No ties in the tourney. If the 'Hawks and Buffs are notted after two overtimes tomorrow, it's shoot out time and to prepare KU goalie Julie Hanley, 6Sports' Adam Krueger heads to campus for a little match up.
The Big 12 soccer tournament begins in San Antonio, Texas. Last year the Jayhawks were eliminated in the first round.
1964 Olympic gold medalist and track star Billy Mills is in town this week, but rather than racing he's raising awareness.
Life for Todd Reesing has changed just a little bit in the past week.
Just when you thought Kansas University's football season was dead in the water, along comes a kid named Todd Reesing to make you care again. Todd who???
Hopefully, Iowa State's football team set aside enough cash in the budget to account for all the ice packs, gauze and athletic tape it's using this football season. Because, man, times are tough - and painful - right now in Ames.
Four Kansas University players were named to the All-Big 12 Conference soccer teams, and two more were tapped for the Big 12 All-Newcomer team Monday.
The disparity between the two Big 12 Conference football divisions is so great again that the issue of what to do about it became a topic of conversation on the weekly Big 12 coaches conference call Monday.
She looked at the list of names with whom she will be honored Wednesday at "KU Track Legends & Friends," a benefit for the Bert Nash Center at the Holidome, and she liked the company she will be keeping.
A Kansas University cross-country runner went to the hospital after being beaten by a group of men early Saturday outside his home in west Lawrence.
Cornish watch: Kansas University running back Jon Cornish, who has 1,041 rushing yards this season, is one of seven Division I-A players with at least 1,000 yards rushing. Of those seven, only two have fewer carries than Cornish's 193.
First C.J. Giles. Now Sasha Kaun. Kansas University's men's basketball centers are falling as fast as the leaves on the campus trees.
Two weeks ago, Kansas basketball coach Bill Self admitted he had one of the deepest rosters in the nation. Now, three days before the exhibition opener, things have changed.
While Todd Reesing was running wild and grabbing all the headlines on Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium, Jon Cornish was running past the 1,000 yard mark.
A KU cross country runner is recovering tonight after being beaten.
In 72 hours, the Kansas Men's Basketball team opens the 2006-2007 season. It all starts with an exhibition game at Allen Fieldhouse on Thursday against Washburn.
The Kansas football roster lists freshman QB Todd Reesing at 5-foot-11. But Reesing himself admits he's not even that tall.
Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self announced at his Monday press conference that junior forward Sasha Kaun will miss 3-6 weeks after suffering a partially torn patellar tendon in Sunday's practice.
Gary Woodland and Tyler Docking tied for ninth place, and the Kansas University men's golf team placed seventh as a team Sunday at the Landfall Tradition.
Mark Mangino claims he won't play along anymore - and just when the quarterback situation is as intriguing as ever.
The Kansas University football team's bowl possibilities are hazy just based on what the Jayhawks need to do the next three games. But it's even more muddled considering what the rest of the Big 12 Conference is capable of.
Kansas University's Open Four A boat of Samira Naji, Whitney Fasbender, Lindsey Miles, LlynnAnn Laugesen and Tiffany Jeffers placed second to highlight the Jayhawks' showing Sunday in the Head of the Iowa.
Eight former Kansas University basketball players will open the regular season Tuesday on rosters of NBA teams.
Record-setting Baylor senior quarterback Shawn Bell is done for the season because of a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee, coach Guy Morriss said Sunday.
Kansas University's women's golf team placed 15th at the 17-team The Derby Invitational, which concluded Sunday at the Auburn University Club. KU shot a 36-hole 636.
Before the season, KU fans knew the Jayhawks would go only as far as their freshman quarterback.
Kansas State's fans, whose patience was requested earlier in the week, had it tested for a while. But the Wildcats more than rewarded it.
A swarming Oklahoma defense made life difficult on Chase Daniel and No. 23 Missouri, leading to a rare road win for the Sooners.
All losses hurt, but Kansas University's five-game loss to Texas Tech on Saturday delivered a punch to the gut. "It's rough, guys. It's rough. " KU coach Ray Bechard said. "This is very disappointing."
Don't call it a comeback. Not yet, anyway. But go ahead and label it a big step in the right direction for Kansas University's football team. The Jayhawks' 20-15 victory over Colorado on Saturday was sorely needed and stunningly sparked by : well, none other than Sparky himself.
With its quick-strike offense, Oklahoma State wasn't a bit intimidated by a 16-point deficit.
