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KU players responsible for historic Big 12 title streak react to its end

It took 14 years, and whether they were All-Americans, all-conference talents, role players, backups, glue guys or walk-ons, Kansas basketball players coached by Bill Self helped the program set an NCAA record for most consecutive conference championships in a row. The pride Jayhawks took in ...

EA Sports picks Joel Embiid as its new ‘NBA Live’ cover star

If you find yourself shopping for video games sometime this fall, don’t be surprised to see the face of Joel Embiid staring back at you. EA Sports announced Monday night the former University of Kansas center and current Philadelphia 76ers star will grace the cover of its upcoming release, ...

Former KU first-rounder Aqib Talib revisits draft night 10 years later

[It's been 10 years since a Kansas football player was drafted in the first round][1] of the NFL Draft. And there's no telling how long it will be until the Jayhawks achieve that feat again. But while we wait, why not take a quick trip down Memory Lane with the player who, in 2008, was ...

Former and current Jayhawks react to KU’s win over Duke, spot in Final Four

For the first time since 2012, the Kansas basketball team is back in the Final Four. Headed to San Antonio, a familiar destination for some former Jayhawks, a long list of current and old players took to social media to react to the wild Elite Eight victory. In an 85-81 slugfest against ...

KU volleyball to face Mizzou in opening round of NCAA Tournament

https://twitter.com/KUVolleyball/status/934968142580928512 Three losses in their final four matches of the regular season cost the Kansas volleyball team the opportunity to host the first and second rounds of next week's NCAA Tournament. But the Jayhawks are firmly in the field and will ...

Bill Self begins Hall of Fame festivities, receives Naismith Orange jacket

Kansas basketball coach Bill Self arrived in Springfield, Mass., and kicked off his Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame events Thursday. Self received his Hall of Fame jacket, which is made of a color described as "Naismith Orange," and gave brief remarks about starting his ...

K.J. Lawson issues apology for vulgar video clip toward former coach Tubby Smith

After a vulgar Snapchat video circulated through social media Thursday, incoming Kansas transfer K.J. Lawson issued an apology through Twitter. Lawson, a 6-foot-7 forward, [made disparaging comments][1] toward Memphis head coach Tubby Smith, his former coach, in a three-second clip. Lawson ...

Jayhawks old and new react to KU’s 13th consecutive Big 12 title

Kansas versus TCU didn’t exactly stand out on the college basketball schedule Wednesday night in terms of mass appeal, what with Duke facing Syracuse and North Carolina tangling with Louisville. But there’s something about a team winning its league 13 seasons in a row that will capture ...

Norman prep PG Trae Young announces he’ll play for Oklahoma

A five-star point guard from the heart of Big 12 country, Norman North High (Okla.) senior Trae Young made his college basketball destination official Thursday just after noon. A dynamic 6-foot-2, 170-pound play-maker who is ranked the 14th-best prospect nationally in the Class of 2017 ...

Current, former and future players react to KU’s win at Kentucky

Bill Self will tell you his Kansas basketball team’s game at Kentucky Saturday night doesn’t mean as much as the Big 12 games against West Virginia and Baylor that bookend it. But the KU coach also realizes how important a showcase matchup such as KU versus UK is to fans and the people ...

Frank Mason’s case for national player of year gaining momentum

Nearly every time Kansas basketball coach Bill Self fields questions from the media, someone will bring up Jayhawks senior point guard Frank Mason III and the impact he has made this season. > “How good has Frank been?” > > “What has Mason meant to your team?” > > “Did ...

Frank Mason jumps from fourth option to potential All-American

Kansas senior point guard Frank Mason III has put himself on the shortlist of candidates for national player of the year. He's playing in one of the best stretches of his career, averaging 22.8 points, 5 assists and 3.5 rebounds through his first four Big 12 games. He's shooting ...

Former Self stars congratulate coach on 600th victory

In case you haven't seen it, here's that video that played last night with 15 former Bill Self players (including 11 Jayhawks) congratulating him on win No. 600. Familiar faces (near and far) offering congratulations to @CoachBillSelf on his monumental 600th career win! #kubball ...

KU’s upset win over Texas sends shockwaves across the globe, Twitterverse

Everybody loves to root for the underdog and when the Kansas Jayhawks forced overtime and earned an eventual 24-21 win over Texas, it captured the attention of college football fans everywhere. As expected, KU's first victory over Texas since 1938 sent shockwaves across the nation — and ...