Stories for October 2021


Sunday, October 31

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Kansas basketball forward Jalen Wilson arrested on suspicion of DUI early Sunday morning

Hours after the University of Kansas men’s basketball team participated in a closed-door scrimmage in Tulsa, Okla., on Saturday morning, Kansas forward Jalen Wilson was arrested in Lawrence, according to the Douglas County Sherrif’s Office. By Matt Tait

Saturday, October 30

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Notebook: KU football starting QB Jason Bean sits 2nd half of blowout L at No. 15 Oklahoma State

After starting quarterback Jason Bean and the Kansas football offense got flattened in the first half at Oklahoma State on Saturday night, head coach Lance Leipold turned to backup QB Miles Kendrick to open the third quarter.

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KU football steamrolled at No. 15 Oklahoma State, 55-3

An ill-fated first half of offense for the Kansas football team Saturday night at Oklahoma State swiftly put an end to the Jayhawks’ chances of contending with the Cowboys.

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Kansas volleyball bounces back with 4-set win over Oklahoma

After dropping the opening set to visiting Oklahoma, the Kansas volleyball team picked up a much-needed victory over on Saturday afternoon, winning 24-26, 25-14, 28-26 and 25-22.

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Kansas basketball coach Bill Self pleased with Saturday's scrimmage at Tulsa

Kansas basketball coach Bill Self said Saturday that his team “got a lot out of the scrimmage today,” following a closed-door matchup at Tulsa. By Matt Tait

Friday, October 29

KU volleyball falls in 5 sets to visiting Oklahoma

After a two-week break in the schedule, the Kansas volleyball team returned to action with a five-set loss to Oklahoma on Friday night at Horejsi Family Volleyball Arena.

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3 keys for KU football at No. 15 Oklahoma State

For a long struggling program like Kansas football, competing with — and holding a fourth quarter lead against — powerhouse Oklahoma a week ago was a drastic change from recent Big 12 defeats for the Jayhawks, who have lost 16 conference games in a row. Whether that one result can be a turning point for the future of the program could depend on what happens in the final five weeks of this season.

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Kansas basketball coach Bill Self and several Jayhawks OK with added pressure of high ranking and preseason pick

Just because he’s been in this position before, don’t think for a second that Kansas basketball coach Bill Self is not flattered by the fact that his team was picked as the preseason favorite in the Big 12 Conference. By Matt Tait

Thursday, October 28

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Kansas soccer season ends with 2-0 home loss to No. 20 Texas

The Kansas soccer team’s bid for the final spot in the Big 12 tournament came up short in Thursday’s season finale.

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KU football veteran Kyron Johnson moves back to LB — at least for one play

Super-senior Kyron Johnson played linebacker earlier in his Kansas football career, but the defensive end caught Oklahoma off guard when he briefly returned to the position for one of the Jayhawks’ highlight plays this past week.

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Graduate transfer Jeremy Webb a 'steady presence' with KU football's young cornerbacks

In a Kansas football cornerback rotation that features a freshman, a redshirt freshman and a sophomore, graduate transfer Jeremy Webb is the old man in the room.

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KU guard Remy Martin receives new car as part of NIL deal with Crown Toyota

The first significant deal of the 6th Man Strategies Name, Image and Likeness era was brokered on Thursday between Kansas basketball senior Remy Martin and Crown Toyota of Lawrence. By Matt Tait

Wednesday, October 27

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Q & A with KU football's leading receiver, super-senior Kwamie Lassiter II

Ahead of another challenging game — Saturday at No. 15 Oklahoma State (6 p.m., FOX Sports 1) — super-senior wideout Kwamie Lassiter II shared his thoughts on the Jayhawks’ progress up to this point of Lance Leipold’s first season as head coach.

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After KU football coaches challenged Jason Bean, QB delivered 'his best game yet'

Following consecutive blowout losses to Iowa State and Texas Tech, Kansas football head coach Lance Leipold got the sense that some outside the program wondered if the Jayhawks were contemplating a change at quarterback. Leipold and his staff weren’t. But they did challenge No. 1 QB Jason Bean in the days leading up to KU’s formidable matchup with unbeaten Oklahoma.

Tuesday, October 26

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Notebook: Jayhawks would like to get WR Trevor Wilson 'back in the flow'

A starter for the Kansas football offense the previous five weeks, receiver Trevor Wilson came in off the bench for the Jayhawks this past weekend against Oklahoma and wasn’t as involved as much as usual.

