No. 8 seed Arkansas sends defending champ Kansas homeMarch 19, 2023 GMT
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Kansas’ national title defense ended in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday when Arkansas’ Ricky Council IV made five free throws in the closing seconds and the eighth-seeded Razorbacks beat the No.
KU season ends with top players shut down, coach sitting outMarch 19, 2023 GMT
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Kansas' best two players were neutralized for long stretches, its point guard played on a sprained ankle in the second half, and the Jayhawks once again were without their Hall of Fame coach.
Arkansas ousts defending champ Kansas from March MadnessMarch 19, 2023 GMT
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Eric Musselman and his players rushed across the floor at the final buzzer to celebrate with their joyfully delirious friends from Arkansas.
The 58-year-old coach jumped onto the press table, ripped off his red polo shirt and waved it over his head, shouting all the while to the fans' delight, as has become his tradition after the biggest of his wins.
KU point guard Harris starts 2nd half after spraining ankleMarch 18, 2023 GMT
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Kansas point guard Dajuan Harris Jr. started the second half of the Jayhawks' second round NCAA Tournament game against Arkansas on Saturday after spraining his right ankle late in the first half.
Bill Self to miss Kansas’ NCAA game against ArkansasMarch 18, 2023 GMT
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Bill Self will miss top-seeded Kansas' second-round NCAA Tournament game against Arkansas on Saturday, the school announced.
Self, who is recovering from a heart procedure he received earlier this month, has been with his team since it arrived in Des Moines and attended meetings and practices.
Jayhawks’ March Madness star gets basketball genes from momMarch 18, 2023 GMT
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gradey Dick set the Kansas freshman record for 3-point field goals, recorded the first double-double of his career in the Jayhawks' opener in the NCAA Tournament and is on track to be an NBA lottery pick in June.
March Madness without Self: Roberts has KU running smoothlyMarch 17, 2023 GMT
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Norm Roberts appears to have transitioned smoothly into his acting head coach role for top-seeded Kansas despite all the day-to-day uncertainty and chatter about Bill Self's status in the NCAA Tournament.
No. 1 seed Kansas cruises past Howard with Self still absentMarch 16, 2023 GMT
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Jalen Wilson had 20 points and seven rebounds for No. 1 seed and defending national champion Kansas, which allowed absent and recovering coach Bill Self to rest a bit more comfortably during a 96-68 victory over Howard on Thursday in a West Region first-round game.
Kansas’ Self, recovering from heart procedure, misses gameMarch 16, 2023 GMT
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Kansas coach Bill Self missed the defending national champion's first-round NCAA Tournament game against Howard, a 96-68 victory by the Jayhawks on Thursday.
Kansas coach Bill Self ‘day to day’ at March MadnessMarch 15, 2023 GMT
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Bill Self's status for Kansas' opener in the NCAA Tournament was uncertain Wednesday, though assistant coach Norm Roberts said the Jayhawks remain hopeful he'll be on the bench when they play Howard on Thursday.
NCAA Tournament success depends on strong guard playMarch 13, 2023 GMT
Anyone trying to fill out their NCAA Tournament brackets ought to start by figuring out which teams have the best backcourts.
Kansas gets No. 1 seed in NCAA’s stacked West RegionMarch 13, 2023 GMT
Kansas did not get a No. 1 seed in the Midwest, costing the Jayhawks a chance to potentially play the regional round just down the road in Kansas City.
The Jayhawks are still a No. 1 seed, however, and will have their coach back for their bid to repeat as national champions.
Kansas coach Bill Self out of hospital after heart procedureMarch 13, 2023 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas coach Bill Self was discharged from a Kansas City-area hospital Sunday, where he'd been recovering after a procedure to treat blocked arteries in his heart, and the Hall of Famer will rejoin the No.
March Madness: Alabama, Houston, Kansas, Purdue the 1 seedsMarch 12, 2023 GMT
The top overall seed, Alabama, has been on a roll despite being entangled in a murder case.
No. 7 Texas rolls past No. 3 Kansas 76-56 for Big 12 titleMarch 12, 2023 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The players flooded off the Texas bench, right past interim coach Rodney Terry and to the middle of the court inside T-Mobile Center, where they couldn't wait to get their hands on the trophy crowning them Big 12 champions.
Jayhawks hope to have Bill Self back for NCAA title defenseMarch 12, 2023 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas hopes to have Hall of Fame basketball coach Bill Self, who missed the entire Big 12 Tournament after a medical procedure earlier week, back on the sideline when it begins its NCAA Tournament title defense next week.
