Kansas forward Mitch Lightfoot (44) and Kansas guard Dajuan Harris (3) have a chat while waiting to check in during the second half on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021 at Allen Fieldhouse.

KU’s 2021-22 non-conference men’s hoops schedule features Mizzou, 2 trips to NYC and Orlando over Thanksgiving

A home date with Missouri in December, two trips to New York City and a Thanksgiving tournament in Orlando highlight the non-conference portion of the 2021-22 Kansas men’s basketball schedule, which was released Tuesday. By Matt Tait

June 8, 2021


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Lawmakers agree NCAA needs NIL help, but how much and when?

Less than a month before name, image and likeness laws go into effect in several states, NCAA President Mark Emmert was back in Washington D.C. this week renewing his plea for help from Congress — help that is unlikely to come as soon as the NCAA would like. The Associated Press

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'It's still fun': Injured left foot not keeping KU freshman Bobby Pettiford down

PG expects recovery in about 4 weeks

With the soreness in his injured left foot dissipating, Kansas freshman point guard Bobby Pettiford experienced a different kind of pain on Tuesday, when the Jayhawks went through their first day of summer workouts with Pettiford as a bystander. But even spectating wasn’t all that bad for the KU newcomer, considering Pettiford already got cleared to ditch the walking boot that was a part of his wardrobe when he first arrived in Lawrence on Sunday.

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KU basketball's Late Night in the Phog set for Oct. 1 at Allen Fieldhouse

An in-person version of Late Night in the Phog is returning to KU’s campus this fall, with the unofficial tipoff to the 2021-22 basketball season set for Oct. 1 at Allen Fieldhouse. By Matt Tait

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From 6th man, to starting PG, to Jayhawk — How Joseph Yesufu ended up at Kansas

Joseph Yesufu didn’t know it at the time, but an unexpected promotion to the Drake starting lineup just a few months ago would alter the point guard’s career path. Two days after officially joining the Kansas basketball program as a sophomore transfer, Yesufu said on Tuesday those seven starts he made for the Bulldogs this past February and March turned into the “biggest time” of his life.

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Trio of Kansas basketball newcomers enjoy first true experience as Jayhawks at Washburn hoops camp

After spending the past couple of days settling into their new surroundings in Lawrence, a trio of Kansas basketball newcomers jumped feet-first into life as Jayhawks on Tuesday at Washburn University. By Matt Tait

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KU athletes deliver strong academic showing during spring semester

Several student-athletes at the University of Kansas delivered a memorable performance in the classroom during the recently completed spring semester.

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Kansas basketball officially announces addition of 2 new walk-ons

The Kansas men’s basketball program made some progress in identifying its walk-ons for the future on Monday, when KU coach Bill Self announced the addition of Dillon Wilhite and Charlie McCarthy to the roster. By Matt Tait

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NCAA approves waiver allowing for more court time with college basketball staff members this summer

College basketball teams will be allowed to have a little more on-court interaction with staff members this summer thanks to a new waiver granted by the NCAA. By Matt Tait

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KU, St. John's slated to square off in 2021 Big 12/Big East Battle in New York

The Kansas men’s basketball program will face St. John’s in New York City in this year’s Big 12/Big East battle during the 2021-22 regular season. By Matt Tait

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With NCAA dead period now expired, coaches, recruits free to roam about the country

The end of one of the longest dead periods in college recruiting history arrived at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, lifting all recruiting restrictions for both prospects and coaches in all sports. By Matt Tait

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Transfer guards Remy Martin, Jalen Coleman-Lands officially added to Kansas basketball roster

Transfer guards Remy Martin and Jalen Coleman-Lands officially joined the Kansas basketball program on Wednesday, when their paperwork arrived at the KU basketball offices. By Matt Tait

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Juco big man Sydney Curry announces de-commitment from Kansas

Junior college prospect and University of Kansas basketball signee Sydney Curry announced Wednesday that he was reopening his recruitment. By Matt Tait

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Longtime KU athletic administrators Monte Johnson, Larry Keating die on the same day

Kansas Athletics lost two longtime, highly respected members of its administrative family on Tuesday, when former KU Athletic Director Monte Johnson and former Associate AD Larry Keating died at the ages of 84 and 76. By Matt Tait

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Big 12 Conference announces partnership with basketball technology company ShotTracker

The Big 12 Conference on Tuesday announced a multiyear partnership with ShotTracker to install and operate its technology for all men’s and women’s basketball programs. By Matt Tait

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