Martellus Bennett was watching himself on the large video screen in the end zone ahead of him as he rumbled down the field. No, the Baylor defenders weren't going to stop the big tight end's impression of a Heisman Trophy winner.
Kansas University's women's golf team is 16th among 17 teams after 18 holes at The Derby Invitational. KU's Amanda Costner shot a first-round 79 to tie for 44th, and Annie Giangrosso shot an 80 to tie for 55th.
Before reporters could ask their first question to Dan Hawkins after the 20-15 Kansas University football victory, the Colorado coach summed up his overall thoughts in four words.
Kansas University's men's golf squad is tied for seventh after two rounds at the Landfill Tradition.
Kansas University officials didn't let a physical appearance different from the prototype for a Division I head coach keep them from hiring Mark Mangino.
Linebacker Mike Rivera, known for the feeling he puts behind his tackles, made one of his patented vicious hits in the wrong place early in Kansas University's 20-15 victory Saturday over Colorado.
Every four years for the past 12, Texas had left Lubbock a loser. It looked like that trend might continue Saturday night when Texas Tech jumped out to a three-touchdown lead in the first half.
Jon Cornish became the ninth player in Kansas history to rush for 1,000 yards in a season, running for 80 yards on 23 carries. Cornish has 1,041 yards on 193 carries, best in the Big 12 Conference.
Kansas University's fast-breaking basketball players put on an inspired show at the Bill Self Coaches Clinic on Saturday morning in Allen Fieldhouse.
Kansas University's swimming and diving team fell to Missouri, 187-111, on Friday. The loss moves KU to 2-1 overall and 0-1 in Big 12 Conference competition.
Tying up loose ends from Saturday's KU victory
After running down as much aof the clock as the offense could, KU left Colorado on its own 18-yard line, with :59 left to go and a lot of ground to cover. The Buffs shot themselves in the feet, first with a false start after a nice initial gain on first down, and then they negated a Jackson run to midfield due to a holding call. Jackson's downfield bomb attempts failed, and Kansas finished off an opponent for the first time in nearly a month, 20-15.
KU meets Colorado at Memorial Stadium.
The better the challenge, the more pure the course, the worse cross country is as a spectator sport.
Defensive end Jay Moore says Nebraska isn't going to let a heartbreaking loss ruin its season for the second year in a row.
This may be new: While Colorado University's football team is eliminated from bowl eligibility, the possibility still exists for a Big 12 Conference championship - and a subsequent BCS berth.
There were 36,125 fans at last week's Kansas University-Baylor football game. And Arist Wright still heard one distinct voice when he returned an interception for a touchdown that day.
When Gary Pinkel watched the videotape showing how his standout defensive end was lost for the season, he couldn't believe it.
It was proof that Kansas University's football team has depth on its defensive line. But does it need that right now - or does it need a star?
Colorado freshman Nikki Marshall scored two goals and collected an assist Friday as the 30th-ranked Buffaloes knocked off Kansas University, 4-0, in a Big 12 Conference soccer match at the Jayhawk Soccer Complex.
The Kansas University men's cross country team successfully defended the Big 12 Conference individual championship for the second consecutive year at Rim Rock Farm on Friday.
Daniel Sepulveda still isn't sure why he started kicking with the Baylor punter one day as a freshman.
Kyle Singler had no last-minute change of heart.
Texas' road record under Mack Brown is hard to beat. Except for Texas Tech.
Bob Stoops gained a reputation as a gambler for his gutsy fakes on special teams. The Oklahoma coach hasn't lived up to that image lately.
The Jayhawks take on the Colorado Buffalos for senior day today.
Well in 2004, KU's Benson Chesang won his first Big 12 cross country title. In 2005, he won it again and today the senior entered as the prohibitive favorite to three-peat at Rim Rock Farm.
Can Kansas finally win a conference game tomorrow against Colorado? Four games into Big 12 play and the Jayhawks are winless.
Kyle Singler, ranked as the No. 4 prospect in the class of 2007 by rivals.com, officially announced his intent to play at Duke next season in a press conference held at his high school in Medford, Ore., Friday afternoon.
Kansas University junior Colby Wissel won the Big 12 men's cross country individual championship Friday morning at Rim Rock Farm with a time of 24:34.40, pacing the Jayhawks to a third place team finish.
Kansas University's men's basketball team is ranked third in the country in the USA Today/ESPN preseason top 25 men's basketball coaches poll.
