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  1. New Year’s Resolutions: Kansas Jayhawks

    Dec 17, 2014, 3:44 PM EST

    Cliff Alexander (AP Photo)

    What changes will Kansas make to get better by March?

  2. No. 11 Kansas still working to establish offensive chemistry

    Nov 28, 2014, 2:55 PM EST

    Perry Ellis (AP Photo)

    Kansas scored 82 points in their win over Tennessee but they also committed 16 turnovers as they continue to figure each other out offensively.

  3. After getting embarrassed by No. 1 Kentucky, where does No. 5 Kansas go from here?

    Nov 19, 2014, 11:45 AM EST

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    Kansas has some serious issues to address after getting blown out by No. 1 Kentucky.

  4. No. 1 Kentucky’s size, depth overwhelms No. 5 Kansas, makes 40-0 seem possible?

    Nov 18, 2014, 11:47 PM EST

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    A statement win for the top-ranked team in the nation, two days after struggling at home against Buffalo.

  5. 2014-15 Season Preview: Kansas will have competition atop Big 12

    Nov 11, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

    Wayne Selden, Jr. (AP Photo)

    Kansas is the favorite once again, but there are four other teams that are good enough to win the league.

  6. Top 25 Countdown: No. 5 Kansas Jayhawks

    Nov 3, 2014, 5:12 PM EST

    Wayne Selden, Jr. (AP Photo)

    Can the Jayhawks live up to their potential this season?

  7. 2014-15 Season Preview: Jahlil Okafor, Frank Kaminsky lead a strong crop of big men

    Oct 30, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

    Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky (AP Photo)

    The list of big men dominating college basketball this season is solid.

  8. Kansas’ Bill Self expects his team to better defensively in 2014-15

    Oct 2, 2014, 8:04 PM EST

    Bill Self (AP Photo_

    Without Joel Embiid on the back line to erase mistakes, Kansas looks to rebound from a season that wasn’t up to the standards established under Self on the defensive end of the floor.

  9. Will Bill Self and Kansas play small-ball this season?

    Aug 27, 2014, 12:28 PM EST

    Bill Self (AP Photo_

    He’s broached the subject a number of times this summer.

  10. Kansas becomes latest team to take the #icebucketchallenge

    Aug 24, 2014, 9:55 PM EST

    Bill Self

    Perry Ellis and his teammates responded to their head coach’s challenge on Sunday.

  11. What would Team USA look like if it only used college players?

    Aug 5, 2014, 11:14 AM EST

    Marcus Paige (Getty Images)

    There has been a lot of talk about the future of Team USA after Paul George’s injury. What would it look like with just college guys?

  12. adidas Nations Friday College Recap: Derrick Walton Jr.’s distribution skills, BeeJay Anya’s weight loss on display

    Aug 2, 2014, 9:30 AM EST

    Derrick Walton Jr. (AP Photo)

    The Michigan point guard could be in line for a breakout sophomore season, and Kansas’ Perry Ellis will be a Big 12 Player of the Year candidate.

  13. Kansas center Joel Embiid on track to play Tuesday at Texas Tech

    Feb 16, 2014, 10:52 PM EST

    Joel Embiid

    After not practicing in the days following Kansas’ loss at Kansas State on Monday night, freshman center Joel Embiid did not play in the Jayhawks’ 95-65 win over TCU on Saturday afternoon. With Embiid being a key figure for Kansas, the time off could prove beneficial down the line as the Jayhawks need their big…

  14. Andrew Wiggins, Perry Ellis stand out in No. 6 Kansas’ win over Iowa State

    Jan 29, 2014, 11:38 PM EST

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    Andrew Wiggins’ performance on Saturday night against TCU was seen as a step forward and rightfully so, despite the fact that the Horned Frogs have yet to win a game in Big 12 play. In scoring his then-career high 27 points Wiggins played with the assertiveness that many have been clamoring for, refusing to simply…

