KU Men’s Basketball

Kansas basketball officially inks prep guard Bobby Pettiford Jr.

The Kansas men's basketball backcourt became a little more explosive on Friday, when prep guard Bobby Pettiford Jr., signed a financial aid agreement to officially join the Jayhawks. Originally a Louisville signee, Pettiford Jr., reopened his recruitment after a coaching change at Louisville ...

NCAA announces passage of new one-time transfer exemption rule

Starting next season, major college football and basketball players will be permitted to transfer one time before graduating without being required to sit out a year of competition. The NCAA Division I Council voted Wednesday to change the long-standing rule that has often deterred players in ...

Jayhawks officially add 3 players to 2021-22 men’s basketball roster

The Kansas men’s basketball roster for the 2021-22 season officially grew by three players on Wednesday, when KU announced the additions of transfers Cam Martin, Sydney Curry and Joseph Yesufu. All three will be eligible immediately and figure to make an instant impact in the KU lineup. ...

Kansas basketball target TyTy Washington expected to cut list to 5 this weekend

Kansas target TyTy Washington revealed Tuesday that he plans to announce his list of five finalists sometime this weekend. A 6-foot-4, 180-pound point guard who originally committed to Creighton last November — from a list of 10 finalists — opened his recruitment back up in early March ...

Kansas freshman Bryce Thompson the latest Jayhawk to enter transfer portal

Kansas freshman Bryce Thompson on Tuesday became the latest and biggest now-former Jayhawk to announce his intention to enter the transfer portal. A former five-star prospect out of Tulsa, Okla., Thompson was the gem of KU’s 2020 recruiting class. But his freshman season at Kansas was ...

4 Kansas hoops commitments expected to make pledges official this week

Wednesday marks the start of college basketball’s spring signing period and the Kansas men’s basketball program is poised to officially add a couple of its new additions this week. Junior college transfer Sydney Curry, a 6-foot-8, 265-pound sophomore forward from Logan Community ...

KU junior Ochai Agbaji declares for NBA draft, plans to retain college eligibility

Kansas junior Ochai Agbaji announced Thursday afternoon that he is entering his name into the NBA draft pool with the option to return to school for his senior season. “I will be keeping my NCAA eligibility throughout this process and look forward to hearing from NBA professionals on ways I ...

KU freshman Latrell Jossell entering transfer portal

The Kansas men’s basketball program lost another player to the transfer portal on Thursday, when freshman guard Latrell Jossell decided to explore other options. Jossell, a former 3-star prospect from Texas, who joined the program last summer, played in 10 games for Kansas during his lone ...

KU’s Bill Self discusses appreciation, optics of new ‘lifetime contract’

Set to enter his 19th season at the helm of Kansas basketball, KU coach Bill Self said Wednesday that he was appreciative of his recently signed lifetime contract and not at all worried about the optics of that contract as the Jayhawks remain embroiled in an NCAA infractions case. The reason? ...

Kansas Athletics introduces ‘rising star’ AD Travis Goff at Lied Center

At his introduction Wednesday at the Lied Center, new University of Kansas Athletic Director Travis Goff said that if he did not have to give a speech, he would be speechless. For the next 40 minutes, through his introductory remarks and a 25-minute question-and-answer session with the media, ...

KU basketball lands former Drake guard Joseph Yesufu

The Kansas men’s basketball program once again has all of its scholarships currently spoken for, thanks to a Wednesday commitment from Drake transfer Joseph Yesufu. A 6-foot, 180-pound, sophomore point guard originally from Chicago, Yesufu announced his commitment to KU on Twitter, just ...

Three takeaways from Travis Goff’s introductory press conference

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2021/apr/05/332356/ Travis Goff was formally introduced as the new athletic director at Kansas Wednesday morning at the Lied Center. Goff, who is a 2002 graduate of the University of Kansas and native of Dodge City, is the fifth AD hired by Kansas since the ...