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Kansas basketball makes latest cut in Ty Ty Washington recruitment

The Kansas men’s basketball program made the latest cut in the recruitment of four-star prep guard Ty Ty Washington, who trimmed his list to six on Saturday. Washington, a 6-foot-4 point guard from Compass Prep in Phoenix, narrowed his list to KU, Arizona, Baylor, Kentucky, LSU and ... Continue reading

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Emmett Jones on KU football scrimmage, his candidacy for coaching vacancy

Kansas football’s interim head coach, Emmett Jones on Saturday met with reporters following the Jayhawks’ first full scrimmage of the spring. Jones shared his thoughts on the session, as well as his opportunity to be a candidate for the head coaching job on a permanent basis. Continue reading

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A day earlier than expected, Creighton transfer Christian Bishop picks Texas over KU, UNC

Creighton transfer Christian Bishop announced his commitment to Texas on social media on Friday evening. Originally expected to reveal his decision on Saturday, Bishop announced a day early with a photo montage featuring him in a Texas uniform in the middle. The 6-foot-7, 220-pound junior from Lee's ... Continue reading

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Where things stand with the KU football coaching search now that KU AD Travis Goff is off and running

First-year KU Athletic Director Travis Goff on Thursday informed KU’s donors that he was [beginning a national search to find KU’s next head football coach.][1] In an email sent out Thursday afternoon, Goff expressed his appreciation for the job interim head coach Emmett Jones and his staff ... Continue reading

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Basketball Friends | How the Transfer Portal Is Impacting Kansas

It's already been a wild offseason for the Kansas men's basketball program and on the latest episode of Basketball Friends with Journal-World Sports Editor Matt Tait & "Rock Chalk Sports Talk" host Nick Schwerdt, we take a quick look at what that means for the Jayhawks' roster ... Continue reading

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Jayhawks officially add 3 players to 2021-22 men’s basketball roster

The Kansas men’s basketball roster for the 2021-22 season officially grew by three players on Wednesday, when KU announced the additions of transfers Cam Martin, Sydney Curry and Joseph Yesufu. All three will be eligible immediately and figure to make an instant impact in the KU lineup. ... Continue reading

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Former Jayhawk Bryce Thompson tells Tulsa World ‘stressful’ season contributed to decision to leave Kansas

The Tulsa World caught up with now-former Kansas guard Bryce Thompson on Tuesday night to get a little more insight on [the former five-star prospect’s decision to leave KU.][1] [In an interview with Kelly Hines,][2] who covers all things Tulsa for the paper, Thompson said the fact ... Continue reading

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Kansas basketball target TyTy Washington expected to cut list to 5 this weekend

Kansas target TyTy Washington revealed Tuesday that he plans to announce his list of five finalists sometime this weekend. A 6-foot-4, 180-pound point guard who originally committed to Creighton last November — from a list of 10 finalists — opened his recruitment back up in early March ... Continue reading

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Transfer portal not for everyone, but it can be a win-win for all even if it takes some getting used to

After learning of [Kansas freshman Bryce Thompson's decision to enter the transfer portal,][1] we have reached the point where the portal has more scholarship players from the 2020-21 Kansas basketball roster in it than the Jayhawks’ roster for next season. As things stand today, the only scholarship ... Continue reading

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4 Kansas hoops commitments expected to make pledges official this week

Wednesday marks the start of college basketball’s spring signing period and the Kansas men’s basketball program is poised to officially add a couple of its new additions this week. Junior college transfer Sydney Curry, a 6-foot-8, 265-pound sophomore forward from Logan Community College in Carterville, Ill., and ... Continue reading

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A potential starting point for KU AD Travis Goff’s search for a new football coach

Now that all of the introductions, handshakes and pleasantries have subsided, new University of Kansas Athletic Director Travis Goff can fully immerse himself in the job of finding KU’s new football coach. And the place he should start is on the telephone. If it were me sitting ... Continue reading

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Basketball Friends | Analyzing Ochai Agbaji’s stay-or-go decision

It's already been a crazy offseason for the Kansas men's basketball program, and Basketball Friends with Journal-World Sports Editor Matt Tait & "Rock Chalk Sports Talk" host Nick Schwerdt is aiming to try to make sense of all of it in the weeks ahead. From players coming ... Continue reading

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Gary Woodland finishes tied for 40th at 2021 Masters

Former Kansas golf standout Gary Woodland fired his second even-par round of the week on Sunday at the Masters to finish at 4-over for the event and in a tie for 40th place. Woodland’s other 72 at famed Augusta National in Augusta, Ga., came in Round 2 ... Continue reading

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Basketball Friends | New Jayhawk, Big Cam Martin

It's been a crazy, busy offseason for the Kansas men's basketball program already, with players coming and going and another full round of recruiting taking center stage. And that's to say nothing of KU getting a new athletic director or Bill Self's new contract. Because it's been ... Continue reading

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Chris Hughes on how KU’s offensive line has improved this offseason

Kansas players spoke to the media via zoom Thursday night after a spring football practice. Those three players included guard Chris Hughes, defensive back Duece Mayberry and quarterback Jalon Daniels. Hughes spoke about how the offensive line has improved this offseason after a rough 2020 campaign. Daniels ... Continue reading

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Kansas CB Duece Mayberry on progress he made during freshman campaign

Kansas players spoke to the media via zoom Thursday night after a spring football practice. Those three players included guard Chris Hughes, defensive back Duece Mayberry and quarterback Jalon Daniels. Hughes spoke about how the offensive line has improved this offseason after a rough 2020 campaign. Daniels ... Continue reading

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Kansas QB Jalon Daniels on how his first spring slate has gone so far

Kansas players spoke to the media via zoom Thursday night after a spring football practice. Those three players included guard Chris Hughes, defensive back Duece Mayberry and quarterback Jalon Daniels. Hughes spoke about how the offensive line has improved this offseason after a rough 2020 campaign. Daniels ... Continue reading

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Recent rise of college basketball’s transfer portal accelerating transfers to and from Kansas

The transfer portal has transformed college basketball’s offseason from a time for projected returners and their programs to address weaknesses and needs to one that starts and ends with players looking for other places to play. The Kansas men’s basketball program has certainly felt the effects — ... Continue reading

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New KU AD Travis Goff speaks to media at introductory press conference

Travis Goff was formally introduced as the school’s new athletic director Wednesday morning at the Lied Center. Goff, who is a 2002 graduate of the University of Kansas and native of Dodge City, is the fifth AD hired by Kansas since the late Bob Frederick retired in ... Continue reading

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Three takeaways from Travis Goff’s introductory press conference

Travis Goff was formally introduced as the new athletic director at Kansas Wednesday morning at the Lied Center. Goff, who is a 2002 graduate of the University of Kansas and native of Dodge City, is the fifth AD hired by Kansas since the late Bob Frederick retired ... Continue reading