Latest David McCormack News

No. 9 Kansas uses big 2nd half to stuff West Virginia, 85-59

Jan. 15, 2022 16:50 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas has been waiting all season for David McCormack to give the No. 9 Jayhawks a consistent force inside. It's been waiting for Jalen Wilson to finally shake off a season-long slump, too. Ochai Agbaji? Well, he's been just fine. ...

No. 6 Kansas survives cold stretch, beats Oklahoma State

Jan. 05, 2022 00:23 AM EST

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Bill Self didn’t know exactly how many consecutive shots his team missed to close the first half — it was 19 — but the Kansas coach didn’t panic at halftime, telling his players “the lid will come off” the basket. It certainly did. No. 6 Kansas...

No. 6 Kansas routs Nevada 88-61 in hastily scheduled game

Dec. 29, 2021 22:57 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — After Kansas had its game against Harvard wiped out by COVID-19, and Nevada had its Mountain West opener against San Jose State postponed for the same reason, Wolf Pack coach Steve Alford jumped at the chance to visit storied Allen Fieldhouse for the first time. ...

Martin’s late 3 lifts No. 7 Kansas over Stephen F. Austin

Dec. 18, 2021 23:40 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Remy Martin hit a 3-pointer with one minute to go to extend a three-point lead and help No. 7 Kansas over Stephen F. Austin 80-72 on Saturday night. The Jayhawks (9-1) led 73-70 before Martin buried the 3 from the top of the key. Christian Braun scored a...

No. 8 Kansas roars past Mizzou 102-65 in Border War's return

Dec. 11, 2021 18:10 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — It took nearly a decade for Kansas and Missouri to renew the Border War. It took about 10 minutes for the Jayhawks to turn it into a border rout. Ochai Agbaji scored 21 points, Christian Braun and Dajuan Harris had 13 apiece, and the...

No. 8 Jayhawks cruise past UTEP 78-52 with Border War next

Dec. 07, 2021 22:28 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Ochai Agbaji tried to convince everyone listening that he wasn't looking past UTEP to a showdown with Missouri. The smirk that he tried to hide gave him away. Still, the high-scoring Kansas guard held his focus long enough to pour in 23 points...

Braun leads No. 8 Kansas past St. John's 95-75 at new arena

Dec. 03, 2021 23:24 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — New building or old, Kansas looked right at home in the Big Apple again. Christian Braun had a career-high 31 points, Ochai Agbaji scored 23 and the No. 8 Jayhawks emphatically turned back a second-half charge to beat St. John's 95-75 on Friday night in...

Self bests Pitino in 1st meeting, No. 4 Kansas tops Iona

Nov. 28, 2021 16:49 PM EST

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Christian Braun had 18 points and seven rebounds, Ochai Agbaji added 17 points, and No. 4 Kansas beat Iona 96-83 on Sunday in the first meeting between Hall of Fame coaches Bill Self and Rick Pitino. David McCormack scored 13 points for...

Amzil hits jumper at buzzer, Dayton beats No. 4 Kansas 74-73

Nov. 26, 2021 17:14 PM EST

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Mustapha Amzil's lone basket of the game was a memorable one. Amzil hit a running jumper in the lane at the buzzer, and Dayton beat No. 4 Kansas 74-73 on Friday. Kansas’ David McCormack blocked Malachi Smith's layup...

Agbaji scores 25 as No. 3 Kansas beats Stony Brook 88-59

Nov. 18, 2021 22:37 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Bill Self knew that Ochai Agbaji was within one point of 1,000 for his career, so the Kansas coach reminded his star player of the milestone in the gentlest way possible during a late timeout against Stony Brook. “Coach told me that if I didn't...