Stories for February 20, 2005


Lead stories

How low will they go?

Jayhawks suffer 2nd straight loss

Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self used the words pitiful, miserable, terrible, poor and out of synch to describe the Jayhawks' offense Saturday afternoon at Allen Fieldhouse.

Cyclones tear through KU fans' confidence

Insult to injury: Jayhawks lose 2nd straight in OT -- this time at home

Like many Jayhawk fans across the country Saturday, Chris Haldin and Perry Warhurst licked their wounds and dissected Kansas University's stunning home-court loss in overtime to Iowa State.


Former Jayhawks Kirk Hinrich (Chicago Bulls) and Billy Thomas (New Jersey Nets) took advantage of the NBA All-Star break to attend Saturday's game.

Ailing Moody sits out loss

Christian Moody, who has been slowed by a left ankle injury the past month, now has a nasty left knee infection to deal with.

Stinson shines for Cyclones

Iowa State coach Wayne Morgan knew all along -- forced to choose, he rather would have the dinged-up Curtis Stinson finish the game than start it.

KU women 'out for blood' against Nebraska

Give the Kansas University women's basketball team credit. With a roster of 10 players -- only seven of whom see significant minutes -- the Jayhawks have mustered four league victories while navigating the treacherous Big 12 Conference.

Woodling: Defense confused Kansas

Kirk Hinrich, at liberty during the NBA All-Star break, visited Allen Fieldhouse on Saturday, coincidentally with Kansas playing Iowa State.

Bulldogs drop KU in tennis

Yale University handed Kansas University a heartbreaking 4-3 defeat in tennis Saturday.

KU track completes Big 12 tuneup

Kansas University's track and field team sent 11 Jayhawks to the Sooner Invitational on Saturday for one final tuneup before next week's Big 12 Indoor Championships in Lincoln, Neb.

X-Factor Game 13: Kansas 74, Oklahoma 53

Apparently, the virtual Jayhawks were sick of it and wouldn't take any more. After the real Kansas University men's basketball team lost back-to-back overtime games last week, our virtual Jayhawks didn't let overtime even enter the minds of the Oklahoma Sooners in this week's X-Factor simulation. Kansas jumped out to an early lead and ran away with the game, defeating Oklahoma, 74-53.