David Beaty recaps the loss to the Cowboys and previews the game against the Sooners.
Listen to all the press conferences of the coaches and players from Big 12 Media Day in Kansas City.
Listen to all the coaches recap the weekend in the Big 12 and take a look at kickoff times for the next two weeks.
Kansas Head Coach David Beaty After a quick start and a season-high passing performance by redshirt junior Montell Cozart, Kansas lost its momentum in the second half as Oklahoma State was able to break away and record a 44-20 win on Saturday afternoon inside Memorial Stadium. Cozart orchestrated the offense to 454 yards […]
The No 2 ranking marks the sixth time KU has been preseason No. 2 or higher in the coaches’ poll.
Listen to David Beaty recap the tough loss to the Baylor Bears.
Listen to Bob Bowlsby and David Boren explain why the Big 12 did not expand to 12 or 14 teams.
Listen to the Big 12 coaches recap the weekend games.
All four honorees get first time honor for weekly awards.
Jayhawks can’t put three solid efforts together as Baylor rolls.
The Jayhawks held their annual basketball media day on Thursday. The Hawks were picked by the league to win their 13th straight title.
The Jayhawks are picked to win the 2016-2017 Big 12 conference slate.
Baylor is the unanimous pick to win the league according to the Big 12 coaches.
Listen to Head Coach David Beaty’s weekly press conference on Tuesday.
Listen to all ten coaches recap the weekend in Big 12 Football.
Late field goal misses prove costly for Jayhawks.
For just the second time in conference history the Big 12 Preseason Player of the Year hails from Iowa State, as senior guard Monté Morris has been recognized. Morris started all 35 games for the Cyclones a year ago, finishing second on the team with 13.8 points per game. An All-Big 12 Second Team choice, […]
Wildcat forward Breanna Lewis named to preseason first team all Big 12
Listen to Head Coach David Beaty recap the loss to Texas Tech and previews the upcoming game against TCU.
All the info on the Big 12 leading into week two of the conference season.
Road woes continue for Jayhawks.
Listen to all 10 Big 12 Coaches as they recapped week four of the season.
David Beaty explains what the team will focus on during the teams bye week.
The Big 12 continues to struggle in the non-conference portion of the 2016 season. After a tough week last week against other conferences the Big 12 went 4-3 this past week and all the ranked Big 12 teams fell on Saturday. For the first time since the conference’s inception in 1996, the Big 12 does […]
Turnovers prove costly in the Jayhawks loss to the Tigers
David Beaty breaks down the loss to Ohio and previews the Tigers game on Saturday.
The Big 12 wrapped up week two of the football season, our Big 12 recap has upcoming schedules, audio, polls and standings.
Hear from Head Coach David Beaty after their loss to Ohio
The Jayhawks look to win back to back games for the first time since 2010
Big 12 had an exciting week one find out whats on tap for week two.
Jayhawks tossed six touchdown passes, the most since 2007.
The Jayhawks highlight the Big Monday Schedule.
KU will officially tip off the 2016-17 season with the 32nd annual Late Night in the Phog on Saturday, Oct. 1, in Allen Fieldhouse.
The Kansas Jayhawks start up their xxx season in school history when they take on the Rams of Rhode Island on Saturday at 6:00 pm at Memorial Stadium in Lawrence. The Hawks are looking to start things off on a good note in 2016. They are also looking to the first win of the David […]
Hear what all 10 Big 12 Coaches have to say heading into their opening game of 2016.
ESPN has announced that the State Farm Champions Classic – the neutral site doubleheader series featuring men’s basketball powerhouses Kansas, Duke, Kentucky and Michigan State – will be renewed for three additional years rotating through the cities of Chicago (2017), Indianapolis (2018) and New York City (2019). Kansas will play Kentucky in 2017, Michigan State […]
The networks and times for the 2017 SEC/Big 12 Challenge presented by Sonic have been finalized, the two conferences and ESPN have announced. The two conferences will own the air on ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU for a minimum of eight consecutive hours, with matchups slated every two hours beginning at Noon ET / 11:00 am […]
Hear from head coach David Beaty and more.
