Graham traded to Charlotte to play in his home state.
Members of the Kansas Jayhawks men’s basketball team continue to stop by Brett Ballard’s Washburn youth basketball camp this week, including an appearance from incoming freshmen Devon Dotson and David McCormack on Monday. Along with taking questions from campers, Dotson and McCormack talked about adjusting to life on campus in Lawrence, getting used to their […]
Former Seaman Viking getting a chance to show his stuff on the national level.
Nearly 50 former KU basketball players returned to Lawrence to play in front of a sold-out crowd at the Lawrence Free State High School gymnasium for the 10th annual Rock Chalk Roundball Classic to fight childhood cancer on Thursday evening. The annual fundraiser celebrated its 10th anniversary this year. The radio voice of the Jayhawks, […]
What is the latest news on the athletic director search for the hawks.
Hear from the second year players on the KU roster in De Sousa, Garrett and Cunliffe
Hear from several of the newcomers for the KU Jayhawks.
How has Lightfoot looked in the recent scrimmage and who does Dedric Lawson remind Matt of.
Get a preview of the Jayhawks 2018 seasonn.
The 12th year in a row the league has hit a revenue mark.
What is the off-season preview of the Sunflower Schools after the trade deadline that has passed.
First game of the season will kickoff at 6:00 p.m.
Big 12 releases kickoff times for several games.
Depth at the post position won’t be an issue this year for the Jayhawks.
According to multiple reports Wednesday Kansas center Udoka Azubuike will be returning to school for his junior season. Kansas big man Udoka Azubuike will withdraw from the draft and return to school, source told ESPN. — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) May 30, 2018 Breaking: Udoka Azubuike is returning to #kubball for a junior season: t.co/sqGA3jYdcm — Scott […]
Will Udoka stay or go and the latest on the hunt for a new Athletic Director.
Late night will be held the day before the homecoming football game.
Six new matchups will be featured in the 2019 edition of the men’s basketball SEC/Big 12 Challenge.
What is the latest news on the search for a new AD for KU.
Topeka native Ryan Zeferjahn named second team All Big 12.
On Monday morning, the University of Kansas fired athletics director Sheahon Zenger. While the timing of the decision may seem peculiar, it’s hard to say it wasn’t still necessary. Matt Galloway of the Topeka Capital-Journal said on 580 Sports Talk on Monday that the timing is strange, considering where the athletics department (specifically the football […]
The guys discuss Sheahon Zenger’s firing.
LAWRENCE — Chancellor Douglas A. Girod today announced that Director of Athletics Sheahon Zenger has been relieved of his duties, effective immediately. “This morning I met with Sheahon and relieved him of his duties,” Girod said. “Sheahon has been a loyal Jayhawk, and Kansas Athletics has improved in many ways under his leadership. But the […]
What is the latest on the jayhawk basketball team and their future with transfers and NBA combine attendees plus how will sports gambling affect college athletics.
Talking KU topics with Jesse.
Get the latest news on the Jayhawk recruiting front plus the recap of the football spring showcase.
Beaty gives his recap to the spring season.
The independent commission released a detailed 60-page report Wednesday morning.
Get the latest news on KU basketball and the possibility of players staying in the draft plus a preview of the spring scrimmage on Saturday.
Beaty gives his thoughts on the quarterbacks during the spring season.
KU big man will test but still could come back to Kansas.
Hear from David Beaty as he shares why the spring game has moved to an open practice.
Kansas football coach David Beaty had his weekly media availability in Lawrence on Wednesday. Beaty discussed the quarterback battle in camp between Carter Stanley, Peyton Bender and Miles Kendrick, the leadership of Joe Dineen, and team toughness, among other topics. Listen here to hear from Beaty’s Wednesday presser:
Vick will not hire an agent but will not be back at Kansas.
Get a wrap up on the college basketball season.
Kansas football coach David Beaty spoke to the media for the first time this spring on Thursday. Among the topics addressed included roster and staff changes. Several players from last year’s roster, including starting center Mesa Ribordy and prospective starting defensive end Isaiah Bean, are no longer with the program for medical reasons. Daylon Charlot, […]
Kansas redshirt sophomore guard Malik Newman has decided to turn professional and leave the KU program
Get a wrap-up the Jayhawk season with Jesse Newell.
Villanova starts hot and holds off Kansas comeback attempt in the second half.
After waiting nearly a full week to get back to game action, the Kansas Jayhawks are just a day away from squaring off with the Villanova Wildcats in the Final Four in San Antonio, Texas. The team spoke to the media again on Friday afternoon ahead of the game. The Jayhawks are ready for their […]
The Kansas Jayhawks arrived in San Antonio, Texas, on Wednesday afternoon, but spent their first full day in the home of the 2018 Final Four on Thursday. The team and coach Bill Self spoke to the media on Thursday afternoon. Kansas is coming off of an Elite Eight victory over the Duke Blue Devils last […]
Coach Bill Self and the Kansas Jayhawks spoke with the media at Allen Fieldhouse on Tuesday before the team leaves for San Antonio, Texas, and the Final Four on Wednesday. Kansas will take on Villanova in the national semifinals on Saturday night, a rematch of the Elite Eight game between the two teams in 2016 […]
Get Jesse Newell’s take on the Jayhawks and Villanova match-up.
