When Les Miles added Josh Eargle as an offensive assistant, the Jayhawk family didn’t just add a young, up-and-coming coach to its staff. It added a family that’s been through more than most can imagine, and one that brings hope and inspiration with them wherever they go.
In the latest edition of The Jayhawker, Turgeon, one of the great native Kansans to suit up for KU basketball, both on the court and on the sidelines, joined the podcast for a conversation that covered a wide range of topics, but especially it’s the respect and admiration he still has for KU that resonates above all else.
This week a lifelong dream will be realized for Hakeem Adeniji, but his road to the NFL certainly took an unanticipated route. Sometimes, though, the unexpected can work out even better than our original plans.
The road to college basketball stardom wasn’t always an easy one for Udoka Azubuike – and that might be an understatement for a 20-year-old who has already been through more than some deal with in an entire lifetime.
This week marks the 12th anniversary of the 2008 National Championship and “Mario’s Miracle.” The latest edition of The Jayhawker podcast tells Mario Chalmers’ life story including his ascension from high school hoops sensation in Alaska to author of the biggest shot in Kansas basketball history.
These are unprecedented times. Dealing with mass cancellations and a sports world on hiatus isn't exactly something you can anticipate. Yet college and university leaders—like Kansas athletic director Jeff Long—have been tasked with figuring it out.
Wayne Simien accomplished just about everything a college basketball player could during his four years at KU. He was a 2-time All-American, played on a pair of Final Four teams and won the 2005 Big 12 Player of the Year award.