Virtual “Late Night” coming to Allen Fieldhouse

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LAWRENCE, Kan. (KSNT) – An annual fan favorite, the 36th annual Late Night in the Phog, signaling the official start of KU’s men’s and women’s basketball seasons, will debut at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23.

With the worldwide coronavirus pandemic, this year’s event will be virtual and streamed on ESPN+, Facebook Live and The event will also be featured on local cable networks.

Late Night in the Phog will feature skits by both basketball teams, video highlights, coach and student-athlete introductions, and scrimmages by the KU women’s and men’s teams.

It has been a Late Night tradition for fans attending the event to make a donation to local food bank Just Food. With this year’s event being in a virtual format, the Jayhawks encourage fans from across the nation to make an online donation to Just Food.

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