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Jayhawk Cherishes New Ring for 1957 Men’s Basketball Season

Dr. Gary Thompson of Scottsdale, Arizona, received a special order 1957 NCAA ring for his 84th birthday, some 60-plus years after helping KU to a runner-up finish in one of the most memorable championship games in NCAA Tournament history. No. 2 Kansas fell to No. 1 North Carolina, 54-53, in triple overtime that March Saturday in Kansas City.

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Update on Attendance at Kansas Athletics Sporting Events

As Chancellor Girod announced moments ago, the Pandemic Medical Advisory Team (PMAT) has made the recommendation to allow fans at our home athletics events beginning on Monday, December 7 through Monday, December 14. However, the women’s basketball game this Sunday vs. Oral Roberts will remain without fans in attendance.

🎥 A historic, successful fall, thanks to every Jayhawk

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Kansas undertook a fall semester unlike any other. To bring students back to the Hill, our entire KU community stepped up, heeding guidelines, taking precautions, and transforming the traditional campus experience.

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KU Alumni Association Honors John Hadl with the 2020 Fred Ellsworth Medallion

John Hadl, one of the Jayhawk football legends enshrined in Memorial Stadium’s Ring of Honor, is the 2020 recipient of the Fred Ellsworth Medallion for his lifelong service to the University of Kansas.

🎥 A Conversation For Change

Director of Athletics Jeff Long invited three KU student-athletes, Paige Shaw (Volleyball), Sam Barnett (Soccer) and Kam McQueen (Football) to share their thoughts, opinions and experiences on important matters surrounding social injustice.

2019-20 Annual Report

As I reviewed this past year in preparation of sharing our 2019-20 Annual Report, I am reminded of the resolve and determination of the Jayhawks and everything this University and Athletics Department represents.

📱 Jayhawks Expand Digital Presence With New Mobile App

Kansas Athletics announced today that it has launched a new mobile app featuring significant upgrades to enhance fan experience both on gameday and throughout the year.

From the Desk of Athletics Director Jeff Long

In this uncertain environment, I want to share some decisions and areas of focus on the near horizon for Kansas Athletics. As Chancellor Girod just shared, fans will not be permitted at KAI events in September based on medical recommendations.