Kansas University men's basketball signee Keith Langford has been a scoring machine his senior year at North Crowley High School.
By Gary Bedore Eric Chenowith's head was hurting after Kansas' 84-62 victory over Nebraska on Wednesday night at Allen Fieldhouse. "My nose is tingling. I can't feel it," said Chenowith, Kansas' senior center who may have suffered a broken nose after taking a second-half elbow from NU's Justin Boeker.
By Robert Sinclair Nick Collison's presence on defense must seem as high as an elephant's eye to the Cornhuskers. Collison, Kansas University's 6-foot-9 sophomore forward, matched a career high with six blocks in the Jayhawks' 84-62 victory over Nebraska on Wednesday night at Allen Fieldhouse.
By Chuck Woodling Suspicions confirmed. "I thought they'd be keyed up to be back home," Nebraska basketball coach Barry Collier said. "And they were." Collier was talking, of course, about Kansas playing its first home game in a month and buzzsawing the Cornhuskers, 84-62, on Wednesday night in Allen Fieldhouse.
Oklahoma State's first conference victory of the season came at the expense of the Kansas women's basketball team. The Jayhawks (7-8, 1-3 Big 12) had snapped a four-game losing streak on Saturday with a 78-67 home victory over Kansas State. But KU committed 26 turnovers on Wednesday at Gallagher-Iba Arena in a 61-53 loss to OSU.
By Gary Bedore Kansas had a happy homecoming on Wednesday night at Allen Fieldhouse. The No. 5-ranked Jayhawks, who were playing their first home game in 32 days, devoured unheralded Nebraska, 84-62, before 16,300 appreciative fans. "I missed it (fieldhouse) a lot," said KU sophomore forward Drew Gooden, who combined with fellow frontcourt players Kenny Gregory and Nick Collison for 53 points and 20 rebounds.
By Chuck Woodling On the heels of a fifth straight losing season, Kansas University will not raise football ticket prices in 2001. At its January meeting on Wednesday, the KU Athletics Corp. board approved a season ticket price of $175.