Oklahoma swept the 2015-16 Big 12 Athlete of the Year awards as softball pitcher Paige Parker received the female accolade while basketball standout Buddy Hield captured the male honor. This year is the sixth in Conference history in which the same institution picked up both awards. Hield was also named the Big 12’s Male Sportsperson […]
The 2016 Big 12 football season is unofficially underway with the Big 12 Media days going on in Dallas, Texas. 580 WIBW Coverage of Big 12 Media Days is presented by Prairie Band Casino & Resort. Day one has Kansas, TCU, Iowa State, Texas Tech and Oklahoma State. The media has Oklahoma an the overwhelming […]
After winning last year’s conference title and making an appearance in the 2015 College Football Playoff semifinals, Oklahoma has been chosen as the favorite to win the 2016 championship. The Big 12 football preseason poll is voted on by media representatives who cover the league. This year marks the fourth since 2011 in which the […]
The Big 12 Conference has announced its 2016 Preseason All-Big 12 Football Team and individual awards, chosen by media representatives who cover the league. The honorees include nine seniors, 11 juniors and 11 sophomores with only one holdover from last year’s preseason squad in running back Samaje Perine (Oklahoma). Five players were chosen to […]
Pat Strathman sits down and chats with athletes from Shawnee County that are playing at the collegiate level.
The commissioners of the five autonomy conferences have announced an agreement in concept on changes they will propose that are intended to give students who play sports more time off. The purpose of the changes is to rebalance the student experience between athletics and campus life, providing students with more time to focus on other […]
In one season at MSU, Newman appeared in all 29 games with 21 starts.
Kansas State is gearing up to take an 11 day trip to Europe and will play five exhibition games against professional teams in Italy and Switzerland.
Frank Mason of the Kansas Jayhawks was in Topeka for Bob Chipman’s youth basketball camp.
Diallo becomes the 78th player to be drafted in Kansas men’s basketball history and the 20th in the Bill Self era
Tayler Soucie (Kansas) and Buddy Hield (Oklahoma) have been selected as the 2015-16 Big 12 Sportspersons of the Year, the Conference announced. Soucie was a junior on the Jayhawk volleyball team this past season while Hield completed his career with the Sooners’ men’s basketball squad. The Sportsperson of the Year Awards began in 2000-01 to […]
Lucas gave some advice to the kids about basketball and school and also took some time to do a question and answer segment as well
University of Kansas graduate and Lawrence radio veteran Brian Hanni has been named the play-by-play voice of Kansas Jayhawk football and men’s basketball on the Jayhawk/IMG Radio Network, Kansas Athletics and IMG announced Tuesday. Hanni replaces Bob Davis, who served in that role from 1984 until his retirement this year. Hanni will also host “Hawk […]
Josh Jackson and Lagerald Vick were in Topeka on Tuesday at Bob Chipman’s Basketball camp.
Anson compiled a career coaching record of 844-798-3
Admission is free and Late Night will remain a ticketless, first-come, first-served event; no re-entry passes will be distributed.
Kansas junior guard Devonte’ Graham entertained kids and signed autographs Tuesday morning at Bob Chipman’s Basketball camp.
The KU athletic contingent came to Topeka on Monday afternoon to speak to the Topeka Jayhawk Club.
The championship game alone would bring in almost $30 million annually according to Bowlsby.
Big 12 Conference television selections for the first three weeks of the 2016 football season and designations for special dates have been finalized. Additionally, networks have been announced for the Texas vs. Oklahoma game on October 8 in Dallas and the Iowa State at Texas matchup on October 15. Times for these two games will […]
Eight first-time challenge matchups highlight the announcement of the schedule for the 2017 SEC/Big 12 Challenge Presented By Sonic. For the second straight year, all games in the Challenge will be played in one day – Saturday, January 28. ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU will combine to televise every contest of the fourth annual event matching […]
Center Evan Maxwell has signed to play men’s basketball at the University of Kansas, head coach Bill Self announced Monday. Maxwell (6-foot-10, 235 pounds) is a transfer Liberty University and will be a junior for the 2017-18 season. The Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania native will join the KU team in June and, due to transfer rules, […]
The building houses a display of the original “Rules of Basket Ball,” as written by James Naismith in 1891.
Top-ranked recruit Josh Jackson has signed and will be a freshmen at the University of Kansas in 2016-17, KU men’s basketball coach Bill Self announced Tuesday. Jackson verbally committed to KU in early April. Jackson (6-foot-8, 205 pounds) is the second No. 1 rated player to sign with Kansas in the past three seasons. Jackson, […]
Good news for Jayhawk football fans.
The Kansas Jayhawk student athletes hit the books this past year.
