Tale of the Tait

Wisconsin Herd name former Jayhawk Chase Buford next head coach

Add another head coach to the Bill Self coaching tree. Former Kansas walk-on Chase Buford, who played for Self at KU from 2007-10, has been named the head coach of the Wisconsin Herd, the NBA’s G League affiliate of the Milwaukee Bucks. Buford, 30, becomes the second head coach in Herd ...

NCAA.com’s Andy Katz picks KU in 2020 Final Four

With all of those way-too-early preseason polls now a thing of the past, it’s time to transition into the era of media types making their Final Four picks long before the 2019-20 college basketball season begins or the bracket is even formed. One such prognosticator made his picks public on ...

Summer practice battles highly prevalent for Kansas basketball

Loaded with a deep and talented roster full of new faces and returning veterans, summer workouts for the Kansas men’s basketball team have been intense. From players trying to prove themselves and earn their spots to individual battles and constant pushing for the sake of team improvement, ...

Frank Mason III agrees to two-way contract with Milwaukee

Former Kansas point guard Frank Mason has found a new NBA home. A little more than two weeks after being waived by Sacramento, the team that drafted him with the No. 34 overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, Mason agreed to a two-way contract with the Milwaukee Bucks, according to a weekend ...

Current Jayhawks judge dunk contest at Lawrence AAU event

Four current Jayhawks, a couple of whom have experience playing in the Hardwood Classic AAU event and others like it, served as celebrity judges for the event’s slam dunk contest on Friday night. Juniors Marcus Garrett and Silvio De Sousa, sophomore Ochai Agbaji and freshman Christian ...

Self Made TBT squad to host meet and greet Sunday in Lawrence

Team Self Made, the all-KU alumni squad that hopes to be playing for a $2 million prize in The Tournament in the weeks ahead, is hosting a meet and greet for fans at Jefferson’s West in Lawrence on Sunday. Self Made general manager and lead guard Elijah Johnson will co-host the event from ...

KU’s Bill Self earns Kansan of the Year honor in Washington D.C.

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2018/dec/01/327981/ Kansas men’s basketball coach Bill Self was in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday to accept the 2019 Kansan of the YEar award from the Kansas Society of Washington D.C. The society hosted its annual banquet Wednesday evening at the Westin ...

Another MOKAN Elite prospect pops up on KU’s radar

Add another member of the MOKAN Elite AAU program to the list of prospects on KU’s radar during the current recruiting cycle. According to his Twitter feed, Kennedy Chandler, the No. 28-ranked prospect in the 2021 class per Rivals.com recently picked up an offer from Kansas. Chandler, who ...

Another MOKAN Elite prospect pops up on KU’s radar

Add another member of the MOKAN Elite AAU program to the list of prospects on KU’s radar during the current recruiting cycle. According to his Twitter feed, Kennedy Chandler, the No. 28-ranked prospect in the 2021 class per Rivals.com recently picked up an offer from Kansas. Chandler, ...

Former Jayhawk Perry Ellis inks with professional club in Japan

Nine days shy of opening play in The Basketball Tournament event in Wichita with nine fellow KU alums, former Kansas forward Perry Ellis solidified his future on Tuesday. Ellis, who spent the early portion of his pro career playing in the NBA’s G League as well as overseas in Australia, ...

Point guard Dajuan Harris commits to Kansas

The Kansas men’s basketball program has found a taker for its 13th and final scholarship for the 2019-20 roster. Dajuan Harris, a fast-rising 3-star point guard who is destined to crack the top 100 and earn a 4-star rating from Rivals.com when the updated ratings are released, announced his ...

KU target Dajuan Harris continues summer surge at Peach Jam

The MOKAN Elite AAU program won the star-studded Peach Jam AAU tournament in Georgia over the weekend and a current KU target was one of the team’s stars. [Dajuan Harris, a 3-star point guard out of Columbia’s Rock Bridge High,][1] who Rivals.com analysts have said is on the fast track to ...

Jayhawks at Summer League: Thomas Robinson’s new approach

As the NBA’s Summer League in Las Vegas draws to a close, it’s time for one final look at how a few former Jayhawks fared. For the past two weeks, nearly a dozen players who once suited up for Bill Self tried to put their best feet forward to catch the eye of NBA teams in time to earn a ...

3-star PG from Missouri picks up offer from Kansas

One of the fastest rising players in the Class of 2020 appears to have caught the attention of the Kansas basketball program. Dajuan Harris, a 6-foot-1 point guard from Columbia’s Rock Bridge High, revealed Tuesday on Twitter that he had received a scholarship offer from Kansas. Harris, a ...

Schedule, uniforms set for Self Made squad in TBT

Ten former Jayhawks are now just two weeks away from returning to the court in crimson and blue. Self Made, a 10-man team put together by former KU guard Elijah Johnson for a run at the $2 million prize in this year’s edition of The Tournament, is putting the final touches on their plans ...