The Cleveland Browns signed linebacker Charlton Keith, a Canton, Ohio, native who played at Kansas University, to fill an open spot on their practice squad.
Benson Chesang today will try to become the first Kansas University runner to win three consecutive league cross country titles.
One of the major upsets on the Kansas University football scene could be a crowd of 35,000 or better for Saturday's Colorado visit. KU is floundering, CU is not having a barn-burning year. More important, Colorado seldom has been a spectator magnet here.
Jon Cornish discounts the milestone he's about to hit. Individually, he's thinking even bigger.
Since the inception of the Big 12 Conference 11 years ago, Lawrence never has played host to a conference championship - yet Topeka was the site of the Big 12 Cross Country Championship in 2004 at Stateland Cross Country Course.
Kansas University's volleyball team will participate in a "Dig for the Cure" match Saturday. KU will entertain Texas Tech at 7 p.m. in Horejsi Center and will raise money for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation through pledges for digs and other donations.
Bill Snyder, who took Kansas State from perpetual futility to national prominence in his 17 seasons as the Wildcats' coach, issued a plea Thursday for fans to cut first-year coach Ron Prince some slack.
Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino's weekly radio show on Thursday was about as tense as ever, just days after KU crumbled down the stretch in a loss to Baylor.
Five-star recruit Kyle Singler will be making a announcement by 5 p.m. Friday as to whether he'll be a Kansas Jayhawk.
Kyle Singler, the No. 4 prospect in the 2007 basketball class, will announce his college choice at 5 p.m. CST Friday. His dad, Ed Singler, said the announcement would be made at South Medford HS in Medford, Ore.
The Drive: Sports Unscripted, which airs on both channel 6 and 49 Sundays at 10:30 p.m., today begins airing on Fox College Sports Central, Sunflower Broadband Channel 145 at 12:30 p.m.
Put in the coin and start the merry-go-round once again.
Ricardo Patton is through waiting for a contract extension.
Bob Timmons didn't stop working for Kansas University when he stepped down as track/cross country coach in 1988.
One of the local football players actually said Kansas University has "the best 3-5 team in the nation" the other day, which would be an honor akin to being named the healthiest man on death row.
The lighter side: KU coach Mark Mangino is taking a humorous approach to a tiny controversy last week.
Bill Self is not surprised Ricardo Patton - the dean of Big 12 coaches - has decided to step down after this season, his 11th at the University of Colorado.
Here are thumbnail sketches of the Big 12 teams set to compete at the league men's and women's cross country championships Friday at Rim Rock Farm. The women's 6K race is at 10 a.m.; the men's 8K at 11.
Attention, Kansas University basketball fans. Enjoy Brandon Rush's long-range marksmanship and his deft acrobatics through the lane, because this year may serve as the sophomore's last at KU.
Colt McCoy was just supposed to manage the offense for No. 5 Texas and let the Longhorns carry him along for the ride.
Tragedy has a way of taking root so deeply in a memory that even the decades don't erode the details. For many of those born at the end of the '50s and beginning of the '60s, that memory is of little John F. Kennedy Jr. saluting at his father's funeral.
Oklahoma set the tone against the Kansas University volleyball team early in the first game when both teams' preseason All-Big 12 players met at the net, and OU's Eliane Santos stuffed Emily Brown's shot right back in her face.
Ranked opponents have been the norm for the Kansas volleyball team this season.
When it comes to dominating the Big 12, no teams have been more unbeatable than the University of Colorado's, but for the first time Friday Kansas will host the Big 12 championship.
Welcome back to the starting lineup Adam Barmann. After practice this afternoon Kansas head coach Mark Mangino announced the senior would start at QB against Colorado.
It's been a long time since the Kansas football team has won a game. In fact, it's been more than a month.
Two Kansas athletes are receiving preseason praise - KU sophomores Brandon Rush and Julian Wright made the Wooden Award's top 50 preseason list.
Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino announced following Wednesday's practice that senior Adam Barmann will start Saturday at quarterback when the Jayhawks host Colorado at 1 p.m. at Memorial Stadium.
At elite college basketball programs, the term "senior leadership" is for the most part outdated. Most players good enough to lead such teams leave for the NBA with an unused year or two of eligibility.
It's a question fans of teams inevitably get around to asking sports writers: Who's the nicest athlete on the team?
KU coach Mark Mangino briefly addressed differing opinions between himself and running back Jon Cornish after Saturday's loss at Baylor.
It's becoming more and more likely - with each passing day - suspended forward C.J. Giles' days as a Kansas University basketball player are over.
