KU Men’s Basketball

KU earns commitment of transfer wing AJ Storr, one of portal’s top players

Updated 4:21 p.m. Thursday: The Kansas men's basketball team secured the services of one of the portal's most highly coveted players, Wisconsin transfer AJ Storr, on Thursday afternoon. "With great excitement and humility, I announce my commitment to the University of Kansas Basketball ...

Furphy declares for draft while retaining college eligibility

Updated 10:20 a.m. Wednesday: Kansas freshman guard Johnny Furphy announced Tuesday night that he intends to declare for the 2024 NBA Draft while leaving the door open for a potential return to college basketball. In a statement released by the KU men's basketball program on its X account, ...

How newest NBA Jayhawks Dick and Wilson fared in their rookie year

Toronto Raptors rookie wing Gradey Dick mustered his best scoring performance of the season in its final days, as he went off for 24 points — including six 3-pointers — last Wednesday. That game happened to come against the Brooklyn Nets and Dick’s former Kansas teammate Jalen Wilson, ...

KU basketball notebook: Self bullish on Jackson’s future prospects

Elmarko Jackson came into Kansas as a McDonald’s All-American and potential one-and-done NBA Draft pick. He finished his freshman year coming off the bench and averaging 4.2 points per game. But head coach Bill Self frequently pointed out throughout the year that Jackson hadn't been playing ...

Self discusses KU’s future roster plans at team banquet

Kansas men’s basketball coach Bill Self pointed out at Thursday’s season-ending banquet that a year in which a team gets a No. 4 seed in the NCAA Tournament — as the Jayhawks did in 2023-24, before their second-round loss — is considered worthy of praise at plenty of other schools. But ...

Adams receives ‘Mr. Jayhawk’ award

Kansas junior KJ Adams received the Danny Manning "Mr. Jayhawk" Award at the Jayhawks' season-ending banquet Thursday night, claiming KU's lone team-specific award following a year in which he accomplished what head coach Bill Self called "something that mere mortals don’t do.” Adams did ...