Kansas basketball: Top ten Jayhawks of the decade

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1. Frank Mason, Kansas basketball 2013-2017

Frank Mason had one of the most legendary careers ever at Kansas, and that’s why he’s number one on this list. Over his four year career at Kansas, Mason averaged 13 points and four assists per game, but his senior season was remarkable, to say the least.

In his final year as a Jayhawk, Mason averaged 20.9 points, 5.2 assists, and 4.2 rebounds per game. He finished his career at Kansas with 1,885 points, good for sixth all-time as of now.

Here are Mason’s major accolades during his time with Jayhawks :

  • 2017 Consensus National College Player of the Year
  • 2017 Bob Cousy Award
  • 2017 Consensus first-team All-American
  • 2017 Big 12 Player of the Year
  • 2017 First-team All-Big 12
  • 2015,2016 Second-team All-Big 12

Mason is Kansas’ first consensus National Player of the Year since Danny Manning was back in 1988.

In the 2017 NBA Draft, Frank Mason was selected by the Sacramento Kings with the 34th overall pick. His legacy will always be remembered at Kansas, and it’s only a matter of time until his jersey is in the rafters.

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Kansas basketball is one of the most storied programs in all of sports. Some of the greatest athletes of all time have called themselves a Jayhawk, and it’s an honor for those that do. The tradition is alive and well today, and now it’s time to move into a new decade of Jayhawk domination.