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Grammy-nominated Lil Yachty to perform at Late Night

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/users/photos/2017/sep/26/319478/ For the second consecutive year, Allen Fieldhouse will transform into a high-energy concert venue during the minutes leading up to the men’s basketball team’s first practice of the 2017-18 season. KU announced Tuesday afternoon that international rap star Lil Yachty would be the featured performer at this year’s Late ...

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He Will, He Won't, He Might 2017: Malik Newman

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2017/aug/02/318351/ After a year of waiting and watching and four exhibition games in Italy to whet his appetite, Kansas guard Malik Newman is finally ready to get back to college basketball. The Mississippi State transfer and Jackson, Miss., native came to Kansas after his freshman season with the Bulldogs during ...

Bill Self: Late Night 2017 to feature entertainment young people will 'absolutely love'

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2016/oct/01/310752/ With Late Night in the Phog now just five days away, the anticipation and preparation for the annual season tip-off event are beginning to reach new levels. While the week leading up to Late Night typically drags for Kansas fans who have been counting down the days since the ...

Impact of McCormack commitment goes beyond big man boost

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/users/photos/2017/sep/12/319166/ While the immediate reaction to and impact from Kansas basketball’s ability to land Class of 2018 big man David McCormack took the minds of most people to the KU front court and just how loaded the forward/center position will/could be during the 2018-19 season, there was an overlooked aspect ...

Class of 2018 big man David McCormack picks Kansas

Matt Tait

https://twitter.com/KUTheShiver/status/912103486011080705 The Kansas men's basketball program picked up another big time commitment in the Class of 2018 on Sunday evening when four-star center David McCormack (6-foot-9, 260 pounds) chose the Jayhawks. McCormack officially announced his decision during a live appearance on a local news broadcast in Virginia. With UCLA, NC ...

Decisions coming tonight and Sunday for 2 Class of 2018 KU hoops targets

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2015/dec/17/300768/ The next couple of days will determine quite a bit about the Kansas basketball program’s 2018 recruiting class. With 2018 big man Silvio De Sousa already committed, the Jayhawks will learn this weekend about the decisions of a couple more highly touted 2018 prospects. Around 5 p.m. today, five-star ...

He Will, He Won't, He Might 2017: Svi Mykhailiuk

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2017/feb/04/314278/ Despite still being younger than most players on his team, sharp-shooter Svi Mykhailiuk enters his final season as a Jayhawk with a huge opportunity and plenty of motivation. Leaving his name in the 2017 NBA draft pool until the last possible minute to pull it out, the Ukrainian guard ...

How much longer will Bill Self coach?

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2016/dec/17/313004/ [In a Wednesday interview with ESPN.com’s Myron Medcalf,][1] Kansas basketball coach Bill Self shed a sliver of light on just how much longer he might like to coach. Brace yourselves, Kansas fans. Self’s answer was not, “forever.” Self, who will turn 55 in late December, often has shared the ...

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