KU Men’s Basketball

Jayhawks continue to torch nets from 3-point range

For a head coach and group of players still searching for an identity, simple statistics seem to suggest the Kansas men's basketball may already have one. The Jayhawks have made 11 or more 3-pointers in eight of the 13 games they have played this season and now are shooting .422 from 3-point ...

KU Sports Photos of the Year

Piecing together a highlight reel of images from a year of KU sports that involved Frank Mason III is more difficult than one might think. Not because Mason didn’t make for nice photos. Quite the opposite. In fact, Mason was so prolific a presence that you could almost make the whole thing ...

Three’s Company: Jayhawks hit record 17 3-pointers to top Texas

Austin, Texas — There were a bunch of reasons to wonder whether 11th-ranked Kansas could kick off its quest for a 14th consecutive Big 12 title on the right foot Friday night at Frank Erwin Center against Texas.And the Jayhawks had 17 answers during a 92-86 victory that was not quite as close ...

Tom Keegan: Jayhawks adjust appropriately to long arms of Longhorns freshman

Austin, Texas — Playing against him or watching him from the stands, it’s always a good idea to keep at least one eye on Texas freshman big Mohamed Bamba, who brought his 7-foot-9 reach from Harlem, home of basketball magicians, to the Big 12 for one year of highly entertaining ...

Jayhawks bombard Longhorns with 3-pointers to win Big 12 opener

As Kansas opened Big 12 play Friday night at Frank Erwin Center, it didn’t take long for Texas freshman Mohamed Bamba to establish himself as a force inside defensively, what with his 7-foot-9 wingspan and active hands and feet.So the No. 11 Jayhawks used one of their greatest strengths, ...

Game day breakdown: No. 11 KU basketball at Texas

No. 11 Kansas Jayhawks (10-2) vs. Texas Longhorns (9-3) Time: 8 p.m. | Location: Frank Erwin Center, Austin, Texas TV: ESPN2 | Radio: IMG Jayhawk Radio Network Log on to KUsports.com for our live game blog coverage and follow the KUsports.com staff on Twitter: @KUSports @mctait @TomKeeganLJW ...

Bill Self on Big 12 race: ’13-5 will get it free and clear’

With Big 12 Conference play opening Friday night for the 11th-ranked Kansas men's basketball team in Austin, Texas, the time has come to consider the Jayhawks' chances of extending their record-tying streak of 13 consecutive regular season conference titles to 14 and standing all alone, ahead ...

De Sousa won’t make KU debut at Texas

Over the course of the past several days, Silvio De Sousa completed the academic work necessary to graduate early from high school, relocated from Bradenton, Fla., to Lawrence, and experienced his first basketball practice at the University of Kansas.The 6-foot-9 power forward, though, won’t ...

Jayhawks jump three spots to No. 11 in latest AP Poll

Back-to-back victories over Omaha and Stanford last week led to some upward movement in the Associated Press poll for the Kansas men's basketball team. After dropping during each of the past two weeks — from No. 2 to No. 13 and then again from No. 13 to No. 14 – the Jayhawks began their ...

KU’s Bill Self enjoying Joel Embiid’s rise to stardom

Former Kansas center Joel Embiid has officially taken over the NBA and he's not afraid to let everyone know about it. But there's one man who saw it coming long before the player they now call The Process ever actually suited up for an NBA game. That man is Kansas coach Bill Self and Self ...

KU’s Azubuike on fire as he enters uncharted territory

Although Kansas basketball coach Bill Self stopped short of giving sophomore center Udoka Azubuike the full endorsement of having figured it out — “clicking may be too strong,” Self said this week — there's no denying that the past 14 days marked a notable stretch for Azubuike's overall ...

Power forward Silvio De Sousa officially cleared to join the Jayhawks

The Kansas men's basketball team officially has a new big man. KU coach Bill Self told the Journal-World Friday night that Class of 2018 power forward Silvio De Sousa, who committed to KU in August and signed a letter of intent during the early signing period in November, had officially been ...

The latest on De Sousa, Preston: Still no news, but still getting closer

Sacramento – Kansas basketball coach Bill Self moments after Thursday's 75-54 victory over Stanford at Golden 1 Center said there was no change in the status of Class of 2018 big man Silvio De Sousa on Thursday. However, Self did provide a couple of snippets of new information in the ...

Notebook: Jayhawks heading home for holidays

SACRAMENTO — When the 14th-ranked Kansas Jayhawks left California late Thursday night following a 75-54 victory over Stanford at Golden 1 Center — their final game before the start of Big 12 play next week — they did so knowing two things about their immediate future.First, with Christmas ...

No. 14 Jayhawks pound Stanford in Sacramento

The Kansas basketball team jumped — and slammed and shot — out of its December Pac-12 funk Thursday night in Sacramento, Calif., where the Jayhawks rolled past Stanford, 75-54, a little less than two weeks removed from back-to-back losses to Washington and Arizona State.No. 14 KU ...

Game day breakdown: No. 14 KU basketball vs. Stanford

No. 14 Kansas Jayhawks (9-2) vs. Stanford Cardinal (6-6) Time: 10 p.m. Thursday | Location: Golden 1 Center, Sacramento, California TV: ESPN2 | Radio: IMG Jayhawk Radio Network Log on to KUsports.com for our live game blog coverage and follow the KUsports.com staff on Twitter: @KUSports @mctait ...