Tale of the Tait

Decision time has arrived for 5-star Tulsa guard, KU target Bryce Thompson

When it comes to recruiting in college basketball, big days come nearly as fast as they go. And the biggest day of the 2020 recruiting cycle has arrived for the Kansas men’s basketball program. At 10 a.m. Tuesday, during a ceremony at Booker T. Washington High in Tulsa, five-star guard ...

KU freshman Tristan Enaruna showing signs of high ceiling early on

He played 16 minutes in his college debut, followed it up with another strong showing in Game 2 and soon may be in line for even more playing time. Freshman wing Tristan Enaruna wasn’t perfect on Tuesday night in KU’s 68-66 loss to Duke at Madison Square Garden in New York City or during ...

Dotson’s big time bounce-back earns top spot in KUsports.com ratings

**1 – Devon Dotson –** Clearly driven by a sub-par performance against Duke, Dotson was lights out in this one, putting up numbers that threatened triple-double status and setting the tone early with his tenacity. **2 – Tristan Enaruna –** A second straight solid game included a ...

How to access Kansas basketball on ESPN+

With several upcoming KU basketball games, along with dozens of other Big 12 Conference events, being televised exclusively on the ESPN+ streaming platform, here’s a quick rundown of how you can use ESPN+ and get signed up. Although this setup is impacting Kansas basketball 10 times this ...

Kansas coach Bill Self impressed by junior Marcus Garrett at the point

Kansas junior Marcus Garrett is expected to slide back into his regular role during tonight’s exhibition finale against Pittsburg State at Allen Fieldhouse, but his time at point guard last week gave his head coach something to think about. “Looking back now, I wish I’d maybe done it ...

Former Jayhawk Devonte’ Graham off to a red-hot start in Year 2 in Charlotte

After Kemba Walker agreed to join the Boston Celtics this offseason, the talk around Lawrence turned to the opportunity that opened up for former Kansas point guard Devonte’ Graham in Charlotte. But that chatter was muted some by the Hornets’ move to acquire Boston point guard Terry ...

Bill Self calls freshmen ‘fine’ in unofficial KU debuts

It was just an exhibition game and it probably will not even rank in the top 100 memories that KU’s freshman trio will have by the time their careers are finished, but the unofficial debut of Christian Braun, Tristan Enaruna and Jalen Wilson offered a few memorable moments. Playing a ...

Kansas coach Bill Self pleased with current state of recruiting

With two four-star prospects already committed despite lingering questions about NCAA allegations, Kansas coach Bill Self is feeling pretty good about where the Jayhawks sit in recruiting future talent. That much was made clear on Wednesday at Big 12 media day in Kansas City, Mo., [where Self ...

The how and the why of the return of the KU-Mizzou rivalry

With so many games automatically placed on the schedule through early season tournaments and conference challenges, putting together an exciting home slate has become tougher for the Kansas men’s basketball program in recent years. That fact, among others, inspired the creation of a new ...

4-star big man Gethro Muscadin picks Kansas

The Kansas men’s basketball program on Thursday picked up its second class of 2020 commitment of the week. Four-star prospect Gethro Muscadin, a 6-foot-10, 215-pound center from Aspire Basketball Academy in Louisville, Ky., committed to the Jayhawks just after noon on Thursday through a ...

5-star PF Isaiah Todd picks Michigan

https://twitter.com/JayJayUSATODAY/status/1184980859901960192 The Kansas men's basketball program went 1-for-2 on the recruiting trail Thursday. Five-star power forward Isaiah Todd chose Michigan over KU in an announcement ceremony at his high school in Raleigh, N.C., on Thursday evening. ...

Sizing up Kansas’ Devon Dotson vs. Udoka Azubuike for Big 12 Player of the Year

It happens, but it’s rare to see two players on the same team who are worthy of conference player of the year consideration. That’s the case with the Kansas men’s basketball team this season, and [both Udoka Azubuike and Devon Dotson landed on the Big 12 Conference’s preseason ...

Four-star center Gethro Muscadin sets Nov. 1 decision date

Four-star, Class of 2020 center Gethro Muscadin has picked Nov. 1 as decision day. The 6-foot-10, 215-pound big man from Aspire Academy in Louisville, Ky., has been on KU’s list of targets for a long time and made an official visit to Lawrence in late September. He also has visited ...

Five-star forward Isaiah Todd 2 days from announcing decision

[With a Monday commitment from junior college guard Tyon Grant-Foster][1] getting the Kansas basketball program on the board in the 2020 recruiting class, the Jayhawks now turn their attention to a Thursday announcement from another prospect. Five-star power forward Isaiah Todd is expected to ...