Men's Basketball Recruiting

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Thon Maker intrigued by KU

Thon Maker, a 7-foot senior center from Orangeville Prep in Mono, Ontario, who attended Friday’s KU-Northern Colorado game on an unofficial recruiting visit, has set his first official visit for Arizona State in late January, his guardian, Ed Smith, told

Recruit Thon Maker attends KU-Northern Colorado

Thon Maker, a 7-foot, 210-pound senior center from Orangeville Prep High in Mono, Ontario, attended Friday’s Kansas-Northern Colorado basketball game with other members of his high school team who are competing in an event in Wichita.

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Lightfoot signs with Kansas

Lifelong Kansas University basketball fan Mitch Lightfoot is officially a member of the Jayhawk basketball program. The 6-foot-8, 210-pound senior from Gilbert (Arizona) Christian High, on Thursday signed his national letter-of-intent with KU. By Gary Bedore

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KU-PSU exhibition will be Wednesday after all

Kansas University’s exhibition basketball opener against Pittsburg State will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, as originally planned, in Allen Fieldhouse. By Gary Bedore

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L.A. Times rates KU second in sending players to NBA

A Sunday article in the Los Angeles Times figures to give Kansas University’s basketball staff some recruiting material as the Nov. 11-18 early-signing period nears. By Gary Bedore

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Lightfoot’s coach no stranger to talent

The high school coach of future Kansas University basketball forward Mitch Lightfoot just happens to be Kurt Keener — the same man who won nine state titles in 35 seasons at Detroit Country Day in Michigan. By Gary Bedore

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On second thought, Arizona prep Mitch Lightfoot taps KU

Mitch Lightfoot, who committed to the University of New Mexico his sophomore year of high school, decided to re-open his recruitment last spring after averaging 17.9 points and 9.7 rebounds for state-champion Gilbert (Arizona) Christian High. By Gary Bedore

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Hoops, hope converge at Ladies Night Out event

Kansas University freshman forward Cheick Diallo, whose high school academic credentials continue to be examined by the NCAA Eligibility Center as tipoff for the 2015-16 season nears, showed off some linguistic expertise at Bill Self’s sixth-annual Ladies Night Out cancer benefit Thursday in Allen Fieldhouse. By Gary Bedore

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Media Day: Self envisions lineups in Kansas City

Three weeks into training camp, with a bunch of practices in the books, Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self continues to envision a starting lineup that includes quick ball-handling guards Devonté Graham, Frank Mason III and Wayne Selden, Jr. By Gary Bedore

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Four Jayhawks on national watch lists

Kansas University’s Perry Ellis, Frank Mason III, Wayne Selden, Jr., and Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk have been named to three position-based watch lists, the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame announced Tuesday. By Gary Bedore

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Late Night visitors impressed by dorm

Three of the country’s top high school junior basketball players — No. 3-ranked Michael Porter, No. 26 Trae Young and No. 37 Mitchell Ballock of Eudora High — took a tour of Kansas University’s new living facility, McCarthy Hall, before Friday night’s Late Night in the Phog. By Gary Bedore

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Arizona prep forward Mitch Lightfoot nearing decision

Mitch Lightfoot, a 6-foot-8 senior power forward from Gilbert (Arizona) Christian High, made his fifth and final recruiting visit — to the University of Arizona — over the weekend. By Gary Bedore

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Hoops recruit big fan of KU's McCarthy Hall

Bol Bol, a 6-foot-11 sophomore forward from Roeland Park’s Bishop Miege High who is ranked No. 10 in the recruiting Class of 2018 by, enjoyed stopping by KU on Friday and attending Late Night for the first time. He checked out the new $12 million McCarthy Hall, new apartment complex for KU players. By Gary Bedore

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Fine-tuned: Bragg provides Late Night highlight

That wasn’t Billy Joel, Elton John or Stevie Wonder dressed in black and sitting in front of a black grand piano under a spotlight at center court of Allen Fieldhouse on Friday night. No, on this occasion, the Late Night in the Phog performing artist was 6-foot-9 freshman basketball forward Carlton Bragg. By Gary Bedore

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Five top recruits will be on hand for Late Night

Two of the top guards and three of the premier forwards in the recruiting Class of 2016 will be attending the 31st-annual Late Night in the Phog tonight in Allen Fieldhouse. By Gary Bedore

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