Kansas University senior Eric Washington continues the slow recovery process from a serious head and neck injury, and it's bad enough that his football playing days are over.
The Kansas Jayhawks should have a huge advantage at this weekend's Big 12 championships.
With four games left in the regular season, Kansas running back Jon Cornish is on the verge of achieving what only eight men in KU history have ever done - rush for more than 1,000 yards in a single season.
Eric Washington's football career at the University of Kansas is over.
Kansas goalkeeper Julie Hanley has been named the Big 12 co-defensive player of the week.
Kansas University's men's basketball players held a 5:30 a.m. practice on Tuesday, scheduled so early so coach Bill Self could hit the road recruiting. Once again, C.J. Giles was not in attendance, it becoming more and more likely with each passing day the suspended junior forward's days at KU are over.
Have you ever heard of a workout so physically challenging that it makes you want to rip your clothes off?
What goes around, you'll often hear coaches say, comes around. In other words, if something unfortunate happens, the scales will eventually balance through a stroke of good fortune.
It's like any wise investment - if you're making bets as to who will win the Big 12 Conference offensive football player-of-the-week award, just look at the increasingly obvious trend.
Dominique Sutton, a 6-4 guard from Durham, N.C., who visited Kansas State two weeks ago, says he'll visit Kansas University this weekend, followed by a trip to Illinois.
Baylor quarterback Shawn Bell was named the Big 12 Player of the Week, joining two other players who have won the honor after playing Kansas.
Injuries did not keep star running back Jon Cornish or starting quarterback Kerry Meier out of practice Sunday.
Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino confirmed that running back Jon Cornish practiced Sunday, one day after KU's 36-35 loss to Baylor.
Sports Illustrated's Seth Davis, who watched Kansas University's basketball team work out twice last week, is convinced of one thing: The Jayhawks are tops in the land.
Jessica Bush is doing it all for the Kansas University soccer squad heading down the homestretch of the regular season.
Kansas University's Elizaveta Avdeeva and Edina Horvath won the championship of the doubles draw on Sunday, concluding a successful weekend for the Jayhawks at the ITA Central Region Championships.
It appears - for now - that injured Kansas University quarterback Kerry Meier will be back for the Jayhawks' next football game: Saturday against Colorado.
It's a scene that's becoming all too familiar for the KU football team. The Jayhawks led in the fourth quarter, then proceeded to blow it.
After falling under .500 in Big 12 play, the KU soccer team has kicked it up a notch winning its last three matches.
Brady Quinn and Jeff Samardzija added another chapter to Notre Dame's storied history. This great finish did more than just contribute another memory to the lore of the Golden Domers, however. It also kept alive the Bowl Championship Series hopes of the 10th-ranked Fighting Irish.
It'd be amazing if it weren't so ordinary. Kansas University's football team painted another masterpiece of futility Saturday, blowing an 18-point, fourth-quarter lead and falling, 36-35, to Baylor at Floyd Casey Stadium. It's almost comical now. When Baylor gained possession with 2:43 remaining needing six points for the victory, it was pretty clear what was about to happen.
The Kansas University athletic department has a sports psychologist on staff. It's time to put her to work for the football team, given the assignment of finding out just what it is that makes this bunch so uncomfortable with prosperity.
Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino and running back Jon Cornish appear to be in a disagreement over the extent of Cornish's undisclosed injury. Cornish played less frequently in the second half of KU's 36-35 loss to Baylor on Saturday, and Mangino cited a lingering injury to the senior as the reason.
Jed Collins is sure to be on someone's radar now. The little-used tight end caught a touchdown pass and rushed for another score as Washington State upset No. 16 Oregon, 34-23, Saturday, dealing a blow to the Ducks' hopes for a BCS bowl appearance.
Texas coach Mack Brown had some encouraging words for Ryan Bailey before the backup kicker took the field in the final seconds. "You're the luckiest guy in the world," Brown told the sophomore walk-on. "You've got a chance to be Dusty Magnum on your first kick."
Here's something for high school basketball players to ponder as the Nov. 8 start of the week-long early signing period nears: Pick the wrong school, and your life might be in jeopardy. Indianapolis blue-chipper Eric Gordon's decision to renege on an oral commitment to Illinois - and switch to Indiana - has prompted some fans to send death threats to the Gordon family both in the mail and to Gordon's MySpace Web page.
The Kansas University tennis team's top doubles duo moved into the semifinal round of the doubles bracket at the Wilson/ITA Central Region Championships on Saturday.