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Kansas basketball coach Bill Self excited by the idea of playing Remy Martin and Dajuan Harris together at times

With Remy Martin and Dajuan Harris in line to handle most of the minutes at the point for the 2021-22 Kansas basketball team, the Jayhawks appear to be in better shape at the position than they were a year ago. By Matt Tait

Monday, October 25

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'Holistic' success helped KU football defense exceed expectations vs. Oklahoma

After routinely giving up 500-plus yards and seeing FBS opponents light up the scoreboard week after week, the Kansas football defense had its best stretch of the season during the first half against Oklahoma.

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KU football freshman RB Devin Neal named Big 12's co-newcomer of the week

As Kansas running back Devin Neal’s freshman season keeps surging, his latest performance secured the Jayhawks’ go-to rusher his first weekly honor from the Big 12.

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KU women's hoops locker room named in honor of legendary Kansas basketball coach Marian Washington

Legendary former Kansas women’s basketball coach Marian Washington now has her name stamped on the outside of the KU women’s locker room. By Matt Tait

Sunday, October 24

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'We got a taste of it': Jayhawks hope battle with unbeaten OU can propel KU football forward

A Kansas football team that had lost its previous five games by an average margin of 32.6 points wasn’t expected to pose much of a threat to No. 3 Oklahoma Saturday at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium. Nevertheless, the Jayhawks had the unbeaten Sooners on upset alert before OU recovered just in time to get out of Lawrence with a 35-23 win.

Saturday, October 23

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Notebook: KU football RB Devin Neal goes for 100 yards for 2nd time in freshman season

The scare the underdog Kansas football team gave No. 3 Oklahoma Saturday wouldn’t have been possible without prolonged offensive drives and a solid running game. So although the Sooners rallied for a 35-23 road victory at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium, true freshman running back Devin Neal felt encouraged by the Jayhawks’ showing.

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No. 3 Oklahoma rallies for 35-23 road win over KU football

The long struggling Kansas football program’s upset bid against No. 3 Oklahoma fell short late in the game Saturday at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium, where the Sooners held on for a 35-23 win after going scoreless in the first half.

Friday, October 22

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3 keys for KU football vs. No. 3 Oklahoma

Who needs a preseason first-team All-American quarterback anyway? Apparently not Oklahoma.

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Halfway through challenging Year 1, KU football coach Lance Leipold disappointed for his Jayhawks

His Kansas football team has lost five times in a row since rallying for a late-game victory over South Dakota in his debut. But Lance Leipold said midway through his first season as the Jayhawks’ head coach that he’s disappointed for the players — not disappointed in them.

Thursday, October 21

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Kansas basketball coach Bill Self eyeing expanded rotation for upcoming season

Already well versed in going eight- or nine-deep during any given game, Kansas men’s basketball coach Bill Self said Wednesday he was dabbling with the idea of pushing KU’s rotation to double digits during the upcoming season. By Matt Tait

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Jayhawks looking for more consistency out of QB Jason Bean in weeks ahead

KU's passing offense unproductive in Big 12 play

Through the first third of the Big 12 schedule, the struggling Kansas football offense hasn’t found much success through the air. In the weeks ahead, head coach Lance Leipold said, the Jayhawks are looking for more consistency in their passing game, and they think that can be achieved with improved decision-making by quarterback Jason Bean.

Wednesday, October 20

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Expansion talk looms over Big 12 hoops as season draws near

Kansas City, Mo. (AP) — Chris Beard got right to it. His Texas Longhorns will have a target on their backs.

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4-star big man Ernest Udeh Jr. commits to Kansas basketball

The Kansas men’s basketball program added to an already-stacked 2022 recruiting class on Wednesday night, when four-star big man Ernest Udeh Jr., announced his commitment to KU. By Matt Tait

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Kansas basketball coach Bill Self believes next 2 weeks could bring separation for ridiculously deep Jayhawks

It’s separation amid the preparation that Kansas men’s basketball coach Bill Self is looking for from his roster during the final stretch of the 2021-22 preseason. By Matt Tait

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Q & A with KU football LB Gavin Potter

Now a junior and one of the more experienced players for the Kansas football defense, linebacker Gavin Potter started 10 games in a row before coming off the bench this past week against Texas Tech. A 6-foot-2, 222-pound veteran from Broken Arrow, Okla., Potter responded with what head coach Lance Leipold said was one of his better games of the season.

