KU Men’s Basketball

Max Falkenstien celebration of life set for Saturday

When former radio broadcaster [Max Falkenstien died in late July at the age of 95,][1] Jayhawks everywhere jumped at the chance to share their best stories of the man who called KU games for 60 years. On Saturday, the party will continue at the Lied Center on KU’s campus. In conjunction ...

KU AD Jeff Long expects hiring process for Hudy replacement to move quickly

The process to replace two longtime Kansas Athletics sports performance employees is underway and KU Athletic Director Jeff Long hopes to have at least one hire made in the next two weeks. Former Kansas basketball strength coach Andrea Hudy and former KU football trainer Murphy Grant, who ...

He Will, He Won’t, He Might 2019: Devon Dotson

Now that we’re deep into August and the start of the 2019-20 school year is just a week away, it’s time to kick off another round of “He Will, He Won’t, He Might,” here at Kusports.com. If you’re not familiar with this feature, here’s a quick explanation: Over the next few ...

2020 point guard Caleb Love sets Kansas visit, 4 others

With the start of another school year right around the corner, things are beginning to heat up in the 2020 college basketball recruiting class. And that usually means official visits, trimmed-down lists and fall commitments are forthcoming. Caleb Love, a 4-star point guard from St. Louis, ...

Departing KU strength coach Andrea Hudy: ‘Kansas means the world to me’

After 15 years at a place that “means the world” to her, Kansas basketball strength and conditioning coach Andrea Hudy is officially leaving KU. The news, which first broke Thursday night, became official on Friday afternoon when KU announced in a news release that Hudy was leaving the ...

Relax; Not all is lost with Andrea Hudy leaving Kansas basketball

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2012/jan/18/229104/ Let’s take a rational look at the news that strength coach extraordinaire Andrea Hudy is leaving the Kansas basketball program, shall we? OK. I get it. A lot of you are out-of-your-minds upset — both angry and emotional — about [the ...

Longtime KU basketball strength coach Andrea Hudy leaving Kansas

Longtime Kansas basketball strength and conditioning coach Andrea Hudy is leaving KU for a job at Texas, both Hudy and Kansas coach Bill Self confirmed to the Journal-World late Thursday night. In a text message to the Journal-World, Hudy said she planned to leave Lawrence sometime Friday, ...

One of the top prep football players in Alabama eyeing Kansas for basketball, too

Conner Teahan tried it, Mario Kinsey did it before that, Clint Normore won a national championship by doing it back in 1988, and James Sosinski is the most recent name you might recognize who pulled off the feat. Today, there’s an interesting prospect who appears to be eyeing the idea of ...

Agbaji, Azubuike impress at Nike Skills Academy in California

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2019/jun/11/329301/ A couple of current Jayhawks recently spent some time in Southern California, showing off their bodies and abilities at the annual Nike Skills Academy. Dozens of pro scouts were on hand to watch the select group that included KU sophomore ...

Self: Veteran pieces important for KU basketball

When Kansas center Udoka Azubuike and forward Silvio De Sousa elected to return to KU for the 2019-20 season, the move did much more than solidify the Jayhawks’ front court. It also added some much-needed experience to the Kansas roster. And even though both players are still young in ...

Teammate says Kansas freshman Christian Braun ‘ready for whatever it takes’

According to his roommate, Christian Braun, KU junior Silvio De Sousa has spent more time in the gym this summer than in their room. And while that setting has provided the 6-foot-9 forward from Angola with the perfect place to work on his game and release his endless amount of excited energy ...

Notebook: 5-star recruit J.T. Thor reclassifies, joins 2020 class

One of the top basketball prospects in the country plans on joining the college ranks a year sooner than originally expected. Joining the recent reclassifying trend for players of his caliber, Kansas basketball recruiting target J.T. Thor, rated a five-star power forward, decided to move up a ...

KU walk-on Chris Teahan taking upperclassman role seriously

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2019/jun/11/329298/ Former walk-on Tyler Self played just 95 minutes in 45 games during his five-year Kansas career and, outside of a memorable 3-point shot in the 2017 NCAA Tournament, very few of them produced any kind of lasting memories. But after paying ...

Celebration of life for Max Falkenstien slated for Aug. 24 at KU’s Lied Center

The family of Max Falkenstien, in conjunction with Kansas Athletics, will host a celebration of life for the late KU broadcaster at 2 p.m. on Aug. 24 at the Lied Center on KU's west campus. Falkenstien, who died Monday at the age of 95, called Kansas basketball and football games on the radio ...

Kansas freshman Jalen Wilson enjoying adjustment to becoming a Jayhawk

It’s been a little more than six weeks since Jalen Wilson first stepped foot on KU’s campus with the knowledge that he would be wearing crimson and blue next season. And in that short time, Wilson has immersed himself in all things Kansas basketball tradition. Talking about his ...

Football still the major focus for Kansas AD Jeff Long after one year on the job

A federal investigation into college basketball and a lawsuit from a former football coach in his first five months on the job presented unusual challenges for Kansas Athletic Director Jeff Long. But, still, the task at the top of Long’s mind is the same one that has been a traditional worry ...