A look at some of the keys for 10th-ranked Kansas in Tuesday's showdown with No. 20 Iowa State at Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa. Tipoff is slated for 6 p.m. on ESPN2. By Matt Tait
Kansas basketball coach Bill Self said Monday that KU guard Remy Martin was currently operating at 60-70% and that conversations were being had about resting him for longer than portions of games. By Matt Tait
With just 53 players on each active roster, and a handful of them coming from the same programs, the number of colleges with a representative in this year’s Super Bowl is an exclusive list. And the University of Kansas is on it. By Matt Tait
The only thing Kansas basketball coach Bill Self was interested in doing more quickly than putting Saturday’s 80-62 drubbing by Kentucky in the rearview mirror was putting into perspective why it happened. By Matt Tait
The 12th-ranked Kentucky Wildcats on Saturday did something that other teams have struggled to do throughout the season — slowed Kansas senior Ochai Agbaji down. By Matt Tait
The 12th-ranked Kentucky Wildcats got everything they wanted in Saturday’s first half against No. 5 Kansas. And everything they wanted was all they needed in an 80-62 rout of the Jayhawks at Allen Fieldhouse. By Matt Tait
Bill Self has always been big on providing teaching moments for his players. After a nonconference loss to 12th-ranked Kentucky on Saturday, he's already urging them to forget about the outcome and focus on what remains available to accomplish in the Big 12.
Keion Brooks Jr. scored a career-high 27 points, including 15 in the second half, as No. 12 Kentucky resoundingly defeated No. 5 Kansas 80-62 at Allen Fieldhouse on Saturday in the second-worst home loss in Bill Self's 19 seasons as the Jayhawks' coach. Ochai Agbaji and Christian Braun each scored 13 points for the Jayhawks.
Holly Kersgieter scored 17 points and grabbed 14 rebounds for her first double-double of the season as the Kansas women's basketball team defeated Oklahoma State 68-54 on Saturday afternoon to claim their first win at Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater, Oklahoma, since 2012.
The Kansas track and field team recorded a pair of facility records at the final home indoor track meet of the 2021-22 season on Friday.
Kentucky junior Oscar Tshiebwe, who played three games against the Jayhawks while he was at West Virginia, has emerged as a national player of the year candidate. He'll be sharing a court on Saturday with another top player in Kansas guard Ochai Agbaji.
A look at some of the keys for fifth-ranked Kansas in Saturday's blueblood showdown with No. 12 Kentucky at Allen Fieldhouse in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge. Tipoff is slated for 5 p.m. on ESPN. By Matt Tait
Former Kansas teammates Andrew Wiggins and Joel Embiid this week were named starters for the 2022 NBA All-Star Game through a process that includes fan, player and media voting. The nod marks Wiggins' first appearance in the All-Star Game while Embiid was voted a starter for the fifth consecutive season.
The latest in a semi-regular series of blue blood clashes between No. 5 Kansas and 12th-ranked Kentucky is now just hours away and the Jayhawks and their fans appear to be bracing for it in slightly different ways. By Matt Tait
Taiyanna Jackson had 12 points, eight rebounds and six blocks, but the Kansas women's basketball team lost 77-62 to No. 13 Iowa State on Tuesday in Ames, Iowa.
KJ Adams, a freshman forward, finished with six points and four rebounds in the fifth-ranked Jayhawks' 94-91 double-overtime victory over No. 13 Texas Tech on Monday night. But it was his defensive versatility that earned him his most impactful minutes of the season. By Zac Boyer
Three future Jayhawks landed spots on the 2022 McDonald’s All-American teams, which were revealed on Tuesday afternoon. By Matt Tait
What started as a murmur from one of his teammates way back in early November has grown into a full-fledged roar within the Kansas basketball program. To a man, the fifth-ranked Jayhawks believe the country’s best college basketball player suits up in their locker room. And nights like Monday night by senior guard Ochai Agbaji make it awfully difficult for others to dispute that. By Matt Tait
A two-point home loss to Iowa State last season, an 84-82 defeat in which KU led into the fourth quarter, has coach Brandon Schneider thinking he might be able to guide the Jayhawks to their first victory against the Cyclones during his seven seasons.
Kansas guard Ochai Agbaji was named the Big 12 Player of the Week for the third time this season on Monday, before the No. 5-ranked Jayhawks' 94-91 double-overtime victory over No. 13 Texas Tech.
