KU Men’s Basketball

SEC commissioner urges NIL uniformity in meeting with U.S. Senate committee

Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey told a U.S. Senate committee Wednesday that there needs to be a uniform federal law to regulate the compensation of college athletes instead of a series of state-level versions with differing requirements. Sankey was part of a panel discussing ...

‘Hawks in the NBA: Morris twins ready to heat up Los Angeles

*Slated to begin on April 19, the 2020 NBA playoffs and the end of the 2019-20 NBA season were put on hold because of the COVID-19 health crisis.* *League officials recently announced the approval of the NBA’s plan to restart play in July, leaving 22 teams still alive in the 2020 title ...

KU walk-on Elijah Elliott has entered name into transfer portal

Kansas coach Bill Self told the Journal-World on Friday evening that guard Elijah Elliott, a walk-on from Southlake, Texas, has entered the transfer portal. Self said the 6-foot-3 combo guard who was a redshirt freshman during the 2019-20 season, “hasn’t made a decision (about his future) ...

Kansas men’s basketball program pushes back return date

The Kansas men’s basketball program is delaying its return to campus by roughly two weeks as cases of COVID-19 continue to surge nationwide. The Jayhawks had originally aimed for a July 6 return, as allowed by the Big 12 Conference, but KU coach Bill Self said late Thursday that the team now ...

Former KU standout Frank Mason III named 2019-20 G League MVP

Former Kansas point guard Frank Mason III knows a thing or two about collecting trophies. But just in case he forgot how to do it, Mason got a chance to sharpen those skills Thursday, when he was named the NBA G League’s 2019-20 Most Valuable Player. Voted on by the league’s 28 head ...

KU makes top 3 for two-sport standout Keon Coleman

The Kansas football program made the latest cut for three-star wide receiver Keon Coleman — and if he becomes a Jayhawk, he might play at Allen Fieldhouse as well as on the football field. The 6-foot-4, 188-pound playmaker from Opelousas Catholic in Louisiana announced his final three on ...

Kansas Athletics offers ticket assurance plan for 2020-21 season ticket holders

University of Kansas fans holding season tickets for upcoming KU sporting events now have assurances from the athletic department that their investment is safe. On Wednesday afternoon, KU Athletic Director Jeff Long sent an email to donors announcing the details of a ticket assurance plan for ...

Kansas basketball offers scholarship to rising junior from Lawrence

Monday marked the first day that college basketball coaches could contact high school prospects in the class of 2022 directly, and the coaching staff at Kansas did not have to look far for one of its calls. Juju Ramirez, a junior-to-be from Bishop Seabury Academy who announced last week that ...

‘Hawks in the NBA: Kelly Oubre Jr. becomes a key piece in Phoenix

*Slated to begin on April 19, the 2020 NBA playoffs and the end of the 2019-20 NBA season were put on hold because of the COVID-19 health crisis.* *League officials recently announced the approval of the NBA’s plan to restart play in early July, leaving 22 teams still alive in the 2020 ...