Kansas forward Dwight Coleby’s walk down Campanile Hill on Sunday during KU’s graduation festivities made his status as a college graduate official. And that makes his immediate future a little more interesting. By Matt Tait
KU seniors Frank Mason, Dwight Coleby and one surprise from the not-too-distant past will join hundreds of other students for graduation ceremonies Sunday on the KU campus. By Matt Tait
An ankle injury that plagued him during portions of Thursday’s on-court competition at the NBA combine in Chicago forced Kansas junior Svi Mykhailiuk to withdraw from the remainder of the week's combine workouts. But KU coach Bill Self said Mykhailiuk’s absence during Friday’s drills and scrimmages should not hurt the guard’s stock too much. By Matt Tait
Moments after calling this summer’s 2017 NBA Draft “point guard heavy,” former Duke standout and current ESPN analyst Jay Williams pinpointed former Kansas star Frank Mason III as one of the players he most was looking forward to watching during Thursday’s 5-on-5 scrimmages at the pre-draft combine in Chicago.
Count former Kansas big man Landen Lucas in the camp that believes reigning national player of the year Frank Mason III is well on his way to keeping his basketball mojo going. By Matt Tait
Kansas basketball coach Bill Self understandably was delighted to welcome not one, but two talented Lawson brothers into the program from native Memphis. Try to imagine the extent of euphoria a high school coach would experience if he could do the same and welcome a pair of Lawson brothers into his basketball program.
Although the former William & Mary forward himself both confirmed and explained why he was leaving to join the Kansas basketball program last week, the Jayhawks made it official on Monday with a news release announcing the addition of graduate transfer Jack Whitman. By Matt Tait
The annual NBA combine is set to begin Tuesday in Chicago, and it figures to be as interesting as any in recent memory for fans of Kansas basketball. By Matt Tait
Back in Lawrence briefly over the weekend before returning to Daytona, Fla., to continue the grind of three workouts a day, rest, recovery and repeat while waiting for whatever pro basketball opportunities present themselves, former Kansas center Landen Lucas spent most of the past few days sprinting full-speed-ahead with his newly created Landen Lucas Foundation - Sports for Life, which aims to help fund the athletic endeavors of young people in Lawrence who may otherwise not be able to afford to participate in sports. By Matt Tait
When a basketball player transfers from William & Mary to Kansas, it’s not difficult to predict the questions that immediately surface, such as: William and Mary? Jack Whitman? Why Jack Whitman?
Outgoing Kansas basketball seniors Landen Lucas, Frank Mason III and Tyler Self capped their summer Barnstorming tour Saturday night at Blue Valley Northwest High with the final edition of a series of scrimmages designed to deliver as many smiles and laughs as awe-inspiring basketball moments.
By the time Kansas basketball players start summer school in June, the roster will be down to 13 scholarship players. At the moment, it stands at 14 and exactly half are originally signed with Kansas. That makes it easy to split the rosters into two teams: The Originals vs. the Transfers. By Tom Keegan
According to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman, former Kansas forward Carlton Bragg Jr. has decided to transfer to Arizona State.
The Kansas men’s basketball program added some front-court depth Tuesday through yet another transfer when William & Mary graduate transfer Jack Whitman announced his pledge to play at Kansas during his senior season.By Matt Tait
Kansas coach Bill Self confirmed to the Journal-World that transfers Sam Cunliffe, Dedric Lawson, K.J. Lawson and Charlie Moore will be eligible to play with the Jayhawks during this summer’s trip to Italy. By Matt Tait