KU Men’s Basketball

KU assistant Jerrance Howard catches up with Chicago Jayhawks old and new

Back in his hometown of Peoria, Ill., for a charity golf event this week, Kansas basketball assistant Jerrance Howard was in Chicago over the weekend and he caught up with a couple of Jayhawks past and present. As luck would have it, the two were actually working out together, making it even ...

Matt Tait: Rock Chalk Roundball Classic just keeps getting bigger, better

For years, the Rock Chalk Roundball Classic was a fun summer event that brought together a bunch of former KU basketball players for a night of highlights. Today, the Roundball Classic has become a powerhouse, three-day fundraiser for a great cause — helping area families that are fighting ...

Class of 2022 guard Tre White commits to Kansas

It may have taken a while for the Kansas men’s basketball program to fill its 2019 recruiting class, but the Jayhawks are off to headstart in the Class of 2022. Tre White, a top-talent guard at Washington High in Milwaukee, on Sunday orally committed to Kansas, a move that was confirmed on ...

Path to Golden State roster spot will be difficult for Dedric Lawson

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2019/feb/11/328705/ There are far easier paths to an NBA career than the one Dedric Lawson must now traverse. No one expected the offensively gifted forward who spent his redshirt junior season at Kansas leading the Big 12 in scoring and rebounding to become a ...

Former Jayhawk Frank Mason III entering big summer with Sacramento

Throughout his life, former Kansas point guard Frank Mason has overcome a number of different obstacles and been on a mission to prove his doubters wrong. Even with two years of NBA experience under his belt, that mission continues today as Mason prepares to enter his third season as a ...

KU’s Silvio De Sousa gets TV time at NBA Draft

Fully focused on making his return to the court with the Kansas Jayhawks next season, KU junior Silvio De Sousa made a quick trip to New York City this week. The reason? To be there when his close friend and fellow countryman Bruno Fernando was drafted during Thursday night’s NBA Draft. ...

KU chancellor waiting for news on NCAA investigations like everyone else

The top official at the University of Kansas, like everyone else, is waiting to see whether the KU athletics program will receive allegations of major recruiting violations. KU Chancellor Douglas Girod told the Journal-World Wednesday at a Kansas Board of Regents meeting in Topeka that the ...

What stood out at Tuesday’s KU camp scrimmage

NCAA rules prohibit college basketball coaches from watching their teams’ organized scrimmages in the summer, which was probably both good news and bad news for KU coach Bill Self this summer. Self left after introducing the players and interacting with the young campers, but no doubt if ...

Udoka Azubuike in early stages of getting back to his dominating ways

Cleared to play basketball again just a few weeks back, University of Kansas center Udoka Azubuike isn’t quite back to his rim wrecking ways. That’s not to say one of the leading candidates for Big 12 Player of the Year next season has much to worry about regarding his future on the court. ...

Improvement of KU sophomore David McCormack includes expanded range

After an entire season of hearing how sped up he was on the floor, Kansas big man David McCormack has figured out how to slow down. Good thing, too, because McCormack now admits that all of the focus on his biggest freshman flaw got a little old. True to his personality and humble nature, ...

KU’s 4 freshmen haven’t needed star power to impress observers

Not one of the four four-star freshmen on the 2019-20 roster screams guaranteed NBA lottery pick at this point, the earliest stage, of each of their college basketball careers at the University of Kansas. Yet not one of them has failed to impress their new teammates and coaches in one fashion ...