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    College basketball is back, and that means another year with National Championship hopes for the Kansas Jayhawks. Watching the Jayhawks play inside historic Allen Fieldhouse is an experience you do not want to miss out on. With many greats coming in and out of these doors, it's an event you'll always remember.  

    KU Basketball History

    The first season of KU basketball dates back to 1898-1899. Dr. James Naismith wrote the official rules of basketball in 1892. Six years later, Naismith began the men's basketball program at the University of Kansas. The first few seasons of KU basketball were held locally against YMCA teams. James Naismith held such an important part within the team and its development that the basketball court inside Allen Fieldhouse is named "James Naismith Court." Since Naismith, KU basketball history will go on with years of success, acomplishments, coaching legends and Hall of Fame players.

    After Naismith retired, Dr. Forrest C. "Phog" Allen was requested to coach KU. KU's basketball history truly began to flourish because of Coach Allen. As a former player of Naismith, Phog Allen knew the game and was ready to take on the challenge. Coach Allen proved to be one of the best coaches of all time and earned the title as the "Father of Basketball Coaching." Under Coach Allen, the University of Kansas men's basketball program won the NCAA championship title in 1922, 1923 and 1952. Because of his success and leadership, Allen Fieldhouse was constructed and developed in 1955 named after Phog Allen. Upon walking in and hanging over Naismith Court, the famous Kansas words "Pay Heed, All Who Enter. Beware of the Phog."

    Once a player and assistant coach, Dick Harp was hired as the head coach for KU after Coach Allen. Some of Kansas's greatest players were coached by harp. Wilt Chamberlain was by far the most legendary player. Recruited by Phog Allen, Chamberlain played under Harp until he went to the Harlem Globetrotters to continue ball. After eight years, Ted Owens came in and took over the Kansas Jayhawks men's basketball team. Jo Jo White, Walt Wesley and Darnell Valentine were All-Americans under Coach Owens. A little under two decades of coaching, Owens left KU and Larry Brown came in after coaching for the NBA. 

    Larry Brown at KU lead the Jayhawks to many wins and a National Championship in 1988. With Danny Manning as the lead competitor for the Hawks, during the 1988 season, the team went through March Madness to win the title 83-79 over Oklahoma. Because the team lost 11 times that season, the most losses for a National Championship team to accrue throughout the season, the 1988 Jayhawks were known as "Danny and the Miracles." After many years at KU, Coach Brown had a 135-44 record. 

     

    KU Basketball Roster

    With a few returners and new faces, check out this year 2017-2018 KU basketball team!

    KU Basketball Schedule and KU Basketball Record

    Date Time Opponent Result
    Oct. 22  Sunday @ 3PM vs. Missouri (Exh.) Kansas City, Mo. (Sprint Center)  W
    Oct. 31 Tuesday @ 7PM vs. Pittsburg State (Exh.) Lawrence, Kan. (Allen Fieldhouse) Jayhawk TV W
    Nov. 7 Tuesday @ 7PM vs. Fort Hays State (Exh.) Lawrence, Kan. (Allen Fieldhouse) Jayhawk TV  W
    Nov. 10 Friday @ 8PM vs. Tennessee State Lawrence, Kan. (Allen Fieldhouse) ESPNU W
    State Farm Champions Classic      
    Nov. 14  Tuesday @ 8:30PM vs. Kentucky Chicago, Ill. (United Center) ESPN  W
    Nov. 17  Friday @ 7PM vs. South Dakota State Lawrence, Kan. (Allen Fieldhouse) Jayhawk TV   W
    Hoophall Miami Invitational      
    Nov. 21 Tuesday @ 7PM vs. Texas Southern Lawrence, Kan. (Allen Fieldhouse) Jayhawk TV   W
    Nov. 24 Friday @ 7PM vs. Oakland Lawrence, Kan. (Allen Fieldhouse) Jayhawk TV   
    Nov. 28   Tuesday @ 7PM vs. Toledo Lawrence, Kan. (Allen Fieldhouse) Jayhawk TV  
    Dec. 2  Saturday @ 4:30PM vs. Syracuse Miami, Fla. (American Airlines Arena) ESPN  
    Jayhawk Shootout      
    Dec. 6  Wednesday @ 8PM WASHINGTON Kansas City, Mo. (Sprint Center) ESPN2  
    Dec. 10  Sunday @ 12PM ARIZONA STATE Lawrence, Kan. (Allen Fieldhouse) ESPN   
    Shelter Insurance Showcase      
    Dec. 16 Saturday @ 7PM at Nebraska Lincoln, Neb. (Pinnacle Bank Arena) FS1  
    Dec. 18 Monday @ 6PM vs. Omaha Lawrence, Kan. (Allen Fieldhouse) ESPN2  
    Dec. 21  Thursday @ 10PM vs. Stanford Sacramento, Calif. (Golden 1 Center) ESPN2   
    Dec. 29  Friday @ 8PM at Texas* Austin, Texas (Erwin Center) ESPN2   
    Jan. 2 Tuesday @ 8PM Texas Tech* Lawrence, Kan. (Allen Fieldhouse) ESPN2   
    Jan. 6  Saturday @ 8:15PM at TCU* Fort Worth, Texas (Schollmaier Arena) ESPN or ESPN2  
    Jan. 9  Tuesday @ 8PM vs. Iowa State* Lawrence, Kan. (Allen Fieldhouse) ESPN2  
    Jan. 13  Saturday @ 11AM vs. Kansas State* Lawrence, Kan. (Allen Fieldhouse) ESPN or ESPN2   
    Jan. 15 Monday @ 8PM at West Virginia* Morgantown, W.Va. (WVU Coliseum) ESPN   
    Jan. 20  Saturday @ 5PM vs. Baylor* Lawrence, Kan. (Allen Fieldhouse) ESPN   
    Jan. 23  Tuesday @ 6PM at Oklahoma* Norman, Okla. (Lloyd Noble Center) ESPN2   
    Big 12/SEC Challenge      
    Jan. 27 Saturday TBD vs. Texas A&M Lawrence, Kan. (Allen Fieldhouse) ESPN   
    Jan. 29 Monday @ 8PM at Kansas State* Manhattan, Kan. (Bramlage Coliseum) ESPN  
    Feb. 3  Saturday @ 11AM vs. Oklahoma State* Lawrence, Kan. (Allen Fieldhouse) CBS  
    Feb. 6  Tuesday @ 8PM vs. TCU* Lawrence, Kan. (Allen Fieldhouse) ESPN2   
    Feb. 10  Saturday @ 1PM at Baylor* Waco, Texas (Ferrell Center) CBS  
    Feb. 13 Tuesday at Iowa State* Ames, Iowa (Hilton Coliseum) ESPN2  
    Feb. 17 Saturday @ 5PM vs. West Virginia* Lawrence, Kan. (Allen Fieldhouse) ESPN  
    Feb. 19  Monday @ 8PM vs. OKLAHOMA* Lawrence, Kan. (Allen Fieldhouse) ESPN  
    Feb. 24  Saturday @ 3PM at Texas Tech* Lubbock, Texas (United Supermarkets Arena) ESPN or ESPN2  
    Feb. 26  Monday @ 8PM vs. Texas* Lawrence, Kan. (Allen Fieldhouse) ESPN   
    March 17 Saturday @ 3PM at Oklahoma State* Stillwater, Okla. (Gallagher-Iba Arena) ESPN or ESPN2  
        *Conference Game  

     

     

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