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Freeman, 2 Jayhawks enter Hall

Former Lawrence High football and track coach Bill Freeman and Kansas University athletes Charlie Hoag and Walt Wesley were among 10 individuals inducted into the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame on Sunday at Wichita Boathouse.

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Self not a fan of UK-style NBA combine

Kansas University’s basketball program will not copy-cat Kentucky and hold a combine for all 30 NBA teams anytime soon. By Gary Bedore

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Self pleased with 1st practice

Kansas University’s basketball players were in no hurry to head home after Friday’s rousing three-hour practice — the first official practice of the 2014-15 season in accordance with NCAA rules. By Gary Bedore

KU basketball notebook: Ellis perfecting ‘Blender’ move

A 55-percent shooter as a sophomore, Perry Ellis is expected to unleash his share of jump shots from the perimeter during his junior season at Kansas University. By Gary Bedore

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Cliff Alexander a laid-back ‘beast’

Freshman a ‘big teddy bear’ … mostly

Cliff Alexander’s teammates say the 6-foot-8 1/2, 240-pound Kansas University freshman is a gentle giant when he’s away from the basketball court. By Gary Bedore

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KU's Perry Ellis, Cliff Alexander highlight preseason all-Big 12 selections

Junior forward Perry Ellis was the lone Kansas University men's basketball player named to the preseason all-Big 12 basketball team, voted on by the league's coaches, and Cliff Alexander was one of two players to earn preseason freshman of the year honors, the Big 12 announced Thursday.

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KU locker room gets facelift

Kansas University’s men’s basketball locker room and hallway leading to the locker room in the northwest corner of Allen Fieldhouse have undergone a facelift heading into the 2014-15 season.

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Self ‘excited’ for interim football coach Bowen

Kansas University has had three head football coaches — Mark Mangino, Turner Gill and Charlie Weis — during basketball coach Bill Self’s 12 years at Kansas University.

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KU hoops notebook: Morris twins still preach ‘FOE’

Marcus and Markieff Morris continue to live by the motto they preached at Kansas University: “Family Over Everything.” By Gary Bedore

Phoenix Suns sign Morris twins to 4-year extensions

The Phoenix Suns have signed twin forwards Markieff and Marcus Morris to four-year contract extensions after both had career years in 2013-14.

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For Graham, Boot Camp brutal

Bill Self’s two-week Kansas University basketball Boot Camp proved to be as difficult as advertised, freshman point guard Devonté Graham said Friday.

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Self hopes camp made Jayhawks tougher

Bill Self has learned that two weeks of Kansas Basketball Boot Camp is better than one.

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KU basketball survives pool, Program

By no means an expert swimmer, 6-foot-8 1/2, 240-pound Kansas University basketball freshman Cliff Alexander was told to tread water with his teammates early Friday morning in the 12-foot deep end of Robinson Pool. By Gary Bedore

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You can call him ‘Svi,’ or ‘Mick,’ or …

Kansas University coach Bill Self likes to address freshman guard Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk by the nickname of “Svi” — which rhymes with ski. Or you can call him 'Mick.' By Gary Bedore

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Camp over; ‘The Program’ to test Jayhawks

Bill Self’s 2014 Basketball Boot Camp is over. ... sort of. Self’s 16 Kansas University players successfully completed a series of timed sprints and other drills from 6 to 7 a.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, with the 12th-year coach stating “the guys did great in making their times. I was very impressed with all of them.”