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Matt Tait

KU Recruiting Update: Who is Thomas Allen?

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2015/dec/17/300768/ Thomas Allen, the No. 149-ranked player in the 2017 class, according to Rivals.com, revealed on Twitter on Monday night that he had received a scholarship offer from Kansas. Allen, a 6-foot-2, 180-pound guard who spent the past season playing at Brewster Academy in New Hampshire — former home of ...

Former Jayhawk C.B. McGrath takes over at UNC Wilmington

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2002/dec/26/92305/ Former Kansas walk-on C.B. McGrath, who played for former KU coach Roy Williams from 1995-98 and then spent the next 18 years as part of Williams’ coaching staff for four seasons at Kansas and the last 14 at North Carolina, is officially setting out on his own. McGrath, a ...

Jayhawks ranked from 1st to 11th in national, "Way-Too-Early" Top 25's for 2017-18 season

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2016/nov/25/312313/ Having your team knocked out of the NCAA Tournament stinks for any fan of any team no matter when or how it happens. But there is a light at the end of the tunnel, particularly for Kansas fans who are used to seeing their team among the top teams ...

KU senior Tyler Self cracks "One Shining Moment"

Matt Tait

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yfPBQyQkUKI There was no questioning how big the moment was when it happened a couple of weeks ago. But I’m not sure anyone who watched, celebrated or reacted to Tyler Self’s 3-pointer to give the Jayhawks 100 points in a first-round win over UC Davis in this year’s NCAA Tournament ...

Frank Mason's hardware haul not entirely rare, but impressive all the same

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2017/mar/23/315707/ As you all surely know by now, [Kansas senior Frank Mason III in the past couple of weeks has swept nine national player of the year honors,][1] ranging from the big dogs like the Naismith Trophy and AP Player of the Year to similar honors handed out by USA ...

2016-17 Jayhawks finished as highest scoring team in Self era at Kansas

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2017/mar/17/315458/ With Roy Williams and his top-seeded North Carolina Tar Heels set to face Oregon, instead of Kansas, in this weekend’s Final Four outside of Phoenix — in a game that nearly became the fourth meeting in NCAA Tournament play since 2008 between Ol’ Roy and Kansas — we won’t ...

Breaking down Billy Preston's McDonald's All-American Game

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2017/mar/29/315880/ Although it wasn’t as hyped up or exciting as an NCAA Tournament game, I’m sure more than a few fans of Kansas basketball tuned into ESPN last night to watch five-star forward Billy Preston play in this year’s McDonald’s All-American Game. Preston, a 6-foot-10, 240-pound forward with guard skills, ...

Incoming freshman Billy Preston already all about the Jayhawks

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/users/photos/2017/mar/29/315879/ Although Billy Preston’s college basketball career has not even started yet, you’d never know it from listening to the 6-foot-9, 220-pound forward talk about his future school. [In Chicago this week for the McDonald’s All-American Game,][1] the No. 8 player in the country, according to Rivals.com, has talked a ...

Say What? Tait's weekly appearance on Rock Chalk Sports Talk

Matt Tait

Isn't technology great? Thanks to a suggestion from our publisher, Scott Stanford, who just can't get enough KU sports talk despite his humble South Carolina roots, we're going to start a new feature here on KUsports.com to bring you some of our regular radio appearances right here on the site. ...

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