Men's Basketball Recruiting

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KU lands oral commitment from 2019 point guard Issac McBride

Late Night strikes again. The Kansas men’s basketball team on Monday picked up its second commitment from the Class of 2019, when Issac “Mackey” McBride announced he would join the Jayhawks just after 5 p.m. By Matt Tait

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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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Suddenly well-known Porter Moser in Lawrence recruiting

A year after Loyola-Chicago basketball coach Porter Moser recruited the Hardwood Classic in Lawrence, he returned this weekend for the 2018 event with a Final Four ring and a whole lot more recognition. By Matt Tait

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Dunk contest, 3-point shootout highlight Day 2 of Hardwood Classic

4 current Jayhawks on hand to judge

The Hardwood Classic AAU event out at Sports Pavilion Lawrence capped off its second day on Friday with a spirited dunk and 3-point contest that wowed the crowd and got the adrenaline flowing in all four corners of the massive gym. By Matt Tait

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Class of 2019 target Jeremiah Robinson-Earl headed to IMG for senior year

This past weekend might have been all about former college basketball players learning their fate and preparing to make the jump to the NBA, following last Thursday’s NBA Draft in Brooklyn, N.Y. But there also was a significant piece of news regarding potential future Jayhawks that surfaced, as well. By Matt Tait

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Tom Keegan: Class of 2020 basketball prospect N'Faly Dante worthy of hype

The best basketball prospect playing Saturday night on Court 3 at Lawrence Sports Pavilion wasn’t difficult to spot. He was the one calling for the ball and more often than not, not having it passed to him.

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KU basketball target Romeo Langford to make college choice known tonight

The time has come for Indiana prep standout and Hoosier State legend Romeo Langford to make his college decision public. Langford, the top remaining prospect in the 2018 college basketball recruiting class will announce his choice between Kansas, Indiana and Vanderbilt around 6 p.m. tonight at a ceremony at his high school in New Albany, Ind. By Matt Tait

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Jeremiah Robinson-Earl, R.J. Hampton among KU targets who turned heads during big recruiting weekend in Dallas

With Kansas coach Bill Self and part of his coaching staff down in the Dallas area over the weekend for what recruiting analyst Krysten Peek described as, “a huge opening weekend for recruiting,” several targets in the 2019 and 2020 recruiting classes put on quite a show in front of the KU coaches and dozens more. By Matt Tait

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KU signee Quentin Grimes rock solid again at Nike Hoop Summit

With KU target Romeo Langford sidelined because of a minor injury he suffered at last week's Jordan Brand Classic, KU signees Quentin Grimes and David McCormack took center stage — from the Kansas perspective, anyway — at Friday's showcase game at the Nike Hoop Summit in Portland. By Matt Tait

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KU signees shine in McDonald's All-American Game

Playing in the McDonald’s All-American Game on Wednesday, future Kansas guards Quentin Grimes and Devon Dotson didn’t disappoint in a 131-128 victory over the East squad, which featured a big night from KU signee David McCormack at Phillips Arena in Atlanta.

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Self thrilled by 2018 recruiting haul, but still searching for more

Even with four future Jayhawks already signed in the 2018 recruiting class, KU men's baskteball coach Bill Self and his staff are searching for more.By Matt Tait

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Five-star guard Quentin Grimes calls feeling of signing with KU indescribable

Quentin Grimes, a five-star guard ranked No. 11 by in the Class of 2018, announced his commitment to Kansas at a ceremony at College Park High in The Woodlands, Texas on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. Shortly thereafter, he sent his national letter of intent to the KU basketball offices to make his commitment official. By Matt Tait

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Five-star KU recruit Silvio De Sousa's letter of intent arrives in Lawrence

It remains to be seen if he will be eligible to play for the Kansas basketball program this season. But there's no mistaking that 6-foot-9, 245-pound forward Silvio De Sousa, of IMG Academy by way of Angola, is a Jayhawk. By Matt Tait

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Five-star big man David McCormack inks with Kansas

A few hours after the Kansas basketball program announced the signing of Class of 2018 point guard Devon Dotson on Saturday, a second letter of intent arrived in the KU basketball offices. By Matt Tait

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Class of 2018 point guard Devon Dotson officially a Jayhawk

The Kansas men’s basketball team officially has its point guard of the near future. With Frank Mason III now playing in the NBA and Devonté Graham playing his final season as a Jayhawk, KU coach Bill Self knew he needed a lead guard to replace them and zeroed in on Devon Dotson, a five-star point guard from Charlotte. By Matt Tait

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