The young man speaking Saturday happened to be Baylor University quarterback Shawn Bell. The way Kansas University's football season full of near misses has gone, it just as easily could have been any opposing quarterback on any given Saturday. The words were pretty much the same. Here's what Bell said after leading Baylor to a 36-35 victory, back from an 18-point, fourth-quarter deficit ...
The Texas A&M volleyball team swept Kansas University, 3-0, Saturday night, 30-28, 30-24, 30-23.
A wet field, a slippery ball, a 13-game losing streak - none of it mattered to Chase Daniel. Missouri's sophomore quarterback put on another passing display Saturday, throwing touchdown passes to four different receivers as the 24th-ranked Tigers beat Kansas State 41-21, snapping a 13-game losing streak against the Wildcats.
Allen Patrick ran for 110 yards and a fourth-quarter touchdown to lead No. 20 Oklahoma to a 24-3 victory against Colorado on Saturday night in the Sooners' first game without Adrian Peterson. Paul Thompson added a touchdown pass to Manuel Johnson, and Oklahoma used a wind gusting up to 30 mph as its ally throughout the game.
The Kansas University football team makes its second Big 12 road game appearance in today's 2:05 p.m. showdown against the Baylor Bears in Waco, Texas.
Yes, Kansas University's pass defense had major problems last week against Oklahoma State.
Ndamukong Suh plans to go into construction management when his playing days are over. Right now he's specializing in demolition of quarterbacks and running backs.
Baylor football coach Guy Morriss this summer compared his new offense to "falling off a log" in terms of difficulty.
It was each team's only real chance. When Kansas University's football team traveled to play Baylor the last time, the Oct. 5, 2002, matchup was significant because it was guaranteed that one of the two dismal teams would get a Big 12 Conference victory that season.
Usually, the coach of the top team in the league gets the most attention at Big 12 Men's Basketball Media Day. That was not the case Thursday in Oklahoma City, however.
Kansas University's Elizaveta Avdeeva won two matches Friday to advance to the quarterfinals of the Wilson/ITA Central Region Championships in Tulsa, Okla.
Suspended Kansas University basketball player C.J. Giles' court date to face an allegation he owes $4,097 in unpaid child support has been postponed from Monday to 9 a.m. on Jan. 8.
Kansas University's soccer team is loaded with experienced seniors, but the Jayhawks' recent surge has been keyed by underclassmen.
With all that has gone wrong for Oklahoma this season, there can't be much Bob Stoops isn't prepared to handle.
This afternoon, the soccer Bears were in Lawrence for a Big 12 game against Mark Francis' ladies.
It's off to Waco this weekend for the Kansas football team. Tomorrow, the Jayhawks battle the Baylor Bears in the Lone Star State.
Kansas University junior Elizaveta Avdeeva and sophomore Edina Horvath advanced to the second round of the singles bracket, and together, the duo moved on to the round of 16 in the doubles draw Thursday at the Wilson/ITA Central Region Championships.
C.J. Giles hasn't been spotted around Allen Fieldhouse or the dorm since his indefinite suspension from Kansas University's men's basketball team Tuesday.
Spitgate: A video circulated around the Internet Thursday from last week's KU game against Oklahoma State, featuring an angle that apparently shows an Oklahoma State assistant coach or aide spitting on KU receiver Marcus Herford as he was tackled on the OSU sideline.
Speaking in hushed tones, in almost a whisper, Bob Huggins entertained questions from a handful of reporters at Big 12 Media Day on Thursday morning in Cox Convention Center.
There wasn't much use for Jake Sharp's pass-protection skills at Salina Central High. Rushing for 3,034 yards and 63 touchdowns in 13 games pretty much eliminated the need.
Pardon my snickers about how some Kansas City scribes and throats are bleating in pain because Kansas University wasn't nailed harder and higher on the cross by the NCAA.
Baylor University men's basketball coach Scott Drew is happy to report the team has survived NCAA sanctions.
After Kansas University had an easy time gaining a Fort Worth Bowl victory against Houston, momentum in the program peaked. Even so, looking ahead to 2006, it wasn't difficult to see the defense, at least against the pass, could have problems.
Last season, Scott Webb sent the KU football team to the Fort Worth Bowl with a clutch fieldgoal in the Jayhawks' regular season finale. If it were up to this year's 'Hawks, they'd like to clinch a post-season spot before late November.
