University students participating in the annual 3-on-3 basketball tournament reacted to the Kansas basketball team coming to the Recreation Center to watch them play on Monday. Students also gave their thoughts on what it would mean to play in the championship game inside Allen Fieldhouse before Late Night in the Phog.
The Kansas women's basketball team will be unable to scrimmage for the first time in the history of Late Night in the Phog due to NCAA competition rules, but the team will begin practicing next month as it prepares for its opening exhibition on Oct. 29 against Emporia State.
After nailing two half-court shots to give two students $10,000 in the past two years, director of basketball operations Brennan Bechard is anticipating another chance to shoot for a student during this Saturday's Late Night in the Phog — and is hoping to deliver again.
Kansan men's basketball beat writer Shaun Goodwin says that after three years of valuable experience at Kansas, senior guard Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk should see his best year of production for the Jayhawks this upcoming season.
Several basketball recruits, including the No. 2-ranked Zion Williamson, are expected to be in attendance on Saturday for Late Night in the Phog.