  15. Film Study: How San Diego State stopped Kansas in the post

    Jan 7, 2014, 9:40 AM EST

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    Kansas put together one of their worst offensive performances in recent memory on Sunday evening in Phog Allen Fieldhouse. They shot a whopping 29.8% from the floor, hitting just 4-of-16 from beyond the arc while needing a late flurry just to make it look that respectable. In recent games, Kansas has become a team that…

  16. How concerned should Kansas fans be after Jayhawk loss to San Diego State?

    Jan 5, 2014, 8:50 PM EST

    San Diego St v Kansas

    So that was ugly. There really isn’t much else to say about the performance that No. 16 Kansas had in their 61-57 loss to No. 21 San Diego State on Sunday night. The Jayhawks shot 29.8% from the floor, a number that didn’t work its way about 25% until late in the second half. They…

  17. UPDATED: Perry Ellis misses free throw by three feet after elbow to the head (VIDEO)

    Dec 21, 2013, 2:47 PM EST

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    After getting hit in the back of the head by Georgetown’s Nate Lubick, Perry Ellis looked wobbly while shooting a free throw that hit the bottom of the backboard a good three feet to the left of the rim. He pointed to his head after the miss, leaving the game with 18 minutes left in…

  18. Two losses in a row? Three in 11 days? Oh well. Don’t give up on Kansas just yet

    Dec 10, 2013, 9:53 PM EST

    Andrew Wiggins

    I wrote this on Saturday after No. 13 Kansas lost to Colorado at the buzzer. The gist of it? Kansas fans should not be too disappointed about the loss, that the more important news was that Andrew Wiggins finally started to play like the Andrew Wiggins we all told you about. I could pretty much…

  19. College Basketball Talk’s Top 20 Most Improved Players

    Dec 9, 2013, 4:23 PM EST

    Ron Baker

    Prior to the season, every pundit for every outlet across the country will put together his or her list of players with the potential to have a breakout season. Which freshmen will have big sophomore seasons? Which seniors will finally get the chance to step into a starring role? What transfers spent their redshirt year…

  20. College Basketball Talk’s Player of the Year Power Rankings

    Dec 3, 2013, 10:00 AM EST

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    The 2013-2014 season is sure to be a thrilling Player of the Year race, so to keep track of it, we will be posting weekly Player of the Year Power Rankings for your reading goodness. Who’d we miss? Who’s ranked too high? We love to overlook your team’s best player and overrate your rival’s superstar.…

  21. No. 2 Kansas has a lot to work on following Battle 4 Atlantis experience (VIDEO)

    Nov 30, 2013, 10:29 PM EST

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    While in-season tournaments present great opportunities for programs to rack up multiple quality wins in a neutral setting, there also valuable when it comes to the growth of a roster. That’s certainly the hope for No. 2 Kansas, which despite its 2-1 weekend at the Battle 4 Atlantis did not enjoy the best of weekends…

  22. College Basketball Talk’s Player of the Year Power Rankings

    Nov 26, 2013, 11:02 AM EST

    Marcus Smart

    The 2013-2014 season is sure to be a thrilling Player of the Year race, so to keep track of it, we will be posting weekly Player of the Year Power Rankings for your reading goodness. Who’d we miss? Who’s ranked too high? We love to overlook your team’s best player and overrate your rival’s superstar.…

  23. Player of the Year Power Rankings: Marcus Smart leads the way

    Nov 20, 2013, 2:39 PM EST

    Marcus Smart

    The 2013-2014 season is sure to be a thrilling Player of the Year race, so to keep track of it, we will be posting weekly Player of the Year Power Rankings for your reading goodness. Who’d we miss? Who’s ranked too high? We love to overlook your team’s best player and overrate your rival’s superstar.…

  24. College Hoops Week in Review: J.J. ‘Manns’ Belmont’s great week, Ohio State shines

    Nov 18, 2013, 10:11 AM EST

    James Michael McAdoo, J.J. Mann

    PLAYER OF THE WEEK: J.J. Mann, Belmont Mann led the Bruins to two massive wins this week, scoring 23 points as Rick Byrd’s club came from 16 points down to beat Indiana State at home. That’s the same Indiana State team that went into Notre Dame and beat the Fighting Irish by 13. He followed…