Stories for February 21, 2006


Lead stories

Kansas defeats Baylor

On paper, the KU-Baylor game looked like a bit of a mismatch. But while most Kansas basketball fans would like to look forward to the matchup with Texas this weekend, Bill's boys had to fight that urge on Tuesday.

Kansas knocks off Baylor, 76-61

Jayhawks pick up 10th straight Big 12 win

Julian Wright's career-high 20 points, helped Kansas claim its 17th straight 20-win season with a 76-61 victory over Baylor Tuesday night at Allen Fieldhouse. Three other Jayhawks -- Brandon Rush (11), Darnell Jackson (11), and C.J. Giles (10) -- reached double figures as Kansas (20-6, 11-2 Big 12) picked up its 10th straight conference victory.

Jayhawks take to the court sans Hawkins

KU basketball player Jeff Hawkins did not play in Tuesday's game against Baylor, following a minor car accident this weekend.

Five Jayhawks inducted into the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame

Former Kansas University basketball standouts Howard Engleman and Bill Hougland, ex-Jayhawk football All-American Bobby Douglass and former KU standout coaches Marian Washington and Jack Mitchell were among the 14 coaches and athletes named Monday as the Class of 2006 for induction into the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame.

Hawkins cited in accident

Lawrence Police cited Kansas University basketball player Jeff Hawkins for leaving the scene of an accident Sunday morning after he struck another car while trying to cut in line at a fast-food drive-through lane, according to a police report.

Henrickson reinstates junior guard Mosley

Kansas University women's basketball coach Bonnie Henrickson said Monday she had reinstated junior guard Shaquina Mosley to the squad.

Tale of the tape

Jayhawks (19-6, 10-2)

KU's higher ranking 'good sign'

Jayhawks up to No. 16; Jackson feeling better

Kansas University's men's basketball team jumped to No. 16 in the Associated Press rankings and No. 18 in the USA Today/ESPN poll Monday, up from 22 in both polls last week.

Duke back to No. 1; Jayhawks at No. 16

Duke moved back to No. 1 in the Associated Press' college basketball poll Monday, replacing the only other team to hold the top spot this season.

In the know with 'Zo

Ex-Jayhawk Jamison enjoying new gig as Mill Valley aide

Kids these days. They're all about snowboarding, iPods and the newest edition of Grand Theft Auto.

Baylor mired in tough situation

Baylor University's basketball team opened its 2005-06 season Oct. 15, just like everybody else.

Woodling: Redick rancid vs. KU

Statistics can be like icebergs. They can tell you only the tip of the story.

Free State's Ballard already ready to commit

Christian Ballard's track times - relative to his stocky 6-foot-5, 265-pound body - had college football coaches clamoring for his attention a full year before the Class of 2007 signs letters of intent.