The good, the bad and the ugly of KU basketball’s 2019-20 schedule

With the [KU men’s basketball schedule now complete,][1] here’s a quick rundown of what’s to come for the 2018-19 Jayhawks. In addition to entering the season with high hopes and big expectations, Kansas will be looking to avenge last season’s third-place finish in the Big 12 Conference ... Continue reading


He Will, He Won’t, He Might 2019: Mitch Lightfoot

I’m not going to lie, Jayhawk fans. I think this is actually the year. [After hearing chatter about KU forward Mitch Lightfoot possibly redshirting during each of the past two seasons,][1] the KU men’s basketball roster finally looks stacked in Lightfoot’s favor — or against him, depending ... Continue reading


A look at KU’s personnel usage through 3 games under Les Miles

Nothing changed about the offensive game plan in Week 3, at least according to Kansas head coach Les Miles. Of course, we are all calling Miles’ bluff considering KU’s offense looked drastically different in its 48-24 win at Boston College last Friday. The Jayhawks scored six offensive ... Continue reading


Just how good were KU and West Virginia’s wins over ACC teams last week and what does that mean for Week 4?

Quick question for the group: Did Kansas and West Virginia figure things out in time to turn around their seasons last week or is the ACC simply down? The answer to that is not yet known, nor will it be for several weeks. After all, Clemson is ... Continue reading


KU enters Big 12 opener as 4.5-point underdogs against West Virginia

The massive overreaction on a weekly basis might be my least favorite thing about my favorite sport. Because there is a week-long gap between football games, most of our time is devoted to analyzing what happened in the previous contest and how that will impact the upcoming ... Continue reading


Quarterback Carter Stanley on how KU’s offense improved in Week 3

Kansas quarterback Carter Stanley spoke to reporters Monday afternoon ahead of the Big 12 opener. The Jayhawks scored 48 points in their 48-24 road win over Boston College last Friday. KU scored a total of 31 points through the first two weeks. Kansas averaged 7.9 yards per ... Continue reading


KU head coach Les Miles speaks to media before Big 12 opener

Kansas head coach Les Miles spoke to reporters Monday afternoon ahead of the Big 12 opener against West Virginia. Entering conference play, the Jayhawks are 2-1 following a 48-24 road win over Boston College last Friday. Kansas will play host to West Virginia at 3:30 p.m. Saturday. Continue reading


Getting Off The Tee Key at Shawnee Country Club

Rolling hills and tons of trees line all corners of Shawnee Country Club in Topeka and those traits were a big part of what makes No. 11 such a fun golf hole. Standing on the championship tees at what is considered to be the course’s second hardest ... Continue reading


Jayhawks’ beat down of Boston College a real attention grabber

OK, Kansas Jayhawks. You have our attention. Now what? For the first time in who knows how long — years if you’re going by the calendar, 1,000 lifetimes if you’re measuring in heartache — the Kansas football team stepped onto the field and thoroughly dominated an opponent ... Continue reading


Pick 6: Best bets for Week 3 of college football

I will not stand for this Week 3 slander. Sure, there are no marquee games this weekend due to the fact that there won’t be a matchup between ranked teams. But this is college football. After a long offseason of no football, I will take as much ... Continue reading


Getting to know: Boston College football

There are a lot of things working against the Kansas football team this week. Kansas is coming off its first loss of the season after suffering a 12-7 home defeat to Coastal Carolina. The Jayhawks will now look to move on, and do so quickly, when they ... Continue reading


Over/under prop bets for KU’s matchup with Boston College

Like Kansas, I had a rough week last weekend. My 1-4 clip in the Week 2 over/under prop bets ruined any momentum I had early in the season. Fortunately for me, sports editor Matt Tait didn't gain too much ground with his 2-3 record during KU's 12-7 ... Continue reading


KU’s offense should attempt more deep passes to avoid stacked boxes

The first eight quarters of the Les Miles era haven’t been impressive from an offensive standpoint. KU’s passing attack, in particular, has been a problem during the team’s 1-1 start to the year. The Jayhawks are averaging just 174 yards per game through the air, which is ... Continue reading


KU checking in on 2020 PG and more

The Kansas coaching staff check-in on 2020 PG Bryce Thompson on Monday. The Kansas staff will watch him work out before heading over to Thompson's residence for an in-home visit. The 6'5" PG from Oklahoma is coming off of his official visit to North Carolina this past ... Continue reading


Marcus Garrett talks Day 1 of boot camp, KU’s new strength coach & his injured ankle

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KU football enters first road game of season as 21.5-point underdogs

The Jayhawks have a lot of things going against them this week. Kansas is coming off its first loss of the season, and a deflating one at that. After scoring on the opening possession, KU’s offense was unable to find any rhythm in a 12-7 loss to ... Continue reading


KU head coach Les Miles ahead of Week 3 matchup with Boston College

Kansas head coach Les Miles speaks to reporters Monday afternoon ahead of the team's Week 3 matchup with Boston College. The Jayhawks (1-1) are coming off a 12-7 loss to Coastal Carolina this past weekend. Boston College is 2-0 to start the year, including a 35-28 win ... Continue reading


KU quarterback Carter Stanley on improvements he can make for Week 3

Kansas quarterback Carter Stanley speaks to reporters Monday afternoon ahead of the team's Week 3 matchup with Boston College. After throwing a pair of interceptions in the loss to Coastal Carolina last weekend, Stanley admitted that he can make improvements. KU head coach Les Miles admitted Monday ... Continue reading


KU football’s 1-1 start not in sync with high bar of hope, expectations

Kansas football head coach Les Miles said all the right things after [Saturday’s disheartening, haven’t-we-seen-this-before 12-7 home loss][1] to Coastal Carolina. From calling the setback painful to making it clear he was “unhappy” and even explaining that the rough result was an obvious sign that he and ... Continue reading


Puzzling 4th down decisions doom Jayhawks in loss to Chanticleers

It was a game of chess early in the fourth quarter during Kansas’ 12-7 loss to Coastal Carolina on Saturday night at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium. Kansas needed 4 yards on fourth down on Coastal Carolina’s 17-yard line. Just before the game’s biggest play, KU head ... Continue reading