University of Kansas sophomore forward Silvio De Sousa speaks with media members on Friday afternoon, April, 19, 2019, for the first time since the NCAA ruled him ineligible for the 2018-19 and 2019-20 seasons. De Sousa, seated next to his lawyer, Scott Tompsett, said he will enter the 2019 NBA Draft, but will return to the Jayhawks if KU's appeal, submitted this week, regains him eligibility.

Kansas forward Silvio De Sousa declares for NBA draft, will return to KU if NCAA appeal is granted

With his appeal now formally filed, the path forward is finally clear for Kansas sophomore Silvio De Sousa. If the appeal is granted, De Sousa will return to Kansas for the 2019-20 season. If it is denied, he will leave. By Matt Tait

April 19, 2019


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4-star prep G Cassius Stanley chooses Duke

On the same afternoon that Kansas basketball coaches and players learned center Udoka Azubuike will be back for his senior season, the Jayhawks missed out on a highly regarded prep guard who could have complemented the 7-footer inside. By Benton Smith

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Kansas big man Udoka Azubuike to return for senior season

For the second year in a row, the Kansas men’s basketball program got some good spring news from its biggest player. Udoka Azubuike will return to KU for his senior year. By Matt Tait

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Top-10 big man Matthew Hurt chooses Duke

The Kansas men’s basketball team has missed out on another top recruit in the Class of 2019. By Matt Tait

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$20M Allen Fieldhouse renovations likely to include concession, bathroom and other renovations

University of Kansas Athletic Director Jeff Long on Friday shed a little more light on a proposed $20 million renovation to Allen Fieldhouse.

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KU lists multimillion dollar renovations to Allen Fieldhouse, stadium in proposed capital improvement plans

Multimillion dollar renovations to Allen Fieldhouse and David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium could be coming for KU Athletics, but details on what the projects would entail are not clear.

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New policy requires Kansas Regents approval for some head coach, athletic director contract extensions

Some contracts extensions for head coaches and athletic directors at Kansas universities will now need approval from Kansas Board of Regents officials before they can be offered.

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KU announces formal filing of Silvio De Sousa's appeal of NCAA suspension

On Feb. 2, during an impromptu press conference before KU’s home victory over Texas Tech, Kansas Athletic Director Jeff Long spoke with fire and passion about the two-year suspension handed out to KU sophomore Silvio De Sousa for his guardian’s role in a pay-for-play scheme in college basketball and promised to appeal the ruling and fight for De Sousa’s eligibility. Today, now 75 days later, that process is finally in motion. By Matt Tait

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Energized Kansas basketball coach Bill Self at annual team banquet: 'I'm not going anywhere'

For the better part of his 45-minute presentation to a crowd of about 500 supporters during the Kansas basketball program’s annual postseason banquet Tuesday night at the Burge Union, KU coach Bill Self spoke of being reenergized and excited about what’s ahead while looking back on the Jayhawks’ 26-10 season. After it was over, Self doubled down on that thought, saying, in no uncertain terms, that he was at Kansas to stay and had no plans of going anywhere. By Matt Tait

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KU sophomore Silvio De Sousa facing potentially important week

Although there does not appear to be any kind of ruling on his appeal on the horizon, this week still could be an important time for the future of Kansas sophomore Silvio De Sousa. By Matt Tait

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KU administrator Larry Keating retiring after 5 decades in intercollegiate athletics

The Kansas basketball program is losing the man responsible for the Jayhawks’ consistently strong showing in the strength of schedule rankings. Larry Keating, an administrator who has served in various roles at KU since 2003, announced his retirement on Monday after five decades in intercollegiate athletics. By Matt Tait

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KU point guard Devon Dotson declares for NBA draft, ready to go all-in on 'information-seeking quest'

Consider Devon Dotson’s decision to declare for the 2019 NBA Draft “an information-seeking quest.” That was the way Dotson’s father, Dana Dotson, described the move in a Friday phone call with the Journal-World a few hours after Dotson announced his intentions on Twitter. By Matt Tait

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Kansas point guard Devon Dotson announces decision to test NBA draft status

Add another Jayhawk to the list of players testing the waters for the 2019 NBA Draft. Freshman point guard Devon Dotson on Friday announced on Twitter that he was planning to “test the waters and enter into the 2019 NBA Draft process.” By Matt Tait

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Quentin Grimes says goodbye to Kansas, declares for 2019 NBA Draft

Dubbed a one-and-done player when he signed with Kansas in November of 2017, freshman guard Quentin Grimes made that fate official on Wednesday, when he announced on Twitter that he was declaring for the 2019 NBA Draft. By Matt Tait

Big 12, ESPN announce new deal making select KU games only available online

Kansas fans will have to watch more games via online streaming moving forward

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