WRITER: Henry Greenstein

KU football lands first 2025 commitment

Just when it seemed like 2024 football recruiting had slowed down for the summer, 2025 recruiting kicked into gear. The Kansas football team earned its first verbal commitment from an incoming junior Thursday evening. Quarterback David McComb from Oklahoma's Edmond Memorial High, who first visited Lawrence on June 25, pledged to attend KU after spending more time with head coach Lance Leipold and offensive ...

Offseason improvement puts McCullar in spotlight entering Puerto Rico trip

Bill Self has seen the same process unfold in several consecutive years: A Kansas player will enter the draft and ultimately decide to come back but do so with renewed “confidence and aggressiveness.” “I think it’s the exact same thing that Ochai (Agbaji) and J-Wil (Jalen Wilson) did,” he said. “I think they tested the waters, they went and did all the NBA stuff, they saw (it), they have a better ...

2023 KU soccer roster reflects growing Kansas City connections

Peruse recent Kansas soccer lineups and you’ll find plenty of towns with familiar names: Leawood, Lenexa, Olathe, Overland Park and Shawnee in the state of Kansas; Grain Valley, Lee’s Summit and of course Kansas City in Missouri. “I think in my years that I’ve been here, obviously, I’ve seen a lot of changes in the quality of players coming out of Kansas, and Kansas City, Missouri,” head coach Mark ...

KU men's basketball schedule for Puerto Rico posted

The Kansas men's basketball team has posted more details regarding its three exhibition games in Puerto Rico next week. According to a schedule uploaded onto the Kansas Athletics website Thursday, the Jayhawks will face a "Puerto Rico Select Team" at 11 a.m. Central Time on Aug. 3, then the national basketball team of the Bahamas at 4 p.m. Aug. 5 and again at 11 a.m. Aug. 7. All three games will take place in ...

Shooting guard will be position to watch in Puerto Rico

When Kansas men's basketball returned three decorated veteran starters — KJ Adams Jr., Dajuan Harris Jr., Kevin McCullar Jr. — and then snagged the highest-profile transfer in recent college basketball history, Hunter Dickinson, that naturally locked down four of its five starting spots. All indications are that a trio of newcomers is vying for the last one, though, each player with his own merits. We now ...

KU to open against Chaminade in Maui Invitational

Kansas men's basketball has earned the top seed in the Maui Invitational for the third straight time. The Jayhawks will play Chaminade, the Honolulu-based NCAA Division II school that hosts the tournament in Lahaina, Hawaii, on Nov. 20 at 8 p.m. Central Time. on ESPNU. They previously faced the Silverswords in the opening round in 2015 and 2019, and are 4-0 against them all-time. The game against Chaminade ...