Marques Bolden, a 6-foot-10 senior center from DeSoto (Texas) High who is ranked No. 16 in the Class of 2016 by Rivals.com, apparently has not eliminated Kansas from his list of schools. Also, DeAndre Ayton, a 6-11 junior from Hillcrest Academy in Phoenix, who is ranked No. 4 in the Class of 2017, tells Zagsblog he has not cut his list to KU, Duke and Kentucky, as previously reported. By Gary Bedore
Former Kansas guard Andrew Wiggins, of Canada, scored 29 points and had five rebounds in the World Team’s 159-154 loss to the USA, Friday at the NBA Rising Stars Challenge.
Kansas basketball coach Bill Self spoke to his team about pre-game hype on Saturday, before his Jayhawks finished a regular-season sweep of Oklahoma, with a 76-72 victory at Lloyd Noble Center. By Gary Bedore
Chicago Bulls basketball coach Fred Hoiberg spent some time in Kansas University coach Bill Self’s office on Friday in Lawrence. “We talked about everything. I was picking his brain,” KU coach Self said after the Jayhawks used Hoiberg’s four-guard Iowa State lineup for several minutes in the Jayhawks’ 76-72 win over Oklahoma, in Noble Center. By Gary Bedore
This had looked like the year Kansas finally had too many weaknesses, too much vulnerability, the year it would let go of its death grip on the Big 12 title. Not anymore. By Tom Keegan
Bill Self marvels at Devonte' Graham's ability to put up 27 points and hold down OU guard Buddy Hield, saying, "I don't know how he didn't get tired."
Devonte' Graham and Landen Lucas on how KU picked up a huge road win at Oklahoma
He may have finished right around his season average on the stat sheet, but Saturday was a rough day for Oklahoma guard Buddy Hield. By Matt Tait