As a kid growing up in DeSoto, Texas, some 90 minutes from the college town of Waco, Marcus Herford didn't think much of the Baylor Bears. Much though, has changed since the Cedar Hill High quarterback - and current KU wide receiver - left the Lone Star State.
In about five months, one team will be crowned Big 12 Tournament Champion on the floor of the Ford Center in Oklahoma City. Today, all 12 teams were represented in OKC at Conference Media Day.
John Hadl played football for Lawrence High. Yet Hadl, who was one of the top professional quarterbacks of his era, doesn't even belong in the conversation when the topic is the best high school quarterbacks in the history of Lawrence.
Kansas University freshman running back Angus Quigley is in the middle of a slow recovery from a serious preseason injury, reportedly a torn muscle in his thigh.
As expected, a lingering undisclosed injury to running back Jon Cornish won't be enough to keep him out of Kansas University's football game at Baylor.
Brad Witherspoon's story seems to come straight out of a Hollywood movie: a small-town kid never letting go of his dream to play for the college team he cheered for in his youth - even after two failed attempts at joining the team - with the dream finally coming to fruition.
Sitting comfortably at her designated interview table, Bonnie Henrickson entertained media members one at a time Wednesday morning at Cox Convention Center.
Kansas State University's women's basketball team had a stormy offseason, losing two players to transfer as well as two assistant coaches.
Adrian Peterson plans to play at least one more game for Oklahoma. The standout tailback, speaking publicly for the first time since breaking his collarbone Saturday, said he intended to play in a bowl game if the Sooners reached the postseason.
Bonnie Henrickson must feel like she's coaching a high school all-star team somedays.
Yesterday C.J. Giles was kicked off the KU men's basketball team, now Monday he'll be in court.
Shaquina Mosley's first year on the hill wasn't exactly a season to remember.
Figuring out how to attack the Kansas defense isn't exactly rocket science.
Running back Jon Cornish will start when Kansas faces Baylor in Waco, Texas, this Saturday.
With Giles sidelined indefinitely, head coach Bill Self certainly has some rotation decisions to make but for the time being those decisions don't include assigning a red shirt year.
With C.J. currently not participating with the team, coach Self must find a way to fill the void in practice but luckily for Self he's recruited an exceptionally deep squad.
Add alleged failure to pay child support to the list of personal fouls that could prevent reserve junior center C.J. Giles from ever wearing a Kansas University basketball uniform again.
Kansas University reserve junior center C.J. Giles, removed from the team indefinitely this week to address "personal issues," according to coach Bill Self, is due in Douglas County District Court on Monday morning to face an allegation that he owes $4,097 in unpaid child support, according to court records.
Certain teams react certain ways when pushed against a wall. Some fold the tent, call it a season and go home. And some push back.
Brad Witherspoon was supposed to play in an exhibition game between the Harlem Rockets and Humboldt High All-Stars Monday night in Humboldt's gym.
This isn't your older brother's Baylor University football team. The days of Big 12 football fans everywhere penning a "W" next to the name on the pocket schedule before the season starts no longer apply.
During Kansas University's recent men's basketball media day, a glad-handing electronic-media journalist stuck a microphone in Mario Chalmers' grill.
Kansas forward C.J. Giles is currently not a member of the men's basketball team, as Jayhawks head coach Bill Self says Giles can return to the squad if and when he deals with personal issues.
It's quickly becoming do or die time for the Kansas football team.
With three key loses from last year and seven new freshmen in their place and add it all up and the Big 12 don't like KU's women's basketball chances of winning the regular season conference crown.
For four years NIck Collison poured his heart and soul into Kansas basketball, and this past weekend Collison returned to the Phog as a pro.
Tonight C.J. Giles is apparently not a member of the Kansas men's basketball team.
Kansas University reserve junior center C.J. Giles has been removed from the team indefinitely for issues related to but not limited to his academic performance, according to men's basketball coach Bill Self.
Below is a quote from University of Kansas men's basketball Coach Bill Self regarding junior center C.J. Giles.
Kansas University's women's golf team was in 12th place of 17 teams after Monday's opening round of the Price's "Give 'Em Five Fund"/New Mexico State Invitational.
Running back Jon Cornish, who missed much of the second half against Oklahoma State because of an undisclosed injury, should be OK to play against Baylor on Saturday.
Kansas University's men's basketball team is the popular pick of the Big 12 coaches to win the conference regular-season championship. Again.
He's the closest thing to Barry Sanders that Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy says he ever has seen. Iowa State's Dan McCarney called him "truly an amazing football player."
