KU Sports
'She's not a coward': Brandon Schneider praises guard, blasts team after loss to Texas Tech
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:46:32 -0600
Brianna Osorio's 28-point performance was just about the only thing KU coach Brandon Schneider reflected favorably upon after a loss to Texas Tech.
20 years later, Wilt Chamberlain's return to Kansas still produces chills
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:17:10 -0600
Twenty years ago Wednesday, a giant returned to Allen Fieldhouse. His name was Wilt Chamberlain, he, somehow, still managed to squeeze into his old letter jacket and he was in Lawrence for the first time in more than 20 years. By Matt Tait
Champions Classic moved up a week to tip off college hoops season
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:21:20 -0600
The 2018-19 college basketball season will start with a bang. That much was learned Wednesday, when ESPN announced that the annual Champions Classic featuring powerhouse programs Duke, Kansas, Kentucky and Michigan State would be moved up a week and would be the official kickoff of the college hoops season. By Matt Tait
David Beaty hires former Missouri Tiger A.J. Ricker as new KU O-line coach
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:39:08 -0600
Five days after Kansas football parted ways with Zach Yenser, its offensive line coach for the previous three seasons, David Beaty has found his replacement. A former O-line coach at Missouri, Western Michigan and Illinois, A.J. Ricker will take over the same position at KU. By Benton Smith
Jo Jo White: What It Means To Be A Jayhawk
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:00:29 -0600
Tuesday night, the Kansas basketball family, and basketball in general, learned that one of is all-time greats had passed, as the family of former KU legend and Boston Celtics great announced the death of Jo Jo White.
KU, Boston Celtics legend Jo Jo White dies at 71
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:08:54 -0600
The Kansas basketball family on Tuesday lost one of its true legends, when Hall of Famer Jo Jo White died at the age of 71 after a long battle with brain cancer. By Matt Tait
Tom Keegan: Penthouse view suits Kansas
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:01:28 -0600
Unlike what Huggins articulated what has happened with his team, for Kansas the view from the top never will bring on vertigo. The Jayhawks' comfort zone can be found in the penthouse because it's were they spend most of their time. By Tom Keegan
Strong play from 2 KU seniors helped put an end to Jayhawks' Morgantown misery
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:14:46 -0600
Even if you watched the replay three or four times after it was over, it’s hard to pinpoint exactly how the 10th-ranked Kansas men’s basketball team flipped the script on an otherwise sluggish performance and played some of its best basketball of the season down the stretch to steal a victory in Morgantown over West Virginia on Monday night. By Matt Tait
Three KU signees named to McDonald's All-American Game
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:53:56 -0600
Less than 24 hours after Kansas earned a comeback road win against West Virginia, some future Jayhawks received more good news. All three Class of 2018 prep players who signed with KU in the early signing period were selected to play in the McDonald’s All-American Game on Tuesday afternoon.
Backup QB Tyriek Starks leaves KU football
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:28:25 -0600
After two seasons with the University of Kansas football team and almost no time actively contributing in a game, quarterback Tyriek Starks has left the program. By Benton Smith
Tom Keegan: Jayhawks far more effective with Azubuike on the floor
Mon, 15 Jan 2018 23:25:40 -0600
Two different Kansas basketball teams took the floor at WVU Coliseum for a Big Monday thriller won by Kansas, 71-66, on a furious late comeback from a 16-point deficit. The Jayhawks who played when sophomore center Udoka Azubuike sat nursing foul trouble looked small, slight of build, no match for a shot-blocker freed to block the rim no matter who attacked it. By Tom Keegan
Mountain of a comeback: Jayhawks stun West Virginia, move atop Big 12 standings
Mon, 15 Jan 2018 23:24:57 -0600
Of all of the talented teams and insanely skilled players that Kansas basketball coach Bill Self has taken to West Virginia during the past five years, it was a bunch of grinders and scrappers who finally came out of WVU Coliseum with a victory again. By Matt Tait
Notebook: WVU's Harris earns start despite reprimand; Self wears Huggins' pullover
Mon, 15 Jan 2018 22:34:17 -0600
West Virginia forward Wesley Harris, who started all 17 games for the Mountaineers heading into Monday’s showdown with 10th-ranked Kansas, was back in the starting lineup on Monday night despite some controversy swirling around him. By Matt Tait
Pressing on: Jayhawks rally for rare victory at West Virginia
Mon, 15 Jan 2018 22:28:17 -0600
Recent Big 12 tradition be damned, the Kansas basketball team visited West Virginia and left without “Country Roads” resounding throughout WVU Coliseum and Mountaineers fans singing along blissfully. West Virginia failed to defend its home court against the Jayhawks for the first time in five years, as KU rallied for a 71-66 road victory, in a Big Monday battle of top-10 teams. By Benton Smith
West Virginia forward Wesley Harris publicly reprimanded by Big 12
Mon, 15 Jan 2018 13:01:07 -0600
The Big 12 Conference on Monday announced a public reprimand of West Virginia forward Wesley Harris, who was involved in an altercation with a Texas Tech fan during a court-storming celebration last weekend in Lubbock, Texas, following the Red Raiders' victory over WVU. By Matt Tait