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  • Duke favored to win basketball title next season

    Sportsnaut "After signing the three highest-rated recruits out of high school, the Duke Blue Devils are the favorites to win the national championship in men’s collegiate basketball in 2019. June 01

  • Udoka Azubuike withdraws from NBA Draft. Here's what his return means for KU

    Kansas City Star "I had one prevailing thought following Wednesday's announcement that center Udoka Azubuike will be returning to Kansas for his junior season: Welcome back to Bill Self's wheelhouse. The Kansas coach has no doubt adjusted away from his comfort zone the last two..." May 30

  • KU fires athletic director Sheahon Zenger: 'Progress in key areas has been elusive'

    Kansas City Star "Kansas athletic director Sheahon Zenger has been fired after seven years with the department, KU chancellor Douglas Girod announced Monday morning. In an email sent to KU faculty and staff, Girod credited Zenger for his loyalty before saying "Athletics continues to face a number..." May 21

  • Details on KU Putting its Cheerleaders on Probation For Naked Hazing New Members

    Black Sports Online "In September 2017, the University of Kansas placed its Cheerleading squad on probation for one year after the University acknowledge that it was investigating the team for hazing. Two Kansas Cheerleaders reached out to the Collegian, Kansas’s college newspaper, and detailed the way that the..." May 11

  • College basketball investigation: Kansas, NC State ensnared in new charges filed by prosecutors

    CBS Sports "The FBI's months-long investigation into corruption within college basketball has hit a new turn. On Tuesday, federal prosecutors filed a superseding indictment in its ongoing probe, which expanded the scope of the investigation to include student-athletes connected to NC State and Kansas in..." April 11

  • Way too early odds and picks to win the 2019 college hoops national championship

    Covers.com "March Madness is over and the Villanova Wildcats are the new reigning college basketball national champions. We’re seven, long months away from the start of a new season, but that doesn’t mean the betting windows are closed. Thankfully, sportsbooks have already posted their odds to win the 2019..." April 03

  • Final Four viewership up substantially from last time event was on TBS

    Awful Announcing "Viewership for TBS’ Final Four coverage Saturday were always going to be down from last year, when the event aired on CBS. But in encouraging news for Turner Sports, the numbers were up 15 percent from the last time the national semifinals aired on TBS, in 2016. TBS announced Monday that both..." April 02

  • Kansas players surprised with Yeezy 500 sneakers ahead of Final Four

    CBS Sports "Advancing to the Final Four of the NCAA Tournament has its fair share of perks and prizes, as Kansas players found out firsthand Friday when they were surprised with Yeezy 500 sneakers. According to Sneaker News, the adidas shoes aren't set to his shelves until mid-April and are currently on..." March 31

  • Think Reaching the Final 4 Is Tough? Then You Haven't Met Kansas' Udoka Azubuike

    Bleacher Report "The bedroom door was slightly ajar, creating just enough space for the 10-year-old boy to peek inside. Udoka Azubuike couldn't help himself that night eight years ago in Nigeria. He'd never heard sobs like this before—especially not from his father, Fabian, who sat on a mattress and scratched..." March 31

  • Nigeria approves Udoka Azubuike's mother's visa to travel to USA

    ESPN "No matter what happens this weekend, Kansas center Udoka Azubuike will have a Final Four to remember. That's because his mother, Florence, is scheduled to travel from Nigeria to see her son for the first time since he left to play basketball in the United States in ninth grade. The Nigerian..." March 29

  • Why referee John Higgins won't work Final Four

    CBS Sports "After officiating in the past three Final Fours, official John Higgins will not be on the floor this year. Higgins and his crew were left out of the second weekend's games after after the crew mishandled a call in the Auburn vs. College of Charleston Round 1 match-up, and it will get the same..." March 26

  • Kansas hopes to have Udoka Azubuike available Saturday

    ESPN "Kansas coach Bill Self said Thursday that he hopes to have center Udoka Azubuike available Saturday. Azubuike played just three minutes in the Jayhawks' 76-60 win over Penn in the first round of the NCAA tournament. He missed the three games in the Big 12 tournament with a left knee..." March 15

  • Kansas' Azubuike to miss Big 12 tournament with sprained MCL

    ESPN "Kansas says Udoka Azubuike will not play in this week's Big 12 tournament in Kansas City after spraining the MCL in his left knee during practice Tuesday. In a statement, Jayhawks coach Bill Self said Azubuike was hurt in a scrimmage. "It is isolated. It is a Grade 1 sprain," Self said. "We..." March 07

  • Kansas' Graham unanimously named Big 12 Player of the Year over Trae Young

    Bleacher Report "Kansas Jayhawks senior guard Devonte' Graham was voted as the unanimous Big 12 Player of the Year, per Jake Trotter of ESPN.com, topping Oklahoma's star freshman Trae Young. Other Big 12 awards announced Sunday included Kansas' Bill Self and Texas Tech's Chris Beard being named Big 12..." March 04

  • Cops called when man gets in Kansas' basketball dorm to give 'free-throw advice'

    CBS Sports "A fan apparently frustrated with the free-throw shooting of Kansas big man Udoka Azubuike took action on Wednesday According to Yahoo Sports, the unidentified man showed up at the Kansas men's basketball dorm offering "free-throw advice" before police were called to address the issue. He was..." January 25

  • Oklahoma's Poke-a-Doke strategy makes it a foul night for Kansas, Bill Self

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Tuesday was the day the Poke-a-Doke came to college basketball. It is not to be confused the with Hack-a-Shaq or similar strategies employed against DeAndre Jordan but lacking a catchy name. When the NBA was allowing this to go on a few years back, there was no basketball to it at all. When..." January 24

  • Kansas freshman Billy Preston signs with European team BC Igokea

    ESPN "Kansas freshman Billy Preston has signed with BC Igokea, a European club located in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The club announced the signing, as did the Adriatic Basketball Association. Nicole Player, Preston's mother, confirmed the signing to ESPN. Preston did not sign with an agent. "We..." January 20

  • Why 5-star Zion Williamson would fit better at Clemson than Kansas, Duke or Kentucky

    CBS Sports "The nation's top uncommitted prospect, Zion Williamson, will end his long and winding recruitment process on Saturday. The five-star forward from Spartanburg Day School in South Carolina, ranked as the No. 3 overall player in the Class of 2018, will pick his college destination between Clemson,..." January 18

  • Kansas' biggest problem lies at the free-throw line

    Sporting News - NCAAB "No. 10 Kansas had its four-game winning streak snapped Tuesday night with an 85-73 loss to No. 18 Texas Tech in its Big 12 home opener. The Jayhawks suffered their second straight defeat against a ranked opponent despite showing they could overcome an obstacle — getting to the free-throw..." January 04

  • Mother of Kansas Basketball Star Goes Off on Son's Critics on Twitter

    Complex "When five-star recruit Billy Preston signed with the Kansas Jayhawks prior to the start of the 2017-18 college basketball season, he was expected to play an integral role in the success of the team. But unfortunately Preston—a 6-foot-10 forward who was ranked 18th in the 2017 freshman class by..." January 03

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