Kansas to open against Chaminade in Maui

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Kansas Athletics LAWRENCE, Kan. – Kansas men’s basketball will face Chaminade on Monday, Nov. 23, in its opening contest of the 2015 Maui Jim Maui Invitational Championship Round bracket at Lahaina Civic Center in Maui, Hawaii, as the event announced its bracket Tuesday.  All 12 Championship Round games of the Maui Jim Maui Invitational will […]

KU’s Oubre taken No. 15 in the 2015 NBA Draft

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Kansas Athletics BROOKLYN, N.Y. – Kansas guard Kelly Oubre, Jr., was the overall No. 15 choice of the Atlanta Hawks in the 2015 NBA Draft at the Barclay Center in Brooklyn Thursday.  This marks the sixth-straight season a Jayhawk has been selected in the first round. Historically, Oubre becomes the 77th player to be drafted in […]

Dwight Coleby to Transfer to Kansas

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Kansas Athletics LAWRENCE, Kan. – Center Dwight Coleby will be transferring to Kansas after two seasons at Ole Miss. The 6-9, 240-pound Nassau, Bahamas, native has signed a grant-in-aid agreement to attend KU, will sit out the 2015-16 season and have two years eligibility, Kansas head coach Bill Self announced Monday. Coleby will report to […]

Carlton Bragg signs with Kansas basketball

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Kansas Athletics LAWRENCE, Kan. – Two weeks after bringing his second state championship to Villa Angela-St. Joseph, Carlton Bragg made his college destination official. The 6-9 power forward will become a Kansas Jayhawk. On Jan. 8, Bragg invited fans, family and the media to the VASJ campus to announce his decision. With the beginning of […]

Kansas’ Cliff Alexander headed to NBA draft

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By AMIE JUST Associated Press LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) – Kansas forward Cliff Alexander said Tuesday he is foregoing his three remaining years of eligibility and will enter the NBA draft. “I talked this over with my mom and dad and we decided the timing was right for me to enter the NBA draft,” Alexander said […]

Kansas earns No. 2 seed, faces New Mexico State

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LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas, after winning its 11th straight regular-season Big 12 Conference title, will open the NCAA Tournament as a No. 2 seed in the Midwest Regional against 15th-seeded New Mexico State. The Jayhawks (26-8) will remain close to home when the open tournament play on Friday in Omaha, Nebraska — with a […]

Kansas holds off TCU in Big 12 tourney opener

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Kelly Oubre Jr. scored a career-high 25 points, Landen Lucas added 13 and ninth-ranked Kansas beat pesky TCU 64-59 on Thursday in the Big 12 tournament quarterfinals. Playing without leading scorer Perry Ellis due to a knee injury, the top-seeded Jayhawks (25-7) had to […]