Kansas head coach Bill Self grins as he waves to the fans following the Jayhawks' 89-76 win over Iowa State on Monday, Feb. 2, 2015 at Allen Fieldhouse.

Self sees summer contests as chance to grow

Bill Self has heard about 5,000 tickets have been sold for Kansas University’s two World University Games exhibitions against Canada, set for 7 p.m., tips on June 23 and 26 in Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri.

May 27, 2015


Men's basketball, women's cross country and volleyball lead KU in latest APR data

Three sports programs at Kansas University registered high marks of 990 or above and each KU team remained in good standing — above 930 — according to the latest NCAA Academic Progress Rate (APR) data released Wednesday.

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KU commitment Vick 50/50 on reclassifying

LaGerald Vick sees positives in starting his college basketball career during the 2015-16 season rather than attending prep school for a year.

Bill Self's 'Boogie' on tap

The fifth “Bill’s Basketball Boogie, a benefit for the Assists Foundation,” will be held 7 p.m. until midnight, June 13, at Abe and Jake’s Landing in downtown Lawrence.

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Bill Self wins Mannie Jackson - Basketball Human Spirit Award

KU coach 'surprised, honored,' by Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame recognition

Bill Self has been honored by the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts.

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More glowing reports on KU hoops commitment Vick

Future Kansas University basketball guard LaGerald Vick ranks fifth in scoring on the Under Armour Association spring circuit following a productive weekend for Team Thad AAU in New York. By Gary Bedore

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Column: Seeing Stars? Wake Forest turns out more NBA All-Stars than Kansas

Bill Self and Roy Williams, Kansas University’s only two basketball coaches for the past 27 years, combined for six Final Fours, four NCAA title-game appearances and one national title for KU. They have done so employing different coaching styles and personalities.By Tom Keegan

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Milt Newton giving back

Former Jayhawk guard helps create charitable foundation in Virgin Islands

Minnesota Timberwolves general manager/former Kansas University guard Milt Newton, who was born and raised in the Virgin Islands, returned to St. Thomas with his wife, Shalaun Newton, earlier this month to speak with youths about the importance of education and also announce the formation of a charitable foundation to assist youngsters who live in the U.S. territory. By Gary Bedore

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Kansas commit Vick gets positive reviews

LaGerald Vick, who has committed to play basketball at Kansas University — likely starting in the 2015-16 season — continues to compete on this spring and summer’s Under Armour Association Circuit.

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Providence transfer center to visit Kansas

Paschal Chukwu, a 7-foot-2, 225-pound center who has announced plans to leave Providence after his freshman year, will visit Kansas University the first weekend of June, Chukwu told on Friday. By Gary Bedore

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Schedule announced for KU's USA National Team

Bill Self’s Kansas basketball team will begin representing the USA at the World University Games on July 4, in Gwangju, Korea, when the Jayhawks and SMU’s Nic Moore take on Turkey to open pool play. Because of the 14-hour time difference, it will be 10 p.m. on July 3 back in Lawrence when the game begins.

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KU adds SMU’s Moore for Games team

Bill Self has added one of the country’s top perimeter players — a 5-foot-9, 170-pound dynamo who can both score and distribute — to the roster of Kansas University’s World University Games basketball team.

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SMU's Nic Moore to play for KU's World University Games team

Guard Nic Moore of SMU will play for KU's World University Games team this summer.

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Kansas basketball awarded academic recognition

Kansas University’s men’s basketball team has earned its eighth-straight NCAA Academic Performance Program (APP) Public Recognition Award, KU and the NCAA announced Wednesday.

KU basketball earns NCAA Academic Performance Program Public Recognition Award

It's eight in a row for Jayhawks

KU's basketball team was honored by the NCAA on Wednesday for academic achievement.

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