Tale of the Tait

Champions Classic careers of current Jayhawks less than stellar

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2014/nov/18/282442/ **New York —** The Kansas basketball program’s 1-4 record in the Champions Classic, which resumes tonight at Madison Square Garden in New York City, where Kansas will face No. 1 Duke at 8:30 p.m., hardly comes as a surprise when looking at some of the individual statistics in the ...

Bill Self stresses 3-point defense against Duke

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2016/nov/11/kansas-v-indiana-armed-forces-classic/119003/ Kansas basketball coach Bill Self warned before the Jayhawks’ season-opener in Honolulu that KU would be in trouble if they did not defend Indiana’s three-point shooters. Sixteen makes and 48 percent from three-point range later, the Hoosiers dropped KU to 0-1 on the season with a 103-99, overtime battle ...

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Bill Self not overly excited by likely absence of 3 talented Duke big men

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2016/jun/08/308023/ When the Kansas basketball program faces top-ranked Duke Blue Devils on Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden in New York City, they’ll do so without having to worry about three Duke players who played a big role in the Blue Devils earning that No. 1 ranking in the preseason ...

The Day After: Hawaii Oh-No

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2016/nov/11/kansas-v-indiana-armed-forces-classic/119013/ A week in paradise was spoiled by a hard-fought, overtime loss to No. 11 Indiana on Friday night, and now the Kansas men’s basketball team heads to New York, where its reward for dropping the season opener is a date with No. 1 Duke on Tuesday night. The Jayhawks ...

Postgame Report Card: Indiana 103, KU 99, OT

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2016/nov/11/kansas-v-indiana-armed-forces-classic/119012/ Quick grades for five aspects of KU’s 103-99, overtime loss to No. 11 Indiana in the Jayhawks’ season opener Friday night in Honolulu, Hawaii. Offense: B ---------- Scoring 99 points and shooting 52 percent in the first half generally sounds like a nice start toward a good offensive night. ...

Collin Sexton decision going down to the wire?

Matt Tait

Individuals with knowledge about the recruitment of Class of 2017 point guard Collin Sexton by both Alabama and Kansas told the Journal-World on Wednesday that neither side knew, as of late Wednesday, whether the No. 7-ranked player in the country, according to Rivals.com, was going to pick them. Rivals.com reported ...

More sights and sounds from the Jayhawks at Pearl Harbor

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2016/nov/09/jayhawks-honolulu-day-2/ The Kansas basketball teamtoured the USS Chafee at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickman near Honolulu on Wednesday, and, in doing so, provided a wonderful opportunity to observe the Jayhawks away from their area of expertise — the basketball court. KU's coaches, players, managers and support staff toured the ship for ...

Ranking KU basketball's 2016-17 exhibition performances

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2016/oct/31/kansas-basketball-v-washburn-exhibition/118925/ Exhibition games are no way to judge basketball players on where their games are and what kinds of production they’ll deliver during the upcoming season, but for the next two-plus days, that’s all we’ve got to go on with the Kansas men’s basketball team. With that in mind, as ...

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