Top 6 all-time best free throw shooters in Kansas Jayhawks basketball history

The Kansas Jayhawks have the richest history in college basketball history. Who are the best of the best when it comes to career free throw percentage in school history.?
Kansas basketball stars Frank Mason (0) and Devonte' Graham (4)
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The Kansas basketball team is the second winningest school in college history and teams don't win that many games without their fair share of dead-eye shooters from the free throw line.

In the case of the Jayhawks, all of the great players on this list are well-known stars for KU. There aren't any random dudes who were nothing but stellar shooters from the line. These guys all are recognizable names from Kansas' rich past.

The top free throw shooters by percentage in Kansas basketball history

No. 5 (tied) - Danny Manning, 74%, 1984-1988

Is anyone surprises Manning made this list? It seems he is always among the statistical leaders in just about every category for KU. The impressive part is that just because a player is a superstar and a great scorer, doesn't mean he is a great free throw shooter.

Manning, of course, was all of those things. In his career, he shot 688 free throws, making 509. He was fairly consistent over his four-year career, never making less than 73 percent and never more than 76.5 percent. Free throws also accounted for 17.4 percent of Manning's incredible point total of 2,931. He made the most of those opportunities to add to his all-time school record. He did so many things well; why not free throw shooting too?

Manning won a National Championship at Kansas, as well as the National Player of the Year, and went on to a long and productive career in the NBA, despite two major knee injuries. He will always be considered one of the two best Jayhawks ever, sharing that spotlight with Wilt Chamberlain.