Kansas University's men's golf team was tied for sixth after the first round of the Prestige at PGAWest.
Kansas University swept the Big 12 Conference soccer weekly awards for last week.
Last Saturday Oklahoma State receiver Darius Bowman left a cloud of dust on Kivisto Field as he smoked the Kansas secondary for 300 yards.
It's unanimous, the Big 12 coaches think Bill Self's squad is the team to beat this season.
Congratulations go out to the KU soccer team trio of Monica Dolinsky, Jessica Bush and Julie Hanley as all three were named Big 12 players of the week.
An injured leg and a struggling offense allowed senior running back Jon Cornish to rush the ball just ten times on Saturday.
While the present Jayhawks have high hopes, a couple of former Jayhawks were in Lawrence this weekend having already made their mark in KU history.
For the seventh time in Big 12 history, Kansas is the preseason favorite to win the conference title in a vote of the league's head coaches, it has been announced. The Jayhawks were a unanimous choice - receiving all 11 possible first-place votes in polling for the 2006-07 season. KU was last selected to win in '04-05, when it tied in the preseason tally with Oklahoma State. The Jayhawks have been picked to win eight times overall, including a media selection prior to the Big 12's first year in 1996-97. Coaches are not allowed to vote for their own teams.
Before Sunday's NBA exhibition game, Ray Allen never had been to Allen Fieldhouse.
Adarius Bowman was like a cat burglar on Saturday - sneaking into little pockets in Kansas University's defense, catching the football, running until the end zone made him stop and essentially stealing Saturday's game from the shell-shocked Jayhawks.
From Terry Nooner to Matt Kleinmann, the Kansas University men's basketball team has had several walk-ons who have appealed to the fan base.
Unlike the crowds for most NBA exhibition games, Sunday's in Allen Fieldhouse had three things for which to root: 1. A good game for Kirk Hinrich; 2. A strong performance by Nick Collison; 3. A game that ends in regulation, so the agony of having to watch NBA exhibition basketball is not prolonged.
Dinged up: Kansas coach Mark Mangino spoke to reporters Sunday before the Jayhawks returned to the practice field, so he was unable to give updates on which injured players were back working out.
Kansas University freshman Monica Dolinsky tallied two goals and two assists while sophomore Jessica Bush recorded a pair of goals as KU blanked Missouri, 4-0, Sunday at Walton Stadium.
Nick Collison declined an offer to dine on tasty Kansas City barbecue Saturday night in the Seattle SuperSonics' team headquarters - the Marriott Hotel in Kansas City, Mo.
The Chicago Bulls were the home team Sunday, meaning Seattle's Nick Collison had to dress in the visitor's locker room in Allen Fieldhouse.
The KU volleyball team appears to be out of its slump as the Jayhawks swept Baylor.
Yesterday Kerry Meier made his return to the KU football team. The KU freshman came back strong throwing three touchdowns but unfortunately the golden boy doesn't play defense.
Back in 2000, a couple of kids from Iowa took the floor of Allen Fieldhouse as wide-eyed freshmen.
The Kansas University swimming and diving team started the 2006-07 season in record-breaking fashion.
Kansas University's basketball players appeared to be in a fog Saturday morning, just 12 hours after Late Night in the Phog in Allen Fieldhouse. The first official practice of the season, which tipped off at 9:36 a.m., was something of a sleepy affair.
Kleena Heuer can't understand all the fuss about her apparel. The blue T-shirt she wears around town - with "HAWK FOOTBALL" spanning the chest in white block letters - simply gives the Kansas University student a chance to support her school's team, enjoy a little comfort and look good in the process.
You say you don't know much about the NBA? Well, here are some fast facts about various players and coaches on the Chicago Bulls and Seattle SuperSonics, who will tip off at 1 p.m. today in Allen Fieldhouse.
Kansas University swept its first Big 12 Conference opponent this season, defeating Baylor, 3-0, Saturday night in Horejsi Family Athletic Center. "Our kids executed the game plan very well," Kansas coach Ray Bechard said. "I was very proud." The Jayhawks, notoriously slow starters, keyed their victory with a dominating game-one performance.
Adarius Bowman offered congratulations to dozens of teammates after Oklahoma State's 42-32 come-from-behind football victory over Kansas University on Saturday at Memorial Stadium. "I was like, 'Great win.' They were like, 'No, YOU won,'" Bowman exclaimed after catching 13 passes for a school- and Big 12-record 300 yards and four touchdowns.
