Tale of the Tait

In-home visit with 5-star PG Devon Dotson 'great,' according to Dotson's father

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/users/photos/2017/aug/25/318775/ When it comes to talking to the media about their current teams, coaches, in all sports, often refrain from dealing in absolutes. Kansas football coach David Beaty and his “earn it” philosophy is a great example, with nothing being promised to anyone and every player on his roster having ...

5-star SG Quentin Grimes on KU's message: 'They said they have to get me'

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2015/dec/17/300768/ It’s been a wild week for the Kansas basketball coaching staff, with trips all over the country for in-home visits and check-ins with prospects in the Class of 2018 and beyond. And while KU coach Bill Self and his staff clearly are used to the grind that is year-round ...

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

Matt Tait

• Recorded on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017

Zion Williamson to visit KU for Late Night

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2015/dec/17/300768/ According to multiple reports that came in late Tuesday night, the Kansas men’s basketball coaching staff, which made an in-home visit with top-ranked Class of 2018 prospect Zion Williamson on Tuesday night, left Williamson’s South Carolina home with the knowledge that they’d see him again in a couple of ...

KU coaching staff slated for in-home visit with top-ranked Zion Williamson

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/users/photos/2017/sep/12/319166/ As part of an ongoing project with USA Today, Zion Williamson, the No. 1 overall recruit in the high school basketball Class of 2018, per 247 Sports’ composite rankings, recently dropped Part VI of his online blog with the paper. Included in [this latest edition][1] was a detailed entry ...

In-home visits up next for Hall of Famer Bill Self

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2015/dec/17/300768/ With Hall of Fame week and the overwhelming emotions of being inducted and celebrated by assistants and players from every step of his coaching journey now behind him, Kansas basketball coach Bill Self can again move on to the business at hand. In the immediate, that means getting back ...

Iowa State Cyclones honor Bill Self's Hall of Fame induction

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2014/jan/13/267332/ Throughout the past week, and, really, the past few months, we've heard from a lot of people who love Bill Self and appreciate his honor of being selected as a member of the 2017 class at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. That honor will become official a ...

Larry Brown on Bill Self: 'They know the guy cares, so they're going to do anything for him'

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2012/mar/30/232520/ **Springfield, Mass. —** Former Kansas coach Larry Brown, who on Friday night will present Bill Self during his induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame has been in the game of basketball long enough to learn a few important things about players and coaches. None of them, ...

Hall of Fame to fix mistake on Bill Self tribute bench

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/users/photos/2017/sep/07/319062/ Of all of the great tributes to Bill Self that the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame has rolled out, one left Kansas basketball fans frustrated on Thursday. Outside of the main entrance to the Hall of Fame, just before reaching a statue of James Naismith, visitors encounter a ...

It's Hall of Fame Week for KU coach Bill Self

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2012/feb/25/230684/ Throughout the past decade or so of Kansas basketball you’ve heard — perhaps even said — the chatter, in any given year, about how KU’s roster was so deep that its second five could finish in the Top half of the Big 12 Conference. Although we’ve never been able ...

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