Stories for November 15, 2004


Lead stories

KU still No. 1 in AP poll

The first poll of the college basketball regular season sure looks a lot like the preseason Top 25. Kansas stayed at the No. 1 spot, and Syracuse and Illinois switched places at Nos. 5 and 6 Monday, the only movement from the previous rankings.

Kings win second straight at home

After a slow start, the Sacramento Kings are beginning to look more like themselves at home. Brad Miller had 26 points and nine rebounds, and the Kings earned their second straight win at home by beating the Denver Nuggets 101-89 Sunday night.

Washburn's Snyder living Kansas kid's dream

The memories started swirling when Washburn University's Kyle Snyder ran through the southwest tunnel of Allen Fieldhouse for the first time Sunday night.

Huskers end Kansas' NCAA run

Sometimes it just isn't meant to be. "We weren't supposed to win," Kansas University goalkeeper Meghan Miller said. "If we were supposed to win, we would have made a shot."

Beloved Moody starts, shines

Here's why Kansas University basketball fans love Christian Moody: Allen Fieldhouse still makes the KU forward tingle.

Woodling fights back with 5-1 record

Continuing his pinballing from average to great, Journal-World sports editor Chuck Woodling bounced back to a 5-1 record in this week's Wanna Whack Woodling? contest on

Too close for comfort

Ichabods throw scare into Jayhawks

Now Kansas University's basketball players know how Purdue felt Monday night. Just like the unranked Boilermakers, the No. 1-ranked Jayhawks of NCAA Division One struggled to a nine-point exhibition victory -- 79-70 -- over the Division Two Ichabods on Sunday night at Allen Fieldhouse.

Sonics overcome 21-point deficit, top Grizzlies

The Seattle SuperSonics insist they're not going to quit when they get far behind this season. Ray Allen scored a season-high 34 points and the Sonics overcame a 21-point deficit late in the third quarter to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 118-113 on Sunday night.


6Sports video: Washburn puts up fight against Kansas

It was supposed to be easy, but that wasn't the case for the Jayhawks on Sunday as the Ichabods held their own in exhibition play in Allen Fieldhouse. Kansas survived the early scare, though, 79-70.

Woodard among Women's Hall of Fame inductees

Former Harlem Globetrotter, Olympian and Kansas University standout Lynette Woodard and retired Auburn coach Joe Ciampi are among six chosen for the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame.

Mangino regrets remarks

KU coach awaiting word on punishment

It took Mark Mangino awhile to cool down Saturday. But once he did, the Kansas University football coach was ready to take back comments he made after KU's 27-23 loss to No. 6 Texas.

Ichabods show their grit

Washburn University guard Jerad Head might have been the grittiest of all the Ichabods on Sunday night, but every WU player seemed determined to show everyone in Allen Fieldhouse that the Division Two Ichabods were for real Sunday night.