KU Men’s Basketball

Game day breakdown: No. 7 Kansas vs. North Dakota State

No. 7 Kansas Jayhawks (3-1) vs. North Dakota State Bison (0-3) Time: 3 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020 Location: Allen Fieldhouse, Lawrence, Kan. TV: ESPN+/Big 12 Now | Radio: IMG Jayhawk Radio Network Log on to KUsports.com for our live game blog coverage and follow the KUsports.com staff ...

Kansas basketball bench looking to develop more rhythm, comfort on the court

Thursday’s 35-point Kansas basketball victory over visiting Washburn provided KU coach Bill Self with an opportunity to give extended minutes to some of his reserves. And while each had moments where he took advantage of the extra playing time, Self was not exactly wowed by the play of any ...

David McCormack finally has some fun as KU rolls vs. Washburn

Junior forward David McCormack’s 17 points on Thursday made him the fourth different leading scorer in four games for seventh-ranked Kansas, which ran past Washburn, 89-54, in the home opener at Allen Fieldhouse. In Game 1 it was Marcus Garrett with 22 points against Gonzaga. In Game 2 it ...

Notebook: Small number of fans will soon be back inside Allen Fieldhouse

Family members of the players and coaches were the only fans in the Allen Fieldhouse stands during Thursday’s 89-54 victory by the seventh-ranked Kansas men’s basketball team over Washburn, but that won't be the case for long. Just before tipoff of Thursday’s game, Kansas Athletics ...

Game day breakdown: No. 7 Kansas vs. Washburn University

No. 7 Kansas Jayhawks (2-1) vs. Washburn Ichabods (3-0) Time: 7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020 Location: Allen Fieldhouse, Lawrence, Kan. TV: Big 12 Now via ESPN+ | Radio: IMG Jayhawk Radio Network Log on to KUsports.com for our live game blog coverage and follow the KUsports.com staff on ...

No. 7 Kansas earns gritty 65-62 win over No. 20 Kentucky in Champions Classic

Kansas senior Marcus Garrett was the source of some serious confusion prior to Tuesday’s 65-62 win by No. 7 Kansas over No. 20 Kentucky at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. During his pregame radio interview with color analyst Greg Gurley, KU coach Bill Self said that Garrett, who had ...

Game day breakdown: No. 7 Kansas vs. No. 20 Kentucky

No. 7 Kansas Jayhawks (1-1) vs. No. 20 Kentucky Wildcats (1-1) Time: 8:30 p.m. | Location: Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Ind. TV: ESPN | Radio: IMG Jayhawk Radio Network Log on to KUsports.com for our live game blog coverage and follow the KUsports.com staff on Twitter: @KUSports ...

High-scoring Jayhawks missed numerous good looks inside in 1-1 start to season

For a team that scored at least 90 points and shot 50% or better from the floor in each of its first two games of the season, Kansas, surprisingly enough, actually could have left the Fort Myers Tip-Off with even better numbers in both categories. The Jayhawks missed 10 layup attempts in their ...

KU’s Ochai Agbaji opens junior season with strong start

Two games into the 2020-21 season, Kansas junior Ochai Agbaji is off to the best start of his college career, sitting among the team leaders in scoring at 17.5 points per game and shooting 50% from the floor and 42% from 3-point range with just two turnovers. It’s a far cry from the slow ...

Former KU great Paul Pierce to enter college basketball Hall of Fame

Two decorated former coaches and six former college greats, including Kansas All-American Paul Pierce, have been selected to the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2021, the Hall announced Sunday. The honorees will be enshrined next November in Kansas City, Mo., at the 2021 ...

KU basketball notebook: Depth starting to show for sixth-ranked Jayhawks

The sixth-ranked Kansas men’s basketball team has used two starting lineups in two games so far this season, but head coach Bill Self said it’s still too early to talk about having the team’s rotation set. Redshirt freshman Jalen Wilson started on Thursday against Gonzaga in the opening ...

Benton Smith: Jayhawks better early on playing small, with Jalen Wilson

Bill Self still envisions David McCormack becoming the leading scorer on this Kansas basketball team by March. But two games into the season, McCormack isn’t even the Jayhawks’ best option at center. As of Friday’s 94-72 win over St. Joseph’s, that title belongs to Jalen Wilson, who ...

Guest column: KU’s 2020-21 season opener a strange but spectacular experience

Fort Myers, Fla. — If someone had told me a year ago that I would be watching No. 6 Kansas play top-ranked Gonzaga five miles from my Fort Myers, Fla., home, I would have pinched myself. The dream would have been too good to be true. If that same someone also had told me that I would be ...

No. 1 Gonzaga sprints by Kansas, 102-90, at season-opening Fort Myers Tip-Off

Different season, different team, different result for No. 6 Kansas, which had its 16-game winning streak snapped in a 102-90 loss to No. 1 Gonzaga on Thursday at Suncoast Credit Union Arena in Fort Myers, Fla. After putting together one of the strongest defensive teams KU coach Bill Self has ...