Tale of the Tait

The Day After: Simply put, one of the best games in Allen Fieldhouse history

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2016/jan/03/kansas-basketball-v-oklahoma/114850/ If you're still buzzing about Monday night's triple-overtime thriller between No. 1 Kansas and No. 2 Oklahoma, you're definitely not alone. The Internet, literally every nook and cranny of it, is full of people talking about the Jayhawks' 109-106 victory over the Sooners for which both teams deserve a ...

Looking back at some recent KU-OU classics

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2015/jan/19/kansas-basketball-v-oklahoma/108781/ So, yeah. Tonight's game between top-ranked Kansas and No. 2 Oklahoma is a pretty big game. Like, one of the biggest Allen Fieldhouse games in a number of years. Yeah, the Missouri win was huge and, sure, there have been a few others along the way. But very few ...

The Day After: Mauling the Bears

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2016/jan/01/kansas-basketball-v-baylor/114830/ They talk all year — literally, 365 days a year — about what winning the Big 12 title means to this Kansas University men's basketball team. On Saturday afternoon against 23rd-ranked Baylor, the Jayhawks showed they mean it. In what was by far the most intense, focused and locked ...

KU's Wayne Selden attempts to conquer Mamadou Ndiaye and lives to tell about it

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/users/photos/2015/dec/30/301279/ It was a subtle play that, to my knowledge, did not show up on any of the highlights, but it also was one that told you a lot about one of second-ranked Kansas' most important players. Less than two minutes into Tuesday's 78-53 victory over a good Cal-Irvine team, ...

The Day After: Climbing Anteater Mountain

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2015/dec/28/kansas-basketball-v-uc-irvine/114705/ 7-foot-6 center Mamadou Ndiaye and the rest of the UC-Irvine big men came to Lawrence hoping to put a scare into the second-ranked Jayhawks. And, for a half, they did just that. But KU's superior talent and overall depth won out and the Jayhawks emerged with a 78-53 victory ...

Big 12 about to enter a big couple of weeks

Matt Tait

Call it a complex, a curiosity or a downright fear. Whatever you choose, there's something about the word “realignment” that grabs my attention like few things on this planet, so much so that I get a little frightened when it's time to take my car in to balance and rotate ...

The Day After: A big win in sunny San Diego

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2015/dec/21/kansas-basketball-v-san-diego-state/114640/ The Kansas University men's basketball team's 70-57 victory over San Diego State on Tuesday night capped the pre-Christmas portion of the Jayhawks' schedule and put Kansas on the brink of closing out non-conference play. Kansas will face UC-Irvine at home on Dec. 29 and then jump into Big 12 ...

Former Jayhawks Harris, Talib picked for second straight Pro Bowl

Matt Tait

The intros, back to back, for former #KUfball standouts & current Denver Broncos CBs Aqib Talib & Chris Harris... pic.twitter.com/0oTDjn1dGZ— Matt Tait (@mctait) December 13, 2015 A pair of former Kansas University cornerbacks became the first NFL teammates to be selected for back-to-back Pro Bowls in 25 years. Denver Broncos ...

The Day After: Clawing the Grizzlies

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2015/dec/15/kansas-basketball-v-montana/114600/ The Kansas University men's basketball team had no trouble rolling past an overmatched Montana team on Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse. The Jayhawks (9-1) were bigger, stronger, faster, more skilled and more organized and all of that — and more — showed in KU's 88-46 victory over the Grizzlies. Offensively, ...

VIDEO: Gameday in Omaha - Let the wait begin

Matt Tait

Here's a quick, on the road version of KU Sports Extra from the NCAA Final Four in Omaha, where Kansas will take on No. 4 seed Nebraska tonight at 8:30. We'll have more blogs and videos throughout the day right here at KUsports.com so be sure to check out all ...

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