KU Men’s Basketball

Big 12 suspensions to Silvio De Sousa, David McCormack leave Kansas thin up front

The Wednesday suspensions of Kansas basketball forwards Silvio De Sousa (12 games) and David McCormack (2 games) will have a significant impact on the KU lineup in the week ahead. McCormack, a 6-foot-10, 265-pound sophomore from Norfolk, Va., has been in the Jayhawks’ starting lineup for 17 ...

KU forward Silvio De Sousa suspended indefinitely following rivalry game brawl

Kansas forward Silvio De Sousa has been suspended from the team indefinitely for his role in Tuesday night’s fight between the Kansas and Kansas State men’s basketball programs. KU coach Bill Self announced the suspension just before noon on Wednesday. “I have suspended Silvio De Sousa ...

Bill Self: Punishments for rivalry game brawl not completely resolved

Updated story - KU forward Silvio De Sousa suspended indefinitely following rivalry game brawl Roughly 14 hours after players from the Kansas and Kansas State basketball teams brawled in the south end of Allen Fieldhouse, KU coach Bill Self did not yet have an update Wednesday morning on ...

Lopsided Sunflower Showdown ends with all-out brawl between No. 3 Kansas and K-State

An otherwise uneventful Sunflower Showdown spiraled into chaos in the final seconds Tuesday night at Allen Fieldhouse, as a fracas surrounding Kansas big man Silvio De Sousa spilled into the courtside seats. What began innocently enough, with Kansas State freshman guard DaJuan Gordon stealing ...

Notebook: Sophomore Ochai Agbaji provides impact as rebounder in win over Wildcats

Tuesday night, during 31 minutes of third-ranked Kansas’ 81-60 victory over Kansas State at Allen Fieldhouse, starting guard Ochai Agbaji provided KU coach Bill Self with something for which he had been searching. “The bottom line is, get an offensive rebound,” Self said of Agbaji after ...

Game Day Breakdown – No. 3 Kansas vs. Kansas State

No. 3 Kansas Jayhawks (14-3 overall, 4-1 Big 12) vs. Kansas State Wildcats (8-9 overall, 1-4 Big 12) Time: 6 p.m. | Location: Allen Fieldhouse, Lawrence, Kansas TV: ESPN2 | Radio: IMG Jayhawk Radio Network Log on to KUsports.com for our live game blog coverage and follow the KUsports.com ...

Jalen Wilson back at practice, decision nearing on whether he’ll play this season

Kansas freshman Jalen Wilson is back on the practice court, and a decision about his status for the season appears to be nearing. “He practiced up and down a little bit the other day,” [Self said of the 6-foot-8 freshman from Denton, Texas, who broke his left ankle during the first week ...

Jayhawks move up to No. 3 in latest AP poll

Back-to-back road wins over Oklahoma and Texas, coupled with a handful of losses by other teams in the Top 5 last week, cleared the way for the Kansas men's basketball team to move back into the Top 5 of the Associated Press poll. KU (14-3 overall, 4-1 Big 12) moved up three spots to No. 3 in ...

Jayhawks’ bench gets smaller in 2nd half of road win

In the heat of a Big 12 road battle Saturday in Austin, Texas, the Kansas basketball team’s typically ample nine-man rotation shrunk. It wasn’t injuries that had the Jayhawks shorthanded. Rather head coach Bill Self decided for the stretch run he liked his chances with six players in ...

Jayhawks searching for more offense in defensive-minded Big 12

Austin, Texas — Points have been tough to come by in the Big 12 Conference this season, and, after back-to-back games of 66 points, Kansas coach Bill Self is in search of a way to change that. “We hung 66 tonight and it felt like we were really on fire,” Self said after KU’s 66-52 win ...

Benton Smith: Jayhawks capable of winning ugly with strong defensive play

Austin, Texas — Ugly is in the eye of the beholder. As far as Kansas basketball coach Bill Self was concerned, what he gazed upon Saturday at Frank Erwin Center was magnificent in all its grime. “This is not ugly,” Self said after his Jayhawks’ 66-57 victory at Texas. “It’s ...

Notebook: Marcus Garrett returned after hard fall in 2nd half at Texas

Austin, Texas — The sound was as loud as the boom that “Smokey the Cannon” produces at Texas football games just down the road. Only Saturday, it came after Kansas junior Marcus Garrett hit the ground following a drive to the rim midway through the second half of KU’s 66-57 win over ...

Quick recap: No. 6 Kansas earns 66-57 road win over Texas

Behind three double-digit scorers, No. 6 Kansas did enough to come away with a 66-57 win over Texas Saturday afternoon in the Erwin Center. Devon Dotson, Udoka Azubuike and Marcus Garrett all made enough plays down the stretch to help the Jayhawks (14-3, 4-1) earn their second-straight Big 12 ...