KU Men’s Basketball

Notebook: Timberlake starts, impacts game in McCullar’s place

Salt Lake City — Sixth-year senior guard Nick Timberlake got the start for Kansas Thursday night in place of Kevin McCullar Jr. It marked his sixth start of the season, all since McCullar began dealing with a bone bruise to his knee. Timberlake was the standard replacement for McCullar for ...

KU survives furious Samford run to advance in NCAA Tournament

Salt Lake City — Thursday night’s game was far from the kind of blowout Bill Self’s Kansas basketball teams often produce in their March openers, but then again it hasn’t been a typical KU season. The fourth-seeded Jayhawks overcame 12 first-half turnovers against No. 13 Samford’s ...

Jayhawks hope returning Dickinson can provide confidence boost

Salt Lake City — The day the Kansas men’s basketball team got its NCAA Tournament assignment, head coach Bill Self answered a question about his team’s overall confidence shooting the ball in practice by honing in on one specific player. “I think that when we get Hunter (Dickinson) ...