KANSAS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Former Kansas player escapes car seconds before it explodes

Former Kansas guard Brannen Greene escaped a burning car seconds before it exploded on Friday. Greene, who left the Jayhawks’ program following the 2015-16 season, was in New York, where he’s been training for the NBA Draft. The 6-foot-7, 215-pound guard was in the back seat of a car in the Bronx when it was struck by another car from behind. Greene’s car went airborne, came...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas adds transferring big man Evan Maxwell

Late Friday night, Liberty’s Evan Maxwell announced that he would be transferring to Kansas to spend his final two years of eligibility playing for the Jayhawks. With size in mind, the 6-foot-10, 245-pound big man... The post Kansas adds transferring big man Evan Maxwell appeared first on Rock Chalk Blog.
Via Rock Chalk Blog
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kansas lands 6-foot-10 Liberty F Evan Maxwell

Evan Maxwell is set to join Bill Self and the Kansas Jayhawks basketball program. Late Friday night, reports surfaced that the 6-foot-10 forward from Liberty is heading to Kansas after spending two seasons with the Flames. The news surfaced on social media. Hearing former Liberty 6' 10" Soph Evan Maxwell will transfer to Kansas, per sources. #RockChalk #kubball — Jordan Divens...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Kansas Lands 6-Foot-10 Forward Transfer Evan Maxwell

Bill Self and the Kansas Jayhawks are adding a quality big man to its frontcourt via college basketball’s ever-growing transfer market. Evan Maxwell, a 6-foot-10 forward out of Liberty, is heading to the Jayhawks after two seasons with the Flames, according to reports. Hearing former Liberty 6′ 10″ Soph Evan Maxwell will transfer to Kansas, per sources. #RockChalk #kubball...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse’s Richardson, Kansas’ Diallo to stay in NBA Draft

Syracuse guard Malachi Richardson and Kansas forward Cheick Diallo told teams during interviews Friday afternoon at Chicago’s NBA Combine that they have decided to leave the college game behind them and remain in the draft, according to ESPN NBA insider Chad Ford. Both Malachi Richardson & Cheick Diallo told teams in interviews today that they've decided to stay in the draft...
Via College Spun
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas Basketball: The future is not only bright, but big

The University of Kansas basketball team officially signed the nations top recruit Josh Jackson earlier in the week, proving the Jayhawks still have the ability to control the Big 12 Conference. But in Bill Self’s eyes, Jackson isn’t enough. So he decided to land another big recruit. And when I say big, I mean 7-feet tall, 275 pounds big. Udoka Azubuike, a center from Nigeria...
Via isportsweb.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Self compares star recruit Josh Jackson to Andrew Wiggins

Despite losing the seemingly ageless (or is it "aging") Perry Ellis to graduation, as well as Wayne Selden, Brannen Greene and Cheick Diallo (likely) to the NBA Draft, the Kansas Jayhawks are still amongst the favorites in Vegas to win the National Championship next season.Part of that is due to returnees like Frank Mason and Devontae Graham, but quite a bit of it is thanks to incoming...
Via Fox Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Derryck Thornton Be Next to Commit to Kansas?

While the excitement of a Josh Jackson commitment is still lingering, the Jayhawks still have a few spots to fill on the roster. Three scholarships remain vacant for the 2016-17 season. We could slobber over... The post Could Derryck Thornton Be Next to Commit to Kansas? appeared first on Rock Chalk Blog.
Via Rock Chalk Blog
April 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Kansas named in new lawsuit alleging sex assault by football player

The Kansas Jayhawks’ football program was already in some hot water over a lawsuit surrounding a sexual assault accusation earlier this year, and the heat has now been turned up. According to student newspaper The Kansan, another female student-athlete has filed a Title IX suit against the university, claiming she was sexually assaulted by a football player in an on-campus apartment...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Kansas lands 5-star guard Josh Jackson

Josh Jackson is finally off the board. The five-star shooting guard and top-ranked recruit in the 2016 class announced his commitment to Kansas moments ago on Twitter.  Jackson chose KU over Michigan State and Arizona.  Next year I will be attending Kansas University #RCJH pic.twitter.com/rmBiF85n4J — Josh Jackson (@j_josh11) April 12, 2016 Jackson’s commitment should...
Via College Spun
April 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Kansas football player found dead

Former Kansas football player Brandon Bourbon, who had been missing since the night of April 2, was found dead Friday, according to 13 News WIBW. Former @KU_Football and @WU_Football player Brandon Bourbon found dead. https://t.co/cVfsNOFvVB pic.twitter.com/eIuyhlCRZW — WIBW (@wibw) April 9, 2016 According to the Maries County Sheriff’s Office, Bourbon’s body was discovered...
Via College Spun
April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Best Ten Moments from the Jayhawks’ 2015-16 Season

Despite falling just short of a Final Four appearance, the 2016 Kansas Jayhawks still had a very successful season. They went a very impressive 33-5, including a 16-game winning streak and an undefeated record at... The post Best Ten Moments from the Jayhawks’ 2015-16 Season appeared first on Rock Chalk Blog.
Via Rock Chalk Blog
April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Kansas' Selden Jr. declares for NBA Draft, bids farewell to KU

If you were to ask any basketball player to come out of the University of Kansas what their experience was like, they’d probably say there is nothing like it. Whether it’s the fans, the historic Allen Fieldhouse, or playing for Bill Self, Kansas basketball is as iconic as it gets in the college sports world. The most recent Jayhawk standout to make such comments about his experience...
Via isportsweb.com
April 02, 2016  |  Discuss

The 2008 Kansas Jayhawks: Where are they now?