Spring football practices and spring football games are winding down all across the country. The Kansas Jayhawks held their spring football game two weeks ago, for all of that audio click here. K-State is holding their spring football game this Saturday at Bill Snyder Family Stadium, kickoff set for 1:10 p.m. The majority of the […]
The Big 12 Conference established its Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award in 2012-13.
The Kansas Jayhawks roster is starting to take shape for the 2016-2017 season. Wednesday night at the annual KU basketball banquet, freshman, Carlton Bragg announced he would be coming back for his sophomore season. This news comes on the heels of the Jayhawks also getting a commitment from the number one overall recruit according to Rivals.com, […]
Jackson is ranked as the #1 overall recruit according to Rivals.com.
Kansas held its Spring Football game on Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium.
Bill Self, who led Kansas to the No. 1 ranking in the final weekly poll and its 12th straight Big 12 title, is The Associated Press Coach of the Year. The Jayhawks (33-5) were the overall No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament and lost to Villanova in the regional final. Self received 21 votes […]
Following a three-year college career, Kansas men’s basketball guard Brannen Greene has declared for the 2016 NBA Draft and will be leaving KU, Greene and head coach Bill Self announced Wednesday. “Brannen has elected to declare for the NBA draft with the intent of hiring an agent at some point,” Self said. “I certainly understand […]
Kansas men’s basketball guard Wayne Selden Jr. has declared for the 2016 NBA Draft and will be leaving KU, Selden and head coach Bill Self announced Tuesday. “The last three years have been a true blessing to experience as a Jayhawk, an opportunity I am so thankful for,” Selden said. “That being said, I’d like […]
Locker Room: Bill Self Landen Lucas Wayne Selden Frank Mason Perry Ellis Kris Jenkins made two free throws with 13.3 seconds remaining, Jalen Brunson added two more with 3.5 seconds left and second-seeded Villanova upset top-seeded Kansas 64-59 on Saturday night in the NCAA Tournament South Region final to reach the Final Four. Mikal […]
A Final Four berth is on the line when the Jayhawks and Wildcats tangle on Saturday at 7:50 pm in Louisville. The Hawks used a strong second half to take down Maryland 79-63 and the Wildcats hammered the Hurricanes 92-69 in their sweet sixteen contests. The south region played out like the selection committee wanted […]
The Kansas trio of Perry Ellis, Frank Mason III and Wayne Selden Jr. have been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) 2015-16 NABC Division I All-District 8 team, the NABC announced Friday. Ellis is a first-team selection for the second-straight year while Mason and Selden are second-team honorees. Mason was also a […]
Perry Ellis scored 27 points to match a season high, Wayne Selden Jr. added 19 and top-seeded Kansas topped No. 5 Maryland for a 79-63 NCAA Tournament South Region semifinal victory Thursday night. The win put the Jayhawks back into the Elite 8 for the first time since 2012. It took time for the Jayhawks […]
The Jayhawks and Terrapins arrived in Louisville on Tuesday evening as they gear up for their Regional semifinal match-up on Thursday at the KFC Yum! Center. The Hawks come in on a 16 game winning streak and the Terrapins are making their first sweet sixteen appearance since 2003. The last time the Jayhawks and the […]
If the Sweet Sixteen and Elite Eight games are anything like the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament we are in for a treat. The first two rounds had a 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 and 15 seeds winning games and the first weekend had three buzzer beating winning shots. All four number one seeds […]
The Kansas Jayhawks jumped out of the gates strong in the first half and never let the Huskies back into the game as they 73-61 on Saturday night in Des Moines. The Hawks were down 2-5 at the 18:05 mark and then went on a 16-0 run to take the lead 18-5, yet that wasn’t […]
After defeating Austin Peay, 105-79, South Region No. 1 seed Kansas (31-4, 15-3 Big 12) will face No. 9 seed Connecticut (25-10, 11-7 American Athletic) Saturday, March 19, at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. The game will be televised on CBS and will tip at 6:45 p.m. Central time. Connecticut advanced to the second […]
Svi Mykhailiuk scored a career-high 23 points, Perry Ellis added 21 and top-seeded Kansas throttled Austin Peay 105-79 on Thursday in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. Landen Lucas scored 16 points for the Jayhawks (31-4), who will face Connecticut on Saturday with a chance to return to the Sweet 16 for the first […]
