Keith and Kevin Langford, along with Justin Wesley, might be the best basketball family to ever come out of Fort Worth. The three brother’s prolific journeys, equal parts similar and distinct, were built upon a foundation of hard work and talent.
Former KU point guard Frank Mason threw out the first pitch at Tuesday's T-Bones home opener. The Sacramento Kings rookie recapped his first season in the NBA and also previewed his June 16 Frank Mason and Friends Charity Softball game.
What exactly is the Rock Chalk Jayhawk chant at the University of Kansas, and where did it come from? The cheer, which carries through Allen Fieldhouse and other venues during big wins in NCAA basketball and other sports, dates back to 1886, according to the university.
Brady Morningstar, who played in 116 games with 68 starts for the Kansas Jayhawks basketball team during 2007-11, is an assistant coach at Texas Wesleyan, which will defend its NAIA Division I championship this week at Municipal Auditorium in KC.
Kansas is celebrating 120 years of basketball this weekend, and the Jayhawks have had eight full time coaches in that time. Here’s how the exclusive club of James Naismith, W.O. Hamilton, Phog Allen, Dick Harp, Ted Owens, Larry Brown, Roy Williams and Bill Self got their jobs.
Carlton Bragg has decided to play basketball at the University of New Mexico. He will pay his own way this semester then be put on scholarship for next season as long as he remains in good standing with the program, the Albuquerque Journal reports.
The Kansas Jayhawks’ basketball team’s “Beware of the Phog” banner that looms on the north end of Allen Fieldhouse? The creators are ready to tell you the story behind it, some 30 years after its creation.
20 years ago, a baby born to KU fans was named for Jerod Haase, a guard for the Jayhawks from 1994-97. The day before Kansas played Stanford, Haase, now the Stanford coach, called Jerod Dyke to meet his namesake.
Former Kansas City Star sportswriter Jason King has compiled a 512-page book about KU basketball’s 13 straight conference titles. “Beyond the Streak: Untold Stories from Kansas Basketball’s Unrivaled Big 12 Reign.” The Star is running excerpts from the book. Here is a second excerpt, which mentions Joel Embiid’s decision to leave KU after one season.
Former Kansas City Star sports writer Jason King of Bleacher Report has written a 512-page book about KU’s 13 straight Big 12 Conference titles entitled: “Beyond the Streak: Untold Stories from Kansas Basketball’s Unrivaled Big 12 Reign.” Here’s more information about the book and an excerpt about the 2007 KU-Texas game — which KU won over Durant’s Longhorns, 90-86.
After years of fighting negative stereotypes in college basketball recruiting, the Kansas Jayhawks basketball team appears to be quickly changing its perception when it comes to landing top-level guards.
Former KU center Joel Embiid heard his signature saying, “Trust the Process” chanted by fans on Thursday on Kansas’ campus and in Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, where his Philadelphia 76ers practiced before Friday’s NBA preseason game against the Miami Heat at the Sprint Center in Kansas City. After practice, he revealed some breaking news about wanting to stay another year at Kansas: days to 20 or so media members. “When I was here — I don’t think anybody knows the story‚ I actually decided to stay (a second year) because I love this place so much, but I was kind of pushed to leave.”