No. 3 Kansas beats Iowa St 71-58, moves to Big 12 title gameMarch 11, 2023 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas coach Bill Self spoke to his team remotely during breakfast Friday, while the Hall of Famer continued his recovery from an emergency medical procedure earlier this week, and told the Jayhawks that he was proud of their quarterfinal performance in the Big 12 Tournament.
TCU women shut down Kansas for 57-52 upset in Big 12March 10, 2023 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Tomi Taiwo led a balanced attack with 13 points and 10th-seeded TCU, winner of just one conference game, upended seventh-seeded Kansas 57-52 on Thursday night in the first round of the Big 12 Tournament.
No. 3 Kansas beats West Virginia 78-61 without ailing SelfMarch 9, 2023 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas assistant Norm Roberts was sitting inside T-Mobile Center on Wednesday night, scouting potential Big 12 Tournament quarterfinal opponents, when he learned that Jayhawks coach Bill Self had gone to the emergency room.
Kansas’ Self to miss Big 12 tourney after medical procedureMarch 9, 2023 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas coach Bill Self will miss the Big 12 Tournament after going to the emergency room Wednesday night for what doctors called “a standard procedure,” and it's uncertain whether he will be back for the NCAA Tournament.
Allen Fieldhouse at Kansas to get extensive renovationsMarch 8, 2023 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Allen Fieldhouse is about to get a facelift.
The historic home of defending national champion Kansas will soon undergo a significant renovation to upgrade its fan amenities, hospitality spaces and premium seating options while retaining the feel of the original building.
AP Top 25 teams get last shot to boost NCAA Tournament seedsMarch 7, 2023 GMT
Selection Sunday looms as AP Top 25 teams in major conferences get their final chances to impact where and why they play in the NCAA Tournament.
Kansas star Jalen Wilson named AP Big 12 player of the yearMarch 7, 2023 GMT
Big 12 scoring and rebounding leader Jalen Wilson of Kansas is the unanimous pick as The Associated Press Big 12 player of the year.
Sir’Jabari Rice and No. 9 Texas smother No. 3 Kansas 75-59March 5, 2023 GMT
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Kansas had already won the Big 12 championship by the time the Jayhawks made their last trip of the season down to Texas.
The Longhorns sent them home with a message: The league tournament promises to be every bit as rugged as the regular season.
No. 3 Kansas tops Texas Tech to clinch Big 12 title shareMarch 1, 2023 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — In their final game at Allen Fieldhouse, Jalen Wilson and fellow Kansas senior Kevin McCullar Jr. not only kept the hardscrabble Jayhawks in front of Texas Tech most of the night but made the play that sealed the win.
Harris scores 17, No. 3 Kansas holds off West Virginia 76-74February 26, 2023 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Dajuan Harris was one point shy of a career high as he scored 17 points to help lift No. 3 Kansas over West Virginia 76-74 on Saturday.
The stifling Jayhawk defense kept West Virginia from attempting a shot in the final 20 seconds.
No. 3 Kansas gets 5th win in a row, 63-58 over No. 24 TCUFebruary 21, 2023 GMT
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Big 12 scoring leader Jalen Wilson was struggling with his shot for third-ranked Kansas, and standout freshman Gradey Dick didn't score again after reaching 19 points only two minutes into the second half.
No. 15 Oklahoma women hold off Kansas 86-80February 19, 2023 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Madi Williams scored 23 points, Liz Scott had a double-double, and No. 15 Oklahoma held off Kansas 86-80 on Sunday.
A free throw by Zakiyah Franklin drew Kansas within 82-80 with 3:12 remaining.
No. 5 Kansas rallies in 2nd half, beats No. 9 Baylor 87-71February 19, 2023 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — DaJuan Harris scored all 14 of his points in the second half as No. 5 Kansas stormed back from a double-digit halftime deficit and beat No. 9 Baylor 87-71 Saturday.
The Jayhawks (22-5, 10-4 Big 12) outscored the Bears 55-26 in the second half.
Dick scores 26 as No. 5 Kansas beats Oklahoma State 87-76February 15, 2023 GMT
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Kansas guard Gradey Dick was the main target of jeers from Oklahoma State's noisy fans Tuesday night.
His outside shooting quieted the crowd. The freshman scored 17 of his season-high 26 points in the second half and the fifth-ranked Jayhawks rolled to an 87-76 victory over the Cowboys.
No. 9 Kansas gets win No. 20, easily topping OklahomaFebruary 11, 2023 GMT
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Even an elite scorer like Jalen Wilson needs a confidence boost sometimes.
He got one on Saturday, scoring 18 points to help No. 9 Kansas roll past Oklahoma 78-55.
Wilson, who entered the day leading the Big 12 with nearly 21 points per game, bounced back from a two-point outing against Texas on Monday.