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Kansas has earned the top seed in the field of 68 after winning both the regular season and conference tournament. This is the seventh-straight season that the Jayhawks have earned a No. 1 or No. 2 seed, this is the 27th straight NCAA tournament appearance for the Jayhawks. The Hawks take on Ohio Valley Conference […]
2016 NCAA Championship Kansas (30-4, 15-3 Big 12) is the No. 1 seed in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship South Regional. KU will take on 16th-seeded Austin Peay (18-17, 7-9 Ohio Valley) on Thursday, March 27, at approximately 3 p.m. Central time at the Wells Fargo Arena (16,869) in Des Moines, Iowa. The game will […]
Jake Lebahn & Alex Gold of “580 Sports Talk” will be in Des Moines, Iowa beginning Wednesday with LIVE coverage of KU throughout the NCAA Tournament! For Behind The Scenes Video, Photos and more follow Jake on Twitter @JakeLebahn or Alex @AlexGold Broadcast Schedule: Wednesday, March 16th: Practice Day 4:00 PM-6:00 PM- “580 Sports Talk” […]
The NCAA tournament field has been set and the first tip will be on Tuesday at 5:40 pm CT in Dayton, Ohio between Fairleigh-Dickenson and Florida Gulf Coast. Kansas has earned the top seed in the field of 68 after winning both the regular season and conference tournament. This is the seventh-straight season that the […]
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It’s official: Kansas has been selected as the No. 1 overall seed in the upcoming NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship, CBS revealed during its Selection Show on Sunday evening. The top-ranked Jayhawks will begin their NCAA-leading 27th consecutive appearance in the tournament against Ohio Valley Conference tournament champion Austin Peay in the first round […]
Kansas complemented its 12th-straight Big 12 regular-season title with its 10th Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship title by defeating No. 9 West Virginia, 81-71
No. 1 Kansas used an electric second half to run past No. 22 Baylor, 70-66, in the semifinals of the Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship on Friday night
Friday, March 11 (Semifinals) Game 7: No. 1 Kansas vs. No. 5 Baylor, 6 p.m. (ESPN2)Game 8: No. 2 West Virginia vs. No. 3 Oklahoma 8 p.m. (ESPN2) Saturday, March 12 (Finals) Game 9: Winner of game 7 vs. winner of game 8, 5 p.m. (ESPN) Kansas has advanced to its 36th all-time semifinal […]
Kansas plays the No. 22 Bears in Friday night’s semifinals.
Kansas men’s basketball legend Clyde Lovellette died Wednesday evening in North Manchester, Indiana.
Kansas junior guard Wayne Selden Jr., has been named one of five finalists for the 2016 Julius Erving Small Forward of the Year Award.
Kansas men’s basketball coach Bill Self garnered his second national accolade of 2015-16 when USA Today named him the coach of the year Tuesday. On March 6, Bleacher Report also named Self national coach of the year and the following day he was named the Associated Press Big 12 Coach of the Year for the […]
The Big 12 regular season has come to a close and the Big 12 Tournament starts this week at the Sprint Center in downtown Kansas City. Iowa State has won the last two Big 12 tournaments. Two games will be played on Thursday and then top seed Kansas and second seed West Virginia await the […]
For just the second time in Big 12 history, the Conference has a repeat choice for Player of the Year as Oklahoma’s Buddy Hield has earned the honor for the second straight campaign. Prince Ibeh of Texas has been named Defensive Player of the Year, while Deonte Burton of Iowa State is Newcomer of the […]
Senior Perry Ellis closed out his final week of Big 12 regular-season play by averaging 21.0 points against two top-25 opponents to earn Big 12 Player of the Week honors, the league announced on Sunday morning. Ellis recorded back-to-back 20-point efforts as the Jayhawks, winners of 11-straight games, put the finishing touches on their 12th-straight […]
Bill Self Ellis, Graham, Traylor A 17-7 run over the final five minutes of action proved to be the difference as No. 1 Kansas topped No. 21 Iowa State, 85-78, in the regular-season finale Saturday inside Allen Fieldhouse. Senior Perry Ellis led his team with 22 points in his final outing inside Allen Fieldhouse. The […]
The top college basketball conference in America is set to begin its postseason as the bracket has been set for the 2016 Phillips 66 Big 12 Men’s Basketball Championship. The Kansas Jayhawks earned the regular-season title and will be the No. 1 seed – the 16th outright or shared crown in 19 seasons for KU, […]