Though the 2015-16 Kansas basketball season may have ended earlier than we all had hoped for, March is a fun time to be nostalgic, especially when faced with the impending reality of the offseason. Let’s... The post The 2008 Kansas Jayhawks: Where are they now? appeared first on Rock Chalk Blog.
Via Rock Chalk Blog
March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

100 Stats about the 2016 Kansas Jayhawks (Part 2)

The 2015-16 Kansas Jayhawks followed up a tremendously successful regular season with a deep NCAA tournament run. Ultimately, the ride ended just shy of a coveted Final Four appearance, but KU’s overall year should be thought... The post 100 Stats about the 2016 Kansas Jayhawks (Part 2) appeared first on Rock Chalk Blog.
Via Rock Chalk Blog
March 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Kansas mainstay guard Perry Ellis the butt of viral internet joke

Perry Ellis not only looks old, it also feels as though he's been at Kansas forever. I guess that’s what happens when you’ve been a top player on a high-profile team since your freshman year. Well Perry Ellis’ looks and old age are not lost on college basketball fans. Not at all. With Kansas playing Villanova in the Elite Eight on Saturday, the jokes and memes about Perry...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 26, 2016  |  Discuss

NCAA Tournament Odds: Kansas, Other Top Seeds Favored In Sweet 16 Action

A pair of No. 1 seeds will hit the court on the first day of Sweet 16 action, including the Kansas Jayhawks, who will look for their 17th consecutive win when they battle the Maryland Terrapins on Thursday night as seven-point betting favorites at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. The Jayhawks entered the tournament as the top seed in the South Region and have maintained...
Via NESN.com
March 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Kansas most popular pick in ESPN Tournament Challenge

The NCAA Tournament officially tips off later tonight and fans everywhere have been going crazy filling out tons of brackets in hopes to win their office pool or beat out thousands of others to win the multiple online challenges. It shouldn’t come as a surprise, but the Kansas Jayhawks are the most popular pick in the ESPN Tournament Challenge. The Jayhawks enter the tournament...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

CBS's expanded NCAA Tournament selection show was train wreck

CBS expanded their NCAA Tournament Selection Show from a one to two-hour format for 2016, and quickly viewers took notice that the program was very dragged out. The show started at 5:30 PM ET, and did not begin to reveal the tournament field until 5:50 PM with the West Region. SHOW US THE TOURNAMENT FIELD ALREADY — The Comeback (@comeback_sports) March 13, 2016 After showing...
Via Awful Announcing
March 13, 2016  |  Discuss

West Virginia vs. Kansas: Preview, Analysis and Predictions

The Big 12 Championship kicks off at 6 p.m. ET tonight when West Virginia takes on the red-hot Kansas Jayhawks, and the Mountaineers are looking for the upset. West Virginia definitely has the momentum after pulling off a big win over Oklahoma in the semifinal last night, but Kansas’ depth is not something to be taken lightly. Thus, with just a few hours until tip-off in Kansas...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 12, 2016  |  Discuss

How dunk from Kansas' Wayne Selden made his uncle an internet sensation

When Wayne Selden posterized poor Baylor defender Ish Wainwright we figured it was a dunk couldn’t be topped. That is, until Selden’s uncle got some camera time seconds later. Anthony Pitts Jr. brought a Flava Flav clock with him to the game, which for him is nothing new, since he makes one for every game. The dunk brought the best out of him, and he talked to ESPN about his...
Via The Comeback
March 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Kansas QB Ryan Willis injured playing basketball

The Kansas Jayhawks will have to wait to get their starting quarterback back on the field. According to the Lawrence Journal-World, Jayhawks QB Ryan Willis sustained an injury during a pick-up basketball game that will limit his participation in spring football. The report states: “it is believed that he will still participate in various portions of spring practice including...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Kansas’ Frank Mason burns ESPN analyst Fran Fraschilla

The art of the subtweet is a tricky one, but it appears Kansas Jayhawks point guard Frank Mason has it mastered. His target? ESPN analyst Fran Fraschilla of all people. After his Jayhawks got done clinching their 15th Big 12 basketball championship, Mason had a bit of fun at the expense of the ESPN analyst via Twitter: "6th best PG in the Big 12" but what is my team? — Frank...
Via Awful Announcing
March 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch: Frank Mason III makes smooth behind the back move to score

Frank Mason III and the Kansas Jayhawks took down in-state rival Kansas State tonight. In the process, Mason made this fantastic move to score a lay-up….. That defender just wasn't ready for Frank Mason III's moves. https://t.co/69ssTXAvCf — ESPN College BBall (@ESPNCBB) February 21, 2016 Mason finished with 16 points on 5 of 9 shooting. The post Watch: Frank Mason III makes...
Via The Student Section
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Joel Embiid trolls former Kentucky players over Wildcats' loss to Kansas

Sixers big man Joel Embiid is an entertaining follow on Twitter. Whether he's tweeting about naked selfies from girls or Rihanna, there's never a dull moment on Embiid's social media account. On Saturday, Embiid's former school (Kansas) defeated Kentucky 90-84 in overtime. Not surprisingly, Embiid enjoyed the game very much and took the opportunity to let former Wildcats Nerlens...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 30, 2016  |  Discuss
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