Tale of the Tait

Kansas basketball target TyTy Washington expected to cut list to 5 this weekend

Kansas target TyTy Washington revealed Tuesday that he plans to announce his list of five finalists sometime this weekend. A 6-foot-4, 180-pound point guard who originally committed to Creighton last November — from a list of 10 finalists — opened his recruitment back up in early March ...

Jayhawks officially add 3 players to 2021-22 men’s basketball roster

The Kansas men’s basketball roster for the 2021-22 season officially grew by three players on Wednesday, when KU announced the additions of transfers Cam Martin, Sydney Curry and Joseph Yesufu. All three will be eligible immediately and figure to make an instant impact in the KU lineup. ...

4 Kansas hoops commitments expected to make pledges official this week

Wednesday marks the start of college basketball’s spring signing period and the Kansas men’s basketball program is poised to officially add a couple of its new additions this week. Junior college transfer Sydney Curry, a 6-foot-8, 265-pound sophomore forward from Logan Community ...

Kansas City’s Brandon McKissic another transfer worth watching

As college basketball players around the country continue to seek out new opportunities, the Kansas men’s basketball program has started to surface as a potential landing spot for a few of them. Yesterday, we shared a report that [Northeastern’s sophomore point guard, Tyson Walker, had ...

KU’s Bill Self says Jayhawks need more athleticism to become national contender

Still smarting from his team’s [85-51, season-ending loss to sixth-seeded USC on Monday night][1] in Indianapolis, Kansas coach Bill Self talked about the Trojans the way dozens of past KU opponents had always talked about the Jayhawks. Too big. Too long. Too athletic. Too talented. It ...

KU senior Marcus Garrett’s emotional ending about more than a basketball loss

Indianapolis — The reality of what was coming showed on Kansas senior Marcus Garrett’s face throughout [Monday’s 85-51 loss to sixth-seeded USC][1] at Hinkle Fieldhouse. A flinch here. A grimace there, both admissions of frustration without the utterance of a single word. But as long ...

KU’s Bill Self ecstatic to play a game inside historic Hinkle Fieldhouse

Indianapolis — Few venues in sports, let alone in college basketball, can match the history and feel of KU’s Allen Fieldhouse. Hinkle Fieldhouse is one of them. Built in 1928 thanks to the generosity of 41 businessmen, the arena, originally known as Butler Fieldhouse, opened with a ...

What Kansas should be looking for in its next head football coach

Anyone can make a coaching candidate list. And if you look right now you’ll find no fewer than 25 such lists out there that correspond to the suddenly vacant football job at the University of Kansas. We’ll have our list, too. And it likely won’t be the last one we make, depending, of ...