By Ethan Padway

Energized Allen Fieldhouse leads Kansas past Colorado

Energized Allen Fieldhouse leads Kansas past Colorado

Between the glass windows emitting the pale gray of a cold winter day, and the thunderous explosion of the crowd reverberating through the arena from warmups until the end of the game, the atmosphere inside Allen Fieldhouse resembled one normally reserved for battles where teams fight it out with Kansas for a conference title. In […]

Elijah Johnson assumes leadership role on new-look Jayhawk squad

Elijah Johnson assumes leadership role on new-look Jayhawk squad

The 2012 NCAA championship game wasn’t the first time Elijah Johnson went on a deep tournament run with his school. Four years earlier, Johnson led Cheyenne High School of North Las Vegas to the Nevada Class 4A state title game. Despite having two players in it’s backcourt who would go on to play division one […]

KU sports managers prove to be vital assets of school teams

KU sports managers prove to be vital assets of school teams

For Ernie Rodriguez, responding to a mass email sent out by Kansas Athletics asking for practice players for the women’s basketball team altered his course at the University of Kansas. While he enjoyed playing in the pick up games at the Ambler Student Recreation Center, the Lenexa senior didn’t find the pick-up basketball as competitive […]

Shooting Star: Andrew White III models his game after the pros

As a shooter, freshman guard Andrew White III has spent numerous hours studying the great NBA shooters and trying to mold his games after the best parts of their games. From his favorite player, Miami Heat guard Ray Allen, White likes how quickly he gets his feet set before a shot. With Dirk Nowitzki, White […]

Withey named Phillips 66 Big 12 Men's Basketball Player of the Week for the second time

Withey named Phillips 66 Big 12 Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for the second time

Senior center Jeff Withey was named the Phillips 66 Big 12 Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for his performances in the two games No. 9 Kansas men’s basketball team played from November 24 to December 2. Withey helped Kansas (6-1) to victories against San Jose State and Oregon State by averaging 16.5 points, 8.5 […]

Padway: Weis must change ways for Jayhawks to succeed

I am not a football coach, nor have I spent extensive time on the sideline with NFL Legends Bill Parcells or Bill Belichick like Kansas coach Charlie Weis has. But I do watch a lot of football. I believe that when Weis opened up the Jayhawks’ game against West Virginia by trotting out senior Dayne […]

Kansas commits bad fouls in win against Oregon State

Kansas commits bad fouls in win against Oregon State

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — For the first time this season, the Kansas men’s basketball team had to compete against multiple opponents at once. In addition to the five men Oregon State put on the floor, the Jayhawks also had to contend with foul trouble in their 84-78 victory against the Beavers on Friday. Foul trouble […]

Kansas defeats Oregon State 84-78

Kansas defeats Oregon State 84-78

KANSAS CITY, MO.- For the first time this season, the Kansas men’s basketball team had to compete against multiple opponents. In addition to the five men Oregon State put on the floor, the Jayhawks also had to compete with foul trouble in their 84-78 victory against the Beavers on Friday. Foul trouble forced two Kansas […]

Basketball Gameday Preview: KU vs. Oregon State

Basketball Gameday Preview: KU vs. Oregon State

Predictions about the Jayhawks’ game against Oregon State arise as the countdown to tipoff begins.

Releford returns home to Kansas City for third time this year.

Releford returns home to Kansas City for third time this year.

Travis Releford’s forearms are a canvas. Wrapped around them in ink are the fountains, buildings and landmarks that dot the landscape of his home: Kansas City, Mo. Wherever his travels have taken him in his five years as a member of the Kansas basketball team, from Maui to New York City, the senior guard can […]

Injuries force freshman forward Zach Peters to leave Kansas

Injuries force freshman forward Zach Peters to leave Kansas

For freshman Zach Peters, his time as a member of the Kansas men’s basketball team came to an abrupt end before it really had a chance to begin. The 6-foot-9 forward from Plano, Texas, announced he would be leaving the Kansas program at the end of the fall semester after the Jayhawks’ game against San […]

Withey shines, sets records

Withey shines, sets records

With less than eight minutes remaining in the game, San Jose State’s Xavier Jones drove to the basket before being stopped along the baseline by a pair of Kansas defenders, including senior center Jeff Withey. The Spartans were trailing by 14 points, and Jones was forced to put up a shot. Withey stretched out his […]

Kansas defeats San Jose State 70 to 57

The Kansas men’s basketball team defeated San Jose State 70 to 57 on the back of center Jeff Withey’s first career triple-double. The senior came close twice last season, against Long Beach State and Kansas State, where he finished one block shy of the accomplishment each time. Withey finished his night leading the Jayhawks with […]

Releford named Big 12 player of the week

Kansas guard Travis Releford’s trophy shelf is rapidly becoming quite crowded. After being named the most valuable player in the CBE Classic, Releford was named the Phillips 66 Big 12 Player of the Week for the games played between November 19-25. In the CBE Classic, Releford scored 40 total points, shooting 60 percent from 3-point […]

Basketball team used break to improve game, take on 'aggressive mindset'

Basketball team used break to improve game, take on ‘aggressive mindset’

For students, Thanksgiving break is a leisurely time to return home and gorge on turkey. But for the No. 12 men’s basketball team (4-1), the break gave the players their first extended period of practice time since the season started. The Jayhawks squeezed in four practices over the break, where they began to implement  different […]