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KU AD Travis Goff, Bill Self say Kansas basketball program knows of no new timelines in IARP case

Kansas City, Mo. — University of Kansas Athletic Director Travis Goff said Wednesday that KU has heard nothing new about the timing of a ruling in its NCAA infractions case. By Matt Tait

Tuesday, October 19

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Roster diversity, improved team chemistry have Kansas women's basketball program excited for upcoming season

With seven international players on the roster, including three newcomers, Kansas women’s basketball coach Brandon Schneider believes that the average number of different languages spoken per player is close to three. By Matt Tait

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KU football plans to redshirt reserve QB Jalon Daniels this year

Don’t expect to see much of reserve quarterback Jalon Daniels the rest of this Kansas football season. Head coach Lance Leipold revealed Tuesday the staff plans for Daniels to use 2021 as a redshirt year.

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Jayhawks expect emerging RB Devin Neal to 'keep getting better and better'

Midway through his first season with the Kansas football program, true freshman Devin Neal — KU’s third option at running back in Week 1 — has become an integral part of what the Jayhawks want to do offensively. His coaches say Neal, a former star at Lawrence High and the top-rated prospect in KU’s freshman class, ascended not only because he started running more physically and confidently over the course of the past couple of months, but also because he now has a much better handle for all that goes into playing running back at the college level.

Monday, October 18

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3-star DB Dewuan Mack exits KU football's 2022 recruiting class

A senior safety from the Kansas City metro area, Dewuan Mack announced Monday his decision to decommit from the Kansas football program and reopen his recruitment.

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KU's Remy Martin named to Bob Cousy Award watch list

A few days after being named the Big 12 Conference’s Preseason Player of the Year, Kansas senior Remy Martin was added to the Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year Award watch list. By Matt Tait

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Kansas men's basketball program lands at No. 3 in Associated Press preseason Top 25

The Kansas men’s basketball team landed at No. 3 in The Associated Press preseason poll ahead of the 2021-22 college hoops season. By Matt Tait

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3rd down defense again an issue for KU football in 5th straight loss

As head coach Lance Leipold summed it up after his Kansas football team’s 41-14 loss to Texas Tech on Saturday, “a lot of different things in a lot of different areas” didn’t go as planned for the Jayhawks. Defensively, one of KU’s more significant problems was a lack of third-down stops. The Red Raiders cruised to a road win with the help of a 9-for-11 success rate on third downs.

Saturday, October 16

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Notebook: Backup QB Miles Kendrick directs KU football's late-game TD drives

By the time the Kansas football offense finally reached the end zone Saturday in a 41-14 loss to Texas Tech, starting quarterback Jason Bean’s day already had come to a close.

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KU football avoids shutout, but drops homecoming matchup with Texas Tech, 41-14

The Kansas football offense scored a pair of touchdowns in the final minute of the fourth quarter Saturday against Texas Tech, but all that did was make the final margin a little more respectable in a 41-14 homecoming defeat at at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium.

Friday, October 15

Kansas volleyball falls to Baylor in 4 sets for second straight day

Behind a strong defensive effort that held No. 11 Baylor to .185 hitting in the first set, the Kansas volleyball team won the opener, 26-24, and then dropped three in a row — 25-17, 25-22 and 25-19 — to fall to the Bears for the second consecutive day.

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3 keys for KU football vs. Texas Tech

Still in the early stages of new head coach Lance Leipold’s rebuilding project, the Kansas football team’s offense hasn’t produced much in the Jayhawks’ first two Big 12 games. The Jayhawks scored 14 points combined during the eight quarters that accounted for two blowout losses to Baylor and Iowa State. So how do the coaches gauge the offense’s progress?

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Kansas guard Remy Martin appreciative of Big 12 preseason honor but hardly satisfied

Shortly after hearing that he had been named the Big 12 Conference’s preseason player of the year, Kansas point guard Remy Martin took the news in stride. By Matt Tait

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Notebook: Former Michigan LB Cornell Wheeler progressing for KU football behind the scenes

Although former Michigan reserve linebacker Cornell Wheeler hasn’t yet broken into the rotation during his first season with the Kansas football program, defensive coordinator Brian Borland described Wheeler as an “up and comer” behind the scenes.

Thursday, October 14

Oklahoma ends KU soccer's 2-game winning streak

The Kansas women's soccer program dropped a 3-2 decision at Oklahoma on Thursday night, ending the Jayhawks' two-game winning streak that featured a pair of victories over ranked opponents.

