Say What? Tait’s Weekly Appearance on Rock Chalk Sports Talk

So much of the current situation surrounding the Kansas men's basketball program is fixed on the stay-or-go decisions of several of KU's top players from the 2018-19 season. K.J. Lawson and Charlie Moore are transferring. Dedric Lawson, Quentin Grimes and Devon Dotson have declared for the 2019 ... Continue reading


Memorable moments from the 2019 KU men’s basketball banquet

Most years, the Kansas men’s basketball program’s season-ending banquet features more than a few reasons to celebrate, smile and look back on some big time moments that came in the months leading up to the April event. This year, after finishing 26-10, falling short in both the ... Continue reading


Evolving early draft entry rules even make it hard for Bill Self to manage a roster

Since the day he accepted the position 16 years ago, Bill Self’s job title at the University of Kansas has been head men’s basketball coach. But it might as well be general manager, CEO, president of basketball operations and czar of roster engineering, too. Sure, his assistants ... Continue reading


USA Today names Braun, McBride state POYs, other KU targets earn top national honors

Already with all-state and Gatorade Player of the Year honors to their name, KU signees Christian Braun and Issac McBride on Tuesday added another national honor to their resume. Both players, who signed with KU back in November, were named the player of the year in their ... Continue reading


Les Miles and Bill Self become ‘Step Brothers’

The Kansas football fans who showed up Saturday for the Jayhawks’ spring game at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium got a bit of a surprise during one of the breaks in the action. And for that matter, so did the man responsible for drawing so many of ... Continue reading


Elijah Johnson’s “Self Made” squad seeking to take home The Tournament’s $2 million prize this summer

You’ve seen it before at alumni scrimmages, the Rock Chalk Roundball Classic or various other charity events over the years. But now there will be something on the line. Something huge. Former Kansas guard Elijah Johnson and a team of yet-to-be-named former Jayhawks will be throwing their ... Continue reading


Hakeem Adeniji says Jayhawks have a lot of talent after finishing up spring ball

Senior Hakeem Adeniji spoke to reporters Monday evening after KU's final spring practice. Adeniji says the Jayhawks have a lot of talent, they just need to work on not making self-inflicted mistakes. Les Miles and Adeniji say that the summer will be key for the outcome of ... Continue reading


Bryce Torneden says Les Miles brought consistent energy during spring

Bryce Torneden spoke to reporters Monday evening following KU's final spring practice. Torneden fielded plenty of questions about Les Miles, who in his first season at the helm. Torneden says that Miles has brought consistent energy on a daily basis. Continue reading


Les Miles on how much Kansas improved during spring ball

Les Miles spoke to reporters Monday evening after the conclusion of spring practices. Miles said that Thomas MacVittie had an edge in the quarterback competition. He admitted that this team is more talented than some of his first-year squads at his previous stops. Miles also had fun ... Continue reading


The latest news and names to watch with KU basketball recruiting

So there was more than a little shifting and reshaping on the Kansas basketball recruiting trail over the weekend, and KU now enters a monster week with a new picture regarding two of its top targets in the 2019 class. KU coach Bill Self — along with ... Continue reading


Enaruna sets KU visit

Class of 2019 forward Tristan Enaruna will officially visit three schools in four days later this month. The 6-foot-9, highly skilled forward from Utah, via Holland, will begin his visit tour on April 24 at Miami. He will then visit Creighton on April 26 before finally visiting ... Continue reading


Big recruiting week ahead for Kansas basketball

With the spring signing period arriving Wednesday, a potentially monster week awaits the Kansas basketball program. But while there’s a chance that Kansas could pick up a pair of primetime players ranked in the Top 35 in the Class of 2019 in the week ahead, there’s an ... Continue reading


Experienced secondary posts impressive showing in KU’s spring game

The odds were always going to be stacked against the defense during Saturday’s spring game at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium. After all, it took a defensive score off a turnover to get the “white” team on the scoreboard. The offense, which was considered the blue team ... Continue reading


Chris Harris on importance of coming back for KU football spring game

Chris Harris spoke to reporters Saturday ahead of KU's spring game at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium. "I always want to give back the love and support that KU gave to me," Harris said. The blue team, which was the offense, won by a 45-7 margin. Continue reading


Former quarterback Todd Reesing on vibe of 2019 KU spring game

Former quarterback Todd Reesing spoke to reporters Saturday night ahead of the 2019 Spring Game. "There is a lot of energy around the program right now," Reesing said. The blue team, which was the offensive unit, won by a 45-7 margin against the white team. Continue reading


Future Jayhawk Christian Braun named top prep player in KC

For the second year in a row, a future Kansas Jayhawk has hoisted the DiRenna Award trophy, given out annually to the top high school basketball player in the greater Kansas City area. KU signee, Christian Braun, of Blue Valley Northwest, brought home this year’s honor, following ... Continue reading


KU Athletic Director Jeff Long shows off hands in drill during KU football practice

KU Athletic Director Jeff Long competed in a drill during KU football practice Thursday evening. Long has shown multiple times that he is willing to be different than most administrators. His latest example of that was performing the gauntlet, where he caught multiple passes from Kansas quarterbacks. ... Continue reading


KU competes in an open scrimmage ahead of Spring Game For the first time this spring, reporters got to see KU compete in a scrimmage during open practice. [Benton Smith wrote][1] about how the scrimmage provided a glimpse of the current depth chart. Thomas MacVittie was the quarterback for the first unit, while Carter Stanley was ... Continue reading


Open KU football practice provides hints of what depth chart could look like

If Kansas football coach Les Miles and his assistants currently have a depth chart they feel good about during the final stage of spring practices, they’re certainly not making it public. However, during the Jayhawks’ open practice on Thursday — a light, pads-free warmup for Saturday’s spring ... Continue reading


Quarterback Thomas MacVittie excited for first Spring Game with Kansas

Quarterback Thomas MacVittie spoke to reporters Thursday evening. MacVittie says head coach Les Miles is the most excited for Rick Ross. He also spoke about his comfort level with the program ahead of the Spring Game. KU's Spring Game is slated to take place at 6 p.m. ... Continue reading