Kansas University basketball recruiting

Prep point guard Tyty Washington picks Kentucky over KU, Arizona, LSU

Prep point guard Tyty Washington committed to the University of Kentucky via social media just after 8 p.m. on Wednesday night. Washington chose John Calipari’s Wildcats over Kansas, Arizona and LSU. By Matt Tait

May 12, 2021

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Matt Tait: What's next for Kansas after Tyty Washington commitment to Kentucky?

While Tyty Washington’s commitment to Kentucky on Wednesday night no doubt dealt a blow to the KU fan base, the talented point guard’s decision does not spell doom for the Jayhawks. By Matt Tait

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KU makes top 4 for Georgia transfer Sahvir Wheeler

The Kansas men’s basketball program made the cut for Georgia point guard Sahvir Wheeler, a sophomore transfer who released his four finalists on Friday morning. By Matt Tait

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Andrea Hudy headed back to UConn to work with Huskies' women's basketball program

After two years at Texas, following a 15-year career with Bill Self at Kansas, Andrea Hudy is returning to UConn to take over as the director of sports performance for Geno Auriemma’s women’s basketball program. By Matt Tait

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Silvio De Sousa ordered to stand trial in aggravated battery case

A Douglas County District Court judge on Tuesday ordered former University of Kansas basketball player Silvio De Sousa to stand trial in an aggravated battery case that stems from a 2020 incident outside a bar in downtown Lawrence in which he is accused of hitting a man who later lost vision in his eye.

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NCAA says decisions in all 6 current IARP infractions cases expected in next 12 months

Although still vague and potentially months away, the NCAA on Tuesday provided an updated timeline for rulings in the six infractions cases currently being reviewed by the Independent Accountability Resolution Process. By Matt Tait

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Maryland announces addition of Danny Manning to basketball staff

Maryland announced Monday the hiring of former Wake Forest head coach and Kansas basketball All-American Danny Manning as an assistant on Mark Turgeon’s basketball staff, reuniting a couple of old college teammates.

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Former KU guard Latrell Jossell transferring to SFA

One of five Kansas players to enter the transfer portal in recent weeks, former KU guard Latrell Jossell found himself a new college basketball home at Stephen F. Austin.

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Marcus Garrett says goodbye to Kansas, declares for 2021 NBA draft

Kansas senior Marcus Garrett announced on KU’s website on Wednesday night, in a goodbye letter titled “Rock Chalk Forever,” that he was declaring for the 2021 NBA draft and that “putting all my efforts into preparing for the 2021 NBA draft,” and not planning to return to KU for another season. By Matt Tait

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Former KU guard Charlie Moore moves on to 4th school of college career

Former Kansas guard Charlie Moore is transferring from DePaul to Miami (Fla.), his fourth school, for his final year of eligibility.

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KU target Ty Ty Washington shares Bill Self's recruiting pitch in Instagram Live interview

Kansas coach Bill Self is prepared to give a prominent role to four-star point guard Ty Ty Washington, a current KU recruiting target out of Compass Prep in Phoenix, Ariz. By Matt Tait

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KU coach Bill Self to help present the late Eddie Sutton at Hall of Fame induction next month

Kansas basketball coach Bill Self will be one of three people to present the late Eddie Sutton at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony next month. By Matt Tait

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Kansas basketball officially inks prep guard Bobby Pettiford Jr.

The Kansas men's basketball backcourt became a little more explosive on Friday, when prep guard Bobby Pettiford Jr., signed a financial aid agreement to officially join the Jayhawks. By Matt Tait

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Creighton's Christian Bishop IDs final 3, will pick between KU, Texas & UNC on Saturday

Creighton transfer Christian Bishop announced on Instagram on Thursday night that he will announce his commitment on Saturday from a list of finalists that includes KU, Texas and North Carolina. By Matt Tait

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NCAA announces passage of new one-time transfer exemption rule

Starting next season, major college football and basketball players will be permitted to transfer one time before graduating without being required to sit out a year of competition.

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