North Carolina center Armando Bacot joked Sunday that doctors would have to "cut off my right leg" in order to prevent him from playing in the national championship game against Kansas on Monday.
North Carolina junior center Armando Bacot said Sunday that the experience he had playing for Kansas coach Bill Self during the FIBA Americas U18 Championship in 2018 made him want to play for the Jayhawks.
One of the biggest questions I had for the Kansas football coaches heading into the first week of the 2022 season was what Jalon Daniels’ ability to hold off Jason Bean in the QB race during camp did for their view of the junior starter. By Matt Tait
With confetti flying around them and the rest of the Jayhawks celebrating top-seeded Kansas’ 26-point win over Miami in the Elite Eight last Sunday in Chicago, Kansas basketball coach Bill Self quietly pulled Ochai Agbaji to the side of the celebration stage for a quick chat. On Thursday afternoon, between Final Four media sessions at the Caesars Superdome, Self shared the message he delivered during that conversation. By Matt Tait
Ochai Agbaji, David McCormack, Remy Martin, Mitch Lightfoot, Jalen Coleman-Lands and Chris Teahan will be ending their time at Kansas this weekend, whether that's against Villanova on Saturday or against Duke or North Carolina in the national championship game on Monday.
Kansas coach Bill Self said Thursday in Chicago that he initially had doubts after leaving Illinois for Kansas in 2003 but is pleased he did so because of the level of success the Jayhawks have achieved.
Providence coach Ed Cooley bristled Thursday when he was asked about rarely getting a chance to face the most storied programs in college basketball. One of them is Kansas, which it will play for the first time on Friday in the regional semifinals of the NCAA Tournament.
While his immediate future is up in the air, Kansas forward David McCormack is looking at his decision to turn pro or return to KU for one more season as “a bonus.” By Matt Tait
New Orleans — Of all the motivating factors that led the 2021-22 Kansas men’s basketball team to the top of the college basketball world on Monday night, avenging the lost opportunity in 2020 sat near the top of the list. By Matt Tait
Although the scoreboard showed a Kansas victory at the end of each of the last two games, KU football coach Lance Leipold knows the Jayhawks can’t expect that to continue if they don’t find a way to start faster. 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
Kansas quarterback Jalon Daniels is dealing with an unspecified injury that will limit him through at least the opening two weeks of spring practice, coach Lance Leipold said Tuesday.
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
With the Kansas football offense putting up all kinds of eye-popping numbers that rank among the best in the country, the shortcomings of the KU defense thus far have slid under the radar a little bit. That is, unless you’re talking to the KU defensive players themselves. By Matt Tait
While things have gone about as well as he could have hoped during the first four games of his second year in charge of the program, Kansas football coach Lance Leipold still remembers a time when he was a little awestruck by the challenge he was facing. By Matt Tait
Kansas kicked off its season in stellar fashion Friday night as it scored eight touchdowns and dismantled overmatched Tennessee Tech 56-10.
The Kansas football team got six touchdowns on the ground, another through the air and one more from its special teams in a 56-10 rout of visiting Tennessee Tech on Friday night at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium.
Kansas junior guard Christian Braun said the first days at the Final Four have "all been really fun" as the Jayhawks settle in to prepare for their national semifinal game against Villanova on Saturday.
New Orleans — On a stage with four college basketball powerhouses, Kansas basketball coach Bill Self said this week that he thought the shine of the first-ever Final Four matchup between Duke and North Carolina has fewer people talking about the Kansas-Villanova matchup that will precede it on Saturday night. By Matt Tait
Chicago — The top-seeded Kansas men’s basketball team arrived at its team hotel in The Windy City via police escort on a rainy Wednesday evening, much to the delight of head coach Bill Self. By Matt Tait