KU Men’s Basketball

KU basketball coaches ramp up recruiting in 2020 and beyond

It’s been a busy stretch of recruiting for the Kansas basketball coaching staff, who traveled around the country last week to check in on some of KU’s top targets in the 2020 class and beyond. Last Monday marked the first day of an open recruiting period that leads up to Nov. 13, the first ...

Jayhawks excited to add grad transfer Isaiah Moss’ veteran presence to roster

Iowa graduate transfer Isaiah Moss has been on KU’s campus for about a month but already has shown he fits in well. The reason? “He’s a veteran,” sophomore point guard Devon Dotson recently told the Journal-World. “He knows what it takes out there and in practice. He knows what it ...

KU basketball boot camp set to begin Monday

Although the 2019 edition of KU men’s basketball boot camp will feature the same drills and challenges as most years, it also will have a new look. Kansas coach Bill Self told the Journal-World on Sunday that first-year strength and conditioning coach Ramsey Nijem will be on hand for the ...

KU hires former Kings strength coach to replace Andrea Hudy

A 28-year-old NBA strength coach has been hired to replace Andrea Hudy with the Kansas basketball program, KU coach Bill Self announced Wednesday afternoon. Ramsey Nijem, who spent the past five years working with the NBA’s Sacramento Kings, has agreed to fill the role of men’s basketball ...

4-star center Mady Sissoko visiting KU this weekend

Let the onslaught of fall visits officially begin. This weekend, the Kansas men’s basketball program will host four-star Class of 2020 center Mady Sissoko for an official visit during the opening weekend of the college football season. In years past, KU coach Bill Self often has talked ...

Recruiting update: In-state prospect Gradey Dick plans KU visit for Late Night

In-state hoops prospect Gradey Dick is planning to make an unofficial visit to Kansas for Late Night on Oct. 4, a source told KUsports.com on Monday. Dick, a 6-foot-5, 170-pound guard in the class of 2022 from Wichita Collegiate, received a scholarship offer from the Jayhawks this summer and ...

Appearances by Miles, Self highlight KU’s annual Traditions Night

It all came down to a simple question: Would you rather fight 12 tiny Bill Selfs or one giant Les Miles? “I’ve got the answer,” Kansas athletic director Jeff Long responded. “I’m not going to fight either of them because I’m smarter than that. But I would go to battle with each one ...

Max Falkenstien celebration of life set for Saturday

When former radio broadcaster [Max Falkenstien died in late July at the age of 95,][1] Jayhawks everywhere jumped at the chance to share their best stories of the man who called KU games for 60 years. On Saturday, the party will continue at the Lied Center on KU’s campus. In conjunction ...

KU AD Jeff Long expects hiring process for Hudy replacement to move quickly

The process to replace two longtime Kansas Athletics sports performance employees is underway and KU Athletic Director Jeff Long hopes to have at least one hire made in the next two weeks. Former Kansas basketball strength coach Andrea Hudy and former KU football trainer Murphy Grant, who ...