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Marcus Garrett named Defensive Player of the Year finalist

With the Big 12 Conference honor already in his trophy case, Kansas junior Marcus Garrett now has his sights set on bigger things. On Monday morning, the Atlanta Tipoff Club named Garrett one of four finalists for the 2020 Naismith Defensive Player of the Year award. Given annually to the ...

KU football off to fast start in 2021 recruiting

Even before University of Kansas football coaches secured a verbal commitment from hometown Lawrence High prospect Devin Neal this weekend, the program’s 2021 recruiting class looked to be ahead of schedule. In fact, KU had four high school prospects committed as juniors in 2019, more than a ...

Lawrence High junior Devin Neal commits to play 2 sports at KU

Lawrence High’s two-sport standout Devin Neal will be staying home at the next level. Late Friday night, Neal announced his verbal commitment to the University of Kansas via his personal Twitter account. Neal, who graduates in 2021, plans to play both football and baseball for the Jayhawks ...

Introducing ‘Self Madness 2020’

Just because the 2020 NCAA Tournament was canceled because of the coronavirus does not mean that Kansas fans have to miss out on their annual bracket fun. I’m sure many of you have seen — or even filled out — the fast-food bracket, the binge-watch bracket or even the 64 greatest moments ...

With junior day canceled, KU football goes ‘virtual’ instead

Like college coaches in every sport throughout the country, the Kansas football staff quickly figured out in the past week or so that all of its recruiting plans for the immediate future would have to be scrapped. Instead of holding back, the Jayhawks pivoted and innovated. For head coach Les ...

KSHSAA cancels spring sports season due to threat of coronavirus

There will not be a spring sports season in 2020. Due to the threat of coronavirus, KSHSAA announced on Wednesday that all spring championships, competitions and festivals for the remainder of this school year were canceled. The announcement came one day after Gov. Laura Kelly closed Kansas’ ...

Chris Harris Jr. agrees to free agent deal with Chargers

According to multiple reports Wednesday, including one from ESPN’s Josina Anderson, former Kansas cornerback Chris Harris Jr., has agreed to a free agent deal with the Los Angeles Chargers. Harris, who turns 31 in June, enjoyed nine standout seasons in Denver after entering the NFL as an ...

16 teams that could have won it all

Even though there won’t be an NCAA Tournament in 2020, we thought it might be entertaining — and a decent distraction — to think about the would-be field and some of the teams that could have joined Kansas in the chase for this year’s national championship. Kansas Many people ...