Gaston sparks No. 24 Texas women to 68-65 win over KansasFebruary 5, 2023 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — DeYona Gaston scored 24 points and intercepted a half-court pass as time ran out to preserve No. 24 Texas' 68-65 win over Kansas to remain in first place in the Big-12 Conference on Saturday.
No. 8 Kansas avenges earlier loss to No. 7 K-State, 90-78February 1, 2023 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Jalen Wilson remembers every slight. Every criticism. Every chip that's landed on his shoulder.
You can bet the Kansas forward remembers watching Kansas State fans storm the court after beating the Jayhawks.
Wilson’s 22 points help No. 9 Kansas survive Kentucky 77-68January 29, 2023 GMT
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — So much for all that worry over No. 9 Kansas falling toward a low point under Bill Self.
Especially given the Jayhawks' cool, poised response to several gut checks against fellow basketball royalty.
Self assessment: Skidding No. 9 Kansas has little marginJanuary 25, 2023 GMT
Bill Self hasn’t had to go through many stretches like this in his 20 seasons at Kansas. Yet the coach hasn't seemed angry or even all that discouraged during a rare three-game losing streak.
Self knows this isn’t the same Jayhawks team that won the national championship last season.
No. 17 Baylor beats No. 9 Kansas in matchup of last 2 champsJanuary 24, 2023 GMT
WACO, Texas (AP) — Langston Love came up huge for 17th-ranked Baylor after No. 9 Kansas took its only lead in a matchup of the last two national champions, both of whom have endured three-game losing streaks in Big 12 play.
No. 14 TCU hands No. 2 Kansas worst home loss in 2 yearsJanuary 21, 2023 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Shahada Wells scored 17 points as No. 14 TCU beat No. 2 Kansas 83-60 on Saturday in one of the worst losses in Bill Self’s 20-year coaching career with the Jayhawks.
It was Kansas' second-largest loss at home under Self.
Adams scores late, No. 2 Kansas edges No. 14 Iowa St 62-60January 15, 2023 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — KJ Adams scored in the paint, breaking a tie with under 12 seconds left and No. 2 Kansas held off No. 14 Iowa State 62-60 Saturday.
Iowa State had a last shot to win, but Caleb Grill's 3-point attempt caromed off the rim at the buzzer.
Williams rallies No. 19 Oklahoma women past No. 23 KansasJanuary 14, 2023 GMT
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Madi Williams scored 13 of her 20 points in the fourth quarter, Liz Scott had a double-double and No. 19 Oklahoma rallied to defeat No.
No. 2 Kansas goes on late 18-4 run to beat Oklahoma 79-75January 11, 2023 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — KJ Adams scored a career-high 22 points and No. 2 Kansas closed the game on an 18-4 run to beat Oklahoma 79-75 on Tuesday night.
It wasn't easy, but in what Kansas coach Bill Self calls “a monster league,” a win is a win.
Brown scores 21, No. 17 Michigan beats Purdue 80-59January 11, 2023 GMT
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Leigha Brown scored 21 points, Emily Kiser had 17 points and seven rebounds and No. 17 Michigan beat Purdue 80-59 on Tuesday night.
Brown reached 20-plus points for the third straight game — and Michigan scored 80-plus in each of those Big Ten contests.
Gonzales scores 26, Texas beats No. 23 Kansas women 72-59January 11, 2023 GMT
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Shaylee Gonzales scored 14 of her 26 points in the fourth quarter and Texas cruised to a 72-59 victory over No. 23 Kansas on Tuesday night.
Gonzales was 6 of 7 from the floor with a pair of 3-pointers as Texas outscored Kansas 18-12 in the fourth.
Dick, Wilson, Adams lead No. 3 Kansas over WVU 76-62January 8, 2023 GMT
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — No. 3 Kansas came out of the gate solidly for once in a Big 12 game.
Freshman Gradey Dick scored 16 points, Jalen Wilson had 14 points and 14 rebounds, and the Jayhawks rode a hot start to a 76-62 victory over West Virginia on Saturday night.
Andrews scores 27, No. 23 Baylor women beat No. 21 KansasJanuary 8, 2023 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Sarah Andrews scored 27 points, Darianna Littlepage-Buggs and Caitlin Bickle had double-doubles, and No. 23 Baylor defeated No. 21 Kansas 75-62 on Saturday night.
Littlepage-Buggs had 17 points and 13 rebounds, Bickle had 12 points and 12 rebounds, and Ja'Mee Asbury scored 11 for the Bears (12-3, 3-0 Big 12).
