Tale of the Tait

He Will, He Won't, He Might: Udoka Azubuike

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2016/oct/13/311019/ As we close in on the unofficial start of the 2016-17 Kansas basketball schedule — the Jayhawks host Washburn at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at Allen Fieldhouse — we also wind down to the end of our He Will, He Won’t, He Might series that previews what to expect ...

Bill Self, Brad Underwood renew longtime friendship as Big 12 coaching rivals

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2016/oct/25/kansas-basketball-big-12-media-day/118842/ When you’re the king of the Big 12 Conference, you tend to carry yourself a little differently than all of the other coaches trying to knock you off your spot at the top of the mountain. There’s a certain element that can only be described as cool, calm and ...

He Will, He Won't, He Might: Lagerald Vick

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2015/nov/13/299245/ Bill Self. Josh Jackson. Landen Lucas. Fran Fraschilla. Coaches, teammates and analysts alike all have pointed to Kansas sophomore Lagerald Vick as one of the most impressive Jayhawks during the early going of the 2016-17 season. Not only have the aforementioned people gone on record to say how impressed ...

Bill Self talks rule changes at Big 12 Media Day

Matt Tait

So skilled as a basketball coach and so blessed with some of the most talented athletes and players in the country, Kansas basketball coach Bill Self rarely blinks when he gets wind of a movement to alter or re-emphasize existing rules that could create change in the college game. Such ...

Bill Self says Josh Jackson's maturity is a major asset for Kansas

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2016/jun/12/308191/ For all of the comparisons between Kansas freshman Josh Jackson and former one-and-done KU star Andrew Wiggins — those you’ve heard and those still yet to come — the one that struck me as the most impressive and most telling about the kind of player Jackson is came from ...

KU basketball players reveal why they picked Kansas

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2016/oct/19/ladies-night-out-kansas-basketball-2016/118762/ When the more than 400 women who flocked to Allen Fieldhouse for the [7th annual Ladies Night Out with Kansas basketball event][1] got their turn to fire a few questions toward the Jayhawk players, they inquired about things like superstitions and the upcoming season and which players worked the ...

Latest update on road to recovery for Scott "Scooter" Ward

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/users/photos/2016/oct/20/311193/ Kansas coach Bill Self on Wednesday night was asked by a member of the more than 400 women who attended the 7th annual Ladies Night Out with Kansas basketball event for an update on Scott “Scooter” Ward, who, [two weeks ago, was rushed into emergency surgery to repair a ...

He Will, He Won't, He Might: Dwight Coleby

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2016/oct/13/311010/ After a little bit of a break in the series to cover media day and a few other newsy KU basketball things, we're back for a quick look at our second bench player of the series, big man Dwight Coleby. The former Ole Miss transfer who came to Kansas ...

ESPN obtains memo directing Big 12 leaders how to handle Monday's press conference

Matt Tait

And so it begins. It took less than 24 hours for the Big 12 Conference to be exposed for not being completely truthful during Monday’s press conference that revealed the conference’s decision not to expand. And, if we’re being honest here, almost no one who has been paying any sort ...

End of expansion talk should usher in age of technology advancement for Big 12

Matt Tait

OK, now that the dust has settled and we’ve all had time to let reality sink in, we know that the Big 12 Conference is not expanding and that the conference, at least on the surface, appears to be good with that. And why not? There are those out there ...

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