Kansas Rumors & News

  • Kentucky, Duke, Kansas, Michigan State to play in Champions Classic through 2019

    Sporting News - NCAAB "The Champions Classic announced on Wednesday that Duke, Kentucky, Kansas and Michigan State will continue playing in the four-team event through 2019. Initially launched in 2011, the event has become one of the staples of college basketball's opening Tuesday. New York City's Madison Square..." August 25

  • Newman won't leave for NBA before playing at Kansas

    KU Sports "Some highlights of a phone conversation with former Mississippi State guard Malik Newman, who on Friday chose KU as his transfer destination over Western Kentucky, Oregon, North Carolina State and Miami. … • On choosing KU the second time around: "I feel like a lot of the arrows were pointing..." July 02

  • Malik Newman chooses Jayhawks for transfer

    ESPN "Mississippi State transfer Malik Newman is headed to Kansas. The 6-foot-3 Newman, who was recruited by Bill Self and the Jayhawks as a top-10 player coming out of high school, told ESPN he chose the Jayhawks after also taking visits to NC State, Oregon and Western Kentucky. "I'm glad they..." July 01

  • Yep, former KU star Perry Ellis signed a sponsorship deal with Perry Ellis Read m

    Kansas City Star "This is perfect. Former Kansas star Perry Ellis shared on social media that he has a new sponsorship deal with … the Perry Ellis clothing brand. " June 30

  • Coveted Mississippi State Transfer Malik Newman Will Visit Kansas This Week

    College Spun "Former five-star prospect and Mississippi State transfer Malik Newman will be visiting Kansas this week, according to multiple reports. Newman just visited Oregon and has been linked with N.C. State and Miami as well. " June 26

  • Kansas Guard Tyler Self Is Giving His No. 11 Jersey To 5-Star Freshman Josh Jackson

    College Spun "Kansas guard Tyler Self will not be wearing No. 11 for the Jayhawks in 2016-17. Tyler Self, the son of KU coach Bill Self, is switching to No. 20. The 6-foot-2, 165-pound guard is giving the No. 11 jersey to incoming five-star freshman shooting guard Josh Jackson. " June 07

  • Kansas' Self: No way I'd consider jumping to NBA

    KU Sports "Speaking before the start of Game One of the 2016 NBA Finals, Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self peered into his crystal ball and deemed Cleveland’s Cavaliers the winner of what he predicts will be “a great series.” “You have the two best players in the world right now that may not be..." June 03

  • No. 1 recruit DeAndre Ayton Wants to Visit Kansas, Kentucky, Arizona

    SNY TV "There have been few big man more impressive than DeAndre Ayton over the past year. The Class of 2017 7-footer from the Bahamas led his California Supreme team to a 3-2 record at the Nike EYBL stop here, and a 10-6 record over the course of the four sessions on the EYBL circuit, averaging 19.5..." May 31

  • KU adds transfer in Liberty University sophomore center Evan Maxwell

    KU Sports "Former Liberty University center Evan Maxwell, a 6-foot-10, 245-pound sophomore out of Clarks Summit, Pa., is headed to Kansas University on a basketball scholarship, Maxwell told the Journal-World on Friday night. Maxwell, who visited KU earlier this week, chose KU over Baylor, Cincinnati and..." May 14

  • Syracuse's Richardson, Kansas' Diallo will remain in 2016 NBA Draft

    The Score "A couple of big names have decided to end their college careers after one season, and will be remaining in the 2016 NBA Draft. Syracuse's Malachi Richardson and Kansas' Cheick Diallo both told teams during interviews at the NBA Combine on Friday that they have decided to stay in the draft,..." May 13

  • KU officially announces signing of No. 1-rated Josh Jackson

    KU Sports "The country’s top-ranked basketball player is officially a Jayhawk. Josh Jackson, a 6-foot-8, 205-pound senior guard from Prolific Prep in Napa, Calif., who committed to Kansas University on April 11, has signed and will be a freshman in the upcoming 2016-17 season, KU coach Bill Self announced..." May 03

  • Report: Duke Point Guard Transfer Derryck Thornton Met With Kansas Coach Bill Self Today

    College Spun "Derryck Thornton may be going from one blue blood program to another. The former five-star guard is transferring from Duke after an up-and-down freshman season, and according to a report by ESPN’s Jeff Borzello, spoke with Kansas’ Bill Self today." April 19

  • Kansas' Carlton Bragg to return for sophomore campaign

    The Topeka Capital-Journal "Perry Ellis took home the hardware, but his backup grabbed the headlines. Freshman forward Carlton Bragg announced his intention to return to the Kansas basketball team for a sophomore campaign near the end of Wednesday’s end-of-season banquet at Abe & Jake’s Landing in Lawrence. “I’m..." April 14

  • No. 1 basketball recruit Josh Jackson picks Kansas over MSU, Arizona

    Detroit Free Press "Josh Jackson won’t be coming home. The Detroit native — and one of the best high school seniors in the nation — announced Monday night via Twitter that he will continue his basketball career at Kansas, choosing the Jayhawks over Michigan State and Arizona. “There’s always an element of..." April 12

  • Brannen Greene says he’ll enter NBA Draft and leave KU

    Kansas City Star "Kansas guard Brannen Greene is the latest player to announce his intention to leave the program for the pros. Greene, a junior, declared for the NBA Draft and is planning to hire an agent, KU coach Bill Self announced Wednesday. “I certainly understand Brannen making this decision,” Self..." March 31

  • Kansas' Wayne Selden Jr. declares for NBA draft

    The Score "Wayne Selden Jr. is taking his talents to the pros. The Kansas guard has declared for the 2016 NBA Draft and will hire an agent, the Jayhawks announced Tuesday. By hiring an agent, Selden won't be able to change course after the combine and return to Kansas for his final season. "I want to..." March 29