ESPN.com’s Myron Medcalf wrote a tribute to Kansas University coach Bill Self on Monday, as Media Day (Thursday), the official start of preseason practice (Friday) and Late Night in the Phog (Oct. 9) draw near. By Gary Bedore
The Morris twins — Markieff and Marcus, who both like to talk — figure to be stars of their Media Day festivities today in NBA cities Phoenix and Detroit, respectively. By Gary Bedore
Bleacherreport.com lists Bill Self and Perry Ellis as the fifth-best player/coach duo in college basketball heading into the 2015-16 season.
Major-college prospect Mitchell Ballock of Eudora High will have surgery Monday in Lawrence to repair a torn labrum in his left (shooting) shoulder. It is likely the 6-foot-4 combo guard will miss his entire junior season.
It seems like only yesterday that Perry Ellis was completing his first basketball Boot Camp at Kansas University.
Marques Bolden, a 6-foot-10 senior basketball center from DeSoto (Texas) High, will not take his scheduled visit to Kansas University this weekend, ESPN.com reports. By Gary Bedore
Jarrett Allen, a 6-foot-9, 215-pound senior forward from St. Stephens Episcopal School in Austin, Texas, who is ranked No. 20 in the Class of 2016 by Rivals.com, on Wednesday listed his eight finalists on Twitter.
Even somebody as finely-tuned and well-conditioned as Frank Mason III has to prepare himself mentally for Bill Self’s Kansas University Basketball Boot Camp. By Gary Bedore
Bill Self’s 13th basketball Boot Camp at Kansas University is off to a rousing start. by Gary Bedore
Late last month, Bill Self said he didn’t expect to hear anything conclusive from the NCAA Eligibility Center about prize recruit Cheick Diallo’s eligibility for the upcoming season until mid-September, “at the earliest.” So it’s too early to panic, but not premature to wonder what Kansas University’s experienced basketball team might look like with and without the 6-foot-9, 220-pound freshman from Kayes, Mali, Africa. By Tom Keegan
New Cleveland Cavaliers center Sasha Kaun is a proud four-year graduate of Kansas University ... and KU’s Basketball Boot Camp.
Kansas University’s basketball team, which will lose at least three frontcourt players in seniors Perry Ellis, Jamari Traylor and Hunter Mickelson after the 2015-16 season, welcomes a pair of blue-chip high school forwards to campus today for weekend recruiting visits. By Gary Bedore
Blue Ribbon Yearbook has ranked Kansas University’s basketball team No. 5 in the country in its preseason Top 25 poll which was released on Wednesday. By Gary Bedore
The Sporting News 2015-16 college basketball preview yearbook, which hits newsstands next Tuesday, has ranked Kansas University No. 1 in its preseason Top 10.
A pair of elite high school basketball big men will be making official recruiting visits to Kansas University this weekend. By Gary Bedore