No. 1 Kansas (29-5) Nickname: Jayhawks Location: Lawrence, Kan. Conference: Big 12 Number of tournament appearances: 42 (24th consecutive) Second and Third Round site: Kansas City, Mo. (Sprint Center) Coming off its third Big 12 Tournament title in four years and ninth overall, Kansas expected to contend for a No. 1 seed. Few expected the […]
A timeline of social media posts about Selection Sunday and student’s happenings around Lawrence.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — With just under 15 minutes left in Kansas’ 70-54 Big 12 Championship victory over Kansas State at the Sprint Center on Saturday, junior guard Naadir Tharpe dribbled the ball up the court like hundreds of other times in his career. Barking out plays as he walked the ball up the hardwood, […]
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The opening 20 minutes of the Big 12 Tournament championship game featured two teams who knew each other well and it showed. A defensive battle ensued for both the Kansas and Kansas State, but it was the Jayhawks who managed to take the 24-16 halftime lead. At the 11:44 timeout it appeared that […]
KANSAS CITY, Mo. —The third game in the Kansas-Iowa State series did not live up to hype of the game, but it did live up to the hype fed to most fans at the beginning of the season. The first two games came with unexpected endings and incredible drama. First, freshman guard Ben McLemore, the […]
There’s been two great games this season between Iowa State and Kansas and the Jayhawks have found a way to pull out two wins. The first game when Kansas overcame a six-point second-half deficit thanks in large part to freshman guard Ben McLemore’s 33 points and his his miraculous game-tying three-pointer near the end of regulation. The […]
This week on the Fieldhouse Forum Podcast, Ryan McCarthy, Geoffrey Calvert and Mike Vernon welcome Kansas City Star Big 12 Sports Columnist Blair Kerkhoff to the show where they discuss the state of Big 12 and conference championships along with the Kemper Arena vs. Sprint Center. See the rest of the Fieldhouse Forum here. […]
It’s been a battle of wits with coach Bill Self and senior guard Elijah Johnson. Their relationship has played out like a “Survivor” episode, except it’s not shown on Wednesday night at 7 p.m. It’s shown on a basketball court, in front of microphones and behind the practice doors of Allen Fieldhouse. There have been […]
This week on the Fieldhouse Forum Podcast, host Trevor Graff and Ryan McCarthy welcome 610 Sports morning host Bob Fescoe to the show where they discuss the Big 12 Player of the Year race, Elijah Johnson and Ben McLemore’s play while also previewing the Baylor game on Saturday.
Baylor and Kansas. Two teams with talented players and recruits from across the country, but only one team has proven the tests of time with nine consecutive conference championships. Not to say there have not been a few battles, but for the most part, the Jayhawks continue to dominate the series, losing only once outside […]
It’s rare to see four seniors start on a college basketball team anymore. But when has Kansas been like other basketball programs? All four of the seniors showed off some sweet moves on Senior Night as Kansas cruised to a comfortable 79-42 victory over Texas Tech that left Allen Fieldhouse buzzing well after the speeches […]
It’s been a fun first half so far on Senior Night with the Jayhawks throwing lobs and senior Jeff Withey knocking down his first ever three point attempt of his career as Kansas leads Texas Tech 45-20. Senior guard Elijah Johnson continues to run the show with five points and nine assists including several alley-oop […]