Energy, effort and physicality were non-issues for the fifth-ranked Kansas men’s basketball team in Monday’s rematch with No. 13 Texas Tech. Finishing, however, was. Despite watching Texas Tech erase a 12-point second half lead in the final minute of regulation, KU survived 94-91 in double-overtime at Allen Fieldhouse behind a hard-charging effort in all aspects of the game. The win helped the Jayhawks avenge one of their two losses on the season. By Matt Tait
Thomas, who spent his first two seasons playing at Minnesota, was among seven players whose transfer to KU were formalized on Monday. Michigan State cornerback Kalon Gervin and Ohio State linebacker Craig Young were among them.
The Kansas men’s basketball team will get five days between games this week, with a welcomed gap arriving in the heart of the grind that is the Big 12 Conference schedule. But first the Jayhawks will have to get through another battle with Texas Tech on Monday night. By Matt Tait
Kansas senior Ochai Agbaji made all the plays late for the second game in a row to help No. 7 Kansas pick up a hard-fought Big 12 road victory. While the Jayhawks needed every bit of Agbaji's career-high tying night, his teammates and coaches were hardly surprised by the performance while enjoying it immensely at the same time. By Matt Tait
Chandler Prater scored a career-high 22 points off the bench and Holly Kersgieter added 17 as the Kansas women's basketball team defeated Texas Tech 71-57 on Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse.
The 7th-ranked Kansas men’s basketball team bullied Kansas State on the glass, played tough on defense when it counted and got another game-winning play from senior Ochai Agbaji. Business as usual for the Jayhawks, right? Hardly. By Matt Tait
MANHATTAN — Bill Self didn't want the Kansas basketball team's game against Kansas State on Saturday to be about him. But after the death of his father, Bill Self Sr., early Friday morning, his players knew it had to be.
Ochai Agbaji made the go-ahead basket with nine seconds remaining as the No. 7 Kansas basketball team recovered from a 17-point deficit and defeated Kansas State 78-75 on Saturday afternoon at Bramlage Coliseum.
A look at some of the keys for 7th-ranked Kansas in Saturday's Sunflower Showdown clash with Kansas State at Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan. Tipoff is slated for 3 p.m. on ESPN+. By Matt Tait
The Jayhawks enter Saturday's game with a three-game winning streak — two of which were down-to-the-wire victories at home against Iowa State and at Oklahoma — but they've made a home for themselves at K-State's Bramlage Coliseum, where they are 28-5 all time. By Zac Boyer
Bill Self Sr., the father and first basketball mentor for Kansas basketball coach Bill Self, has died, the Journal-World learned Friday. He was 82. By Matt Tait
Most years, protecting one’s home court is a major component of being in the Big 12 men’s basketball title race all the way to the end. But this season, perhaps more than ever, winning away from home could be a prerequisite for simply keeping pace. By Matt Tait
University of Kansas basketball player Jalen Wilson has been granted diversion in a case where he is charged with a DUI in Douglas County District Court, his attorney said.
Former Kansas center Joel Embiid tied his career-high with 50 points in just 27 minutes on Wednesday night, leading a dominant third quarter that carried the Philadelphia 76ers to a 123-110 victory over the Orlando Magic.
On a night when neither team shot the ball well, a disastrous third quarter spelled doom for the Kansas women’s basketball team in a 69-61 loss to Kansas State in Manhattan.
After leaving the game for nearly 8 minutes in the first half with a wrist injury, KU senior Ochai Agbaji returned and found his footing just in time to help the Jayhawks' escape Oklahoma with a 67-64 victory. By Matt Tait
Kansas basketball coach Bill Self has never been a big fan of intentionally fouling with his team up by three late in games. But on Tuesday night, in the seventh-ranked Jayhawks’ 67-64 road win over Oklahoma, Self had two opportunities to do so and planned to take them both. By Matt Tait
Norman, Okla. — With Remy Martin back in the rotation from a knee injury and Ochai Agbaji missing eight minutes of game action in the first half after a wrist injury, the 7th-ranked Kansas men’s basketball team slipped past Oklahoma 67-64 on Tuesday night at Lloyd Noble Center.
A look at some of the keys for 7th-ranked Kansas in Tuesday's road showdown with Oklahoma at 6 p.m. on ESPN. By Matt Tait
Already well established as KU's top scoring option, Kansas senior Ochai Agbaji earned Big 12 Player of the Week honors on Monday. By Matt Tait
After coming off the bench in his first eight games of the season, Kansas forward Jalen Wilson’s numbers have taken off during his recent stretch of four starts in five games with senior guard Remy Martin out with an injury. By Matt Tait
The Kansas women’s basketball team came agonizingly close to knocking off No. 14 Baylor on Sunday at Allen Fieldhouse, falling 82-79 despite taking a lead into the final 15 seconds.
