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Report: KU-Gonzaga in the works for November

A matchup that Kansas basketball fans have been intrigued by for years may be just a few weeks away from happening. CBS Sports college basketball analyst Matt Norlander reported Tuesday morning that sources have told him that Kansas and Gonzaga are slated to open the college basketball season ...

ESPN no longer planning to host college basketball events in Orlando

ESPN is canceling plans to host its men's college basketball events in Orlando, the network announced Monday afternoon. "ESPN Events set out to create a protected environment for teams to participate in early-season events in Orlando," an official statement from ESPN read. "Based on certain ...

The 5 most intriguing games on KU’s rebuilt 2020-21 basketball schedule

We’ve been waiting a while to see [the revamped Kansas men’s basketball schedule][1] and now that it’s out, we have a much better idea of what the upcoming season will look like. Sort of. There’s a lot of work still to do between now and Nov. 25, when the NCAA has said that the ...

Examining a variety of 5-guard lineups Kansas basketball could play this season

One of my favorite things to do with my blog is create lists and draw up potential lineups based on the way we think the Jayhawks might play. And while the most likely plan for the 2020-21 Jayhawks is to play four guards around one big man, [KU coach Bill Self on Thursday said he and his ...

Kansas basketball coach Bill Self unsure of what’s next for Silvio De Sousa

Kansas basketball coach Bill Self said Thursday that he has talked to Silvio De Sousa “a lot” [since the senior announced last Friday that he was stepping away from basketball,][1] but Self still does not know what’s next for the former KU forward. “I don’t think he’s made a ...

KU, Tennessee paired up in 2021 SEC/Big 12 Challenge

Rock Chalk will head to Rocky Top in 2021, when the Kansas men's basketball program travels to Tennessee to take on the Volunteers in the 2021 SEC/Big 12 Challenge. While the rest of the Kansas men’s basketball program’s 2020-21 schedule remains a work in progress, ESPN on Wednesday ...

Examining the impact of the departure of former Kansas forward Silvio De Sousa

It’s been a couple of years since now-former KU forward Silvio De Sousa made a real impact for the Kansas basketball program on game night, so it’s hard to say his recent decision to step away from basketball will hurt the Jayhawks much. But that doesn't mean De Sousa’s departure won't ...

Harsh realities starting to surface for struggling Kansas football team

For nearly three full quarters of Saturday’s 38-17 loss to West Virginia in Morgantown, W.Va., the Kansas football team did all that its disgruntled fan base has ever asked it to do. It competed. Before Leddie Brown’s 87-yard touchdown run put the Mountaineers up 24-10 with 3:37 to play ...

A month out from the 2020 NBA draft, Azubuike and Dotson remain unknowns

Now that the 2019-20 NBA season is finally over — four months later than it usually ends — the focus shifts to the 2020 draft, which is slated for Nov. 18. Between Oct. 16 and Nov. 16, draft prospects are allowed to go through a slightly altered pre-draft routine that includes virtual ...

Markieff Morris becomes the latest former Jayhawk to win an NBA title

Add Markieff Morris’ name to the list of former Jayhawks who have won an NBA title. His place as the 13th former Kansas basketball player to win a world championship became official Sunday night, when Morris and the Los Angeles Lakers knocked off the Miami Heat, 106-93, in Game 6 of the NBA ...

More clues about what the 2020-21 Kansas basketball schedule might look like

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2019/dec/14/330519/ **Friday update:** So much for this year's potential KU-Virginia matchup in the regular season. According to multiple reports, including those from CBS Sports reporters Matt Norlander and Jon Rothstein, Kansas will face Boise State in the ...

Predicting what a jam-packed December might look like for Kansas basketball

While rumblings about a pair of Big 12 conference games in December have been talked about for the past week, Matt Norlander, of CBS Sports, recently attached actual dates to those games. Citing sources, [Norlander recently reported that the Kansas men’s basketball team will play at Texas ...

Markieff Morris one step closer to becoming the next Jayhawk to win an NBA ring

The Los Angeles Lakers are now just three victories away from winning a world title and that means former Jayhawk Markieff Morris is closing in on becoming the 13th Kansas player to win an NBA ring. Morris has delivered a mixed bag of moments throughout the Lakers’ run this postseason, ...

Five-star point guard JD Davison to announce college pick on Saturday

Originally slated to announce his college pick on Oct. 31, five-star, Class of 2021 point guard JD Davison has moved things up and instead will make his choice known this weekend, according to 247 Sports analyst Travis Branham. Davison is now expected to reveal his decision on Saturday, and ...

He Will, He Won’t, He Might 2020: Marcus Garrett

*With the official start of practices now just two weeks away, it’s time to take a closer look at the players who make up the 2020-21 Kansas basketball roster.* *That means, it’s time for a little “He Will, He Won’t, He Might” action here at KUsports.com.* *During each of the past ...