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Jayhawks practice outdoors, hold clinic for middle schoolers

With no practice gyms available on Friday, Kansas University men's basketball players went outside for their final walk-through prior to their start in the World University Games. The Jayhawks practiced at Hwangdeok Middle School in Gwangju, South Korea, then hosted a short clinic on ball handling, passing and shooting for middle school students. 

Source: Marcus Morris sent to Pistons

The Phoenix Suns have traded Marcus Morris, Danny Granger and Reggie Bullock to the Detroit Pistons for a future draft pick, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press. The move was very likely a bid to clear salary space to sign free agent LaMarcus Aldridge.

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Jayhawks use free time to tour Gwangju

After a 10 a.m practice on Wednesday morning, Kansas University men’s basketball players used their free afternoon to spend time in the city of Gwangju.

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Jayhawks run past China for 93-56 victory

It’s a simple formula: Force turnovers to get transition buckets. That’s all Team USA needed to do in a 93-56 blowout victory over China in a scrimmage Thursday at Seolwol Girls’ High.

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KU basketball freshman Carlton Bragg sits out scrimmage, but expects to play Saturday

Kansas University freshman Carlton Bragg sat out of Team USA’s scrimmage against China on Thursday, one day after breaking his nose in practice. He doesn’t plan on sitting much longer.

Pierce, Clippers agree to $10M deal

Paul Pierce and Doc Rivers are reuniting.

Jayhawks’ Beck signs with Rays

Kansas University senior first baseman Blair Beck has signed a free-agent contract with Tampa Bay and is playing for the Rays’ rookie club in the Gulf Coast League

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Column: Schneider making program exciting

Sure, Brandon Schneider knocked it out of the park at his introductory news conference, and, yes, he has won everywhere he has been, but he never had recruited against heavyweights for superstars, so didn’t it all just amount to talk or at best a potential upgrade?

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Jayhawks 'more intense' for second practice in South Korea

Kansas University men’s basketball coach Bill Self wanted to raise the intensity at practice on Wednesday morning at Gwangju High, the second practice in South Korea for the Jayhawks. They completed that goal, but it wasn’t without a few hiccups.

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Young Loneker to walk on to KU

The uniform he’ll be asked to fill will not be quite as large, but Kansas University’s football team has cleared the way to add another Loneker. By Matt Tait

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KU basketball freshman forward Carlton Bragg breaks nose in Korea

Kansas University men's basketball coach Bill Self confirmed to the Journal-World's Bobby Nightengale and Mike Yoder in South Korea that freshman forward Carlton Bragg broke his nose during the team's trip to represent the United States in the World University Games.

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KU officially announces addition of transfer from UNC

Jessica Washington will sit out 2015-16 season

Kansas University on Tuesday officially announced that Jessica Washington, one of the top-ranked guards from the 2013 recruiting class, will transfer to KU from North Carolina.

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Jayhawks open Korea practices in front of big crowd

When the Team USA bus stopped in front of Gwangju High on Tuesday night, Kansas University men’s basketball players saw a number of high school students waiting to greet them in front of the gymnasium’s entrance. It was a warm welcome for the Jayhawks, who returned to the court for the first time since arriving in Korea around 1 a.m. Tuesday.

Oubre talks big before his NBA career begins

The newest Kansas basketball player to join the ranks of the NBA, Kelly Oubre Jr. doesn’t appear to care about making any friends before his first season.

KU football lands Texas cornerback Ian Peterson

Late Sunday night, two-star prospect Ian Peterson, of Cedar Ridge High in Round Rock, Texas, orally committed to KU. By Matt Tait

Keith Langford a Pan Am invitee

Former Kansas University guard Keith Langford has accepted an invitation to take part in the 2015 U.S. Pan American Games training camp July 7-12 in Colorado Springs.

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UNC point guard says she’s transferring to KU

Former North Carolina basketball point guard Jessica Washington has decided to transfer to Kansas University, Washington has reported on Twitter and Instagram.

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Former North Carolina Tar Heel Jessica Washington to join KU women's team

Point guard from Tulsa was McDonald's All-American in high school

KU has landed a transfer in Jessica Washington, formerly of the University of North Carolina.

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Jayhawks arrive at World University Games after 28-hour travel day

More than 28 hours after leaving Lawrence, the Kansas University men’s basketball team arrived to the athletes village in Gwangju to represent the United States in the World University Games.

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Passport thief thwarts KU forward Dwight Coleby's plan

Bahamas National Team/future Kansas University power forward Dwight Coleby couldn’t play next to his older brother, Kadeem, in the Caribbean Basketball Confederation Championships June 8-21 in Tortola, British Virgin Islands. The brothers’ planned reunion wasn’t wrecked because of any untimely injury. By Gary Bedore