Kansas volleyball falls to No. 11 Baylor in 4 sets

The Kansas women's volleyball team dropped the opening match of the series to Baylor in Waco, Texas, on Thursday night, falling 25-19, 28-26, 23-25 and 25-15.

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'We can't let this happen': KU football's O-linemen helping Jason Bean avoid sacks of late

When Kansas football quarterback Jason Bean got sacked five times during a Week 2 loss against Coastal Carolina — the team’s first FBS opponent of the season — no one knew for sure how much of an issue protecting the QB would be for the Jayhawks. In the three games since then, however, the play of KU’s offensive line has improved, and Bean has only suffered one sack.

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Kansas basketball picked by Big 12 coaches as preseason favorite

The Kansas men’s basketball team landed in a familiar spot in the Big 12 preseason coaches poll, released by the conference on Thursday. By Matt Tait

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Former KU football coach David Beaty cleared in NCAA investigation

Officially cleared by the NCAA of any wrongdoing during his tenure as the head football coach at the University of Kansas, an at times emotional David Beaty on Thursday said he’s eager to finally return to the profession he loves. Beaty spoke to reporters via video press conference from Dallas, along with his lawyer, Michael Lyons, to announce the IARP sent the former KU football coach and his attorneys a letter that stated he is no longer involved in the NCAA’s case against the KU athletic department.

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Sixth Man Strategies rolls out 2 NIL initiatives for Kansas basketball

Sixth Man Strategies, which oversees and manages name, image and likeness opportunities for all 18 Kansas men’s basketball players, has rolled out its initial NIL initiatives. By Matt Tait

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Q & A with KU football S Kenny Logan Jr.

As Kenny Logan Jr. and his teammates come off their bye week and return to action on Saturday versus Texas Tech (3 p.m., ESPN+), he took some time during the Jayhawks’ media session to look back on his experience at ISU and share his thoughts on what’s ahead for KU (1-4 overall, 0-2 Big 12).

Wednesday, October 13

Kansas men's golf takes 6th at Big 12 Match Play

The Kansas men’s golf team pulled out a come-from-behind victory over Kansas State in the final match of pool play at the Big 12 Match Play event in Houston on Wednesday.

KU soccer's Brie Severns earns national player of the week honor

Kansas soccer forward Brie Severns added another honor to a busy week of accolades and milestone victories on Wednesday.

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Speedy WR Trevor Wilson giving KU football offense a vertical threat

Any modern college football offense worth its salt needs a deep threat receiver to stretch the field and force opposing defenses to cover more ground. That’s why the emergence of Trevor Wilson as a legitimate downfield target has been so important for Kansas.

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Remy Martin named preseason Big 12 player of the year; Agbaji, McCormack also first teamers

The 2021 preseason all-Big 12 men’s basketball team has a significant KU hue to it. Newcomer Remy Martin on Wednesday was named the Big 12 preseason player of the year by the league’s coaches and he was joined on the six-man first team by KU seniors Ochai Agbaji and David McCormack. By Matt Tait

Tuesday, October 12

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Kansas basketball coaches bringing energy to early-season practices

With 10 newcomers and one of the biggest rosters he’s had at Kansas, KU basketball coach Bill Self said recently that the early-season installation of certain aspects of the program would proceed at a different pace. By Matt Tait

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'Nobody calls me Omar': Why KU football's O.J. Burroughs is always thinking about adding weight and his physical development

Almost every person associated with the Kansas football program calls O.J. Burroughs by his nickname. It’s O.J. on the official roster, and it’s O.J. out of the mouths of his teammates when they’re talking to the true freshman safety. But head coach Lance Leipold takes a different approach.

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Two Jayhawks earn weekly Big 12 soccer honors

The Kansas women’s soccer team received two of the four weekly awards handed out by the Big 12 Conference this week, the Big 12 announced Tuesday.

Monday, October 11

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'Stay the course': Leipold and coordinators trusting rebuilding philosophies amid KU football losing streak

The Kansas football team’s current four-game losing streak isn’t the first such skid head coach Lance Leipold has encountered while trying to rebuild an FBS program. And some of the philosophies Leipold and his longtime coordinators leaned on at Buffalo a few years ago, they expect, will work for the Jayhawks, too.

