1. KU's Tharpe Heeds Brother's Advice: Shoot the Ball to the Ceiling

    He'd say it all the time. When the shots weren't falling, when the legs looked heavy, when his little brother needed a reminder.....

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 7 months ago 27 reads 0 comments

  2. Self: Embiid out First 2 Games of Tourney

    Kansas freshman center Joel Embiid will not play in the opening weekend of the NCAA tournament, coach Bill Self confirmed to the Kansas City Star on Wednesday.....

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 7 months ago 14 reads 0 comments

  3. Biggest Challenges Kansas Faces in NCAA Tourney Matchup vs. Eastern Kentucky

    The No. 2 seed Kansas Jayhawks (24-9) open their quest for a national championship on Friday afternoon in St. Louis, taking on the dangerous No. 15 seed Eastern Kentucky Colonels (24-9) in South Region action...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 7 months ago 2,725 reads 0 comments

  4. Joel Embiid Injury: Latest News and Notes on Kansas Star Before NCAA Tourney

    One of the biggest early storylines of the 2014 NCAA tournament surrounds star Kansas center Joel Embiid and his balky back...

    Sterling Xie Written by Sterling Xie about 7 months ago 5,881 reads 0 comments

  5. Andrew Wiggins Must Continue Dominance for KU to Make Deep NCAA Tournament Run

    The Kansas Jayhawks will only go as far in the NCAA tournament as Andrew Wiggins takes them. Judging by the 2013-14 campaign, that should come as no surprise...

    Sebastian Lena Written by Sebastian Lena about 8 months ago 801 reads 1 comments

  6. Will Defensive Issues Spell Doom for Kansas?

    The biggest question surrounding Kansas as it begins the 2014 NCAA Tournament later this week is whether standout center Joel Embiid will be available sometime in the next few weeks, and if so, when his availability might occur...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 8 months ago 122 reads 0 comments

  7. O'Neil: Wiggins Madness

    One is a guaranteed lottery pick and a potential No. 1 pick in June's NBA draft. Another is on a team that is 34-0 and pointing toward a second Final Four run. And the other ...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 8 months ago 553 reads 0 comments

  8. Small Lineup Offers Bill Self Options Without Joel Embiid

    It was the final 10 minutes of practice when Kansas coach Bill Self gave freshman Brannen Greene some quick instruction on “pick-and-pop” offense.....

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 8 months ago 123 reads 0 comments

  9. Kansas Has to Buy Time Until Injured Center Joel Embiid Is Back

    If you believe in the aura of advanced statistics — the formulas and algorithms that dominate the modern sports landscape — the loss of a promising freshman center can be overcome...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 8 months ago 47 reads 0 comments

  10. Self: 'It's Been a Fun Year' with Young Jayhawk Team

    There are plenty of statistics available for those who wish to proclaim Kansas University's basketball program the most dominant in the country during the entire 11-year Bill Self era...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 8 months ago 18 reads 0 comments

  11. KU Freshmen: Big 12 Tourney Good Prep for NCAAs | KUsports.com

    It lasted only a couple of days and ended two victories shy of expectations, but the recent Big 12 basketball tournament was a crucial experience for at least five players on Kansas University's roster...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 8 months ago 27 reads 0 comments

  12. Could Joel Embiid Slide out of Top 3 Picks of 2014 NBA Draft?

    You can argue back and forth about whether Kansas center Joel Embiid is a top-three lock. You can debate about the stress fracture to his back and how it will reflect his stock and NBA outlook...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 8 months ago 8,921 reads 25 comments

  13. ESPN's Sport Science on Andrew Wiggins

    Sport Science, which is a series of videos and shows that explores certain aspects of science behind sports, came out with a video today about Kansas freshman Andrew Wiggins...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 8 months ago 120 reads 0 comments

  14. Kansas Assistant Townsend Recalls Days at EKU

    Former Western Kentucky basketball standout Kurtis Townsend remembers catching a lot of flak during a reception held before his one and only season as assistant hoops coach at Eastern Kentucky University...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 8 months ago 25 reads 0 comments

  15. Can Andrew Wiggins Be the Story of the 2014 NCAA Tournament?

    Last June, I drove over to Lawrence, Kan., to see the debut of Andrew Wiggins . He had just arrived on campus. Bill Self's annual camp game against the alumni was taking place...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 8 months ago 29,184 reads 46 comments

  16. Column: Without Embiid, Possible UNM Rematch Would Be Toss-Up

    One game, more than any other, demonstrated how much having 7-foot freshman center Joel Embiid on the floor changes the Kansas University basketball team for the better...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Agustin Gonzalez about 8 months ago 85 reads 0 comments

  17. Self Pleased with KU's No. 2 Seed Despite Tough NCAA Regional Draw

    Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self can make a case for the NCAA Tournament's South Regional being the toughest of all four in the upcoming Big Dance.....

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 8 months ago 44 reads 0 comments

  18. No. 2 Kansas vs. No. 15 Eastern Kentucky: March Madness Preview

    The quest for the 2014 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship has officially arrived! In the second round, the No. 2 Kansas Jayhawks vs. the No. 15 Eastern Kentucky Colonels...

    BR Productions Written by BR Productions about 8 months ago 6,435 reads 11 comments

  19. Is Canada's Andrew Wiggins Too Nice to Be an NBA Superstar?

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  20. Jabari Parker's March Madness Performance Will Decide No. 1 Pick in NBA Draft

    Status as the consensus No. 1 pick in the 2014 NBA draft is there for Duke's Jabari Parker to grasp. Of the three candidates for the top selection, Parker has the least bust potential, but he also has the lowest ceiling...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 8 months ago 5,130 reads 28 comments

  21. Discover Naadir Tharpe's Hidden Talent and His Secret About Andrew Wiggins

    Kansas' Naadir Tharpe is the floor general on a Jayhawks team loaded with young talent. The junior point guard from Worcester, Mass. has helped lead the team to its 10th consecutive Big 12 regular-season title...

    BR Productions Written by BR Productions about 8 months ago 9,757 reads 3 comments

  22. Find out Wayne Selden Jr.'s Embarrassing 'Freshman Moment' at Kansas

    Kansas guard Wayne Selden Jr. is one of the top freshmen in the entire country, and he has shown that throughout his first season...

    BR Productions Written by BR Productions about 8 months ago 13,158 reads 7 comments

  23. Notebook: Joel Embiid's Father Says Center Will Return 'Soon'

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 8 months ago 202 reads 0 comments

  24. KU Basketball Coaching Tree Flourishing

    It has been a banner year for college basketball coaches with strong ties to Kansas University, none more so than former Jayhawk great and assistant coach Danny Manning.....

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 8 months ago 23 reads 0 comments

  25. Wiggins Doesn't Have to Change, We Do

    Andrew Wiggins rose. But when gravity pulled a trio of Oklahoma State defenders back to earth, he kept climbing.....

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 8 months ago 29 reads 0 comments