Mason is “Mr. Jayhawk” at 2017 Kansas Basketball Awards Banquet

At the annual Kansas basketball awards banquet, Frank Mason brought home the next piece of hardware with his extensive collection already in the background.
Each year, Kansas’ awards banquet is open to up to 500 of the top Williams Fund donors among Jayhawk season ticket holders. It’s a pretty exclusive event, and because my grandma has had season tickets for 29 years, I’m fortunate enough to accompany her each year. Here’s a rundown of everything of note from a fun night of Kansas basketball.
Players began arriving a bit after 5:30. There’s a “social hour” where the team mingles with the hundreds of season ticket holders, most of which are gray-headed and over the age of 60. It always amazes me how interested and pleasant the players are. They sign every autograph, they take every picture, and they smile and talk to every single person. It’s clear that a …

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