Kansas forward Jalen Wilson (10) watches his three from the wing drop before Creighton forward Christian Bishop (13) during the second half on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020 at Allen Fieldhouse.

KU freshman Jalen Wilson to test NBA draft process while retaining college eligibility

Freshman forward Jalen Wilson on Friday became the second key member of the Kansas men’s basketball team’s 2020-21 roster to announce his intentions to enter his name into the NBA draft pool. By Matt Tait

April 9, 2021


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KU junior Ochai Agbaji declares for NBA draft, plans to retain college eligibility

Kansas junior Ochai Agbaji announced Thursday afternoon that he is entering his name into the NBA draft pool with the option to return to school for his senior season. By Matt Tait

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KU freshman Latrell Jossell entering transfer portal

The Kansas men’s basketball program watched another player enter the transfer portal on Thursday, when freshman guard Latrell Jossell decided to explore other options. By Matt Tait

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KU's Bill Self discusses appreciation, optics of new 'lifetime contract'

Set to enter his 19th season at the helm of Kansas basketball, KU coach Bill Self said Wednesday he was appreciative of his recently signed lifetime contract and not at all worried about the optics of that contract as the Jayhawks remain embroiled in an NCAA infractions case. By Matt Tait

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Kansas basketball coach Bill Self encouraged by early response to open position on coaching staff

Kansas basketball coach Bill Self said Wednesday that he was in no hurry to permanently fill the open spot on his coaching staff made available by the departure of Jerrance Howard to Texas. But he is encouraged by the response he received when the job came open. By Matt Tait

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Kansas Athletics introduces 'rising star' AD Travis Goff at Lied Center

At his introduction Wednesday at the Lied Center, new University of Kansas Athletic Director Travis Goff said that if he did not have to give a speech, he would be speechless. By Matt Tait

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KU basketball lands former Drake guard Joseph Yesufu

The Kansas men’s basketball program once again has all of its scholarships currently spoken for, thanks to a Wednesday commitment from Drake transfer Joseph Yesufu. By Matt Tait

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KU assistant Jerrance Howard leaving Kansas to join Chris Beard at Texas

Kansas basketball assistant coach Jerrance Howard is leaving KU for a spot on newly named Texas coach Chris Beard’s bench in Austin. By Matt Tait

NBA analyst, former Jayhawk Paul Pierce fired from ESPN after racy video

NBA analyst Paul Pierce has been fired by ESPN, people familiar with the situation confirmed Monday.

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New KU Athletic Director Travis Goff's salary lowest among Big 12 ADs

New Kansas Athletic Director Travis Goff, hired by the university on Monday to replace Jeff Long, will make $700,000 annually for the first three years of a five-year contract, putting him at or near the bottom of the 10-team Big 12 Conference. By Matt Tait

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Bill Self: New AD Travis Goff gives KU 'exactly what we need'

A&M AD also raves about fellow Dodge City native

The head coach of the University of Kansas athletics department’s flagship program, Bill Self, who has lived and worked in Lawrence for nearly 18 years now, considers the Jayhawks “fortunate” to have Travis Goff as the new athletic director.

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KU names Northwestern Deputy AD Travis Goff new athletic director

Travis Goff, a 2002 graduate of the University of Kansas and native of Dodge City, has been named the school’s new athletic director, KU Chancellor Douglas Girod announced on Monday afternoon. By Matt Tait

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KU's Marcus Garrett named first-team Senior CLASS Award All-American

Kansas senior Marcus Garrett picked up another individual honor on Friday, earning a spot on the Senior CLASS Award’s All-American first team for the 2020-21 season. By Matt Tait

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Kansas basketball coach Bill Self signs lifetime contract extension with KU

Kansas men's basketball coach Bill Self has signed what was described by KU as "a lifetime contract" to remain the head coach of the Jayhawks, the school announced Friday morning. By Matt Tait

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Former KU, current UNC coach Roy Williams retiring at age 70, saying he's 'no longer the right man for the job'

After being entrusted as the caretaker of blue blood basketball programs Kansas and North Carolina for the past 33 years, Roy Williams announced his retirement from coaching on Thursday at a news conference in Chapel Hill, N.C. By Matt Tait

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