KU Men’s Basketball

KU extends no-fans policy at athletic events through Dec. 5

The University of Kansas is extending its policy of having no fans in the stands at home athletic events through Dec. 5, Chancellor Douglas Girod announced Monday afternoon. Last week, the university announced that no fans would be allowed for the rest of November. In a letter posted on the ...

Kansas point guard Devon Dotson confirms Chicago as his next stop

Nothing about Wednesday night's NBA draft went the way former Kansas point guard expected it to go. But after working with his agent and family [to find the best landing spot after unexpectedly going undrafted,][1] Dotson took to Twitter on Thursday night to show that he was doing just fine. ...

Touted Gonzaga trio awaiting Jayhawks in season opener

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2020/nov/19/331474/ So much for easing into the season. Forget those friendly exhibitions in Allen Fieldhouse of years past, in which Kansas pulverizes in-state programs. This is 2020. There is no normal. And the Jayhawks’ first game in more than eight months ...

Draft day finally here for former Jayhawks Udoka Azubuike, Devon Dotson

Wednesday night, nearly five full months after they were expecting to know, former Kansas basketball All-Americans Udoka Azubuike and Devon Dotson finally will find out where their NBA careers will begin. It’s draft day in the NBA. Five weeks after the pandemic-altered 2019-20 season ...

KU will not allow any fans at athletic events for the rest of November

Story updated at 8:53 p.m. Tuesday: The University of Kansas’ chancellor announced Tuesday that no fans will be allowed at home sporting events for the rest of November because of the ongoing surge of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in the region. This news will affect two volleyball ...

NCAA eyeing Indianapolis as single site for 2021 NCAA Tournament

Indy or bust! That could be the rallying cry for everyone who plays men's Division I college basketball this season now that the NCAA has announced it is in talks with city and state officials to host the entire 2021 NCAA Tournament in Indianapolis. Nothing is official yet — NCAA ...

2020-21 Kansas men’s basketball season preview

Kansas’ men’s basketball team will get straight back to business when the 2020-21 season kicks off on Thanksgiving, Nov. 26. But there are a lot of new faces on the team and a handful of veterans whose roles will be changing and evolving. In this section, we’ll take a look at Kansas’ ...

4-star forward Zach Clemence makes commitment to KU basketball program official

With family members surrounding him inside the Sunrise Christian Academy gymnasium, four-star Class of 2021 forward Zach Clemence made his commitment to Kansas official on Saturday morning by signing his national letter of intent. "This day has been great so far," Clemence told Jacob ...

Fan cutouts coming to Allen Fieldhouse for 2020-21 hoops season

You've seen them at Royals games and other college and pro venues across the country, and now you can be in one. Kansas Athletics announced this week that it would provide KU fans the opportunity to have a fan cutout of themselves placed inside Allen Fieldhouse for the 2020-21 basketball ...

He Will, He Won’t, He Might 2020: Latrell Jossell

Limited by an ankle injury for the first couple of months of practice, Jossell first got on the court with his new teammates for an official practice on Nov. 4. That delay no doubt added to an already steep learning curve for the KU newcomer. But KU coach Bill Self said Jossell actually ...

How KU junior David McCormack can fill the void left by Udoka Azubuike’s departure

Spoiler alert for the quickly approaching college basketball season: David McCormack is not Udoka Azubuike. No one should expect McCormack, now a junior in the Kansas front court, to suddenly be able to pull off everything Azubuike did a year ago just because he is stepping into the sizable ...