3:47 AM EST, Sun December 16, 2018
9 hours ago

Why the next two weeks loom as an important time for both Quentin Grimes and KU

This is not all Quentin Grimes’ fault. Maybe it’s best to start there. There are some circumstances working against the freshman as KU has barreled to a 9-0 start and …
10 hours ago

Bill Self’s slow build of 2018-19 KU basketball depends upon these two Jayhawks

Nine games in and ranked first in the country, this Kansas basketball team remains hard to figure. Talented, versatile, an intriguing mix of ability and experience. Undefeated against one of …
13 hours ago

Vick scores 29, Lawson 28 as top-ranked Jayhawks trip Villanova 74-71

Kansas gained a bit of revenge on a modern-day nemesis Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse. The No. 1-ranked Jayhawks (9-0), who fell to No. 17 Villanova (8-4) in the 2018 Final …
19 hours ago

Quick scout: The pick for KU-Villanova

Before every KU men’s basketball game, The Star’s Jesse Newell previews the Jayhawks’ upcoming opponent with a scouting report and prediction. Saturday’s game: No. 17 Villanova vs. No. 1 Kansas, …
Dec 14, 2018

Heading into KU game, Villanova’s three-point shooting remains dangerous

Villanova, the team that buried Kansas under an avalanche of three-point shots in the Final Four last season, has continued to fire away during the 2018-19 nonconference campaign. The No. …
Dec 14, 2018

KU basketball vs. Villanova: Lineups, tipoff time, TV info, facts and figures

Here are projected starters with TV and radio information for the Kansas Jayhawks-Villanova Wildcats game on Saturday in Lawrence. When/where: 11 a.m., Saturday, Allen Fieldhouse. TV/radio: ESPN, WHB (810 AM) …
Dec 14, 2018

Bill Self wants more from Devon Dotson. Here’s how the KU freshman can still grow

Kansas coach Bill Self has been impressed with freshman Devon Dotson, who is averaging 11 points per game. The coach still wants to see more “easy assists” from him, though, …
Dec 13, 2018

Bill Self wants more from Devon Dotson. Here’s how the freshman can still grow

Kansas coach Bill Self has been impressed with freshman Devon Dotson, who is averaging 11 points per game this season. The coach still wants to see more "easy assists" from him, though, which should come with more experience. …
Dec 13, 2018

One of Dedric Lawson’s former teammates weighs in about upcoming Villanova game

Charlotte Hornets rookie Devonté Graham contacted former University of Kansas teammate Dedric Lawson last weekend after the Jayhawks’ uninspiring 63-60 victory over New Mexico State. “He was like, ‘Don’t worry …
Dec 13, 2018

Bill Self on what he expects from KU-Villanova matchup

Kansas Jayhawks coach Bill Self talks about his team's upcoming home game Saturday against the Villanova Wildcats. KU is ranked No. 1 after starting the season 8-0. …
Dec 12, 2018

College basketball powers Kansas, Villanova have met on the biggest stage before

Elite college basketball programs Kansas and Villanova have each won three NCAA Tournament titles — the Jayhawks in 2008, 1988 and 1952 and the Wildcats in 2018, 2016 and 1985. …
Dec 11, 2018

Azubuike’s ankle ‘sore,’ but improving: ‘He can walk on it in a limited capacity’

Injured Kansas junior center Udoka Azubuike has been working on his shooting form the past couple days, hoisting 5-foot shots while seated on a four-legged stool in KU’s practice gym. …
Dec 11, 2018

Les Miles says new KU receivers coach will ‘help us greatly in recruiting’

Kansas coach Les Miles continued the filling out of his staff Tuesday, hiring Emmett Jones as receivers coach. Jones spent the last three seasons as outside receivers coach for Texas …
Dec 11, 2018

Juco quarterback Thomas MacVittie commits to Les Miles, KU football

New Kansas football coach Les Miles might have just secured his quarterback for 2019. Thomas MacVittie, a 6-foot-4 QB who started his career at Pittsburgh before transferring to Mesa (Ariz.) …
Dec 11, 2018

Wichita’s Perry Ellis headlines 2019 Kansas high school hall of fame class

One of the greatest high school basketball players to come through Wichita is being immortalized. Wichita Heights grad Perry Ellis is one of five inductees into the Kansas State High …