Former Liberty University center Evan Maxwell, a 6-foot-10, 245-pound sophomore out of Clarks Summit, Pa., is headed to Kansas University on a basketball scholarship, Maxwell told the Journal-World on Friday night. By Gary Bedore
Kansas University’s DeBruce Center is now truly complete: James Naismith’s original rules of “Basket Ball” — the high-profile acquisition for which the building was constructed — are installed and on display. By Sara Shepherd
Kansas University senior forward Perry Ellis had the fourth lowest body fat of all players tested Wednesday at the 2016 NBA Combine in Chicago as reported by NBA.com.
Wayne Selden Jr. won’t be able to impress NBA coaches and executives with his on-court skills this week at the league’s draft combine, in Chicago.
Kansas forward Landen Lucas was one of the biggest surprises of the 2015-16 KU basketball season. His production and improvement played a huge role in the Jayhawks reaching the Elite Eight and also inspired one Tulsa couple to honor him for a lifetime. Introducing the Sadler twins, Landon and Lucas. By Matt Tait
Kansas University’s Perry Ellis, Wayne Selden Jr. and Cheick Diallo will attend the 2016 NBA Combine, today through Sunday in Chicago. By Gary Bedore
Incoming Kansas University freshman Josh Jackson was named to the 44th-annual Louisville Courier-Journal Super Five team, which honors the country’s top high school players. By Gary Bedore
The recent report that the coach-shopping Houston Rockets were “intrigued” by Big 12 bosses Bill Self and Shaka Smart served as a reminder that all good things come to an end. Eventually, although not likely any time soon, Self will probably want to take a crack at coaching the best basketball players on the planet and see if he can join one-time mentor Larry Brown as the only coaches to win NCAA and NBA titles. By Tom Keegan
It seems the University of Washington wasn’t the only school to offer Michael Porter Sr., dad of high school junior phenom Michael Porter Jr., a coaching job in recent weeks.
Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self, for the first time in three seasons, will have a 7-footer on his roster during the 2016-17 campaign. By Gary Bedore
KU men's basketball coach Bill Self on Friday spoke publicly about the addition of 7-foot big man Udoka Azubuike, and it's clear from Self's comments that the Jayhawks are expecting big things from their new big man right away.
Former Duke point guard Derryck Thornton, who could help fill a need in Kansas University’s backcourt during the 2017-18 season and perhaps beyond, today begins the second day of his official recruiting trip to Kansas University. By Gary Bedore
Derryck Thornton, a 6-foot-2 freshman who recently announced plans to leave Duke, begins his official visit to KU today after visiting USC last weekend. By Gary Bedore
Bill Self, who knows a special prospect when he sees one, does not spend any time scouring the rankings of individual high school players when he’s evaluating talent on the recruiting trail.
Josh Jackson has signed with KU, coach Bill Self announced today.