The University of Kansas basketball program has piled up 2,076 all-time wins, 55 conference titles, five national titles and 58 First-Team All-Americans. Therefore, they surely have produced plenty of star power, but what about the less heralded, underrated players?
Role players and less media-infatuated players have played crucial roles in each of those 2,076 wins, as players such as Russell Robinson, Milt Newton and Ryan Robertson routinely propelled the Jayhawks to victories.
How is a player tapped as underrated?
Underrated Jayhawks are oftentimes overshadowed by future NBA draft picks, eccentric players or an underachieving team, as was occasionally the case with those three players.
As the Jayhawks faithful have seen Kevin Young and Jamari Traylor, among others, provide a spark thus far this season, we will take a look at the most underrated players in Kansas basketball history.