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General Kansas Student-Athletes Thriving in the Classroom

Kansas Athletics’ student-athletes thrived in the classroom during the 2020 fall semester, boasting a fall-semester record 3.31 department grade-point average. Additionally, 15 of the teams recorded a GPA of 3.00 or higher, nearly matching the Jayhawks’ 3.00 GPA achieved by every team during the 2020 spring semester. 

Men's Basketball 🏀 That Special Bond Between A Grandfather And Grandson

Jarret Rogers and his grandfather couldn't resist to attend basketball games in 2020-21, after they bonded over the Jayhawk tradition a decade ago.

General 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.

General 🎥 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.

General 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.

Football 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.

General 🎥 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.

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