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Kansas, Indiana headline Maui Invitational

The Kansas Jayhawks and Indiana Hoosiers are on opposite sides of the bracket and could be headed for a pre-Final Four-type Maui Jim Maui Invitational if they can navigate the tough semifinals.Kansas, fresh off winning gold at the World University Games in South Korea in July, is the favorite to win the Big 12 and will play host Chaminade.Indiana -- which returns its core, including...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Columbia star Michael Porter has attention of Mizzou, KU

You will soon hear the name Michael Porter when discussing the next highly talented recruit in college basketball. Porter is the number one ranked small forward in the 2017 class and has an offer from just about every college out there. He stands 6ft-9 and has the ability to get to the rim anytime he wants too. According to Rustin Dodd of The Kansas City Star, the in-state recruiting...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

NCB 2015 CFB Previews: Kansas Jayhawks

AN EXPERIMENTAL HIRE The Charlie Weis experiment was probably doomed from the start. After recording just a 6-22 record (and just 1-18 in Big 12 play), the Jayhawks parted ways with the one-time offensive guru just four games into the 2014 season. Apparently getting blown out by Duke was okay but losing to Texas was [&hellip The post NCB 2015 CFB Previews: Kansas Jayhawks appeared...
Via No Coast Bias
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas freshman Carlton Bragg shows off musical talents

It was already known that forward Carlton Bragg could play basketball. He is going to be a new member of the Kansas Jayhawks basketball program this fall, one of the best programs some may say. It may be little known that the 6-foot-8 freshman has some musical abilities to go along with his basketball skills. This week at Kansas’ summer basketball camp, Bragg played some John...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Kansas Freshman Forward Carlton Bragg Plays John Legend For Basketball Campers

Kansas head coach Bill Self knew he was getting a very talented basketball player when the No. 24 rated player overall in the 2015 class Carlton Bragg announced he was going to be a Jayhawk. But I wonder if self realized he was also gaining a talented musician.  Earlier this week, during one of Kansas’ annual summer basketball camps, 6-foot-8, 205-pound former five-star sat down...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Cavs sign Sasha Kaun?

The Cleveland Cavaliers own Sasha Kaun’s draft rights. Kaun, was a second round pick in 2008, but he has played for powerhouse CSKA Moscow. The Seattle SuperSonics selected Kaun with the 56th pick in the draft, but traded his rights to the Cavs for cash considerations. Kaun, 30, has played for CSKA Moscow since 2008. He played college basketball at Kansas. Kaun was at the Cavs...

Video: Fans salute Jayhawks on return from South Korea

The Kansas Jayhawks returned from South Korea on Wednesday afternoon after they won gold representing Team USA in the World University Games. Fans came out in full force at the Jayhawk baseball stadium to support the team upon their return. College Basketball Talk shared a video of the team returning in front of a packed stadium. The fans gave the team a rightful standing ovation...
Via Campus Sports Net
17 days ago  |  Discuss

World University Games Triumph Gives Kansas Leg Up For Next Season

The United States won its first gold medal at the World University Games since 2005 on Monday in an effort spearheaded by the Kansas Jayhawks (minus Devonte Graham, who was injured, and Svi Mykhailiuk, Cheick Diallo, and Dwight Coleby, who are not American citizens) plus Nic Moore of SMU and Julian DeBose of Florida Gulf Coast. The United States went through the tournament undefeated...
Via The Student Section
18 days ago  |  Discuss

USA wins gold at World University Games in double OT

Can you say clutch? Kansas Jayhawks star Frank Mason III drank some of MJ’s ”secret stuff” and tied the score twice at the end of regulation, and then again during the first overtime to take the game into double-OT. Thanks to Mason’s clutch moments, the Kansas-led Team USA went on to beat out Germany, 84-77,  to win the World University Games in Gwanngju, South Korea. ...
Via Campus Sports Net
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas Basketball: Photos: Jayhawk Players Celebrate Winning World University Games On Social Media

Everything is golden for the Kansas Jayhawks today. KU basketball represented the U.S. in this summer’s World University Games, and outlasted Germany for a double-overtime win in today’s gold medal game. The Jayhawks are pumped about the big win, and have been posting a ton of celebratory photos on social media since the end of the game. Frank Mason III and company ready...
Via College Spun
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas/USA reaches World University Games semifinals

In the 28th annual World University Games, USA’s basketball squad, led by Kansas head coach Bill Self, were victors over Lithuania in the basketball quarterfinals, 78-40, in the Dongkang College Gymnasium. Although equivocally matched up heading into halftime at 43-42 in favor of the USA, Lithuania slacked off and hit a dry spell in the second half. One of the three Baltic states...
Via Campus Sports Net
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas Jayhawks Wear “USA” Jerseys For World University Games

