KU Men’s Basketball

Landen Lucas the latest Jayhawk to land NBA Summer League spot

With his stint on team “Self Made” set for late July, former Kansas big man Landen Lucas found something to keep him busy during the early portion of the month that also will help whip him back into playing shape. Lucas on Saturday announced on Twitter that he will join the Atlanta ...

Late Night in the Phog set for Oct. 4 at Allen Fieldhouse

The Kansas men’s basketball program on Thursday afternoon announced Friday, Oct. 4 as the date for this year’s Late Night in the Phog at Allen Fieldhouse. This year’s event will be the 35th annual Late Night extravaganza that annually kicks off another season of Kansas basketball. As ...

Class of 2020 5-star guard Bryce Thompson in Lawrence for unofficial visit

Now that the Kansas men’s basketball program has figured out a way to fill up its 2019 recruiting class, the KU coaches can spend their time focusing on what comes next. Although the big-picture answer to that question remains up in the air, the more immediate focus is clear. And it started ...

Former KU All-American Thomas Robinson eyeing another shot in the NBA

Former lottery pick Thomas Robinson is eyeing a return to the NBA this summer. Robinson, the No. 5 overall pick in the 2012 NBA draft, has agreed to join the San Antonio Spurs’ Summer League roster in Las Vegas, according to Twitter account @HoopsRumors. The 28-year-old former KU ...

Former Jayhawk Lagerald Vick lands Summer League spot with Houston

Former Kansas guard Lagerald Vick is getting his shot in the NBA. Vick, who had an up-and-down, four-year career at KU, both on and off the court, has agreed to join the Houston Rockets’ Summer League squad, according to a report from Ian Begley, who covers the Knicks, Nets and NBA for SNY ...

KU assistant Jerrance Howard catches up with Chicago Jayhawks old and new

Back in his hometown of Peoria, Ill., for a charity golf event this week, Kansas basketball assistant Jerrance Howard was in Chicago over the weekend and he caught up with a couple of Jayhawks past and present. As luck would have it, the two were actually working out together, making it even ...

Matt Tait: Rock Chalk Roundball Classic just keeps getting bigger, better

For years, the Rock Chalk Roundball Classic was a fun summer event that brought together a bunch of former KU basketball players for a night of highlights. Today, the Roundball Classic has become a powerhouse, three-day fundraiser for a great cause — helping area families that are fighting ...

Class of 2022 guard Tre White commits to Kansas

It may have taken a while for the Kansas men’s basketball program to fill its 2019 recruiting class, but the Jayhawks are off to headstart in the Class of 2022. Tre White, a top-talent guard at Washington High in Milwaukee, on Sunday orally committed to Kansas, a move that was confirmed on ...

Path to Golden State roster spot will be difficult for Dedric Lawson

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2019/feb/11/328705/ There are far easier paths to an NBA career than the one Dedric Lawson must now traverse. No one expected the offensively gifted forward who spent his redshirt junior season at Kansas leading the Big 12 in scoring and rebounding to become a ...

Former Jayhawk Frank Mason III entering big summer with Sacramento

Throughout his life, former Kansas point guard Frank Mason has overcome a number of different obstacles and been on a mission to prove his doubters wrong. Even with two years of NBA experience under his belt, that mission continues today as Mason prepares to enter his third season as a ...

KU’s Silvio De Sousa gets TV time at NBA Draft

Fully focused on making his return to the court with the Kansas Jayhawks next season, KU junior Silvio De Sousa made a quick trip to New York City this week. The reason? To be there when his close friend and fellow countryman Bruno Fernando was drafted during Thursday night’s NBA Draft. ...

KU chancellor waiting for news on NCAA investigations like everyone else

The top official at the University of Kansas, like everyone else, is waiting to see whether the KU athletics program will receive allegations of major recruiting violations. KU Chancellor Douglas Girod told the Journal-World Wednesday at a Kansas Board of Regents meeting in Topeka that the ...