Men's Basketball - Archives 2016-17

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TCU Defeats UCF In NIT Semifinals
Men's Basketball 03/28/2017

Kenrich Williams scored 12 of his 14 points in the second half to lift Texas Christian to a 68-53 win over Central Florida in a NIT semifinal game on Tuesday night. Texas Christian will meet Georgia Tech in the championship game Thursday night. Williams also grabbed 14 rebounds and had seven assists.

Mason named Wooden Award finalist, Jackson All-American
Men's Basketball 03/28/2017

Kansas senior Frank Mason III has been named one of five finalists for the 2017 John R. Wooden Award Presented by Wendy's honoring the most outstanding college basketball player, the Los Angeles Athletic Club announced Monday on ESPNU.

Kansas Unable To Handle Oregon Hot Shooting
Men's Basketball 03/25/2017

Tyler Dorsey poured in 27 points, Dillon Brooks added 17 and plucky Oregon ended Kansas' romp through the NCAA Tournament with a 74-60 victory Saturday night that gave the Ducks their first Final Four trip in nearly 80 years.

Bears Fall To South Carolina
Men's Basketball 03/24/2017

Sindarius Thornwell scored 24 points and seventh-seeded South Carolina cruised past third-seeded Baylor 70-50 on Friday night in the East Regional semifinals

Mike Boynton Named Oklahoma State Men's Basketball Head Coach
Men's Basketball 03/24/2017

Considered one of the nation's top up-and-coming coaches, Boynton, 35, helped engineer OSU's run to the NCAA Tournament last season, was an architect of Stephen F. Austin's success and helped revitalize the South Carolina program as both a player and assistant coach.

League Tallies Three NABC All-Americans
Men's Basketball 03/24/2017

The NABC recognized three Big 12 student-athletes on its 2017 NABC Coaches' Division I All-America Teams. Frank Mason III (KU) was named First Team, Johnathan Motley (BU) earned Second Team recognition and Josh Jackson (KU) received Third Team honors.

Kansas Routes Purdue To Reach Elite Eight
Men's Basketball 03/23/2017

Player of the year front-runner Frank Mason III poured in 26 points, Kansas turned on the jets in the second half and the top-seeded Jayhawks soared to a 98-66 blowout of No. 4 seed Purdue on Thursday night in the Midwest Regional semifinals.

West Virginia Unable To Take Down Gonzaga
Men's Basketball 03/23/2017

Jordan Mathews hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with under a minute to play and top-seeded Gonzaga survived a rough shooting night for both teams to beat No. 4 seed West Virginia 61-58 Thursday night to advance to the West Regional final.

Ten Named to NABC All-District Teams and Coaches
Men's Basketball 03/22/2017

The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced nine Big 12 student-athletes along with Bill Self (Kansas) to the 2016-17 NABC Division I All-District teams.

Williams Triple-Double Keys TCU NIT Win
Men's Basketball 03/21/2017

Vlad Brodziansky scored 20 points, Kenrich Williams had the first triple-double in TCU history and the Horned Frogs rolled over Richmond 86-68 on Tuesday night to win their bracket of the NIT and advance to the Final Four for the first time.

Motley Leads Bears To Sweet Sixteen
Men's Basketball 03/19/2017

Johnathan Motley had 19 points and 10 rebounds, and No. 3 seed Baylor defeated No. 11 seed Southern California 82-78 on Sunday in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

Kansas Strong Second Half Too Much For Spartans
Men's Basketball 03/19/2017

Josh Jackson scored 14 of his 23 points in the second half to help Kansas pull away late and reach the Sweet 16 for a second straight year with a 90-70 victory over Michigan State on Sunday.