The University of Kansas will begin construction on an addition to Allen Fieldhouse later this year to house James Naismith’s original hand-typed rules of basketball. With a planning budget of $18 million, KU Endowment will raise private funds from donors to cover the construction costs to build the new student center on the southern edge [...]
Saturday’s loss to Oklahoma State was a disappointment — but not a shock — for many Jayhawk fans, even though it was only Kansas’ eighth loss at Allen Fieldhouse under coach Bill Self. Self and senior forward Kevin Young both said the Jayhawks were living “on borrowed time” leading up to the game. Similarly, freshman [...]
Basketball history is everywhere in Allen Fieldhouse. You can sense the ghosts of Wilt Chamberlain and “Phog” Allen anytime you curl your feet around the wooden bleachers or tilt your head up to the rafters filled with banners. The halls are bursting with shining trophies, gigantic murals and, above all else, memories. Memories from games [...]
For the second time in as many games at Allen Fieldhouse Ben McLemore silenced the audience near the end of the game. This instance wasn’t as much fun. As McLemore grabbed his ankle and slapped the ground in pain with time winding down in Kansas’ 61-44 victory over Baylor, every fan wished they were witnessing [...]
Freshman guard Anrew White III has a score to settle. White, who grew up a 15 minute drive from the Richmond campus, will meet Richmond guard Trey Davis on the court for the sixth time since he entered high school when Kansas takes on Richmond at 6p.m. Tuesday in Allen Fieldhouse. Right now, Davis, a [...]
For a moment, it’s as if time is frozen. The slow tick of the clock couldn’t move any slower. Everyone is silent. For one side, this could be glorious; something unheard of. And for the other, it could mean their hard work throughout the entire 40 minutes of regulation could be over and not mean [...]
Kansas volleyball’s history-making season skidded to a halt Saturday after a three-to-one loss to Wichita State in the NCAA tournament at Allen Fieldhouse. It was the Jayhawks’ first NCAA tournament appearance since 2005. This year’s squad finished the season as the winningest team in program history with a team record of 17 road victories, and [...]
The Kansas volleyball team heads next door to play at Allen Fieldhouse tonight with hopes that this won’t be the last time it plays on the basketball court this season. The Jayhawks have two matches remaining in the regular season, and both are at home. Tonight, they play Saint Louis at the Fieldhouse, and they [...]
Bonnie-ball is back. The Jayhawks played the Washburn Lady Blues for their first exhibition game this season. Senior point guard Angel Goodrich led the team to victory with 11 points, six assists and six steals. Kansas defeated Washburn 57-35.
After the national television debut of his open love letter to Kansas Basketball, “ESPN’s 30 for 30: There’s No Place Like Home”, Director Josh Swade took some time to talk to the Kansan about his quest to bring James Naismith’s original rules of basketball back to the University of Kansas. Who is your favorite Jayhawk? [...]
After leading the Jayhawks to the National Championship game last April, Bill Self didn’t need to ride in on a motorcycle to reassure the at-capacity crowd at Allen Fieldhouse on Friday during the 28th annual “Late Night in the Phog” about this year’s team. Instead, he calmly walked to center court and addressed the 16,300 [...]
Plans are underway for a new student center to be built near Allen Fieldhouse. The building will include an exhibit displaying James Naismith’s original rules of basketball, recently donated to the University by investor David Booth. “Housing this document on our campus gives the KU community tangible evidence of our rich basketball history,” said Sarah [...]
One reporter recalls his encounters with the mens basketball players throughout their season
Speeches by Bill Self and the players stress there’s still work to be done.
Spirit is high in Allen Fieldhouse, but the excitement doesn’t translate to the football field.