KU Men’s Basketball

KU senior Devonte’ Graham happily embracing Big Man On Campus label

KANSAS CITY, MO. — Of all the reasons point guard Devonte’ Graham chose to return to Kansas for his senior season, KU coach Bill Self believes one might be getting overlooked.“He likes college,” Self said of Graham Tuesday afternoon at Big 12 media day at Sprint Center. “He also wants ...

Jayhawks eager to learn from good and bad of Border War win over Mizzou

There was one thing Kansas coach Bill Self liked most about his team’s 93-87 victory over Missouri during Sunday’s Showdown for Relief at Sprint Center. And it was not the final score or the $1.75 million dollars the two programs raised for hurricane relief. Instead, the veteran Kansas ...

Border Winner: Azubuike sparks Jayhawks in exhibition win over Mizzou

Kansas City, Mo. — With Border War bragging rights back on the line Sunday afternoon at Sprint Center, the plan all along for the Kansas men’s basketball team was to get the ball to 7-foot center Udoka Azubuike and let him dominate the paint.Had it worked for the entire afternoon, the ...

Tom Keegan: Devonte Graham shows smarts, aggressiveness against Missouri

Kansas City, Mo. — The mere mention of the name Devonte’ Graham instantly brought a sigh, wide eyes, a side-to-side shake of the head and ultimately a smile from first-year Missouri basketball coach Cuonzo Martin.“One, he’s battle tested. When you’ve been in big games as a senior, ...

Rivalry renewed: Jayhawks prevail vs. Mizzou in charity exhibition

Kansas City, Mo. — So we meet again.A rivalry dating back to 1907 made its unofficial return Sunday afternoon, as the Kansas and Missouri basketball programs squared off in a charity exhibition to raise money for relief organizations.Though the stats and result won’t go in either team’s ...

Experience key for Kansas in Border War revival

Kansas Jayhawks vs. Missouri Tigers (exhibition)Time: 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 22 | Location: Sprint Center, Kansas City, Mo. TV: $40 pay-per-view streaming at www.ShowdownForRelief.com | Radio: IMG Jayhawk Radio Network Log on to KUsports.com for our live game blog coverage and follow the ...

Tom Keegan: Udoka Azubuike raises ceiling for Kansas basketball

Kansas forward Billy Preston, equipped with a well-developed physique for a freshman at 6-foot-10, 240 pounds, readily acknowledges that his perimeter game is more developed at both ends than his post play.He also believes the crash course he takes in practice will benefit his paint ...

Border War exhibition to be televised via pay-per-view option

Kansas basketball officials announced Friday morning that this weekend's exhibition game against Missouri — 3 p.m. Sunday at Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo., — will in fact be televised after all.The cost for the telecast of the online stream of the event will be $40 and fans can sign up ...

Exhibition or not, Jayhawks starting to feel buzz of Border War revival

You don’t have to look farther than Malik Newman’s head to discover the true magnitude of Sunday’s Showdown for Relief exhibition game between Border War rivals Kansas and Missouri at Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo. Sure, none of the players on either side have any direct connection to ...

KU officials exploring televising Sunday’s Border War Showdown for Relief

Officials at KU said the option of televising Sunday’s Border War clash was still on the table and details were being examined to see if it was possible. As of 5 p.m. Thursday, no announcement had been made one way or the other. Initially, broadcasting the game on TV was kept out of the ...

Jayhawks a unanimous pick to win 14th consecutive Big 12 men’s basketball title

History awaits. That's the message sent by the Big 12 men's basketball coaches on Thursday morning, when the conference revealed that Kansas was a unanimous selection to win its 14th consecutive Big 12 regular season title, breaking a tie with UCLA for the most all-time. KU received all nine ...