Kansas University junior guard Wayne Selden Jr. has led all scorers at the World University Games. His biggest shot helped the United States men’s basketball team earn a spot in the quarterfinals after the U.S. beat Serbia, 66-65, on Wednesday at DongKang College Gymnasium. By Bobby Nightengale Jr.
With a 55-point lead against Chile on Tuesday and five minutes remaining, the United States men’s basketball team still had four of its starters on the floor. In most games, the main emphasis would be running out the clock. But the Jayhawks still had some ground to make up in their 106-41 victory over Chile at Muan Indoor Court. By Bobby Nightengale
Five seconds into Tuesday’s game against Chile, SMU senior guard Nic Moore drained a three-pointer from the right wing. That set the tone for the United States/Kansas University men’s basketball team in a 106-41 blowout victory at Muan Indoor Court in the World University Games. By Bobby Nightengale
With one of the busiest months of college basketball recruiting underway, Kansas University men’s basketball coach Bill Self is confident the Jayhawks won’t miss a beat while he coaches abroad. KU basketball notebook by Bobby Nightengale
Former KU football star Kerry Meier, now an English teacher in South Korea, took a break from his pursuit of living out his late brother's dreams to watch the Kansas University men's basketball team top Brazil at the World University Games less than an hour from where Meier is currently living. By Bobby Nightengale
Kansas University junior point guard Frank Mason III has defended well, rebounded and dished plenty of assists to his teammates in the first two games of the World University Games. The only thing missing is his shot. By Bobby Nightengale
The United States men’s basketball team needed a lift after a sloppy first quarter against Brazil on Sunday night at DongKang College Gymnasium. Kansas University junior guard Wayne Selden exploded for 15 of his team-high 23 points in the first half, including eight in the second quarter, lifting the Jayhawks to a 81-72 victory. By Bobby Nightengale
Kansas University senior forward Perry Ellis sat for most of the fourth quarter in Team USA’s 81-72 victory over Brazil on Sunday night because of a tweaked ankle.
The USA men’s basketball team will have a new look with USA across its chest for the remainder of the World University Games. FIBA officials asked the USA head of delegation to place USA larger on its jerseys. The entire USA delegation team worked locally to comply with this request.
After practicing through tired legs all week, and dealing with jet lag, United States/Kansas University men’s basketball players used their conditioning to their advantage in a 66-57 victory over Turkey on Saturday at DongKang College Gymnasium.
Gwangju, South Korea — Before Saturday, Kansas University men’s basketball coach Bill Self and most of his players had never represented the United States in an international basketball tournament.
The United States shot just 39 percent from the field in a 66-57 victory over Turkey in its World University Games men’s basketball opener on Friday night at the DongKang College Gymnasium. By Bobby Nightengale
The United States/Kansas University men’s basketball team fought back from an 11-point deficit in the first quarter against Turkey to win its World University Games debut, 66-57, at DongKang College Gymnasium. By Bobby Nightengale
With no practice gyms available on Friday, Kansas University men's basketball players went outside for their final walk-through prior to their start in the World University Games. The Jayhawks practiced at Hwangdeok Middle School in Gwangju, South Korea, then hosted a short clinic on ball handling, passing and shooting for middle school students.
After a 10 a.m practice on Wednesday morning, Kansas University men’s basketball players used their free afternoon to spend time in the city of Gwangju.
It’s a simple formula: Force turnovers to get transition buckets. That’s all Team USA needed to do in a 93-56 blowout victory over China in a scrimmage Thursday at Seolwol Girls’ High.
Kansas University freshman Carlton Bragg sat out of Team USA’s scrimmage against China on Thursday, one day after breaking his nose in practice. He doesn’t plan on sitting much longer.
Kansas University men’s basketball coach Bill Self wanted to raise the intensity at practice on Wednesday morning at Gwangju High, the second practice in South Korea for the Jayhawks. They completed that goal, but it wasn’t without a few hiccups.
Kansas University men's basketball coach Bill Self confirmed to the Journal-World's Bobby Nightengale and Mike Yoder in South Korea that freshman forward Carlton Bragg broke his nose during the team's trip to represent the United States in the World University Games.
When the Team USA bus stopped in front of Gwangju High on Tuesday night, Kansas University men’s basketball players saw a number of high school students waiting to greet them in front of the gymnasium’s entrance. It was a warm welcome for the Jayhawks, who returned to the court for the first time since arriving in Korea around 1 a.m. Tuesday.
More than 28 hours after leaving Lawrence, the Kansas University men’s basketball team arrived to the athletes village in Gwangju to represent the United States in the World University Games.
Let Kansas University’s overseas basketball adventure begin. ...
Wayne Selden Jr.’s junior year at Kansas University is off to a promising start.
Under international and NBA rules, teams have 24 seconds from the time they gain possession of the ball to the time a shot must go up.
When Canada’s basketball team assembled a week ago for the upcoming World University Games in South Korea, coach Barnaby Craddock figured this week’s pair of exhibitions against Kansas University, the USA’s National Team, would go a long way in preparing his group for the competition ahead.