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Horned Frogs lament blown chances at foul line

TCU had a buzzer-beating shot that could have sent the game into overtime. It bounced out and Kansas University held on for a 64-61 victory. But it wasn’t the hurried 30-footer launched by Charles Hill Jr. that the Horned Frogs rued afterward. By Tom Keegan

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Column: Brannen Greene has ups and downs in road win

Let’s see, sophomore Brannen Greene contributed five points, a big blocked shot and a rebound in the final 32 seconds of Kansas University’s 64-61 Wednesday night victory against TCU, so why did it seem as if every time he turned around he was doing something wrong? By Tom Keegan

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Worrisome win: Jayhawks' late mistakes nearly cost them at TCU

Bill Self was squirming, and seething, on Kansas University’s basketball bench Wednesday night as his first-place squad suffered a meltdown of near epic proportions against last-place TCU in Wilkerson-Greines Athletic Center. “We were awful,” Self, KU’s coach, said after the (17-3, 6-1) Jayhawks, who led by 11 points with 3:35 to play, eked out a 64-61 victory over the last-place (14-6 1-6) Horned Frogs. By Gary Bedore

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Notebook: World Games not yet priority for Kansas

Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self said on his Hawk Talk radio show he’s not yet put a lot of thought into the Jayhawks’ upcoming appearance in the World University Games in July, in South Korea.

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Junior forward King likes KU

V.J. King, a 6-7 junior small forward from Paul VI High in Fairfax, Virginia, tells he has heard from college basketball coaches from Kansas University, Kentucky, UConn, Florida, North Carolina, Louisville, Maryland and North Carolina State.

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Jayhawks do just enough to win at TCU

Wednesday's game at TCU featured some unusual lineups and all kinds of fouls and ebbs and flows, but the No. 9-ranked Kansas University men's basketball team did enough good things at enough key moments to hold off the Horned Frogs, 64-61, in Fort Worth, Texas.

Kansas women upend Iowa State, 61-56

Chelsea Gardner’s double-double of 23 points and 11 rebounds carried Kansas University’s women’s basketball team to a 61-56 victory over Iowa State on Wednesday.

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KU commitment Carlton Bragg earns McDonald's All-American invite

Carlton Bragg, a 6-foot-9 power forward from Cleveland's Villa Angela St. Joseph High was one of 24 players named to the 2015 McDonald's All-American team, which was released Wednesday evening.

Column: Warinner’s stock rising quickly

Ed Warinner, Kansas University’s offensive coordinator oh-so-many head coaches and so few years ago, was back in Lawrence on Tuesday, although not in the capacity that he had hoped.

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 27, 2015

Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015.

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Jayhawks wary of latest road trip to TCU

To some, it seems like only yesterday TCU’s unranked, sub-.500 basketball team defeated No. 5-rated Kansas University, 62-55, on the Horned Frogs’ campus.

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KU LB Ben Heeney, CB JaCorey Shepherd snag invitations to NFL Combine

Former Kansas Univeristy linebacker Ben Heeney, who led the Jayhawks in tackles during each of the past three seasons and earned first-team all-Big 12 honors in 2014, and cornerback JaCorey Shepherd, who was among the top corners in the country in passes defended in 2014, on Tuesday, learned that they had received invitations to the annual NFL Scouting Combine. By Matt Tait

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 26, 2015

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 26, 2015

Kansas volleyball lands transfer

Anna Church, a native of Fairway who spent three seasons at Saint Louis University, has transferred to Kansas University’s volleyball team.

Motivational speaker strikes chord with Jayhawks

Rayna DuBose has a connection to Kansas University athletics that likely will last the rest of her life. But the fact she played basketball for KU coach Bonnie Henrickson at Virginia Tech 13 years ago played no part in her recent visit to Lawrence, even if the reunion was sweet for both the coach and player. By Matt Tait

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Happy-go-lucky: Freshman Graham always smiling

If statistics were kept on smiles per game, fun-loving Devonté Graham would lead Kansas University’s basketball team — if not all of college hoops. By Gary Bedore

Wichita State guard Frankamp arrested on suspicion of DUI

Wichita State guard Conner Frankamp was arrested over the weekend on suspicion of DUI, authorities said Monday.

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Cliff Alexander named Big 12 Newcomer of Week

Back-to-back productive outings from Kansas University freshman backup power forward Cliff Alexander earned him Big 12 Newcomer of the Week honors, the conference announced Monday morning.

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Column: Mason, Graham play well together

Watching Frank Mason and Devonté Graham play together for the final 10:34 Saturday, turning a one-point lead over Texas into a 75-62 Kansas University victory in the Erwin Center felt a little like watching the Royals’ stress-free bullpen work. By Tom Keegan

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'Unconditional': Jayhawks have a ball at clinic

Whether it was Jamari Traylor grabbing the microphone and doing play-by-play of the 100 Special Olympians’ scrimmages, or Kelly Oubre Jr. showing proper dribbling and passing technique in drills, the Jayhawks indeed had a blast on their scheduled “day off.” By Gary Bedore