University of Kansas men's basketball director of sport performance Ramsey Nijem is pictured on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019 at the Anderson Strength and Conditioning Center.

Ramsey’s road: A dog, a chain and a fast path to becoming the strength coach at Kansas

The weight room gains of dozens of current and future Jayhawks eventually will be traced back to a dog named Hunter. This is the story of Ramsey Nijem’s beginning in strength and conditioning and how his path brought him to Kansas. By Matt Tait

September 14, 2019


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KU basketball coaches ramp up recruiting in 2020 and beyond

It’s been a busy stretch of recruiting for the Kansas basketball coaching staff, which traveled around the country last week to check in on some of KU’s top targets in the 2020 class. By Matt Tait

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Jayhawks excited to add grad transfer Isaiah Moss' veteran presence to roster

Iowa graduate transfer Isaiah Moss has been on KU’s campus for about a month but already has shown he fits in well. By Matt Tait

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College basketball recruiting fixer with ties to KU sentenced to probation in corruption case

A college basketball recruiting fixer who revealed that he had made illicit payments to University of Kansas basketball players will not spend any more time in jail for his actions in the college basketball corruption case.

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New KU strength coach Ramsey Nijem greets Jayhawks with great energy at inaugural boot camp

As far as introductions go, the one Kansas junior Marcus Garrett had with new KU strength coach Ramsey Nijem on Monday morning during Day 1 of boot camp still had him smiling hours later. By Matt Tait

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KU basketball boot camp set to begin Monday

Although the 2019 edition of KU men’s basketball boot camp will feature the same drills and challenges as most years, it also will have a new look. By Matt Tait

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KU hires former Kings strength coach to replace Andrea Hudy

A 28-year-old NBA strength coach has been hired to replace Andrea Hudy with the Kansas basketball program, KU coach Bill Self announced Wednesday afternoon. By Matt Tait

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Judge denies NCAA request for unreleased evidence in college basketball corruption trial

A federal judge has denied the NCAA’s request for evidence in the college basketball corruption trial that may have included information about the University of Kansas basketball program’s recruiting practices.

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How a wild ride of recruiting ups and downs shaped the 2019-20 Kansas basketball roster

Although Late Night and the season opener remain in the distance, the start of another school year marks the unofficial beginning of a new journey for the Kansas men’s basketball program. And what a journey it’s been already. By Matt Tait

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Appearances by Miles, Self highlight KU's annual Traditions Night

It all came down to a simple question: Would you rather fight 12 tiny Bill Selfs or one giant Les Miles? By Braden Shaw

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Remembered With Smiles: 1,000 admirers show up to celebrate life and legacy of late Max Falkenstien

For a little more than an hour on Saturday afternoon, 1,000 friends, family members, admirers and KU fans packed the Lied Center to celebrate the life and legacy of late Kansas broadcaster Max Falkenstien. By Matt Tait

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KU forward David McCormack thankful for trying freshman season, ready for more in Year 2

Few moments are more valuable to the Kansas basketball program than the early days of summer when returning sophomores offer help to incoming freshman trying to figure things out for the first time. By Matt Tait

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KU AD Jeff Long expects hiring process for Hudy replacement to move quickly

The process to replace two longtime Kansas Athletics sports performance employees is underway and KU Athletic Director Jeff Long hopes to have at least one hire made in the next two weeks. By Matt Tait

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Departing KU strength coach Andrea Hudy: 'Kansas means the world to me'

After 15 years at a place that, “means the world” to her, Kansas basketball strength and conditioning coach Andrea Hudy is officially leaving KU. By Matt Tait

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Longtime KU basketball strength coach Andrea Hudy leaving Kansas

Longtime Kansas basketball strength and conditioning coach Andrea Hudy is leaving KU for a job at Texas, both Hudy and Kansas coach Bill Self confirmed to the Journal-World late Thursday night. By Matt Tait

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