The Kansas Jayhawks are playing in a tournament called the World University Games, and their new jerseys are representing their country.
Via Gamedayr
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas Tops Turkey in World Games Opener

Wayne Selden is bigger, stronger, and more aggressive than he was in his sophomore season for the Kansas Jayhawks. In the offseason, he made it known that he was prepared to put major work before... The post Kansas Tops Turkey in World Games Opener appeared first on Rock Chalk Blog.
Via Rock Chalk Blog
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Self Drains Shot in Front of Crowd

Since 2003, Kansas head coach Bill Self has been consistently producing championship caliber teams and players. And though he may be 52 years old,...
Via Athlon Sports
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Cliff Alexander And NBA Teams Being Saved From Themselves

It was all good just a year ago for Cliff Alexander. The No. 3 overall player in the ESPN Top 150, Alexander was the best of the best, a McDonald's All-American and a five-star recruit who had been pursued for years by every top program in the country. He had eventually chosen Kansas, where he would be the latest in a long line of future NBA big men developed by Bill Self. With Joel...
Via RealGM - NBA
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

What to Expect from Kansas in the World University Games

The Kansas Jayhawks are representing the United States in the World University Games. Technically there is no Round of 32, so we should be fine. As you may know by now, the Kansas Jayhawks basketball... The post What to Expect from Kansas in the World University Games appeared first on Rock Chalk Blog.
Via Rock Chalk Blog
June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas Basketball: A return to formula?

With a season that ended with a less-than-impressive short post-season run (embarrassingly ending at the hands of Wichita State), the Kansas Basketball team looks forward as two star freshmen forego their final years and depart for the NBA. The dimensions to which the performances of potential lottery pick Kelly Oubre and arguably disappointing Cliff Alexander contributed have garnered...
Via isportsweb.com
June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas Basketball: Photo: Jayhawks’ Uniforms For The World University Games Look Very Sharp

Kansas basketball will represent the U.S. in this summer’s World University Games, so the Jayhawks uniforms have appropriately received some necessary Americanization. Check out the sweet threads that Kansas will be wearing in South Korea during the tournament. Here is a first look at KU’s uniforms for the World University Games. pic.twitter.com/JDNP4AdX49 — Rustin Dodd (...
Via College Spun
June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas Guard Devonte Graham Will Miss World University Games With Leg Injury

We will have coverage of the World University Games, which start next month, here at TSS, and the first bit of news is not good for Team USA (or the Kansas Jayhawks) as sophomore to be Devonte Graham injured his quad in a camp game yesterday. Graham will not need surgery, but he will have to have his knee immobilized for three weeks, which will take him out of the entire World University...
Via The Student Section
June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Three Potential Breakout Offensive Players for Kansas Football

With only one skill position starter returning to the 2015 Kansas Jayhawks offense, some players will make a name for themselves out of nowhere. Three top contenders come from very different backgrounds. With all the... The post Three Potential Breakout Offensive Players for Kansas Football appeared first on Rock Chalk Blog.
Via Rock Chalk Blog
June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas Basketball: Video: Kansas’ Perry Ellis Was Part Of An Awesome Pool Dunk

If there’s one thing better than college basketball, it’s pool basketball.  Perry Ellis is very, very good at pool basketball.  Kansas’ star forward collaborated with a couple of friends to throw down an awesome pool dunk. Check it out:    Been a while since I been swimming had to make a little dunking video with @rogotthatmilk and @yaboy_brizzy lol !!! Took a lot...
Via College Spun
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas Jayhawks 2015 Preview and Prediction

David Beatty was hired at Kansas because the Jayhawks know they need to recruit better. From the look of the worst roster in the Big 12, Beatty has...
Via Athlon Sports
June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas Basketball: Cliff Alexander Doesn’t Seemed Thrilled About His Experience At Kansas

Few freshmen basketball players had as rocky a season as Kansas forward Cliff Alexander. The 6-foot-9 Alexander came to Lawrence as the top power forward in his class, but entered the NBA Draft after playing just 17.6 minutes per game in 28 games for the Jayhawks. Alexander missed the final eight games of KU’s season due to eligibility concerns. When asked about his tumultuous...
Via College Spun
June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas, Wisconsin Fall In March Madness Betting Lines After Upset Losses

The Kansas Jayhawks’ woes continued Monday when they suffered an emotional 70-63 loss to their bitter rivals, the Kansas State Wildcats. The Jayhawks’ loss was their third straight up in their last six games and third straight against the spread, dropping their already fading March Madness betting odds to 33-1 at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark...
Via NESN.com
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss
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