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IARP timeline in Kansas basketball infractions case includes key developments but few details from past 16 months

The Independent Accountability Resolution Process on Monday released a timeline of the developments in the infractions case against the University of Kansas men’s basketball team. However, in the 52 entries that outlined updates in the case from May 8, 2020 through Aug. 30, 2021, none of them hint at any kind of projected ruling or outcome. By Matt Tait

KU women's golf finishes 6th at final fall tournament

The Kansas women’s golf team shot its lowest round of the fall season on Sunday, firing a 5-under 283 in the final round of the Ron Moore Intercollegiate at the Denver Golf Club at Highlands Ranch.

Sunday, October 10

Top-ranked Texas sweeps Kansas volleyball in series finale

After pushing top-ranked Texas to its first five-set match of the season on Saturday, the Kansas volleyball team suffered the same fate as so many teams before them, when the Longhorns swept the Jayhawks in the series finale on Sunday.

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Kansas soccer tops No. 9 West Virginia in double-OT

The Kansas women’s soccer team picked up its second consecutive victory over a ranked opponent on Sunday at Rock Chalk Park, topping No. 9 West Virginia 2-1 in double-overtime.

Saturday, October 9

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KU volleyball falls — but pushes Texas to 5 sets

The Kansas volleyball team took the first two sets from top-ranked Texas on Friday night, but it was the Longhorns who won the next three to take the match — 18-25, 21-25, 25-21, 25-19 and 15-13.

Friday, October 8

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Redshirt freshman Caleb Taylor stepping into starting DT role ahead of schedule for KU football

When Kansas football’s starting nose tackle, super-senior Sam Burt, suffered an arm injury in the first quarter of the Jayhawks’ season opener, the defensive line needed one of its younger interior players to step in and fill Burt’s important role. It turned out redshirt freshman Caleb Taylor was the man for the job.

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Kansas volleyball excited to welcome top-ranked Texas to town this weekend

The Kansas volleyball team is well aware of what awaits this weekend, with big, bad, No. 1-ranked Texas coming to town. But rather than being nervous or intimidated by the task, the Jayhawks are beaming with excitement. By Matt Tait

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'Everyone's got to own it': KU football looking for numerous improvements after bye week

When his Kansas football team returns to competition on Oct. 16 after an open week on the schedule, head coach Lance Leipold expects to see in-game evidence that the Jayhawks maximized their extra practice time. And Leipold will be looking for upgrades all over the field.

Thursday, October 7

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KU soccer puts end to losing skid with 2-1 victory over No. 23 Baylor

The Kansas soccer team eradicated a five-game losing streak and secured its first Big 12 victory of the season in one fell swoop Thursday night at Rock Chalk Park, where the Jayhawks knocked off No. 23 Baylor.

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KU soccer sisters Raena and Rylan Childers bring 'a lot of bite' to Jayhawks

It could have been any number of her Kansas soccer teammates who greeted freshman Raena Childers following her first collegiate goal earlier this season. But as fate would have it the first Jayhawk who congratulated the freshman midfielder happened to be the teammate she knows best — her older sister, Rylan.

KU's Kate Steward earns weekly Big 12 swimming honor

Three victories at the recent Sunflower Showdown swim meet earned University of Kansas senior Kate Steward the first Big 12 Women’s Swimmer of the Week honors of the season, the Big 12 Conference announced this week.

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KU's Luke Kluver named Big 12 golfer of the month for September

University of Kansas sophomore Luke Kluver was named the Big 12 Conference golfer of the month for September this week after a stellar start to the fall season.

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Notebook: KU football DC Borland hopes former 4-star prospect Parker can get up to speed

The top prospect in the Kansas football program’s 2019 signing class, redshirt sophomore defensive end Steven Parker hasn’t yet made an impact for the Jayhawks this fall. But KU defensive coordinator Brian Borland said he wants to get the athletic edge rusher more involved.

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KU women's basketball picked last in Big 12 preseason poll

The Kansas women’s basketball program has been picked to finish last in the Big 12 Conference by the league’s head coaches, the Big 12 announced on Thursday.

Wednesday, October 6

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Process might be 'painful' for KU football, but AD Goff confident in what Leipold is building

The Kansas football team’s current four-game losing streak hasn’t affected the way Athletic Director Travis Goff views the Jayhawks’ head coach, Lance Leipold. If anything, Goff said on the athletic department’s “Hawk Talk” radio show on Wednesday night, his trust is growing in the football coach he hired back in late April.

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KU guard Holly Kersgieter named preseason all-Big 12

Kansas junior Holly Kersgieter was one of 12 players named to the preseason all-Big 12 women's basketball team, the Big 12 announced Wednesday.

