KU Men’s Basketball

Kansas still projected to win Big 12 following home loss to Baylor

Contrary to popular belief, the sky is not falling for the Kansas men’s basketball team. Sure, Saturday’s 67-55 loss to Baylor highlighted some of KU’s limitations, particularly when sophomore point guard Devon Dotson is out and center Udoka Azubuike is bottled up. It was also a ...

Former KU forward Carlton Bragg Jr. kicked off team at New Mexico after DWI arrest

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico forward Carlton Bragg Jr. has been dismissed from the Lobos basketball team following his arrest on suspicion of driving while intoxicated and possession of less than an ounce of marijuana. Coach Paul Weir released a statement late Sunday, hours after ...

Jayhawks eyeing more consistency from Isaiah Moss to help KU offense

Despite their lofty ranking and strong record, the third-ranked Kansas Jayhawks are a team in need of some consistent scoring punch. And they got it from senior shooting guard Isaiah Moss during Saturday’s 67-55 loss to No. 4 Baylor at Allen Fieldhouse — for a half, anyway. On his way to ...

Notebook: KU monitoring hip pointer Devon Dotson suffered in ‘L’ to Baylor

Just looking at the final box score from Saturday’s 67-55 victory by No. 4 Baylor over No. 3 Kansas at Allen Fieldhouse won’t tell you everything you need to know about Devon Dotson’s day. Despite playing 28 minutes in the Jayhawks’ third loss of the season, Dotson was not out there ...

Shane Jackson: Rare home loss to Baylor highlights KU’s limitations on offense

Kansas head coach Bill Self shouldered the blame, but it is unlikely anybody would have faulted him given the circumstances that led to his team's first league loss of the season. Sophomore point guard Devon Dotson was sidelined with a hip injury for a long stretch in the second half. Junior ...

Bears ‘better’ than Jayhawks in Baylor’s first ever win in fieldhouse

Baylor coach Scott Drew has always told his team that in order to win in Allen Fieldhouse you have to be up 10 with 3 minutes to play. For a guy who had tried and failed 12 times before, Drew wound up being right on Saturday. And his team even gave him a little wiggle room. Behind stellar ...

Baylor defeats Kansas to capture first win at Allen Fieldhouse, 67-55

If a top-five matchup wasn’t enough motivation for No. 3 Kansas, being down 13 points at halftime would usually serve as a sufficient wakeup call. But it wasn’t a vintage KU comeback at Allen Fieldhouse, as No. 4 Baylor rolled to a 67-55 victory over KU Saturday afternoon. This is ...

More active than ever, Udoka Azubuike finally defensive anchor KU needs

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2019/nov/19/330316/ This Kansas basketball team may not have a next-level human shot eraser manning the paint, but as the Jayhawks’ defense and toughness have emerged as their supreme traits this year, there’s no question Udoka Azubuike’s improvements as a ...

Game Day Breakdown – No. 3 Kansas vs. No. 4 Baylor

No. 3 Kansas Jayhawks (12-2 overall, 2-0 Big 12) vs. No. 4 Baylor Bears (12-1 overall, 2-0 Big 12) Time: noon Saturday | Location: Allen Fieldhouse, Lawrence, Kansas TV: CBS | Radio: IMG Jayhawk Radio Network Log on to KUsports.com for our live game blog coverage and follow the ...

Local basketball games postponed due to inclement weather

Mother Nature impacted a full slate of area basketball games Friday night. A crosstown clash between Bishop Seabury and Veritas was one of the many area basketball games postponed due to the threat of inclement weather. No makeup date was announced for the game, which was slated to take place ...

Devon Dotson gets back on track as finisher, distributor

Maybe it was because his points and assists — and his team’s road win — came so easily Wednesday night at Iowa State, but no one on the Kansas basketball team spent much time during postgame conversations discussing the performance of point guard Devon Dotson. That included Dotson, ...

Kansas defense enjoying one of its best stretches in last 3 decades

On Wednesday night at Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa, the Iowa State Cyclones hit a 3-pointer for the 416th consecutive game, extending a streak that dates back to the 2007-08 season. That was about the only offensive highlight for the Cyclones in a 79-53 loss to No. 3 Kansas, and head coach ...

Jayhawks crush Cyclones to record largest KU win in Hilton Coliseum since 2003

Ames, Iowa — Anyone wondering just how well things went for third-ranked Kansas during Wednesday’s Big 12 road opener at Iowa State need look no further than the first-half free throw shooting of KU senior Udoka Azubuike. Capping off a 21-3 KU run that turned a 2-point game into a 20-point ...

Notebook: KU coach Bill Self focused on recruiting impact of games being on ESPN+

Ames, Iowa — Kansas basketball coach Bill Self does not have ESPN+ and is not afraid to tell you that he doesn’t really know how to get it. Considering where he sits on game nights, he also doesn’t need it. But that has not stopped Self from forming his own thoughts about the streaming ...

Quick recap: No. 3 Kansas overwhelms Iowa State in Hilton Coliseum

It wasn’t a typical Kansas-Iowa State matchup in Ames, Iowa. After years of tightly-contested battles between Big 12 foes, the first such matchup of the new decade was anything but that. No. 3 Kansas overwhelmed Iowa State from start to finish in its 79-53 win Wednesday night in Hilton ...

Game day breakdown: No. 3 Kansas at Iowa State

No. 3 Kansas Jayhawks (11-2 overall, 1-0 Big 12) at Iowa State Cyclones (7-6 overall, 0-1 Big 12) Time: 7 p.m. | Location: Hilton Coliseum, Ames, Iowa TV: Big 12 Now/ESPN+ | Radio: IMG Jayhawk Radio Network Sign up for ESPN+ and watch your Hawks on the go. Log on to KUsports.com for our ...

Foul trouble plaguing Kansas guard Marcus Garrett of late

In order to truly feel comfortable with a given lineup, Bill Self likes to have at least two of his Kansas basketball team’s three best guards on the court. The Jayhawks’ collective effectiveness, after all, takes a hit without some combination of Devon Dotson, Marcus Garrett and Ochai ...