KU Men’s Basketball

KU coach Bill Self: ‘I’m concerned about everything’

Less than an hour after KU's 21-point victory over Stanford in Sacramento just before Christmas, Kansas coach Bill Self offered a brutally honest but hopeful assessment of where his team stood entering conference play. Two games and 12 days later, many of the same things Self was concerned ...

Tom Keegan: Stone-faced Red Raiders not typical visitors to fieldhouse

It was one of those signature Kansas  blitzes in Allen Fieldhouse. The visiting team starts to melt under the pressure of the noise, the sheer talent of the opposition, the name on the home jerseys, and the game flips.In 43 seconds midway through the second half Tuesday night, a 13-point ...

No. 18 Red Raiders knock off No. 10 Jayhawks in Allen Fieldhouse

No one on the Kansas basketball team thought winning in the Big 12 would be easy this season, and Texas Tech made sure to remind the Jayhawks of that Tuesday night, in KU’s conference home opener.The No. 18-ranked Red Raiders did more than give the No. 10 Jayhawks a battle, the men in black ...

Game day Breakdown: No. 10 KU basketball vs. No. 18 Texas Tech

No. 10 Kansas Jayhawks (11-2) vs. No. 18 Texas Tech Red Raiders (12-1) Time: 8 p.m. | Location: Allen Fieldhouse, LawrenceTV: 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 @mctait ...

KU men’s basketball moves up to 10th place in AP poll

Tuesday’s Big 12 home opener for the Kansas men’s basketball program — 8 p.m. at Allen Fieldhouse — all of a sudden, is a clash between Top 20 teams.That’s because Texas Tech, on the heels of its blowout victory over Baylor last weekend, jumped four spots in this week’s AP poll, ...

De Sousa making solid first impression with Jayhawks

Silvio De Sousa's first official game as a Jayhawk featured a seat in the stands and a brand new, black warm-up suit.Friday's Big 12 opener in Texas was not exactly the kind of debut De Sousa or the Jayhawks had hoped for when they learned just before Christmas that he would be eligible to join ...

Tom Keegan: Efficient Lagerald Vick soaring in every way

Austin, Texas — Not all of the visitors’ best work Friday night took place beyond the 3-point arc on a night Kansas shot 17 of 35 from long distance in a 92-86 victory over Texas. The most spectacular moment of the night for Kansas, courtesy of Lagerald Vick, occurred way above the rim on a ...

Jayhawks continue to torch nets from 3-point range

For a head coach and group of players still searching for an identity, simple statistics seem to suggest the Kansas men's basketball may already have one. The Jayhawks have made 11 or more 3-pointers in eight of the 13 games they have played this season and now are shooting .422 from 3-point ...

KU Sports Photos of the Year

Piecing together a highlight reel of images from a year of KU sports that involved Frank Mason III is more difficult than one might think. Not because Mason didn’t make for nice photos. Quite the opposite. In fact, Mason was so prolific a presence that you could almost make the whole thing ...

Three’s Company: Jayhawks hit record 17 3-pointers to top Texas

Austin, Texas — There were a bunch of reasons to wonder whether 11th-ranked Kansas could kick off its quest for a 14th consecutive Big 12 title on the right foot Friday night at Frank Erwin Center against Texas.And the Jayhawks had 17 answers during a 92-86 victory that was not quite as close ...

Tom Keegan: Jayhawks adjust appropriately to long arms of Longhorns freshman

Austin, Texas — Playing against him or watching him from the stands, it’s always a good idea to keep at least one eye on Texas freshman big Mohamed Bamba, who brought his 7-foot-9 reach from Harlem, home of basketball magicians, to the Big 12 for one year of highly entertaining ...

Jayhawks bombard Longhorns with 3-pointers to win Big 12 opener

As Kansas opened Big 12 play Friday night at Frank Erwin Center, it didn’t take long for Texas freshman Mohamed Bamba to establish himself as a force inside defensively, what with his 7-foot-9 wingspan and active hands and feet.So the No. 11 Jayhawks used one of their greatest strengths, ...

Game day breakdown: No. 11 KU basketball at Texas

No. 11 Kansas Jayhawks (10-2) vs. Texas Longhorns (9-3) Time: 8 p.m. | Location: Frank Erwin Center, Austin, Texas TV: ESPN2 | 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 @mctait @TomKeeganLJW ...

Bill Self on Big 12 race: ’13-5 will get it free and clear’

With Big 12 Conference play opening Friday night for the 11th-ranked Kansas men's basketball team in Austin, Texas, the time has come to consider the Jayhawks' chances of extending their record-tying streak of 13 consecutive regular season conference titles to 14 and standing all alone, ahead ...

De Sousa won’t make KU debut at Texas

Over the course of the past several days, Silvio De Sousa completed the academic work necessary to graduate early from high school, relocated from Bradenton, Fla., to Lawrence, and experienced his first basketball practice at the University of Kansas.The 6-foot-9 power forward, though, won’t ...

Jayhawks jump three spots to No. 11 in latest AP Poll

Back-to-back victories over Omaha and Stanford last week led to some upward movement in the Associated Press poll for the Kansas men's basketball team. After dropping during each of the past two weeks — from No. 2 to No. 13 and then again from No. 13 to No. 14 – the Jayhawks began their ...

KU’s Bill Self enjoying Joel Embiid’s rise to stardom

Former Kansas center Joel Embiid has officially taken over the NBA and he's not afraid to let everyone know about it. But there's one man who saw it coming long before the player they now call The Process ever actually suited up for an NBA game. That man is Kansas coach Bill Self and Self ...