Stories for November 23, 2003


Lead stories

Ex-KU coach silent after loss

ISU's Allen declines comment

Terry Allen was awarded the game ball after Iowa State's 45-3 football victory over Kansas University last season in Ames, Iowa. The Cyclone players, you might recall, devoted their resounding season-opening win to ISU's first-year associate head coach/tight ends coach, who was fired as KU head coach with three games left to play in the 2001 season -- Allen's fifth on Mount Oread.


How they scored

KU fans have high hopes for bowl game

Kansas University football fans are ready to go bowling. Celebrating the Jayhawks' 36-7 thrashing Saturday of Iowa State, fans were relishing thoughts of seeing their team in a postseason game for the first time since 1995.

Fowler has big game for Jayhawks

Sophomore safety has two interceptions, returns one for TD

Rodney Fowler hadn't made many plays for Kansas University's defense in the Jayhawks' first 11 football games. Saturday against Iowa State, he made two big ones in a 36-7 victory at Memorial Stadium that made KU bowl eligible for the first time since 1995.

KU 'really good' in win over Texas A&M

Snubbed from last year's NCAA Tournament, Kansas University's volleyball squad is doing everything within its power to qualify this season.

Langford fighting emotional, physical strain

Keith Langford found it nearly impossible to concentrate on basketball and his studies last week. Langford, Kansas University's junior guard from Fort Worth, Texas, was mired in an emotional funk after learning Monday that his uncle, Robbie Mitchell, had been diagnosed with cancer in his kidneys and liver.

Woodling: Kansas likely headed to Tangerine Bowl

After a seemingly endless string of Novembers to forget, Kansas University football has a November to remember again. On a steel gray November day, KU played and won a meaningful football game. OK, it was over Iowa State, one of the Big 12 Conference's worst teams, but it was Win No. 6, and it made the Jayhawks eligible for a bowl game.

Victory over Cyclones makes Jayhawks bowl eligible

KU stuffs ISU for sixth win

Mark Mangino has taken a bad football team and made it bowl eligible. Kansas University gave itself a chance for a postseason berth with a 36-7 win Saturday over Iowa State at Memorial Stadium. With injured senior quarterback Bill Whittemore returning to guide the offense, KU racked up 401 total yards.

6Sports video: Kansas gains sixth win at ISU's expense

Bill Whittemore's return was a welcome one for the Jayhawks, who are now bowl eligible with the 36-7 victory.

Jayhawks thrilled after sensational season

Any tears shed by Kansas University's soccer players following Friday's 1-0 season-ending loss to No. 2 UCLA were either non-existent or very well hidden.