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5 Jayhawks crack DraftExpress' Top 12 Big 12 NBA prospects for 2017

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2015/dec/12/300613/ Projecting any given NBA Draft, like obsessing over Kansas basketball in Lawrence, has become a year-round task and no one out there does it better than Jonathan Givony and his staff at DraftExpress.com. From player profiles, regularly updated mock drafts and traveling around the world to track both the ...

Jayhawks remain in hot pursuit of Orlando SG Chaundee Brown

Matt Tait

According to 247 Sports’ “Crystal Ball” prediction, Wake Forest is now in the lead for Chaundee Brown, a 6-foot-5, shooting guard from Orlando who has narrowed his list of schools to KU, Wake and Florida. Danny Manning-led Wake Forest currently is projected as the leader for Brown with a 60 ...

He Will, He Won't, He Might: Josh Jackson

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2016/jun/15/308365/ Another week brings another entry in the "He will, He Won't, He Might" blog series and today we take a peek at freshman wing Josh Jackson. Jackson, as you know, is the latest highly touted, likely one-and-done freshman phenom landed by KU coach Bill Self. An he figures to ...

KU Basketball Boot Camp Journal: Sept. 23, 2016

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2016/sep/23/boot-camp-bill-self/118427/ You’ve heard the stories, read the accounts and probably even imagined what it’s like. But to see it is a whole different experience. Boot Camp, Kansas basketball style, is not for the faint of heart and on Friday a handful of local media members were invited in to watch ...

Behind the curtain at another KU Boot Camp

Matt Tait

The Kansas basketball team plowed its way through Day 3 of Bill Self's annual preseason Boot Camp on Wednesday and was at it again bright and early for Day 4 on Thursday morning. That puts the Jayhawks one day away from the halfway point of the annual ritual that players ...

He Will, He Won't, He Might: Devonte' Graham

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2016/mar/12/304733/ We're back for more with our new feature, "He Will, He Won't, He Might," which aims to identify something each Kansas basketball player definitely will do during the 2016-17 season, something the same player almost certainly won’t do and, of course, the wildcard, something each player actually might wind ...

He Will, He Won't, He Might: Frank Mason III

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2016/jun/15/308363/ Welcome to a new feature here at KUsports.com, where we take a little closer look at the potential for every player on the Kansas men’s basketball roster, one at a time, leading up to the start of the season next month. Dubbed, “He will, he won’t, he might,” this ...

Jayhawks survive Day 1 of Boot Camp

Matt Tait

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zhZb8JKYPKc Carlton Bragg and Landen Lucas were living proof, and the two Kansas big men confirmed that everyone else on the team survived, as well. Early Monday, Jayhawks old and young ran through the first day of Bill Self's annual Boot Camp, a two-week conditioning adventure that tests the mind ...

Memphis loss puts backing of many KU football fans on life support

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2016/sep/17/ku-football-v-memphis/118399/ If you’ve followed Kansas football for any length of time — 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, even 50 years — you’ve seen, or perhaps even been a part of, a fan base that has suffered through all kinds of frustration, dashed hopes and disappointment. Few stretches have been ...

Waiting game roars on in Big 12 expansion saga

Matt Tait

My favorite part about the ongoing Big 12 expansion saga is how often it compels people to state the obvious. The most recent and notable example of that came earlier this week when Oklahoma president David Boren, speaking after the Oklahoma board of regents meeting Wednesday night, so eloquently declared ...

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