KU Men’s Basketball

Reports: K.J. Lawson to join Tulane as grad transfer

After a little more than a month of searching, former Kansas basketball guard K.J. Lawson has found his next college basketball home. Stadium’s Jeff Goodman and CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein reported Monday afternoon that Lawson, who only played one season at KU after transferring with brother ...

3-point shot has been an emphasis for Dedric Lawson ahead of NBA combine

It’s officially draft combine time for a handful of Kansas Jayhawks who are hoping to make a name for themselves this week in Chicago in front of NBA eyes. Starters from the 2018-19 team, Dedric Lawson, Quentin Grimes and Devon Dotson are three of the 66 players invited to the annual skills ...

Grad transfers Holyfield, Tucker make choices, pass on KU

The Kansas basketball team’s 2019 recruiting class was dealt a pair of blows on Saturday, when two of the Jayhawks’ targets announced their commitments to other programs. Both of them graduate transfers, T.J. Holyfield decided to move on from Stephen F. Austin to join Texas Tech and Rayjon ...

Devonte’ Graham calls rookie NBA season a ‘blessing’

An All-American during his final college season at the University of Kansas, Devonte’ Graham, like most rookies playing in the world’s premier basketball league, found himself recalibrating during his first season in the NBA as nothing came as easily as he was used to. A high second-round ...

Rules committee proposes moving 3-point line back beginning next season

When Ochai Agbaji, Marcus Garrett or any of their Kansas basketball teammates hoist a 3-pointer next season, they could be doing so from a slightly longer distance. The NCAA Men’s Basketball Rules Committee announced on Friday it is proposing moving the 3-point line back, from the current ...

Jayhawks sitting on the brink of serious recruiting upswing

Recruiting often goes in cycles, and the cycles seem to be never-ending. One year, a program can’t miss on its desired targets and gets just about everybody it wants and, occasionally, even a couple of players it didn’t want but lucked into. A couple of years later, especially among the ...

Jayhawk Breakdown: NBA scout sizes up Devon Dotson’s pro prospects

We’re now a week into May, and that means it’s draft season for the folks in the NBA and dozens of draft hopefuls who will spend the next several weeks working to impress that one NBA scout, coach or GM just enough to get a shot at a pro career. It won’t happen for all of them, of ...

New KU forward Tristan Enaruna makes commitment to Kansas official

Class of 2019 forward Tristan Enaruna wasted no time making [his commitment to Kansas][1] official, signing his national letter of intent on Wednesday, barely 12 hours after announcing his decision to join the Jayhawks. The 4-star prospect from Wasatch Academy in Mount Pleasant, Utah, chose ...

KU target R.J. Hampton reportedly moves up timeline for college decision

According to ESPN recruiting analyst Paul Biancardi, Kansas basketball target R.J. Hampton has moved up the timeline for his college decision. Hampton, a 5-star prospect from Little Elm, Texas, who recently reclassified into the 2019 class from 2020 told Biancardi that he now plans to pick ...

4-star forward Tristan Enaruna picks Kansas

The Kansas men's basketball program on Tuesday night secured a commitment from the third member of its 2019 recruiting class when 4-star forward Tristan Enaruna announced his commitment on Twitter just before 8 p.m. In a phone conversation with the Journal-World, the 6-foot-9 forward from ...

The idea of 5-star guard R.J. Hampton picking Kansas gains momentum

A decision from reclassified combo guard R.J. Hampton may still be several weeks away, but one of the top recruiting analysts in the country is ready to call it for Kansas. On Monday afternoon, at exactly 3:42 p.m., Evan Daniels, of 247 Sports, logged his “crystal ball” pick in ...

Jayhawk Breakdown: NBA scout sizes up Quentin Grimes’ pro prospects

It’s officially May, and that means it’s draft season for the folks in the NBA and dozens of draft hopefuls who will spend the next several weeks working to impress that one NBA scout, coach or GM just enough to get a shot at a pro career. It won’t happen for all of them, of course. And ...

Jayhawk Breakdown: NBA scout sizes up Dedric Lawson’s pro prospects

jayhawk-breakdown-nba-scout-sizes-up-ded It’s officially May, and that means it’s draft season for the folks in the NBA and dozens of draft hopefuls who will spend the next several weeks working to impress that one NBA scout, coach or GM just enough to get a shot at a pro career. It ...

Former Jayhawk Lagerald Vick lands workout with Charlotte Hornets

It’s now officially May, and that means it’s draft season for the folks in the NBA and dozens of draft hopefuls who will spend the next several weeks working to impress that one NBA scout, coach or GM just enough to get a shot at a pro career. It won’t happen for all of them, of course. ...

5-star Kansas target R.J. Hampton officially reclassifies into 2019 class

The college basketball recruiting class of 2019 has a new player in it. And his name is one you’ve probably heard a few hundred times before. After weeks of wondering and speculation, Little Elm, Texas, guard R.J. Hampton on Tuesday made official his decision to reclassify from 2020 into ...

Bill Self to San Antonio conspiracy theorists won’t be proven right any time soon

From the time that it became clear to those who obsess over Kansas basketball that Bill Self was indeed the long-term answer for the program and a more than suitable replacement for Roy Williams, who left KU for North Carolina, those among the fan base prone to worrying about these types of ...