Graham joined by Brunson of Villanova on AP first team.
Listen to Head Coach Bill Self and Villanova Coach Jay Wright.
For the first time since 2012 and the third time under coach Bill Self, the Kansas Jayhawks are headed to the Final Four after they beat the Duke Blue Devils 85-81 in Omaha on Sunday afternoon. Pundits, fans and Twitter users the world over were expecting the blue blood matchup to be one of the […]
The Kansas Jayhawks are in the Elite 8 for the third year in a row after holding off Clemson on Friday night. With that, the Jayhawks are now preparing to take on the Duke Blue Devils, the No. 2 seed in the Midwest Regional, on Sunday, with a berth in the Final 4 on the […]
For the third year in a row the Kansas Jayhawks are headed to the Elite 8 after the top seed in the Midwest Regional beat fifth-seeded Clemson in Omaha on Friday 80-76. The physical stature and skill set of sophomore center Udoka Azubuike was one of the main matchups that seemed to favor Kansas before […]
Hear the ins and out of the Clemson Tigers from the man who knows them best.
Following hard-fought wins over Penn and Seton Hall in the first weekend of the 2018 NCAA tournament, the No. 1 seed Kansas Jayhawks are preparing to face the fifth-seeded Clemson Tigers on Friday evening at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Nebraska. Sophomore guard Malik Newman will be looking to continue his hot streak in Friday’s […]
The NABC is among the outlets used for the official NCAA consensus All-America team and Graham is 3-for-3 on consensus All-America first teams
Get a breakdown of KU and KSU in the NCAA tournament.
Two days after holding off 16 seed Penn in the first round of the NCAA tournament, the Kansas Jayhawks squared off with the Seton Hall Pirates on Saturday at InTrust Bank Arena. Seton Hall was expected to have a major advantage in terms of physicality, but Kansas overcame that edge thanks to a heroic effort […]
KU meets Seton Hall in the Round of 32.
WICHITA, KANSAS — From the moment the game was announced on Selection Sunday, the Kansas vs. Penn matchup was a focal point around the country. Penn was arguably one of the best 16 seeds ever, and Kansas doesn’t have a sterling reputation in the tournament, fair or not. In the end, the Jayhawks proved why […]
Jayhawks face Quakers on Thursday.
Ivy League champs meet with the media.
Every Tuesday from 4:30 to 5:00 pm on 580 Sports Talk the guys will talk all things KU athletics on our Jayhawk Weekly Report. Jesse Newell of the Kansas City Star joins the show to break down the latest news and notes for KU athletics. How will KU handle the Quaker’s form Penn, what will […]
This year, fans have a say in the choosing the winner. Between March 19-30 to cast their ballot and help decide the winner.
Self will tackle his first USA Basketball coaching assignment.
Jayhawks tip off on Thursday, Wildcats and Shockers on Saturday.
Devonte Graham piled up 18 points and 13 assists, Silvio De Sousa came up big in place of Udoka Azubuike and ninth-ranked Kansas proved its toughness down the stretch for an 81-70 victory over No. 18 West Virginia in the Big 12 Tournament title game Saturday night. De Sousa had 16 points on 8 of […]
Hawks take advantage of Wade and Brown being out and advance to title game.
Newman pours in 30 points to avoid KU’s third loss to Oklahoma State.
KU big man will not play in the Big 12 Tournament.
Wildcats Brown and Wade earn second team along with KU’s Azubuike and Mykhailiuk
Graham is vying to become the second Jayhawk to win the honor as Frank Mason III was the 2017 recipient.
Graham, Wade earn first team all conference, Newman named newcomer of the year.
Seventeen KU turnovers and a torrid-shooting Cowboy team proved to be a lethal combination for No. 6/6 Kansas as the Jayhawks fell to Oklahoma State, 82-64,
Kansas senior Devonte’ Graham is one of 15 student-athletes on the National Ballot for the 2018 John R. Wooden Award Presented by Wendy’s honoring the most outstanding college basketball player, the Los Angeles Athletic Club announced Saturday morning. Graham is vying to become the second-straight Jayhawk to win the award as Frank Mason III was […]
Kansas coach Bill Self met with the media on Thursday for his weekly press availability. Included among the topics he discussed were this weekend’s game, senior guard Devonte’ Graham’s national player of the year candidacy, freshman guard Marcus Garrett’s development and more. On Saturday at 3:00 p.m., the Jayhawks will visit the Oklahoma State Cowboys […]
Baylor dominates award season getting player of the year and defensive player of the year.
