KU Men’s Basketball

Schools, coaches more willing to fight NCAA allegations

The ink on the NCAA's notice of allegations was but a few hours old when officials at Kansas huddled with Jayhawks coach Bill Self and crafted a strongly worded response that not only disputed the claims but went on the offensive. The tradition-rich program, which found itself in the ...

Game day Breakdown – No. 3 Kansas vs. No. 4 Duke in NYC

No. 3 Kansas Jayhawks (0-0) vs. No. 4 Duke Blue Devils (0-0) Time: 6 p.m. | Location: Madison Square Garden, New York City TV: ESPN | Radio: IMG Jayhawk Radio Network Not going to be home for the game? Sign up for ESPN+ and watch your Hawks on the go. Log on to KUsports.com for our live ...

KU junior Silvio De Sousa looking forward to facing Duke again

New York — One of the most recent and notable games of KU junior Silvio De Sousa’s college career came against Tuesday night’s opponent. And that fact was not lost on the KU big man ahead of the Champions Classic clash with Duke. “That was one of the biggest games I’ve ever ...

2019 Champions Classic the latest chapter of Self vs. Krzyzewski

New York — They’re tied 3-3 in head-to-head meetings, but there’s a story that actually has Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski a small step ahead when it comes to facing Bill Self teams. It goes back to 1999, two years before Krzyzewski was inducted into the Hall of Fame, when Self and Tulsa met ...

Kansas forward Mitch Lightfoot plans to redshirt 2019-20 season

After playing sparingly in two exhibition victories, Kansas senior Mitch Lightfoot has decided to redshirt the 2019-20 season. “Mitch and I visited on Friday and he’s 100% on board with redshirting this year,” KU coach Bill Self said Saturday at halftime of the KU-K-State football game. ...

Quick adjustment period has helped Tristan Enaruna adapt to KU basketball team

It’s been a quick adjustment period for Kansas forward Tristan Enaruna after coming to KU from the Netherlands in May. “I feel my shots are falling way better than (they) did before,” Enaruna said. “I’m starting to understand the basics and the foundation and I’m starting to ...

Full Squad Ahead: KU rolls to 102-42 win over Pitt State

By the time Isaiah Moss drilled a 3-pointer at the 13:56 mark, the outcome had all but been decided. Just 82 seconds after checking in for his unofficial debut, Moss netted his first points as a Jayhawk thanks to the extra pass by freshman Christian Braun. The 3-pointer by Moss, a graduate ...

Kansas coach Bill Self impressed by junior Marcus Garrett at the point

Kansas junior Marcus Garrett is expected to slide back into his regular role during tonight’s exhibition finale against Pittsburg State at Allen Fieldhouse, but his time at point guard last week gave his head coach something to think about. “Looking back now, I wish I’d maybe done it ...

Sophomore forward David McCormack to start KU’s exhibition finale Thursday night

Unwilling to ditch the idea altogether but also well aware of the challenges that playing two big men presents, Kansas basketball coach Bill Self is changing things up for the Jayhawks' exhibition finale against Pittsburg State. Instead of starting junior Silvio De Sousa at the four-spot next ...

In this March 20, 2010, file photo, a ball flicks through the net in front of the NCAA logo on the marquis during an NCAA college basketball practice in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)

NCAA board approves athlete compensation for image, likeness

The NCAA took a major step Tuesday toward allowing college athletes to cash in on their fame, voting to permit them to "benefit from the use of their name, image and likeness." The nation's largest governing body for college sports and its member schools now must figure out how to allow ...

Former Jayhawk Devonte’ Graham off to a red-hot start in Year 2 in Charlotte

After Kemba Walker agreed to join the Boston Celtics this offseason, the talk around Lawrence turned to the opportunity that opened up for former Kansas point guard Devonte’ Graham in Charlotte. But that chatter was muted some by the Hornets’ move to acquire Boston point guard Terry ...