The Kansas football program picked up commitments from a pair of potential impact transfers on Saturday, adding to the already strong crop of transfer portal pick-ups Lance Leipold and his staff have reeled in this offseason. By Matt Tait
Riding a two-game conference winning streak and returning home for a clash with No. 14 Baylor at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Kansas women’s basketball coach Brandon Schneider recently delivered a quick message to KU fans.
In the aftermath of Saturday’s 85-59 win over West Virginia at Allen Fieldhouse, Kansas basketball coach Bill Self provided a passionate update on the status of senior guard Remy Martin, who missed his third game of January because of a sore right knee. By Matt Tait
After grinding their way through the start of the Big 12 Conference season, the ninth-ranked Kansas Jayhawks rediscovered pure, unrelenting fun in the second half of Saturday’s 85-59 win over West Virginia at Allen Fieldhouse. By Matt Tait
A look at some of the keys for ninth-ranked Kansas in Saturday's home matchup with West Virginia at 1 p.m. on CBS at Allen Fieldhouse. By Matt Tait
Kansas basketball coach Bill Self said Friday that senior guard Remy Martin remains “day to day or week to week” as he continues to sit out of practice with a sore right knee. By Matt Tait
The Kansas women’s basketball program’s upset victory at No. 13 Texas on Wednesday night delivered the Jayhawks their second road win of the week and moved KU to 2-1 in Big 12 Conference play. Those are mighty big achievements by recent Kansas women’s basketball standards. By Matt Tait
The Big 12 Conference on Thursday announced the make-up date for the Kansas men’s basketball program’s home game with TCU. KU will play host to the Horned Frogs at 7 p.m. on March 3. The game will be televised by Big 12 Now/ESPN+. By Matt Tait
Kansas freshman KJ Adams played just 10 minutes total — doubling his season average through the first 14 games — but did enough Iowa State on Tuesday night to make using him in that role again a viable option for the Jayhawks moving forward. By Matt Tait
The Kansas women’s basketball team picked up its first win over a ranked opponent since 2018 on Wednesday night, knocking off No. 13 Texas, 70-66 in overtime in Austin, Texas. The victory marked KU's first win in Austin in 10 years.
College basketball All-Americans and national champions are not made on a single night in early January, but there was Kansas senior Ochai Agbaji on Tuesday night with an opportunity to show the world that he’s capable of being either. By Matt Tait
Former Kansas basketball coach Roy Williams’ return to Allen Fieldhouse on Tuesday night came with a whole bunch of firsts. But the one that stood out to him above most came during the pregame festivities. By Matt Tait
An already tough task of taking down the nation’s 15th-ranked team became decidedly more difficult, both before and during Tuesday’s Kansas basketball game at Allen Fieldhouse. But after a sluggish start and a halftime deficit, the ninth-ranked Jayhawks proved they were up to the challenge, winning 62-61 in a thriller. By Matt Tait
A look at some of the keys for ninth-ranked Kansas in tonight's Big 12 Conference home opener against No. 15 Iowa State at Allen Fieldhouse. By Matt Tait
The Kansas women’s basketball team picked up its first conference win of the 2021-22 season, 78-72 at TCU on Monday night.
The University of Kansas has requested an “alternate method of resolution,” in its NCAA infractions case, according to updates to KU’s timeline on the Independent Resolutions Accountability Process website. By Matt Tait
Kansas basketball coach Bill Self said Monday that his predecessor, longtime KU coach Roy Williams, will be in attendance at Tuesday’s top-15 battle between No. 9 Kansas and No. 15 Iowa State. By Matt Tait
Kansas basketball assistant Norm Roberts, who missed last weekend’s loss at Texas Tech with what was described as “a stomach bug,” has tested positive for COVID-19. By Matt Tait
The Kansas men's basketball program dropped three spots from No. 6 to No. 9 in the latest Associated Press Top 25 after falling to Texas Tech in Lubbock, Texas, over the weekend. The Jayhawks will face No. 15 Iowa State at home on Tuesday night.
