Swimmer Haley Downey and men’s basketball center Udoka Azubuike were named Kansas’ Dr. Robert Frederick Senior Scholar Athletes of the Year, while Xinyun Yu (women’s golf) and Benjamin Sems (baseball), are the 2020 Prentice Gautt Postgraduate Scholarship honorees, KU athletics recently announced.
As Kansas Basketball begins to turn its attention to the 2020-21 season, it’s time to meet the new faces that will be joining the Jayhawks in the near future. Today, we welcome Gethro Muscadin, one of the top centers in the class of 2020, who originally hails from Haiti.
Kansas Athletics staff photographer Jeff Jacobsen shares his memories of what he saw Through the Lens from his 23-year career with the Jayhawks. This one features a portrait of former KU basketball player Jamari Traylor shot in 2014.
As Kansas Basketball begins to turn its attention to the 2020-21 season, it’s time to meet the new faces that will be joining the Jayhawks in the near future. Today, we welcome Tyon Grant-Foster, one of the top junior college players in the country, who originally hails from Kansas City, Kansas.
Kansas basketball assistant coach Jerrance Howard was one of 40 coaches to earn a spot on ESPN's "40 under 40" list, which ranked the best young coaches in college basketball. Howard, who recently completed his seventh season on the KU staff, checked in at No. 21 on the list.
Kansas men’s basketball has always produced one of the toughest nonconference schedules in the nation and the 2020-21 slate is no different. The Jayhawks’ 18-game home schedule renews an old rival with Missouri, a battle against preseason top-10 foe Creighton, clashes with Pac-12 foe USC and Ivy League power Harvard.
On April 19 ESPN launched a 10-part series called The Last Dance which features Michael Jordan and gives an all-access look at the 1997-98 Chicago Bulls quest for a sixth NBA crown. Coming from another blue-blood program, Jordan, though brief, has a history with Kansas Basketball through former KU head coach Roy Williams.