The official website write-up on Saturday’s Ballislife.com All-America game referred to future Kansas University forward Mitch Lightfoot as a “rugged and serious-minded player.”
Future Kansas University forward Mitch Lightfoot erupted for 32 points to lead all scorers in Saturday’s Ballislife All-America game at Long Beach (Calif.) City College. By Gary Bedore
On paper at least, barring a major, major upset, Kansas University will earn at least a share of the Big 12 basketball title for a remarkable 13th consecutive season. By Tom Keegan
Kansas University senior Perry Ellis, junior Wayne Selden Jr. and freshman Cheick Diallo have been invited to the 2016 NBA Combine, set for May 11-15 in Chicago.
One of the first things Bill Self did after returning to town from the last live period in recruiting was to check out the new 32,000-square-foot DeBruce Center, which opened Monday. By Gary Bedore
Bob Davis was restricted from speaking on both floors — the one thing that he’s done professionally and proficiently as voice of the Kansas Jayhawks — but he was recognized along with 150 years of the University of Kansas at Kansas State Capitol in Topeka Thursday afternoon. The Kansas House of Representatives also declared April 28, 2016 to be “Bob Davis Day.”
Former Kansas University basketball guard Mario Little averaged 16.8 points and 4.1 rebounds a game this past season for Anyang Korea Ginseng Corporation, which went 34-28 overall and advanced to the semifinals of the Korean League playoffs. By Gary Bedore
Josh Jackson hype took a slight hit on Tuesday when ESPN.com’s final Class of 2016 rankings listed the future Kansas University shooting guard as No. 2 high school senior prospect in the country.
The recruitment of former Duke University basketball point guard Derryck Thornton is about to get serious. Thornton, a 6-2 freshman who recently announced plans to leave the Durham, N.C., school after one season, announced Monday he will visit USC this weekend, then Kansas University a week from today. He also plans to make trips to Washington and Miami before settling on his transfer destination. By Gary Bedore
Kansas University’s basketball program, which recently landed a commitment from Josh Jackson, the No. 1 prospect in the high school recruiting class of 2016, also leads for the top player in the Class of ’17. By Gary Bedore
Former Kansas University guard Nick Bradford has been hired as head boys basketball coach at Mexico (Mo.) High School.
The NCAA revealed Wednesday that Kansas University tied an athletic department record with six teams scoring a perfect APR score of 1,000 for the 2014-15 school year. By Matt Tait
Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self has offered a scholarship to Bishop Miege freshman Jeremiah Robinson-Earl, the son of former KU player Lester Earl, Rivals.com’s Eric Bossi reported Tuesday. By Gary Bedore
Needing to reload on the perimeter for the 2017-18 season, Bill Self is recruiting one transfer who played for a basketball blueblood last season. By Gary Bedore
Kansas University’s basketball coaches were on the road tracking high school juniors in the recruiting Class of 2017 over the weekend, while continuing to work to fill three remaining scholarship slots for the 2016-17 team. By Gary Bedore