Lecompton Ball Field undergoes restoration ahead of 50th anniversary
LECOMPTON, Kan. (WIBW) - It’s hard to put a value on your local childhood ballpark. That’s why the people of Lecompton have banded together to give the Lecompton Ball Field a well-deserved restoration ahead of its 50th anniversary. ”It started out, I just needed a place for my...
Kodey Shojinaga Sets Freshman Record and Earns All-American Honors at University of Kansas
Kodey Shojinaga, a freshman second baseman at the University of Kansas, has been named a Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper. Shojinaga has already been named the Big 12 Co-Freshman of the Year, an All-Big 12 Second Team infielder, and a unanimous selection to the Big 12 All-Freshman Team.
Rankings KU's June 9-11 visitors based on the odds they end up a Jayhawk
Get access to this article and all of the in-depth coverage from the 247Sports Network with this special offer. Hunter Dickinson hoping to leave a lasting mark at Kansas, on and off the court. Hunter Dickinson wants to leave a legacy at Kansas, whether that’s over the course of one...
More details on KU’s recruitment of Bo Aldridge
TOPEKA (KSNT)- Highland Park High School could send one of its top athletes to the University of Kansas. Topeka native Ketraleus ‘Bo’ Aldridge confirmed to 27 News on Tuesday that KU men’s basketball recently started recruiting him. Now, Aldridge provided more details on this recruitment process. Aldridge reclassified from the class of 2023 to the […]
Highland Park star visits Kansas
LAWRENCE, Kan. (WIBW) - Bo Aldridge was a human highlight reel for the Scots in 2022 and now he’s taking his game to the next step in unofficial visits. Alridge retweeted a tweet from a reporter at the Circuit that he visited KU on Tuesday. Aldridge reclassified for the...
Former Kansas Basketball Team Manager Offered Walk-On Spot
Just a few years ago, Patrick Cassidy was a three-sport star athlete in Columbus, Kansas. Cassidy shined in basketball, collecting accolades such as Southeast Kansas athlete of the month in January 2020 after averaging over 27 points per game during his senior season on the hardwood. He also helped turn around the Columbus Unified High School football team, quarterbacking the squad to an 8-2 record (while throwing 25 touchdowns) his senior year after going 1-8 the previous year. Cassidy was also a key member of the baseball team, and while he couldn’t play golf in an official capacity, he was known to be one of the best high school golfers in the area as well. But that’s not all, Cassidy also finished his high school career with a 4.0 GPA.
Kansas basketball: Bill Self implies he would like to add another player to KU’s roster
Kansas basketball head coach Bill Self has assembled one of the nation’s best rosters during the offseason, but he is still yearning to add another player. Four-star combo guard Chris Johnson decommitted from the Kansas Jayhawks, leaving KU with just ten scholarship players. The move allows Bill Self to pursue another player in the transfer portal or out of high school — and that is exactly what he is attempting to do.
Kansas Men's Hoops Set to Take on Puerto Rican Pro Teams in Upcoming Foreign Trip
The Kansas men's basketball team will take a foreign trip to Puerto Rico from August 1-8. This will be the team's first foreign trip since August 2017 when they visited Italy. NCAA guidelines allow teams to take foreign trips once every four years and practice for ten days before and during the trip.
Kansas basketball: 3 potential scenarios to round out the Jayhawks offseason
Kansas basketball has had one of the best offseasons in program history. What will head coach Bill Self do to round out the roster?. The Kansas Jayhawks have practically had a perfect offseason following their disappointing loss to Arkansas in the Round of 32. They’ve added the best player in the transfer portal, have the nation’s top-ranked transfer class, and formed one of the best rosters in college basketball despite bringing back just three scholarship players from last season.
From Player to Coach: Marqu'es Webb Joins Kansas Women's Basketball Staff
Marqu'es Webb is a new assistant coach for the Kansas women's basketball team, having joined the staff in May 2023. She previously spent two seasons at Mercer, where she helped the team to a 23-7 record and the 2022 Southern Conference Championship. Webb primarily worked with post players and coached nine players who earned All-SoCon honors.
Kansas Loses Commitment From Elite 2023 Basketball Recruit
Chris Johnson, a four-star recruit from the class of 2023, asked Kansas to release him from his National Letter of Intent. Johnson, who signed with the Jayhawks in November, confirmed his decision Monday on Twitter. "Over the past several weeks, I've struggled internally with my initial decision ...
Track star makes history with four titles at Kansas State Championships
TONGANOXIE, Kan. (KCTV) -- Eli Gilmore doesn’t look like a legend, but the recent Tonganoxie High School grad attained that status last week. He won not one, not two, or even three three state championships. No, Eli won four Class 4A titles at the Kansas State Championships. “I don’t...
Watch: Kansas Fan Blows Off Bill Self for Picture With Lance Leipold
The era of Bill Self being the only picture-worthy head coach in Lawrence is officially over as Lance Leipold continues to revamp the Jayhawks football program. At a recent event in Lawrence for alumni, fundraisers, and fans, one fan asked legendary head basketball coach Bill Self to step out of the way so he could have a one-on-one picture with football coach Lance Leipold, prompting a funny reaction from the HOF coach.
KU releases 2023-24 nonconference schedule, will honor legendary coach
The Kansas Jayhawks have released their 2023-24 nonconference basketball schedule, including games against UCONN, Mizzou and Kentucky.
Svelte KU coach Bill Self speaks about Jayhawks men’s basketball team at golf outing
Bill Self told a group of golfers in Topeka he’s pleased with the makeup of his 2023-24 Jayhawk hoops team.
Notebook: Bill Self Mauls Commenting on the Portal
Over the weekend, 247Sports reported that KU signee Chris Johnson had requested to be released from his National Letter of Intent to attend KU. The news came as other incoming KU basketball freshmen arrived on campus to begin summer workouts. On Monday, Johnson confirmed that he has indeed asked to be let out of his NLI and will re-open his recruitment via a release posted to his Twitter account.
Johnson officially decommits, further shrinking KU men’s basketball roster
If nothing else changes before the start of the season, a scholarship penalty for Kansas men’s basketball that looked like it would last three years will get done a lot sooner. NCAA rules allot KU 13 scholarships per year, but in connection with the school’s NCAA infractions case, it...
Hunter Dickinson feeling confident, excited about connection with Dajuan Harris
LAWRENCE (KSNT) – Hunter Dickinson is the new big man on KU’s campus. Literally. He’s 7-foot-1 and got to his new college campus Friday. Dickinson spent his first few days getting to know his new teammates. KJ Adams even made tacos for the team Saturday night to welcome everyone back. A pick-up basketball game didn’t […]
Hunter Dickinson hoping to leave a lasting mark at Kansas, on and off the court
Hunter Dickinson wants to leave a legacy at Kansas, whether that’s over the course of one year or two. The newly arrived transfer has two seasons of eligibility left but is reluctant to declare what he’s thinking or what he’ll do. After all, things often change in modern-day college athletics and the next offseason is a long way away. And as he’d tell you, Dickinson previously already entered a season saying it was going to be his last, only to be proved wrong as things changed.
Incoming four-star guard asks KU for release from letter of intent
LAWRENCE, Kan. (KCTV) - The Kansas basketball roster looks to have another available scholarship to fill before the 2023-24 season. On Saturday, as some of the incoming transfers and freshmen for the KU program were moving in to Lawrence, Mike Vernon reported that guard Chris Johnson requested his release from his letter of intent. Johnson, the 51st-ranked player in 24/7 Sports’ Composite Class of 2023 rankings, was one of four signees in head coach Bill Self’s 2023 recruiting class.
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