There was no official box score and no designated stat keeper, but in the case of Kansas junior Silvio De Sousa neither was needed. Tuesday marked the first of two annual Bill Self Basketball Camp games, and De Sousa, now 19 days removed from being declared eligible for the 2019-20 season by the NCAA, was out on the floor in front of a couple hundred campers ready and willing to put on a show.
KU forward Mitch Lightfoot is back for his final run with Kansas basketball, and, for the second year in a row, questions have surfaced about whether Lightfoot might redshirt the upcoming season. By Matt Tait
Kansas head coach Bill Self has played a couple rounds with pro golfer Gary Woodland, but the very first hole is still a vivid memory for the Hall of Fame coach. It was the first hole at the Lawrence Country Club, which is approximately a 365-yard par-4. Woodland, who played golf at KU from 2004-07, placed his tee shot on the green. He then netted a 20-foot putt for an eagle. Shane Jackson
Count Kansas basketball coach Bill Self in the group of people unsure of whether KU will be one of the programs receiving a Notice of Allegations from the NCAA later this summer. By Matt Tait
If the NCAA sends allegations of major recruiting violations to the University of Kansas athletics program this summer, it may take at least a year before the case is resolved, an NCAA rules expert recently told the Journal-World.
Although the past several weeks have been a whirlwind for new Kansas basketball signee Jalen Wilson, the 4-star wing forward from Guyer High in Denton, Texas, said none of what transpired since the end of the college season caught him off guard. By Matt Tait
The NCAA won't be able to get its hands on one of the most intriguing wiretaps obtained by the FBI in an investigation of basketball recruiting violations involving the University of Kansas, according to a CBS Sports report. But KU may soon face a reckoning with the NCAA anyway.
Michigan’s loss is Kansas’ gain. Seconds after the clock struck 2 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon, 4-star prep prospect Jalen Wilson announced on Twitter that he planned to play college basketball at KU. By Matt Tait
It was the perfect time to participate in a Kansas basketball summer camp scrimmage. Just hours after The Basketball Tournament bracket was released, Elijah Johnson and Travis Releford were the only two former KU players to compete in a scrimmage with the current crop of Jayhawks Tuesday afternoon at Allen Fieldhouse.
Kansas point guard Devon Dotson on Monday described his recent testing of his NBA draft stock as equal parts fun and work. By Matt Tait
The Kansas men’s basketball team has added a shooter to its roster for the 2019-20 season, and, after a whirlwind month following his final class at the University of Iowa, grad transfer Isaiah Moss again believes he is where he belongs. By Matt Tait
After leaving town with his father following the 2006-07 season, new KU walk-on Michael Jankovich is back in Lawrence and loving every minute of it. By Matt Tait
A little light in the backcourt and short on perimeter shooting, the Kansas men’s basketball program may be in the process of addressing both areas on the recruiting trail. By Matt Tait
When freshman Issac McBride endured his first workout as a member of the University of Kansas basketball program earlier this week, the newcomer from Little Rock, Ark., immediately recognized he had reached a completely different level of competition. By Benton Smith
Still on the mend from the high ankle sprain he suffered during a KU practice on February 1, Kansas junior Marcus Garrett said Thursday that he can see the finish line to the land of full recovery. By Matt Tait