KU Men’s Basketball

A closer look at Marcus Garrett’s mid-February masterpiece vs. Texas Tech

Unless you’ve missed every single minute of Kansas basketball during the past four seasons, you’re probably keenly aware of just how talented and important Marcus Garrett is and has been to the KU program. But even those fans who have watched every minute the Jayhawks have played during ...

Big 12 basketball standings for Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021

Standings and schedule are current as of 6 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021. Sorted by win-loss percentage.   Big 12 Men's Basketball Standings TeamBig 12Overall Baylor9-017-0 Oklahoma9-414-5 Kansas11-517-7 West Virginia8-415-6 Texas7-513-6 Oklahoma St.7-614-6 Texas ...

Jayhawks in the NBA for Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021

How former Kansas Jayhawks fared in NBA games played Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021.   --- Devonte' Graham (Cha) W, 102-100 vs. GS Did not dress (left knee injury). --- Ben McLemore (Hou) PPD vs. Ind --- Markieff Morris (LAL) L, 94-96 vs. Mia 2 points (0-3 FG, 0-3 3PG, 2-2 FT), 1 ...

David McCormack shows Jayhawks how to play with free mind in crucial win over Tech

The most imposing player on the floor, Kansas big man David McCormack did much more than outmuscle the Red Raiders in the paint Saturday afternoon in a top 25 battle at Allen Fieldhouse. And with McCormack as a game-changing focal point on both ends of the court at Allen Fieldhouse, the ...

Notebook: No. 23 Kansas only commits six turnovers in win over No. 15 Texas Tech

For years, Chris Beard’s Texas Tech teams have been known as a nightmare matchup for opposing offenses because of their ability to stifle shooters and force turnovers. On Saturday, during a 67-61 Kansas victory at Allen Fieldhouse, the Jayhawks got the better of Texas Tech in one of those ...

Jayhawks in the NBA for Friday, Feb. 19, 2021

How former Kansas Jayhawks fared in NBA games played Friday, Feb. 19, 2021.   --- Joel Embiid (Phi) W, 112-105 vs. Chi 50 points (17-26 FG, 1-2 3PG, 15-17 FT), 17 rebounds, 5 assists, 2 steals, 4 blocks, 2 turnovers in 35 minutes. --- Josh Jackson (Det) L, 95-109 at ...

Game day breakdown: No. 23 Kansas basketball vs. No. 15 Texas Tech

No. 23 Kansas Jayhawks (16-7 overall, 10-5 Big 12) vs. No. 15 Texas Tech Red Raiders (14-6 overall, 6-5 Big 12) Time: 1 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021 Location: Allen Fieldhouse, Lawrence, Kansas TV: ESPN | Radio: IMG Jayhawk Radio Network Log on to KUsports.com for our live game blog ...

Limited number of fans will be allowed to attend next month’s NCAA Tournament

It’s official: March Madness 2021 will include fans. In a news release announcing the decision on Friday, the NCAA indicated that the various venues in and around Indianapolis that will host this year’s NCAA Tournament will be allowed to fill 25% of capacity for all rounds of the ...

Jayhawks in the NBA for Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021

How former Kansas Jayhawks fared in NBA games played Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021.   --- Markieff Morris (LAL) L, 98-109 vs. Bkn 0 points (0-2 FG, 0-1 3PG), 1 rebound in 9 minutes.

Former Jayhawk Joel Embiid named NBA All-Star Game starter

The voters have spoken: They wanted LeBron James of the reigning champion Los Angeles Lakers to be an All-Star captain, again. So, he is. And Brooklyn’s Kevin Durant will be his opposition. James and Durant were revealed Thursday as the leading fan vote-getters in the Western and Eastern ...

Defensive tweaks starting to pay dividends for 23rd-ranked Jayhawks

While it’s unlikely that the 23rd-ranked Kansas men’s basketball team will hold No. 15 Texas Tech to 40 points or fewer on Saturday in a clash of Top 25 teams at Allen Fieldhouse, the recent trend surrounding the Jayhawks says it’s possible. OK, so that may be a bit of a reach. But in ...

Big 12 basketball standings for Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021

Standings and schedule are current as of 6 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. Sorted by win-loss percentage.   Big 12 Men's Basketball Standings TeamBig 12Overall Baylor9-017-0 Kansas10-516-7 Oklahoma8-413-5 Texas7-413-5 West Virginia7-414-6 Texas Tech6-514-6 Oklahoma ...

Jayhawks in the NBA for Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021

How former Kansas Jayhawks fared in NBA games played Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021.   --- Joel Embiid (Phi) W, 118-113 vs. Hou 31 points (10-21 FG, 1-3 3PG, 10-12 FT), 11 rebounds, 9 assists, 2 steals, 1 block, 6 turnovers in 37 minutes. --- Josh Jackson (Det) L, 102-105 at ...

Defense carries 23rd-ranked Kansas to 59-41 road win over Wildcats

The defense was good, the offense was good enough and the result was more or less what No. 23 Kansas wanted — a 59-41 victory over Sunflower State rival Kansas State in Manhattan on Wednesday night. The win — KU’s fourth in a row and the 13th straight loss by K-State — was the result ...

Jayhawks are about to find out if they can beat a quality team again

The Jayhawks have looked far from flawless, but the least complicated part of their February calendar is complete. Welcome to the make or break portion of the Kansas basketball schedule. Now that KU has another aesthetically challenged win over one of the Big 12’s lower-tier teams out of the ...