Tale of the Tait

Wayne Selden soaring in South Korea

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2015/jul/07/team-usa-vs-serbia/111897/ I've spent more than my fair share of time being critical of Wayne Selden's game during his first couple of seasons with the Kansas University men's basketball team. And I stand by everything I've said in the past. But the good thing about the past is that it's always ...

Semi-regular check of the KU football roster reveals a few changes

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2013/sep/07/261169/ Don't look now, but July has arrived and, like it or not, before we know it, it's going to feel an awful lot like football season around here. For now, the KU men's basketball team's run at the World University Games in South Korea is keeping much of the ...

2016 NBA rookie of the year odds include one former Jayhawk

Matt Tait

By now, if you've been a longtime reader of KUsports.com, you know that every once in a while we post various odds that are sent to us from the folks at Bovada.lv, an online betting service that dabbles in all kinds of college and professional sports propositions. If that sounds ...

So, about those KU hoops uniforms for Korea…

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/users/photos/2015/jun/30/293635/ By now, even if you weren't one of the thousands of people who packed the Sprint Center last week to check out the latest and slightly modified version of the KU basketball team in its two exhibition games with Canada, you surely have seen the uniforms. Whether you saw ...

Looking ahead to the 2016 NBA Draft and KU's place in it

Matt Tait

Because this has become one of the most enjoyable — if not ridiculous — exercises in sports, let's take a quick look ahead to the 2016 NBA Draft to see what might happen for the current members of the Kansas University men's basketball team. Last night, in Brooklyn, New York, ...

NBA Draft experience changing with time

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2015/feb/02/286225/ Thursday will mark the first NBA Draft since 2009 that I have not been in attendance. Most years, draft day sticks out to me like a lighthouse on a rocky shore both because there is so much planning that goes into covering it and also because it's always been ...

Chris Harris: Better cornerback or conductor?

Matt Tait

From the "in case you missed it" folder, check out the following video of former Kansas University football standouts Chris Harris and Steven Johnson leading a Colorado symphony in the KU fight song during a recent event put on by the Denver Broncos. Harris and Johnson were two of a ...

Loss of Corey Avery brings questions to KU's RB position

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2014/oct/18/280770/ For years, the one constant with the Kansas University football team — other than all of the losing, of course — has been the Jayhawks' ability to put together a deep and talented stable of running backs that, in many ways, have been interchangeable. Whether you're talking about the ...

KU Football camps provide benefits to both sides

Matt Tait

Tuesday marked the second day of the Team Camp circuit at the Kansas University football facilities, and, like Monday, hundreds of high school athletes from nearby schools braved the heat and took their turn on the turf at KU. Monday's camp welcomed 17 teams to Lawrence and 16 returned for ...

Hoiberg bolting a bummer for the Big 12

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2014/jan/13/267355/ Just when things were lining up for the Big 12 Conference to have one heck of a trio of men's basketball coaches at the top of the list — and an even deeper top-tier lineup farther down — Iowa State's Fred Hoiberg went and did something everybody knew he ...

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