KU Men’s Basketball

All signs pointed to Kansas for 4-star combo guard Chris Johnson

Long before new Kansas basketball commitment Chris Johnson could drive, former Texas Longhorns star T.J. Ford would pick him up and take him to whatever gym he needed to go to. The two are from the same neighborhood in the Houston area, and Ford, who has long been a basketball mentor for ...

4-star combo guard Chris Johnson picks Kansas

The University of Kansas men’s basketball program landed its first oral commitment in the 2023 recruiting class on Tuesday evening, when four-star prospect Chris Johnson announced his plans to attend KU. Ranked No. 33 overall in his class by the 247 Sports composite rankings, Johnson, of ...

Big 12, BIG EAST extend annual college hoops series

The Big 12 Conference on Monday announced a two-year extension of its college basketball clash with the BIG EAST. The scheduling alliance, dubbed the Big 12-BIG EAST Battle, has been in effect since the 2019-20 season and now will run through the 2024-25 season. Both conferences have added ...

Big 12’s new boss Yormark learning NCAA issues in real time

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — New Big 12 Commissioner Brett Yormark is learning the NCAA's issues in real time and during a period of sweeping change and uncertainty. While Monday is Yormark's first day working full-time out of the Big 12 office, leaving behind Jay-Z's Roc Nation, the ex-CEO of ...

Four-star combo guard Chris Johnson to announce decision on Tuesday

Four-star combo guard Chris Johnson, who visited the University of Kansas earlier this week, will announce his college choice on Tuesday, according to his Instagram page. Johnson’s Instagram story on Saturday night featured a countdown to his commitment time. Ranked No. 24 overall by ...