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Kansas point guard Devon Dotson declares for 2020 NBA draft

After two seasons of running the show as the point guard at Kansas, Devon Dotson is ready to test himself at the highest level. By Matt Tait

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Kansas basketball's top trio brought confidence throughout 2019-20 season

While all three players earned a variety of postseason accolades, Udoka Azubuike, Devon Dotson and Marcus Garrett brought confidence to the entire Kansas team throughout the 2019-20 season. By Matt Tait

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Jayhawks' ability to execute specific roles led Kansas to strong 2019-20 basketball season

While individual talent and elite skill played a big part in KU's 28-3 season, Kansas coach Bill Self said his team's ability to fill specific roles at a high level played a huge part in the memorable season. By Matt Tait

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Thousands of miles away from home, Azubuike, De Sousa enjoying the comforts of Kansas during crisis

While the rest of the Kansas men’s basketball team has returned home to be with family, KU big men Udoka Azubuike and Silvio De Sousa are still in Lawrence riding out the pandemic. By Matt Tait

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Changes to college basketball's recruiting calendar have minimal impact on Kansas

Kansas basketball coach Bill Self recently classified the current recruiting landscape as “an inexact science.” However, unlike a lot of programs still trying to fill their rosters, Self's squad is currently full and may not feel the full impact of the recent changes to the recruiting calendar. By Matt Tait

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Kansas coach Bill Self delighted over Hall of Fame call for mentor Eddie Sutton

The wait is over for former Oklahoma State basketball coach Eddie Sutton, who on Saturday morning was announced as one of nine members of the 2020 class headed into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. By Matt Tait

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KU AD Jeff Long says cost-cutting measures not on the horizon for Kansas Athletics

Pay cuts taken by coaches in the Iowa State University athletic department this week will not be replicated at the University of Kansas for now, KU Athletic Director Jeff Long said. By Matt Tait

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Kansas junior Marcus Garrett's reputation as a lockdown defender dates back to elementary school

Known during his time at KU as a defensive stopper, Kansas junior Marcus Garrett began sharpening his defensive skills at an early age under the watchful eyes of his uncles back in Dallas. By Matt Tait

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KU junior Marcus Garrett named Naismith Defensive Player of the Year

Kansas junior Marcus Garrett on Wednesday backed up his status as the best defender in the Big 12 Conference by winning the national 2020 Naismith Defensive Player of the Year award. By Matt Tait

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Kansas center Udoka Azubuike earns first team Senior CLASS All-American honor

Kansas center Udoka Azubuike has added another honor to his long list of accolades from the 2019-20 season. By Matt Tait

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KU signee Bryce Thompson still a McDonald's All American despite cancellation of annual all-star game

Future Jayhawk Bryce Thompson will go down in the KU record books and media guides as a McDonald’s All American — but unlike All-Americans in years past, he won’t get the chance to play in the annual high school showcase game. By Matt Tait

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KU's Udoka Azubuike named NABC Defensive Player of the Year

One week after watching teammate Marcus Garrett become a finalist for the Naismith Defensive Player of the Year award, KU senior Udoka Azubuike on Monday received national hardware for his work on the defensive end of the floor. By Matt Tait

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Production, planning for annual NCAA Tournament often a 9-month process

Shortly after the 2020 NCAA Tournament was canceled, Bob Dekas, an 11-time Emmy winner who served as the lead producer for college basketball at CBS Sports for nearly three decades, gave the Journal-World a look at the work that goes into putting America’s favorite tournament on television. By Matt Tait

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Former KU All-American Ben McLemore joins movement to provide N95 respirator masks to hospitals in need

Former Kansas standout Ben McLemore is putting his heart and free time toward providing N95 respirator masks for doctors and nurses who need them. By Matt Tait

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Pandemic already costing Big 12 millions and commissioner details uncertainty ahead

The Big 12 Conference lost two large revenue streams when the coronavirus pandemic canceled college basketball’s postseason tournaments, and the financial outlook of the league could look far worse if football games are lost in the fall.