ESPN.com released its preseason rankings on Thursday morning, and there were some awfully familiar names sitting at the top, including Kansas, which came in at No. 3. By Matt Tait
Despite a lot more instruction and a little less action, Kansas coach Bill Self said the first true day of practice for the 2016-17 men's basketball team was a success. By Matt Tait
Feedback from Late Night 2016 continues to roll in from a handful of the recruits who were in attendance at this year's season kickoff event at Allen Fieldhouse.By Matt Tait
Although he won’t be able to play an actual game until the start of the 2017-18 season, Mississippi State transfer Malik Newman got the most out of his first appearance at Allen Fieldhouse last Saturday night. By Matt Tait
According to press release from Duke Basketball, five-star freshman forward Harry Giles had successful knee surgery on Monday and is expected to miss six weeks. By Matt Tait
When Kansas men’s basketball coach Bill Self sat down to meet with the media following Saturday night’s Late Night scrimmage, the KU coach joked that the box score sitting in front of him could be “the most studied box score” he had ever read. By Matt Tait
After visiting Lawrence for Late Night in the Phog on Saturday, Markese Jacobs knew it was the place he wanted to spend his college career.
An unexpected star of Late Night in the Phog, Kansas basketball director of operations Brennan Bechard reluctantly sat down in front of a room full of reporters Saturday night and talked about hitting a half-court shot worth $10,000 to one KU fan for the second year in a row. By Benton Smith
No shortage of talented graduate transfers would have said yes to a scholarship offer from perennial power Kansas, but Bill Self decided not to go that route. That decision gave sophomore guard Lagerald Vick a shot of confidence and it showed in Saturday night’s Late Night in the Phog exhibition. By Tom Keegan
Kansas coach Bill Self may have given his son Tyler a perfect 10 during Saturday’s Dancing with the Jayhawks portion of Late Night in the Phog. But the 16,300 wild and crazy fans who packed Allen Fieldhouse for the 32nd annual season kickoff and voted for the winner via text messages proved that Self was not merely showing favoritism toward his son. By Matt Tait
One of the biggest questions about the deep, talented and experienced Kansas basketball team entering the 2016-17 season was whether sophomore forward Carlton Bragg could adequately fill the role and hole left by the departure of Perry Ellis. By Matt Tait
While tonight's Late Night in the Phog marks the official beginning of another Kansas basketball season, it also brings with it a fair amount of nervous energy for the KU players who have to dance in front of more than 16,000 people at Allen Fieldhouse. By Matt Tait
Kansas men’s basketball coach Bill Self on Thursday confirmed that every player who started Boot Camp two weeks ago made it through the grueling nine-day preseason conditioning test. By Matt Tait
KU officials confirmed that Kansas City-based rapper Tech N9ne will be performing at the 32nd annual Late Night in the Phog event, slated to start at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse.
The current crop of Jayhawks, with freshman Josh Jackson, is going through something eerily similar to what the 2009-10 team did with Xavier Henry. The names, numbers and faces may be different, but there’s a certain amount of symmetry between the two teams. By Matt Tait