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New-look Kansas men's basketball team expecting to have speed, athleticsm in abundance

Last week’s first look at the 2021-22 Kansas men’s basketball team revealed a roster full of athletes who are not afraid to get out and go. By Matt Tait

Tuesday, October 5

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Irregular production has KU football offense ranked 100th or worse in a number of key categories

Though some Kansas football skill players have delivered highlight catches, throws and runs here and there for the Jayhawks early on this season, there haven’t been enough chunk yardage plays to make the offense productive.

Monday, October 4

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After Week 5, struggling KU defense ranks at or near bottom of FBS in several categories

Five games into Lance Leipold’s first season in charge of the Kansas football program, the Jayhawks’ defensive shortcomings have proven to be problematic.

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Kansas volleyball slotted 18th in season's first RPI rankings

A 10-1 September and a 3-1 start in Big 12 Conference play landed the Kansas volleyball team back in the national rankings.

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Bye week should be a busy one for Lance Leipold and KU football team

There’s no game on the schedule this week for the Kansas football team, but head coach Lance Leipold and his staff have a long list of plans and tasks to accomplish, with the Jayhawks on a four-game losing streak.

Sunday, October 3

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Iowa State went after KU football's young secondary during hot start for Cyclones

As Iowa State rapidly piled up points en route to hammering Kansas, 59-7, Saturday night at Jack Trice Stadium, the Jayhawks’ pass defense opened plenty of throwing windows for the Cyclones.

Saturday, October 2

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Notebook: Kenny Logan Jr. sits 1st half; Leipold a fan of what Campbell's building

Though his presence alone might not have saved the Kansas football team in a devastating first half at Iowa State Saturday night, the Jayhawks’ secondary surely missed starting safety Kenny Logan Jr.

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Mistakes mount in a hurry for Jayhawks in blowout loss at Iowa State

A ruinous first quarter for Kansas football in all three phases of the game allowed Iowa State to make quick work of the Jayhawks in a 59-7 blowout Saturday night at Jack Trice Stadium. Slip-ups and miscalculations mounted for KU early, and long before the Jayhawks could even think about steadying themselves, the Cyclones had established an insurmountable lead.

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Iowa State sweep ends KU volleyball's 9-match winning streak

The Kansas volleyball team’s nine-match winning streak came to an end Saturday afternoon, when the Jayhawks were swept by Iowa State at Horejsi Family Volleyball Arena.

Friday, October 1

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Late Night scrimmage marked Jayhawks' first action inside Allen Fieldhouse this season

Players suspect that contributed to the team's outside shooting woes

The plan going in was certainly to shoot better than 7 for 36 from 3-point range in their first action in front of a packed Allen Fieldhouse in more than a year. By Matt Tait

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Jayhawks, fans share joy of return at first in-person Late Night in 2 years

Kansas basketball fans, and everything that comes with them, were back inside Allen Fieldhouse in full force on Friday night, serving as an energetic backdrop for the first in-person Late Night in the Phog in two years. By Matt Tait

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KU volleyball pushes win streak to 9 in battle of Big 12 unbeatens

The Kansas volleyball team handed visiting Iowa State its first Big 12 loss of the season on Friday afternoon, moving its own winning streak to nine consecutive matches in the process. By Matt Tait

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3 keys for KU football at Iowa State

Considered nearly a 35-point underdog by oddsmakers in Las Vegas, the Kansas football team’s chances of competing with Iowa State could come down to how the Jayhawks handle one player in particular: Breece Hall, the Cyclones’ all-time career touchdown leader (40).

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Wichita-based 6th Man Strategies reaches deal to represent all 18 Kansas men's basketball players in NIL endeavors

Wichita-based company, 6th Man Strategies, LLC, has reached a deal to represent all 18 Kansas men’s basketball players in their name, image and likeness, the company announced on Friday morning.

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Jayhawks plan to rotate 3 safeties in 1st half at ISU while Kenny Logan Jr. sits

Anyone within earshot of Kansas football veteran Kenny Logan Jr. Thursday morning found out how much he is not looking forward to missing the first half of the Jayhawks’ Saturday game at Iowa State. That’s when defensive coordinator Brian Borland shared that Logan vowed he will “never get another targeting penalty as long as he lives.”

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IARP update on Kansas basketball infractions case now expected on Oct. 11

An update on the Kansas men’s basketball program’s infractions case from the Independent Accountability Resolutions Process that was expected to come early next week now has a specific date. By Matt Tait