Kansas guard Marcus Garrett

Early to bed, early to rise: Boot camp off and running for Kansas basketball

Monday was a feet-shuffling, legs-turning, lungs-working-overtime kind of morning for the members of the Kansas basketball program, who kicked off another year of Bill Self boot camp at 6 a.m., at the Jayhawks’ practice gym. By Matt Tait

September 17, 2018


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Tom Keegan: Growing KU football fan club includes KU basketball

Mike Lee, third-year starter for the Kansas football team, and basketball player Marcus Garrett both are skilled at intercepting passes and that’s not all they have in common. They both also happen to be big fans of Mike Lee.

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Christian Braun commitment evokes memories of a former Jayhawk great

Christian Braun’s opportunity to make a name for himself as a Kansas basketball player may still be a ways out. But, according to recruiting insider Matt Scott, the latest KU commitment is well on his way to following in the footsteps of a former KU star who later wrote a book about the way he played. By Matt Tait

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Jayhawks bracing for another Bill Self boot camp

It’s boot camp time for the Kansas basketball program, the two-week conditioning grind that serves as a way to test and shape the minds of the Jayhawks as much as their bodies. By Matt Tait

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One Year Later: KU basketball coach Bill Self reflects on Hall of Fame induction after watching 2018 class go in

It’s been a year since Kansas basketball coach Bill Self stood on a brightly lit stage in Springfield, Mass., and saw his informal title instantly transform from elite college coach and national champion to Hall of Famer. But in the 12 months since that special night, when Self celebrated with nearly 150 family, friends and former players, not much has changed for the Bill Self the basketball coach. By Matt Tait

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KU's 2018-19 schedule complete with release of Big 12 men's basketball dates

With dates for marquee games against Michigan State, Villanova and Kentucky already known, the Kansas basketball program officially learned what its road to a 15th consecutive Big 12 title would look like on Wednesday, when the Big 12 Conference released the Big 12 portion of the 2018-19 schedule. By Matt Tait

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KU coach Bill Self to be honored by OSU Alumni Association

His goal, these days, is to emerge victorious at least twice a year in his matchups with his alma mater. But that did not stop Oklahoma State University’s Alumni Association from honoring Bill Self as Distinguished Alumni Award recipients for 2018. By Matt Tait

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Jayhawks set to get serious with preseason basketball workouts

Hernia surgery kept Kansas coach Bill Self mostly away from his team during the Jayhawks’ first week on campus, but before he went into the operating room last Thursday, Self saw enough to know where the 2018-19 team stood entering the start of the fall semester. By Matt Tait

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KU climbers highlight "Over The Edge" event in Downtown Lawrence

Seated seven stories down, near the corner of Ninth and New Hampshire streets, Kansas basketball coach Bill Self craned his neck to watch assistant coach Kurtis Townsend and former KU basketball players Jeremy Case and Jeff Hawkins rappel down the 888 Lofts building for Saturday’s “Over The Edge” charity event. By Matt Tait

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KU coach Bill Self sidelined for Saturday fundraiser

It was billed as the day Kansas basketball coach Bill Self would go “Over the Edge” and rappel down a seven-story building for charity. Instead, the KU coach will watch staff members Kurtis Townsend and Jeremy Case scale down the 888 Lofts building in his place. By Matt Tait

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New KU deal with ESPN+ means Jayhawk TV Network will be available nationwide without blackouts

Games still will air on local TV, too

Live broadcasts of some University of Kansas football and basketball games will be accessible through a new platform beginning this fall. By Matt Tait

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KU administrator calls college basketball's new NET system a good replacement for RPI

College basketball is changing the system it uses to evaluate the strength of its teams for inclusion and seeding in the NCAA Tournament. By Matt Tait

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Tom Keegan: Are expectations placed on this KU basketball team fair?

Another poll with Kansas on top — this one of college basketball coaches, conducted by CBS — means more fuel will be added to the notion that this will be a disappointing underachievement of a season if the Jayhawks don’t make it to the Final Four.

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KU athletic department content with equipment policies in wake of UNC suspensions

The recent suspension of 13 North Carolina football players who sold exclusive, team-issued Jordan III shoes has college athletic departments across the country, including at the University of Kansas, on high alert.By Matt Tait

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Kansas forward David McCormack headed to Belgium for summer exhibition tour

While one Kansas newcomer recently completed his trip to Europe for a summer basketball tour in Italy, another is on his way over. By Matt Tait

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