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Three home runs lift Jayhawks to victory in season opener

The Kansas baseball team used three home runs to propel its way to a 9-5 victory over USC Upstate Friday night at Cleveland Harley Baseball Park.

KU softball nets first win of 2019 season

Kansas softball netted its first win of the season, spitting its two games on day one of the Diamond 9 Citrus Blossom Invitational. The Jayhawks (1-5) notched a 4-2 win over UMASS to begin the event. KU then dropped a 2-1 decision to Iowa in the nightcap.

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Game Day Breakdown: No. 14 Kansas basketball vs. West Virginia

A look at some of the keys for 14th-ranked Kansas in today's rematch with West Virginia at Allen Fieldhouse. By Matt Tait

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Kansas coach Bill Self on the Big 12 race: 'K-State is in the driver's seat'

With just 6 games to play in the Big 12 regular season, — 7 for Kansas State — the Kansas men's basketball team sits a game and a half behind the team that KU coach Bill Self says is in the "driver's seat" to win this year's league crown. By Matt Tait

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Gatto, others in NCAA basketball scandal seek probation; they argue scheme was designed to help KU, other universities

The three men who were convicted of fraud for their schemes in a college basketball recruiting scandal — which included the University of Kansas program — recently asked a judge to sentence them to probation rather than jail, according to documents filed in the U.S. District Court Southern District of New York.

KU women can't complete comeback in loss at Oklahoma

The Kansas women's basketball team was within a possession of Oklahoma early in the fourth quarter, but a cold-shooting spell cut the comeback short in a 78-67 loss Wednesday night at the Lloyd Noble Center.

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Ritch Price sets high bar for Ryan Zeferjahn at KU baseball media day

If Ryan Zeferjahn isn’t KU baseball’s highest draft pick in program history, coach Ritch Price will be “really disappointed in him.” “I’m going to put a little pressure on him, right there out of the gate,” Price said jokingly at KU baseball’s annual media day on Wednesday.

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Les Miles wants to get KU football to point where Jayhawks don't need as many juco signees

When six junior college prospects signed with the Kansas football program this past December, it seemed new head coach Les Miles might be headed down a familiar recruiting path. By Benton Smith

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National honor the latest indicator of freshman point guard Devon Dotson's rapid development

Mere hours after turning in what Kansas coach Bill Self said “may have been his best game,” freshman point guard Devon Dotson was named the national freshman of the week by CBS Sports and the U.S. Basketball Writers Association. By Matt Tait

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Court sets trial for Pooka Williams domestic battery charge; diversion discussions continuing

A trial date has been set for University of Kansas star football player Pooka Williams, who faces a charge of domestic battery.

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Mature mindset kept KU sophomore K.J. Lawson ready for Monday's big moment in win over TCU

The circumstances had to present themselves just right for Kansas sophomore K.J. Lawson to be in the position to hit two of the game’s biggest shots during KU’s recent road win over TCU. But once they did, there was not a player on the Kansas roster who questioned whether the sophomore wing would come through. By Matt Tait

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Jayhawks' locker room a reflection of just how big Monday's road win at TCU really was

Fort Worth, Texas — Freshman guard Ochai Agbaji was out of breath when he took his seat for the postgame meeting with the media following 14th-ranked Kansas’ 82-77, overtime victory at TCU on Monday night. And, sure, dropping 20 points and grabbing 11 rebounds in 41 minutes probably had something to do with it. By Matt Tait

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Notebook: Marcus Garrett unable to play in front of familiar face after missing TCU game with ankle injury

Fort Worth, Texas — Vernon Turner remembers, four or five years ago, when KU sophomore Marcus Garrett, then a freshman at Skyline High in Dallas, would warm up with the Skyline freshman team and scare the dickens out of the opponent on just about every occasion.

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Quick Recap: No. 14 Kansas outlasts TCU in overtime to end recent road woes

Fort Worth, Texas — Very little has come easy for the 14th-ranked Kansas basketball team since Big 12 Conference play began back in early January. And that theme continued Monday night at Schollmaier Arena, where the Jayhawks and TCU Horned Frogs needed overtime to settle KU’s latest road challenge, an 82-77 win by Kansas on a wild night for both teams.

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Benton Smith: Devon Dotson breaks through on Big Monday for rare KU road win

Fort Worth, Texas — Ever since it became clear that winning away games could no longer be considered the foregone luxury that it typically is for Bill Self-coached teams at Kansas, the Jayhawks have searched for one of their role players to drag them out of their road stupor by becoming more of a leading man.

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'He's been through it': KU coaches think highly of junior QB Thomas MacVittie

When Les Miles took over the long-struggling Kansas football program this past November and began making decisions about the roster’s most pressing needs, it became clear to him where to get started. “Offensively, it was we needed to have a quarterback. And Thomas MacVittie is that guy. He’s mobile. He can run it and throw it.” By Benton Smith

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Miles announces recruiting-focused support staff additions

Wedd retained, now director of H.S. relations

Fresh off his first signing class as head football coach at the University of Kansas, Les Miles announced Monday some more additions to his support staff which figure to help the Jayhawks on the never-ending recruiting front.

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Game day breakdown: Kansas basketball at TCU

A look at some of the keys for Kansas in tonight's Big Monday, road clash with TCU in Fort Worth, Texas. By Matt Tait

KU softball drops Kajikawa Classic finale to Missouri

In a final game of the Kajikawa Classic, the Kansas softball team was caught in a pitcher's duel that came down to the very last out in a 3-2 loss to Missouri on Sunday.

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4-star talent Steven Parker expected to contribute quickly

Even though Steven Parker will be at his lightest and least experienced during the upcoming 2019 season, Kansas football defensive coordinator D.J. Eliot foresees the signing class’s largest talent finding ways to make plays. By Benton Smith

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