Top 2014 basketball recruit, Andrew Wiggins, might be joining the Jayhawks next season
Coach Self announces he thinks student athletes should be paid
Top recruit Wayne Selden discusses his committment to play basketball at KU.
Performances at this year’s Late Night prove Kansas basketball is as strong as ever
The men’s basketball team has important recruits attending Late Night
By Nick Ratliff It’s that time of the week again where we dive into all things KU recruiting in the Recruiting Trail blog. Almost a week away from the biggest recruiting day of the year for the Kansas men’s basketball program, Late Night in the Phog, the class of 2013 is slowly looking like it’s taking shape. Let’s get right to it: This week, Bill Self traveled to District Heights, Maryland to put the “full court press” on four star point guard Roddy Peters. Peters is a 6’4” long and lanky guard who many believe is a strong Maryland lean. With 5-star twins Andrew and Aaron Harrison announcing between Kentucky (whom they ultimately chose)…
The latest and greatest news in the KU recruiting world
By Nick Ratliff We’re back here on the Recruiting Trail, and there’s so major news to get to this week. Some major things happened in the world of basketball recruiting this week that drastically changed the recruiting landscape for the 2013 class, so let’s get to it. The major news since my last blog you’ve probably heard if you follow Kansas basketball recruiting even a little. The news is that Anthony “Cat” Barber, the point guard from Hampton, Virginia who has been the most talked about prospect in the short history of this blog, verbally committed to North Carolina State. On the surface, this appears to be a major blow to next year’s…
By Nick Ratliff Welcome to this week’s edition of the Recruiting Trail. I promise this week’s blog will not be as long as last week’s, but there is still some news to get to this week in the world of Kansas basketball recruiting. Let’s get down to it: As I discussed in last week’s blog, Kansas basketball coach Bill Self and his staff have been hard at work this week, visiting some of the nation’s top basketball prospects in their homes across the country. At the time that this was written, Self and staff have visited five of the nation’s top 30 players, two of them already committed to the Jayhawks next season….
By Trevor Graff The Big 12 Conference announced it has signed a 13-year media rights contract with Fox and ABC/ESPN. David Ubben of ESPN reported the deal will pay the conference $2.6 Billion, $20 million per school, through the 2024-25 school year. The two companies will split football duties, but ABC/ESPN will be the exclusive network for men’s basketball.