KANSAS RUMORS & GOSSIP

How will Cheick Diallo fit in New Orleans?

In the 2016 NBA Draft, there was only one player selected from the University of Kansas, and for the first time since 2009, it was not in the first round. During Thursday’s NBA Draft, the New... The post How will Cheick Diallo fit in New Orleans? appeared first on Rock Chalk Blog.
Via Rock Chalk Blog
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Darious Crawley announces departure from Kansas

The Kansas Jayhawks haven’t had much luck on the gridiron for a good while and things don’t seem to be too bright going into the future. The outlook got a little bit darker when they lost wide receiver Darious Crawley. Crawley took to Twitter this weekend to announce that he would be leaving the school and has since deleted the tweet. However, Matt Tait of the Lawrence Journal...
Via Campus Sports Net
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Self: ‘No way’ I’d leave Kansas for the NBA right now

Normally, when there’s talk of a college coach jumping ship to the NBA, it’s John Calipari as the name that fills the rumor mill. Currently, there are no NBA head coach vacancies, and Kansas head coach Bill Self is pleased with that. A few weeks ago, Self’s name was linked with the Houston Rockets, who of course went on to hire Mike D’Antoni. What does Self think of that...
Via The Comeback
21 days ago  |  Discuss

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
May 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Kansas Jayhawks to headline CBE Classic in November

The Kansas Jayhawks will be competing in one of the many early season tournaments as the headliner for November’s CBE Classic in Kansas City. Kansas will be joined by Georgia, UAB and George Washington in the field. The championship rounds of the tournament will be held Nov. 21-22. If the field of teams isn’t enough for basketball fans, there is an added incentive to attend...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 17, 2016  |  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
May 14, 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

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

Three Jayhawks Declare: What it means for KU in 2017

Three Jayhawks have declared for the NBA Draft as of this writing: freshman Cheick Diallo, junior Wayne Selden and junior Brannen Greene. Cheick Diallo (3.0 points, 2.5 rebounds, 0.9 blocks in 7.5 minutes) is the... The post Three Jayhawks Declare: What it means for KU in 2017 appeared first on Rock Chalk Blog.
Via Rock Chalk Blog
March 31, 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

Wayne Selden Jr. declares for NBA Draft, thanks Kansas

One of the top players in Kansas’ loaded backcourt is off to the NBA Draft. The program put out a release to announce that Wayne Selden will declare for the draft. He will hire an agent, which prevents him from withdrawing his name and returning to Kansas after the combine. Kansas men’s basketball guard Wayne Selden Jr. has declared for the 2016 NBA Draft and will be leaving...
Via College Spun
March 29, 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

Police department in Kansas sends funny tweet after loss

Kansas lost to Villanova in the Elite Eight Saturday night, crushing the hopes and dreams of thousands of Jayhawks fans across the state. The Lawrence Police Department apparently doesn’t want to deal with the aftermath. Minutes after the loss, the department’s official Twitter account posted a clever note about the Wildcats “ripping” KU fans’ hearts out of their chests...
Via College Spun
March 27, 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’ 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

Revamped defense has Kansas peaking at the right time

The Kansas Jayhawks wrapped up their 12th consecutive Big 12 title last Saturday afternoon after a win over Texas Tech in Allen Fieldhouse. It is a feat that we may never see again in a major college basketball conference. Not only did Kansas secure at least a share of their 12th straight conference crown, but they also extended their win streak to nine. Many factors have contributed...
Via isportsweb.com
February 29, 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

Bill Self calls Kansas player’s late dunk ‘the biggest dick move’

The Kansas Jayhawks were closing out a 75-59 win over their in-state rival Kansas State Wildcats on Wednesday night at Allen Fieldhouse, when Kansas junior Brannen Greene decided to make it a 77-59 final score instead, on a dunk before the buzzer.  Jayhawks head coach Bill Self was very angry about the lack of sportsmanship Greene showed, calling the dunk “totally classless...
Via The Comeback
February 04, 2016  |  Discuss
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