Tale of the Tait

The James Sosinski Story: How a former UMass QB is getting a chance with Kansas basketball

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/users/photos/2017/nov/30/321165/ One semester of basketball at South Mountain Community College in Phoenix was all it took for James Sosinski to draw interest and scholarship offers from mid-major programs all over the West Coast, according to his former coach Daven Vo. And now the KU football player turned potential KU basketball ...

A quick glance at Devonte' Graham vs. Frank Mason through 6 games

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/users/photos/2017/nov/29/321162/ If you're looking for a definitive sign about just how talented and impressive this Kansas basketball offense has been during the team's first six games of the season, look no further than the most recent list of the team's top scorers. Even with his 35-point outburst in Tuesday's 96-58 ...

Postgame Report Card: Kansas 96, Toledo 58

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2017/nov/28/321118/ Quick grades for five aspects of KU’s 96-58 rout of Toledo on Tuesday night at Allen Fieldhouse. Offense: A+ ----------- I mean, the Jayhawks shot 75 percent in the first half, 9-of-11 from 3-point range, and nearly topped the 100-point mark. This is simply one of the most impressive ...

Say What?: Tait's weeklly appearance on RCST

Matt Tait

Recruiting update: The latest on Williamson & Langford, plus identifying Silvio De Sousa's potential first game

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2015/dec/17/300768/ While so much of the recent KU basketball recruiting talk has surrounded the status of Class of 2018 big man Silvio De Sousa and his quest to come to Kansas in time for the second semester — understandably so, given the enormous lift that would give this year's team ...

The value of Devonte' Graham's leadership displayed in 39 seconds

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2017/oct/31/320377/ There was a moment during [last Friday's 102-59 Kansas victory over visiting Oakland][1] that demonstrated perfectly the value of Devonte' Graham the leader. Late in the first half of the easy Kansas victory, sophomore guard Malik Newman caught a pass in transition and hesitated near the 3-point line. Newman's ...

Danny Manning signs lengthy contract extension at Wake Forest

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2015/nov/24/299664/ Over the weekend, Wake Forest athletic director Ron Wellman announced that the school had signed men's basketball coach Danny Manning to a six-year contract extension that will take him through the 2024-25 season. The news, while terrific for Manning, the former KU assistant and one of the all-time great ...

Postgame Report Card: Kansas 102, Oakland 59

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2017/nov/24/321021/ Quick grades for five aspects of KU’s 102-59 win over Oakland on Friday night at Allen Fieldhouse. Offense: A- ---------- It wasn't as electric as Tuesday's 3-point barrage against Texas Southern, but it was pretty darn efficient. And the Jayhawks earn extra credit for sticking to the game plan ...

Postgame Report Card: Kansas 114, Texas Southern 71

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2017/nov/21/kansas-basketball-v-texas-southern/122441/ Quick grades for five aspects of KU’s 114-71 rout of Texas Southern on Tuesday night at Allen Fieldhouse. Offense: A+ ----------- 55 percent from the floor, 53 percent from 3-point range, a school record 19 made 3-pointers, just seven turnovers and 17 offensive rebounds. All of that, and so ...

Jayhawks jump to No. 3 in latest AP poll

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2017/nov/17/kansas-basketball-v-south-dakota-state/122383/ On the heels of a victory in Chicago over then-No. 7 Kentucky, the Kansas men's basketball team moved up one spot to No. 3 in this week's Associated Press poll. The top two spots remained the same, with Duke (4-0) and Arizona (3-0) staying put, and Kansas leapfrogged Michigan ...

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