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Jayhawk women's team on roll

Kansas was looking for two straight wins to open the season, and although it was close, the Jayhawks delivered at home against Detroit.

KU defense looking to bounce back

Despite KU's lopsided loss to Texas two weeks ago, the Jays have a home date left this weekend to re-establish themselves as one of the best defensive units in the nation.

Kansas falls to Arkansas, 65-64

KU's Rush scores 20; Ark.'s Brewer tallies 23

Kansas could not get a quality shot off in the final 12.5 seconds, and Arkansas escaped with a 65-64 victory over the Jayhawks in the consolation round of the Maui Invitational.

Keegan: Wildcats' pressure wilts KU

The temptation is to look at Kansas University's worst scoring output in a dozen years and draw the conclusion the team doesn't have enough scorers. Wrong.

Wildcats bemoan offensive impatience

Ever gracious in either defeat or victory, even Hall of Fame coach Lute Olson of Arizona couldn't find a way to sugarcoat it: His own team had as much to do with Kansas University getting back into the game as the Jayhawks did.

No Mercy: Detroit next

Kansas women to take on Titans tonight

There is no more Mercy in Detroit Mercy University. The school now is known as Detroit U.

Reid, what's-his-name top defender contenders

The name slipped the Texas writer's mind -- innocently, of course, but the mere fact of the matter said plenty.

Jayhawks 12th at NCAAs

Kansas University's men's cross country squad placed 12th overall Monday at the NCAA Championships, posting 412 points.

Postcard from paradise: Tom Keegan

Dear Lawrence: It occurred to me it's neither the beach nor the sun, the fruity drinks nor the cool tropical vegetation, that makes Hawaii a special vacation destination.

Notebook

KU suffered nine early turnovers in falling behind 'Zona, 20-4. "Arizona's pressure early set the tone for the whole game. You can't simulate that in practice," Kansas coach Bill Self said.

6Sports video: KU's Hallman suspended for academic reasons

The Kansas women's basketball team opened the regular season Sunday without Erica Hallman. Hallman was suspended indefinitely for academic purposes.

6News video: Arkansas takes down Kansas

The Jayhawks stayed close for the entire game, but were unable to claim the lead in the final seconds.

6Sports video: Kansas comeback comes up short

Although the Kansas men's basketball team came back from behind to tie Arizona in the second half, the Jayhawks just couldn't pass the Wildcats. The Wildcats outplayed the Jayhawks, 61-49, Monday at the Maui Invitational.

6Sports video: 'Bonnie ball' phrase catching on

Although Bonnie Henrickson has only been coaching the women's basketball team for two years, her style of basketball known as 'Bonnie ball' is catching on. The 'Bonnie ball' nickname comes from her last coaching job at Virginia Tech.

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Trouble in paradise

Jayhawks sloppy in Maui

The fact unranked Kansas University lost to ninth-ranked Arizona on Monday at the Maui Invitational shocked nobody in the college basketball world.

Gonzaga finally settles down

Bulldogs hold off Terps

Gonzaga's offense and zone defense both started working really well in the second half.

Cramps strike KU's Hawkins

Jayhawks were hindered in 2001 appearance, too

Jeff Hawkins crumpled to the floor, writhing in pain Monday at Lahaina Civic Center.

Cramps strike KU's Hawkins

Jeff Hawkins crumpled to the floor, writhing in pain Monday at Lahaina Civic Center.

Postcard from paradise: Gary Bedore

Greetings from Maui: Monday morning's activities reminded me of why I like covering afternoon KU basketball games in Hawaii so much (remember, KU and Arizona tipped off at 4 p.m. Maui time).