Big 12 RUMORS & NEWS

  • Kansas makes its case as NCAA tournament's top No. 1 seed with road victory over Baylor

    USA Today "Kansas made a statement with its hard-fought road victory over Baylor on Saturday in a battle between two national title contenders. But the victory means more than a shift in the Big 12 standings.  The outcome has major Selection Sunday..." February 22

  • Which team could be this year's Texas Tech?

    The Score "The NCAA Tournament selection committee offered a peek into its thinking on Saturday, releasing its projections for the top 16 seeds (the top four seeds in each region) with five weeks until Selection Sunday. The exercise was fun and drama-free. At this point, it's hard..." February 12

  • Iowa State's Tyrese Haliburton out for season with fractured wrist

    The Score "Iowa State guard Tyrese Haliburton will miss the remainder of the season after suffering a left wrist fracture in Saturday's win over Kansas State, the school announced. "We are disappointed for Tyrese and his family and we are focused on helping him in his..." February 10

  • Kansas Video Coordinator Reportedly Suffered Arm Injury During Brawl With Kansas State

    12 Up "On Tuesday night, tensions flared between in-state rivals Kansas and Kansas State after the Jayhawks took down the Wildcats at Allen Fieldhouse. A wild brawl occurred at the end of the game when Silvio De Sousa blocked a K-State player's shot, and stared him..." January 25

  • Bill Self admits ‘negative cloud’ hanging over Kansas

    Larry Brown Sports "It has not been a good calendar year for the Kansas basketball program, and Bill Self knows it. Things have been a mess for Kansas since the team’s second round loss to Auburn in last year’s NCAA Tournament, including off-court investigations and an embarrassing fight..." January 25

  • KU's Silvio De Sousa Apologizes For Part In Brawl, 'I Am Truly Embarrassed'

    TMZ "Kansas Jayhawks player Silvio De Sousa is breaking his silence following the bench-clearing brawl on Tuesday night ... saying straight-up, "I messed up and I am sorry." De Sousa received the harshest punishment handed down for his part in the melee ... getting..." January 23

  • Bill Self calls fight with Kansas State an ’embarrassment’

    Larry Brown Sports "As nasty brawl broke out with just seconds remaining in the Kansas-Kansas State game on Tuesday night, and Jayhawks coach Bill Self is not pleased with the way his players handled the situation. The fight started when Kansas forward Silvio De Sousa was dribbling out the clock with his..." January 22

  • Suspensions handed down to Jayhawks, Wildcats for brawl

    CBS Sports "The Big 12 Conference issued its formal reprimands in response to Tuesday night's brawl between Kansas and Kansas State, handing down suspensions to four players involved in the incident. Among them, Kansas big man Silvio De Sousa received the harshest punishment..." January 22

  • Kansas' Silvio De Sousa has been suspended indefinitely

    Bleacher Report "Kansas men's basketball sophomore forward Silvio De Sousa has been suspended indefinitely by head coach Bill Self for his role in a brawl between KU and Kansas State near the end of the Jayhawks' 81-60 home win Tuesday. "I have suspended Silvio De Sousa indefinitely..." January 22

  • Watch Nasty Fight Break Out At End Of Kansas State-Kansas Basketball Game

    NESN "Things got a little nasty at the end of a Kansas rivalry game Tuesday. Late in No. 3 Kansas’ eventual 81-60 win over Kansas State, things got pretty chippy between the two sides, with a benches-clearing brawl erupting. It all started as the Jayhawks were trying to..." January 21

  • Kansas Forward Silvio De Sousa Almost Smashed A Stool Over Players' Head During Massive Brawl

    Total Pro Sports "Silvio De Sousa almost ended his entire 2020 season with one stupid mistake. With Kansas State down 21 points as the clock was expiring, Wildcats freshman guard DeJuan Gordon decided he was going to get 2 points when he stole the ball and went in for a layup. Kansas big man..." January 21

  • A photo foretold the future, as Scott Drew and Jared Butler met long before reuniting at Baylor

    CBS Sports "The father asked his son to not be shy, just go up and request a quick picture. The boy didn't much want to bother the gentleman, though. He was a basketball coach at a big school, after all.  But the boy, all of 11 years old, happily walked over and asked. Of..." January 16

  • KU’s Devon Dotson to miss Tuesday’s game at Oklahoma, coach Bill Self says

    Kansas City Star "Kansas sophomore point guard Devon Dotson will not play in Tuesday’s game against Oklahoma, coach Bill Self told The Star. Dotson suffered a hip injury during KU’s 67-55 loss to Baylor on Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse. Self told The Star that Dotson attended the..." January 14

  • TCU receives NCAA notice of allegations tied to former coach Corey Barker

    ESPN "TCU has received an NCAA notice of allegations related to alleged violations involving former assistant men's basketball coach Corey Barker, whom prosecutors accused of accepting bribes from an aspiring business manager in a federal criminal case. The university fired Barker in..." January 09

  • Big 12 fines West Virginia coach Bob Huggins $10,000

    UPI "The Big 12 has fined Bob Huggins $10,000 after the West Virginia men's basketball coach called referees "blind mice," following a win against Oklahoma State. The conference announced Huggins' fine Tuesday. Huggins has now been fined three times for..." January 08

  • West Virginia coach Bob Huggins slams officiating after loss to Kansas

    CBS Sports "If there's one thing you can always rely on, it's that West Virginia coach Bob Huggins will speak his mind any time, any place. And speak his mind he did Saturday. After the Mountaineers lost 60-53 at No. 3 Kansas he didn't mince words on his thoughts of the officiating job done..." January 05

  • Kansas' Bill Self offers fiery response to prediction he'll leave Jayhawks in 2020 for NBA job

    CBS Sports "Kansas coach Bill Self is going to be linked to the San Antonio Spurs for as long as R.C. Buford -- one of Self's groomsmen in his wedding -- is the team's CEO. However, don't expect the Hall of Fame college coach to toy with any rumors or predictions because of that..." January 03

  • Kansas Jayhawks freshman Jalen Wilson back on court; no decision yet on redshirt

    Kansas City Star "Kansas freshman wing Jalen Wilson, who had surgery on his left ankle on Nov. 11, has returned to the court for individual drills, coach Bill Self reported on Thursday. Wilson, a 6-foot-8, 215-pound native of Denton, Texas, broke his ankle in just 27 seconds of action in KU’s..." January 03

  • UTEP basketball coach Rodney Terry released from hospital after allergic reaction

    USA Today "University of Texas at El Paso men's basketball coach Rodney Terry was released Friday from a Miami hospital after suffering an allergic reaction on Wednesday. Terry was hospitalized for anaphylactic shock and had been in critical condition. " January 03

  • Duke jumps to No. 2, Kansas to No. 3 behind No. 1 Gonzaga in Coaches Poll

    CBS Sports "The final USA Today Coaches Poll of the decade has the program that's won as much as almost any other -- Gonzaga -- as the No. 1.  Mark Few's Zags hold a commanding lead, having acquired 30 of the 32 first-place votes. Inside the top five, we have some scooting and..." December 31

  • Kansas plane returns to California after engine fails

    ESPN "The airplane carrying the Kansas men's basketball team home from Sunday's game at Stanford was forced to return to California after a power failure in one of the engines, the school said in a statement. The Jayhawks beat Stanford 72-56 at Maples Pavilion..." December 30