No. 3 Kansas ends Texas Tech’s 29-game home win streak 75-72January 4, 2023 GMT
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — KJ Adams scored the last of his 16 points on a breakaway dunk with 7 seconds remaining, and No. 3 Kansas fought off Texas Tech 75-72 on Tuesday night, ending the Red Raiders’ home winning streak at 29 games.
Kansas college football player shot and killed in OklahomaJanuary 3, 2023 GMT
OKLAHOMA CITY. (AP) — A football player at Fort Hays State University in Kansas was shot and killed outside a bar in Oklahoma City on New Year's Day, police said.
Daniel Howard, 22, died and four other people were injured in the shooting at Sunset Patio Lounge early Sunday, Oklahoma City police said.
No. 3 Ohio State rebounds vs No. 14 Michigan to stay perfectJanuary 1, 2023 GMT
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Taylor Mikesell scored 16 points and Rikki Harris added 14 as No. 3 Ohio State won its 15th straight game, coming from behind to beat turnover-prone No. 14 Michigan 66-57 on Saturday.
No. 22 Xavier breaks No. 2 UConn’s undefeated startJanuary 1, 2023 GMT
CINCINNATI (AP) — Zach Freemantle scored 16 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, and Colby Jones also scored 16, helping No. 22 Xavier hand No. 2 UConn its first loss of the season, 83-73, on Saturday.
Jack Nunge started the game for Xavier (12-3, 4-0 Big East) despite an illness that limited him during warmups, and sat out some of the second half.
No. 22 Kansas women pulls away from Oklahoma St.January 1, 2023 GMT
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Holly Kersgieter scored 23 ponts and Taiyanna Jackson recorded a double-double and No. 22 Kansas beat Oklahoma State 80-65 on Saturday in a Big 12 opener for both teams.
The Jayhawks (11-1) led 58-52 after three quarters before going on a 17-5 outbust in the first seven minutes to seal it.
No. 4 Kansas rallies from 15 down to beat Oklahoma St 69-67December 31, 2022 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The last time Kansas needed to overcome a 15-point halftime deficit was on the biggest stage in college basketball.
The Jayhawks certainly weren't going to be intimidated by one in Allen Fieldhouse.
Kansas rallies, but Arkansas wins Liberty Bowl 55-53 in 3OTsDecember 29, 2022 GMT
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Arkansas coach Sam Pittman admitted he was exhausted after more than four hours of football. Who could blame him after the Razorbacks and Kansas combined for 108 points?
KJ Jefferson passed to Rashod Dubinion for a 2-point conversion in the third overtime and Arkansas held off a furious second-half rally by Kansas for a 55-53 win in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl on Wednesday night.
Liberty Bowl pits Kansas vs Arkansas for 1st time since 1906December 28, 2022 GMT
The Kansas Jayhawks see a bright future thanks to coach Lance Leipold's quick turnaround.
Winning record at stake for Kansas, Arkansas at Liberty BowlDecember 27, 2022 GMT
Liberty Bowl: Kansas (6-6) vs. Arkansas (6-6), Dec. 28, 5:30 p.m. EST (ESPN)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK COLLEGE LINE: Arkansas by 2 1/2.
South Carolina tops women’s AP Top 25, Kansas cracks pollDecember 13, 2022 GMT
Kansas has cracked The Associated Press women's basketball poll for the first time in nearly 10 years after a huge win while South Carolina remained the unanimous No.
No. 6 Kansas routs Mizzou 95-67 in first visit in 10 yearsDecember 11, 2022 GMT
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Kevin McCullar Jr. heard the boos and catcalls from the Missouri student section hours before tipoff, when Kansas first emerged from the tunnel for pregame warmups. The noise rose to an ear-splitting roar as the bitter rivals began their first showdown in Columbia in more than a decade.
Larry Brown steps down at Memphis as special assistantDecember 9, 2022 GMT
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Basketball Hall of Famer Larry Brown is stepping down from his role as a special advisor to Memphis coach Penny Hardaway due to ongoing health concerns, the school announced Friday.
No. 6 Kansas visits rival Mizzou for first time in 10 yearsDecember 9, 2022 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Dajuan Harris Jr. grew up in the shadows of the University of Missouri, and he played his prep basketball at Rock Bridge High School, just a short drive down South Providence Road from the heart of the college campus.
McMahon, No. 3 Ohio State women dominate 2nd half, beat UNHDecember 9, 2022 GMT
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Cotie McMahon tied a career high with 20 points and No. 3 Ohio State allowed only seven points in the second half of a 92-36 rout of New Hampshire on Thursday.
Ahead 39-29 at intermission, the Buckeyes (9-0) outscored the Wildcats 53-7 in the second half and 30-4 in the third quarter.