Tuesday, I was told by someone closely connected to Kansas junior Svi Mykhailiuk that the KU guard knocked down 85 of 100 NBA-range 3-point attempts during a recent workout with the Boston Celtics. Obviously, that’s damn good. And, while I’m ...

Comparing the recruiting strategies at Kentucky and Kansas

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2015/dec/17/300768/ It’s no secret that Lexington, Ky., has become to one-and-done college basketball players what Cancun, South Padre Island and Daytona Beach are to spring breakers. And it’s not exactly breaking news that Kentucky coach John Calipari has figured out how to coach these players, be it one or two ...

Did the Morris twins pull a fast one?

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2016/may/08/306982/ The NBA is full of conspiracy theories, from people thinking the games and postseason results are predetermined by the league office to others believing that the officials have an interest in deciding the outcome of games on a regular basis to fit that agenda. But of all of the ...

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

Matt Tait

*~ Recorded Tuesday, May 2, 2017*

Former KU center Landen Lucas believes in transfer path for future Jayhawks

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2017/mar/23/315717/ Former Kansas basketball player Landen Lucas never actually transferred to or from KU. But with his career broken into two different pieces — during his red-shirt year and after it — Lucas was able to experience the benefits of what a lot of transfers gain while sitting out during ...

New Jayhawk Jack Whitman dishes on the mustache

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/users/photos/2017/may/03/316524/ So now that [we know who Jack Whitman is,][1] — a 6-foot-9, 235-pound transfer forward — where he comes from — Lexington, Ky., by way of William & Mary — and what his goals are at Kansas — to come in and contribute to the rotation while developing and ...

An overview of KU's scholarship situation and why the Jayhawks are all right

Matt Tait

Let me start by saying that I don’t know all of the details or exact plans that currently are in place for the Kansas men’s basketball team, [which on Tuesday added another transfer — William & Mary forward Jack Whitman —][1] and yet still appears to be open to adding ...

Lawson pipeline appears to be in good shape

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2015/dec/17/300768/ It’s still early, and there’s a lot of basketball to be played and recruiting to be done before anything becomes official. But the Kansas basketball program already seems to be in better shape than ever for 6-foot-8 forward Chandler Lawson, one of the top players in the Class of ...

Trevon Duval decision coming 'soon'

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2015/dec/17/300768/ At this point in the recruiting game, with the 2017 class preparing to finish out high school and report to its chosen schools in just over a month, most of the focus is on the Class of 2018 and getting things lined up to make a run at the ...

New KU PG Charlie Moore resembles recent part-time Jayhawk

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2017/apr/20/316250/ Maybe it was just the name playing tricks on my brain or it might’ve been the sly smile and smaller frame. Either way, the first person who came to mind when I began looking into new Kansas point guard Charlie Moore was none other than Nic Moore. You remember ...

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