Graham is vying to become the second-straight Jayhawk to win the award as Frank Mason III was the 2017 recipient.
Just how impressive is KU’s streak of 14 straight and who should be the Big 12 POY.
Senior night at Allen Fieldhouse is always an emotional night, and that was taken even further this year with an outright Big 12 championship on the line. The Kansas Jayhawks got out to a lead over the Texas Longhorns early and never looked back, even with a couple runs from Texas, clinching the Big 12 […]
Graham averaged 24.5 points, 5.5 assists and 4.0 rebounds in victories against Oklahoma (104-74) and at No. 6 Texas Tech (74-72).
Jayhawks make history with 14th Straight conference title.
Why did KU roll over Oklahoma and a preview of the Texas Tech match-up on Saturday.
Sixteen three-pointers keep the Jayhawks atop the Big 12.
College basketball has had a wild 2017-2018 season with off the field stories plus on the court parity. Four games remain in the Big 12 conference and the rest of the power five as well. Sporting News basketball columnist Mike DeCourcey came on 580 Sports Talk to discuss the recent trends in college basketball and […]
The Kansas Jayhawks entered their game Saturday night against West Virginia in a position they haven’t seen often in during their prolific Big 12-title stretch. One game behind the Texas Tech Red Raiders in the standings, KU needed a win to keep pace in the league. It had to overcome a double-digit deficit in the […]
Kansas basketball coach Bill Self met with the media on Thursday afternoon for his weekly press conference. Among topics discussed were number retirements for Sherron Collins and Cole Aldrich, improvements from Malik Newman and Marcus Garrett, and how College GameDay affects the team. Kansas will host the West Virginia Mountaineers on Saturday afternoon for a […]
Kansas senior Devonte’ Graham has been named one of 30 men’s basketball players to the Citizen Naismith Trophy Late Season Team competing to receive the 50th Citizen Naismith Trophy, the Atlanta Tip Off Club announced Wednesday. Graham is vying to become the third Jayhawk to win the Naismith Trophy with Danny Manning claiming the honor […]
Press release from KU Athletics AMES, Iowa – All five Jayhawk starters scored in double figures as No. 13/13 Kansas outlasted the Iowa State Cyclones, 83-77, Tuesday night inside Hilton Coliseum. Sophomore center Udoka Azubuike and junior guard Lagerald Vick accounted for 25 of their team’s 44 second-half points as KU shot a blistering 62 […]
Jayhawks can’t slow down Baylor in second half.
The Kansas Jayhawks announced their 2018 football recruiting class on National Signing Day Wednesday. The class includes 25 players overall, five of whom are Kansas natives. Several players in this year’s class signed during this year’s early signing day. According to 247Sports, KU has the 63rd-best recruiting class in the country this year and the […]
After losing over the weekend to drop into a first-place tie in the Big 12 win, Kansas needed a home win over TCU on Tuesday night. The Jayhawks faced self-inflicted adversity all week and looked out of sorts at times against the Horned Frogs, but held on late to win 71-64. This was something of […]
Get the latest info in the Jayhawks and Bill Self starting Mitchell Lightfoot.
The is the second honor Graham picked up on the day as he was named one of 10 candidates for the Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year Award early Monday afternoon
Press release from KU Athletics LAWRENCE, Kan. – A 12-4 Jayhawk run in the final three minutes wasn’t enough as the Oklahoma State Cowboys stopped the KU comeback short and claimed an 84-79 win over No. 7/7 Kansas, 84-79, Saturday afternoon inside Allen Fieldhouse. Sophomore center Udoka Azuibuke led KU with 20 points, but the […]
Have the Jayhawks wrapped up the Big 12 halfway thru the season.
The second edition of this season’s Sunflower Showdown was one of the most hyped up games of the Big 12 schedule so far. No. 7 Kansas needed a win to stay alone atop the Big 12 standings, while Kansas State entered the game on a four-game winning streak. On Monday night, the Jayhawks had too […]
After Kansas lost to Oklahoma in crushing fashion earlier in the week, and with close games becoming the new normal this season, Jayhawks fans have been looking for a dominant victory. They got just that on Saturday afternoon, as Kansas took down the Texas A&M Aggies 79-68. This time of the year is usually reserved […]
Why is Dean Wade and Barry Brown playing the best ball in the Big 12.
Sooners Use hack-a-Udoka strategy to complete comeback win.
Get the latest news on Billy Preston and the KU vs OU game preview.
Graham is ranked second in the Big 12 in scoring at 18.1 points per game.
Newman averaged 16.5 points and 6.5 rebounds in KU’s wins
History has always been the driving force in the Kansas-Baylor rivalry. Specifically, Kansas’ historical dominance over Baylor, to the tune of a 29-4 lead in the all-time series entering Saturday’s meeting, including a 10-game winning streak. The Jayhawks added another win to the total this weekend, narrowly escaping with a 70-67 win over the Bears. […]