Stories for March 3, 2003


Lead stories

KU defeats Texas Tech, 65-56

The Jayhawks (23-6 overall, 13-2 Big 12 Conference) earned at least a share of the Big 12 title with the victory. Keith Langford scored a game-high 20 points, Nick Collison added 13 points and seven rebounds and Kirk Hinrich and Aaron Miles both scored 10 points. Texas Tech drew within six points midway through the second half after KU went more than four minutes without a field goal, but Aaron Miles scored back-to-back buckets that extended the Jayhawks' lead to 10 points, 63-53. KU held on for their third straight conference victory.

KU back at No. 6 in AP poll

Victories over Texas A&M and Oklahoma State, combined with a Duke loss, have moved KU up a spot to No. 6 in the latest AP Top 25. The Jayhawks (22-6 overall, 12-2 Big 12 Conference) moved back to No. 6 after dropping to No. 7 last week after losing to Oklahoma.

Jayhawks 'special' in victory

Kansas baseball wins Music City finale, 4-2

Kansas University's baseball team capped its weekend in the Music City Challenge with a 4-2 come-from-behind victory Sunday against Vanderbilt.

KU can clinch share of Big 12 title

Kansas University's Nick Collison and Kirk Hinrich had to wipe away tears after Saturday's emotional Senior Day festivities at Allen Fieldhouse.

KU runners set four school records

Kansas University track coach Stanley Redwine couldn't complain about his women finishing fourth and his men ninth in the team standings at the Big 12 Conference Indoor championships.

Jayhawks claim Crimson Classic crown

Mel Wallach blasted her third home run in two days Sunday, and Kansas University won the Crimson Classic with a 2-1 softball victory against Texas-Arlington.

Buckeyes edge Kansas in college tennis dual

Ohio State defeated Kansas University, 4-3, Sunday in a women's tennis dual at Wood Valley Racquet Club.

Notebook: Texas Tech no stranger to Big Monday

So far, the Bob Knight experiment at Texas Tech has worked out rather well.