Stories for February 12, 2002


Lead stories

6Sports Video Reports: KU battles Texas into overtime

Kirk Hinrich and Drew Gooden looked like the best players in the conference during a hard game. The team played nearly perfectly in overtime.

Kansas-Texas battle big boost for Big 12

By Chuck Woodling All I could see of Big 12 Conference commissioner Kevin Weiberg was the back of his head. Not that it mattered. I knew the commish, sitting in the media row in front of me at the Erwin Center, was smiling.

KU baseball slated to open season today

Kansas University's baseball team will open its season against NAIA opponent Ottawa today at Hoglund Ballpark. The Jayhawks will start senior right-hander Dan Olson, who is healthy after undergoing arm surgery last summer. He went 1-3 last year in seven appearances.

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KU hits all 5 field goals in extra period of win

Jayhawks take down Longhorns in OT, 110-103

By Gary Bedore Everybody knows Kansas University can win basketball games when scoring in the 100s. Now everybody knows the Jayhawks can win allowing 100 points, too. "That was fun to watch," KU coach Roy Williams said after the Jayhawks' 110-103 overtime victory over Texas in a Monday night shootout at Erwin Center.