KU Men’s Basketball

Strong play from 2 KU seniors helped put an end to Jayhawks’ Morgantown misery

Even if you watched the replay three or four times after it was over, it’s hard to pinpoint exactly how the 10th-ranked Kansas men’s basketball team flipped the script on an otherwise sluggish performance and played some of its best basketball of the season down the stretch to steal a ...

Three KU signees named to McDonald’s All-American Game

Less than 24 hours after Kansas earned a comeback road win against West Virginia, some future Jayhawks received more good news. All three Class of 2018 prep players who signed with KU in the early signing period were selected to play in the McDonald’s All-American Game on Tuesday afternoon. ...

Tom Keegan: Jayhawks far more effective with Azubuike on the floor

Morgantown, W.Va. — Two different Kansas basketball teams took the floor at WVU Coliseum for a Big Monday thriller won by Kansas, 71-66, on a furious late comeback from a 16-point deficit.The Jayhawks who played when sophomore center Udoka Azubuike sat nursing foul trouble looked small, ...

Mountain of a comeback: Jayhawks stun West Virginia, move atop Big 12 standings

Morgantown, W.Va. — Of all of the talented teams and insanely skilled players that Kansas basketball coach Bill Self has taken to West Virginia during the past five years, it was a bunch of grinders and scrappers who finally came out of WVU Coliseum with a victory again.Despite trailing by 16 ...

Pressing on: Jayhawks rally for rare victory at West Virginia

Recent Big 12 tradition be damned, the Kansas basketball team visited West Virginia and left without “Country Roads” resounding throughout WVU Coliseum and Mountaineers fans singing along blissfully.West Virginia failed to defend its home court against the Jayhawks for the first time in ...

West Virginia forward Wesley Harris publicly reprimanded by Big 12

Morgantown, W.Va. — The Big 12 Conference on Monday announced a public reprimand of West Virginia forward Wesley Harris, who was involved in an altercation with a Texas Tech fan during a court-storming celebration last weekend in Lubbock, Texas, following the Red Raiders' victory over WVU. ...

Jayhawks back in top 10 in latest AP poll

A couple of victories against two of the Big 12’s lower-tier teams were enough to improve the Kansas basketball team’s place in the Associated Press Top 25 this week.Losses this past week by Arizona State and Xavier, previously ranked ahead of the Jayhawks, propelled KU to the No. 10 spot ...

Game day Breakdown: No. 10 KU basketball at No. 6 West Virginia

No. 10 Kansas Jayhawks (14-3 overall, 4-1 Big 12) vs. No. 6 West Virginia Mountaineers (15-2 overall, 4-1 Big 12) Time: 8 p.m. | Location: WVU Coliseum, Morgantown, West Virginia TV: ESPN | Radio: IMG Jayhawk Radio Network Log on to KUsports.com for our live game blog coverage and follow the ...

Tom Keegan: Players eligible all year keep Kansas in title hunt

The way a typical sports fan’s sports brain is wired, now more than ever, it’s natural to focus on the next great addition on the cusp of joining your favorite team.If the wait for Silvio De Sousa had stretched on for years instead of weeks, imaginations might have grown him into a ...

Sunflower Squeaker: Jayhawks hold off K-State in 73-72 win

During his first live and in-person experience in the Sunflower Showdown, Malik Newman's two free throws with 15.2 seconds to play gave 12th-ranked Kansas a 73-72, hang-on-for-dear-life victory over visiting Kansas State.Business as usual at Allen Fieldhouse, right?Not exactly.What happened ...

Jayhawks survive Sunflower Showdown, 73-72

It took a full 40 minutes for Kansas to emerge from the Sunflower Showdown victorious Saturday afternoon at Allen Fieldhouse.Visiting Kansas State looked right at home much of the matinee, despite playing in hostile territory.The star of KU’s last home game, sophomore Malik Newman, saved the ...

Silvio De Sousa cleared by NCAA; will play today vs. K-State

Nineteen days after first setting foot on KU's campus as an official member of the Kansas men's basketball team, freshman forward Silvio De Sousa finally has been cleared to play. The KU basketball program on Saturday morning announced that the 6-foot-9, 245-pound power forward who came to ...

Game day Breakdown: No. 12 KU basketball vs. Kansas State

No. 12 Kansas Jayhawks (13-3 overall, 3-1 Big 12) vs. Kansas State Wildcats (12-4 overall, 2-2 Big 12) Time: 11 a.m. | Location: Allen Fieldhouse, Lawrence, Kansas TV: ESPN | Radio: IMG Jayhawk Radio Network Log on to KUsports.com for our live game blog coverage and follow the KUsports.com ...

Tom Keegan: Seniority brings out best in Svi

He’s been around so long it’s hard to believe Svi Mykhailiuk still isn’t old enough to walk into a bar and order a beer without a fake ID.Mykhailiuk doesn’t turn 21 until June 10, but as a college basketball player, everything about him screams senior. He’s playing with senior ...

Bruce Weber’s K-State Wildcats eager for ‘tough challenge’ Saturday at Kansas

Several hours after knocking off Oklahoma State at home on Wednesday night, Kansas State basketball coach Bruce Weber found himself still awake, staring intently at game film from two losses to Kansas a season ago instead of the box score from the Wildcats' latest win. The reason? Although the ...

Fun returned to Allen Fieldhouse during Tuesday’s 83-78 KU win over Iowa State

Quick. Think back to Tuesday night’s 83-78 Kansas basketball victory and count up all of the times you saw Bill Self’s Jayhawks having fun on the floor. Now think back to how many times you saw those kinds of images in the handful of games that came before Tuesday. See the difference? The ...