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KU volleyball receives NCAA berth

Although the Kansas volleyball team struggled for a while this year, the Jayhawks were able to pull off a winning regular season and receive a bid to the NCAA tournament. The Jayhawks will travel to California to take on UCLA in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Friday.

Lady Jayhawks squeak past Huskies

It was another close victory for the Kansas women's basketball team Sunday when the Jayhawks slipped by the Huskies for a 70-65 victory. Freshman guard Ivana Catic says the team needs to stop having close victories.

Offense leads Jayhawks to post-season play

For the second time in three years, the Jayhawks are going bowling. The Jayhawks earned their way into post-season play after a come-from-behind 24-21 victory Saturday over Iowa State. And leading the charge for the Jayhawks were Brian Luke and Scott Webb.

Fort Worth likely for KU

Bowl officials were vague, hush-hush, all that - but as of Saturday, it appeared the safest bet was that Kansas University's football team would receive an invitation to play in the Fort Worth Bowl on Dec. 23.

Cyclones 0-for-overtime

OT loss in last year's finale kept ISU out of Big 12 title game, too

Call Iowa State snake-bit. Say the Cyclones are college football's unluckiest team. It's probably true.

Fields' first catch a doozy

Mention of the name Dexton Fields never again will elicit the response "who?" if a Kansas University football backer is in the room.

Notebook

At 6-5 with a bowl game to play, KU is assured of its first non-losing season since joining the Big 12 Conference. The Jayhawks were 10-2 in 1995, then finished below .500 in the nine seasons to follow. That included the 2003 Tangerine Bowl team that finished 6-7 with the bowl-game loss.

Kansas volleyball falls in finale

Kansas University's volleyball squad ended its regular season with a 3-0 loss Saturday to Iowa State in Hilton Coliseum, dropping the Jayhawks to 15-14 overall and 7-13 in Big 12 Conference play.

Catic solid for KU

Freshman to lead Kansas women against Huskies

Two games don't constitute a career, yet Ivana Catic has been a picture-perfect point guard so far.

Keegan: Backup QB Luke saves day for KU

Kansas University's third starting quarterback of the season, Jason Swanson, was on the ground in the middle of the field, clutching his left knee.

Win restores KU confidence

Kansas University alumni Tom Marcellino and Zach Marten and several of their friends watched from Campanile Hill Saturday as KU kicker Scott Webb's overtime game-winning field goal sailed through the uprights.

Going bowling!

Webb's field goal gives KU 6th win

Never before have bowling shoes been mistaken for Cinderella slippers. Not until Saturday, anyway.

Talkin' Kansas basketball

Keegan, Bedore hold court, Hawaiian-style

Sports editor Tom Keegan and assistant sports editor Gary Bedore held an oceanside conversation Thursday while C.J. Giles, Russell Robinson, Julian Wright, Brandon Rush, Micah Downs, Mario Chalmers, Moulaye Niang, Matt Kleinmann and Sasha Kaun played in the massive waves and, in some cases, even body-surfed on Kaanapali Beach in Lahaina, Maui.

Fields' first catch a doozy

Mention of the name Dexton Fields never again will elicit the response "who?" if a Kansas University football backer is in the room.

Cyclones 0-for-overtime

OT loss in last year's finale kept ISU out of Big 12 title game, too

Call Iowa State snake-bit. Say the Cyclones are college football's unluckiest team. It's probably true.

How they scored