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Kansas coach Bill Self raves about versatility of 3-man 2023 signing class

The Kansas men’s basketball program officially added three prospects in the Class of 2023 to the roster for next season on Wednesday, when Chris Johnson, Jamari McDowell and Elmarko Jackson signed their letters of intent on the first day of the early signing period. By Matt Tait

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Fifth-ranked Jayhawks preparing for big challenge vs. North Dakota State on Thursday night

After two matchups with guard-heavy, 3-point shooting teams to open the 2022-23 season, the fifth-ranked Kansas men’s basketball team is prepared for a different look in its next outing. By Matt Tait

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Suspended Kansas basketball coach Bill Self saw defensive improvement while watching from home

Suspended Kansas basketball coach Bill Self watched every second of Monday’s season-opening win from his home in Lawrence, and, not surprisingly, it was the Jayhawks’ defense that stood out most to him. By Matt Tait

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Acting Kansas coach Norm Roberts said Monday's win brought back memories of his days as a head coach

Entering Monday’s season opener with fifth-ranked Kansas, Norm Roberts had been on the bench as a college head coach 290 times before. But even that type of experience, spread out over 10 seasons at Queens College and St. John’s in the late-1990s and early 2000s, did not prevent KU’s acting head coach from feeling a few butterflies before the Jayhawks’ 89-64 win over Omaha at Allen Fieldhouse. By Matt Tait

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Strong start: Veteran Jalen Wilson leads 5th-ranked Kansas past Omaha 89-64 in season-opening win

One year after sitting out the season opener because of a suspension, Kansas junior Jalen Wilson got the 2022-23 season off to a roaring start, scoring 19 points, grabbing 11 rebounds and dishing seven assists to help lead No. 5 Kansas past Omaha 89-64 Monday night at Allen Fieldhouse. By Matt Tait

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KU still deciding whether season's first 4 basketball games go on Bill Self's record or Norm Roberts' record

With Norm Roberts operating as KU’s acting head coach for the next four games — in place of Bill Self, who will be serving a self-imposed suspension — KU is still in the process of deciding whether the games, win or lose, will go on Self’s all-time record or Roberts’ record. In cases like this, the NCAA leaves the choice up to the institution. By Matt Tait

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A closer look at Norm Roberts' role during Bill Self's 4-game suspension

The Kansas men’s basketball team unofficially will be Norm Roberts’ squad for the next 18 days while head coach Bill Self serves a four-game suspension handed down by KU earlier this week in an effort to speed up KU’s NCAA infractions case. By Matt Tait

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Former Jayhawk Jeff Boschee a little nostalgic in return to KU as Pitt State head coach

Former Kansas guard Jeff Boschee on Thursday night received the kind of warm welcome as an opposing coach that he used to get from KU fans as a Jayhawk player. By Matt Tait

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Kansas coach Bill Self on upcoming suspension: I don't like sitting out, but I have to own it

Shortly after Kansas’ 94-63, exhibition victory over Pitt State on Thursday night at Allen Fieldhouse, Kansas basketball coach Bill Self acknowledged that he did not like the fact that Thursday’s game was his last on the KU bench until the Jayhawks head to the Bahamas later this month. But he reiterated that he agreed with the move and was supportive of the school's decision. By Matt Tait

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Fifth-ranked Kansas sprints past Pitt State after slow start in exhibition victory

It took fifth-ranked Kansas more than five minutes to score its first basket of the game and just one possession to score in the second half during Thursday's runaway win over a scrappy Pitt State squad at Allen Fieldhouse.

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Louisville escapes major sanctions from IARP in hoops bribery case

Panel calls Adidas' role in Louisville case 'brand promotion'

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — An independent panel has placed the Louisville basketball program on two years of probation and fined it $5,000, but spared the school major penalties from NCAA allegations leveled in the aftermath of a federal investigation of corruption in college basketball.

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KU announces self-imposed 4-game suspensions for Bill Self and Kurtis Townsend

The University of Kansas announced Wednesday that head basketball coach Bill Self and assistant coach Kurtis Townsend will miss the first four games of the 2022-23 season to serve a self-imposed suspension relating to KU’s NCAA infractions case. By Matt Tait

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Former Jayhawk Jeff Boschee excited and nervous to coach his first game at Allen Fieldhouse in Thursday's exhibition game between KU and Pitt State

Busy coaching for the better part of the past two decades, Pitt State coach Jeff Boschee has not had many opportunities to watch basketball at the venue he played it in during his college career at Kansas from 1998-2002. However, Thursday night, when the Gorillas come to Allen Fieldhouse for an exhibition game with the fifth-ranked Jayhawks, Boschee will have one of the best seats in the house. By Matt Tait

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Former Kansas basketball forward Gethro Muscadin dies at age 20

The official New Mexico Lobos basketball Twitter account confirmed the passing of former Kansas basketball player Gethro Muscadin, writing, “The Lobo community is saddened by the passing of former New Mexico basketball player Gethro Muscadin. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends during this time.”

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Reports: Big 12 Conference agrees to 6-year media rights extension with ESPN and Fox

The Big 12 Conference has reached an agreement on a six-year contract extension with ESPN and Fox worth more than $2 billion that will keep the conference's media rights with those networks through the 2030-31 college sports seasons, according to people familiar with the deal.