As the sixth-ranked Kansas men’s basketball team moves deeper into conference play, it’s clear that the Jayhawks have a few areas of concern. And while 12-2 Kansas could stand to get more rim protection, better production at the 5 spot and tougher overall defense, KU coach Bill Self left Saturday’s 75-67 loss at No. 25 Texas Tech looking for one thing. By Matt Tait
Playing for the first time in 19 days, the Kansas women’s basketball team started fast and faded in an 82-68 loss to No. 23 Oklahoma on Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse.
As sixth-ranked Kansas prepared to take on No. 25 Texas Tech in Lubbock, Texas on Saturday, the Jayhawks’ focus was on the Red Raiders’ defense. But it was the Jayhawks’ defense, or lack thereof, that had the biggest impact in Texas Tech’s 75-67 victory at United Supermarkets Arena. By Matt Tait
While most of the focus was on the 5 position in the Kansas basketball team’s starting lineup, there was a change elsewhere that impacted Saturday’s 75-67 loss at Texas Tech. By Matt Tait
Playing without its top two scorers, No. 25 Texas Tech knocked off No. 6 Kansas, 75-67 on Saturday afternoon at United Supermarkets Arena. By Matt Tait
When former Texas Tech coach Chris Beard left the Red Raiders to become the head coach at Texas in the offseason, Tech moved quickly to name veteran assistant Mark Adams its next head coach. The way Kansas coach Bill Self saw it, doing so was a brilliant move. Here's why, as the Jayhawks prepare to take on Adams and Texas Tech at 3 p.m. Saturday in Lubbock, Texas. By Matt Tait
A few health, injury and lineup updates for the sixth-ranked Kansas men’s basketball program as they head down to Lubbock, Texas, to take on No. 25 Texas Tech at 3 p.m. Saturday… By Matt Tait
The University of Kansas’ chancellor is warning fans that KU may limit attendance at basketball games at Allen Fieldhouse if fans don’t start doing a better job of wearing masks.
Remy Martin came to Kansas in the offseason with the reputation as a high-volume scorer who was most comfortable with the ball in his hands and never saw a shot he didn’t like. And now he’s being called “too unselfish” by Kansas coach Bill Self and some of his teammates. Here's a deeper look at why Martin is OK taking fewer shots at Kansas than he has at any point in his career. By Matt Tait
Former KU All-American Udoka Azubuike made the first start of his NBA career on Wednesday night, helping lead Utah past Denver in the Mile High City.
Long before he praised his bruising power forward for delivering 17 points and 15 rebounds in Tuesday’s road win at Oklahoma State, Kansas basketball coach Bill Self said he did not know what KU senior David McCormack’s role would be in the games ahead. By Matt Tait
Stillwater, Okla. — Kansas senior Remy Martin was back in the starting lineup during the sixth-ranked Jayhawks' 74-63 win at Oklahoma State on Tuesday night, bringing a sense of the old with the new to the Jayhawks’ starting five.
Stillwater, Okla. — Known as one of the best in the business at pushing the right buttons to inspire his players, Kansas basketball coach Bill Self delivered again on Tuesday night when he chose to bring senior forward David McCormack off of the bench in the Jayhawks’ 74-63 win at Oklahoma State. By Matt Tait
The prettiest part was the outcome for sixth-ranked Kansas in a gritty 74-63 win over Oklahoma State on Tuesday night at Gallagher-Iba Arena. By Matt Tait
A look at some of the keys for sixth-ranked Kansas in Tuesday's Big 12 Conference opener at Oklahoma State. By Matt Tait
The Kansas women’s basketball game at TCU, previously scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 2, has been rescheduled to Monday, Jan. 10, in Fort Worth, Texas.
When asked Monday morning if any new COVID-19 issues had surfaced within the Kansas men’s basketball program, KU coach Bill Self said there was “nothing” to report. By Matt Tait
Kansas senior Mitch Lightfoot will start in place of David McCormack during Tuesday’s game at Oklahoma State, where the sixth-ranked Jayhawks will open Big 12 play. By Matt Tait
Kansas senior Mitch Lightfoot has been far from perfect but ready when called upon for the sixth-ranked Jayhawks so far this season, making him a key part of KU’s rotation. By Matt Tait
Kansas basketball coach said injured freshman Bobby Pettiford tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday and has not been around the team since his symptoms first surfaced. By Matt Tait
On a cold and snowy Saturday afternoon, in a game that was not even supposed to be played, the sixth-ranked Kansas Jayhawks knocked off George Mason 76-67 at Allen Fieldhouse. By Matt Tait