Behind strong performances from senior Ochai Agbaji, junior Christian Braun and super-senior Remy Martin, Kansas defeated North Texas by a score of 71-59 in its first game of the ESPN Events Invitational inside the HP Field House at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex on Thanksgiving Day.
No. 4/3 Kansas (3-0) opens the ESPN Events Invitational against North Texas (2-1) on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 25, at 1:30 p.m. (Central) at HP Field House on the campus of Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex. The game will be televised on ESPN.
Kansas men’s basketball great Paul Pierce was one of eight individuals inducted into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2021 Sunday evening at The College Basketball Experience (CBE) in Kansas City, Missouri. It was Pierce’s second hall of fame enshrinement of 2021.
No. 3 Kansas (2-0) concludes its two-game homestand when it plays host to Stony Brook (0-1), Thursday, Nov. 18, at 7 p.m. (Central). The contest will be televised on Big 12 NOW on ESPN+. Tickets for the game can be purchased (here).
Roy Williams never had one. Larry Brown didn’t either. Heck, even the inventor of the game could never say he got what Bill Self earned this past summer. Self is preparing for his 18th season as coach of the Jayhawks. And this season, much like last year, will be different than any of his previous on the sideline.
Kansas senior Ochai Agbaji has been named the men’s basketball Big 12 Player of the Week, the conference office announced Monday. The award is selected by a media panel which covers the league and this is the first weekly honor of the 2021-22 season.