Bernard Jackson didn't expect the fans to storm the field or carry him off on their shoulders. "I guess they were excited for the win," Jackson said.
It's no mystery why Kansas University has developed a tendency toward blowing big leads, as was the case again Saturday at Memorial Stadium in a 42-32 loss to an Oklahoma State team that did all its scoring in the second half.
Kirk Hinrich, whose contract expires after the 2006-07 season, can't imagine playing anywhere but Chicago - for the Bulls. "It is special because of history, No. 1," fourth-year Bulls guard Hinrich said of the franchise that won six NBA titles during the Michael Jordan era. "I've been fortunate. I played at Kansas, where basketball was the thing - the great tradition.
Nebraska gambled and won on a pair of tricky fourth-down calls, beating Kansas State, 21-3, on Saturday night and snapping the 21st-ranked Cornhuskers' four-game losing streak in Manhattan.
The Kansas University men's cross country team placed sixth in the White Race at the NCAA Pre-Nationals. Juniors Paul Hefferon and Colby Wissel led the charge for the Jayhawks, placing 13th and 14th, respectively, in the 8k event.
¢ Candidates for Game balls ¢ Candidates for Gassers
Jorvorskie Lane ran for 127 yards and a touchdown and Texas A&M denied No. 19 Missouri its best start in 46 years by beating the Tigers 25-19 on Saturday. Stephen McGee was 19-for-23 for 183 yards and a touchdown for the Aggies, who beat a ranked opponent at home for the first time in six tries under coach Dennis Franchione.
Outside of that big, big detail - his team didn't win - Kansas University quarterback Kerry Meier seemed content with his first Saturday on the football field in a month. And even more important, he felt healthy.
Master enough meltdowns, and it turns into a marvelous sight - art of how to lose a game and do it in immensely entertaining fashion. Kansas University's football team has become a veteran at blowing leads, but Saturday's 42-32 loss to Oklahoma State might have taken the cake.
That merciless Southeastern Conference claimed another victim: No. 2 Florida.
It appeared Kansas University suffered a few injuries to key players Saturday. Running back Jon Cornish sat out several second-half drives because of a lingering ailment that started before the Texas A&M game.
Kerry Meier plays his first game after sitting out three in a row due to an arm injury, but he is not the story today. KU loses to Oklahoma State 42-32.
Kansas lost Oklahoma State, 42-32, on Saturday. Check back for live game updates.
Nick Collison doesn't know how he'll react when he receives a standing ovation wearing a green and gold Seattle SuperSonics jersey during pre-game introductions on Sunday in Allen Fieldhouse.
Sherron Collins makes an entrance like a heavyweight champ, his confidence swelling with every sign of approval from the masses. He wouldn't have looked out of place wearing a robe and a pair of boxing gloves Friday night as he led his new Kansas University teammates onto James Naismith Court.
he thought of adding another national championship banner to the Allen Fieldhouse rafters is not often far from the minds of Kansas University basketball fans.
There was "Dancing with the Stars," as well as dunking and scrimmaging with 'em during Friday's Late Night in the Phog in Allen Fieldhouse.
Amid the video montages, dunks and hysteria of Late Night in the Phog, the Kansas University women's basketball team may have found what it would like its season to be symbolized as - a Ferrari.
His speed and moves in the open field make Leon Patton a threat to break big rushing gains.
Andy Kadavy believed he was meant to play football for Nebraska, and he wasn't going to let blindness in one eye keep him from reaching that goal.
With Oklahoma State up by 10 points late in the fourth quarter, safety Andre Sexton couldn't help but think about the Cowboys' victorious start to Big 12 play.
Jessica Bush and Shannon McCabe each scored a goal, and goalkeeper Julie Hanley made a career-high nine saves as Kansas University claimed a 2-0 Big 12 Conference soccer victory Friday over Iowa State at the ISU Soccer Complex.
There's something to be said for having some serious speed. And there's something exciting about a burner like that returning kicks.
Kerry Meier returns at quarterback today for Kansas University, which ought to signal the end of the conservative offensive game plan. Oklahoma State's defensive is vulnerable, its offense somewhat explosive, which means it's going to require a lot of scoring for the Jayhawks to get their first Big 12 victory of the season.
Russell Brorsen is making sure to think his way through everything he says this week. Though he's ready for battle, he doesn't want it to start in the newspapers.
James Holt knew what he had to do to cut down his time away from the football field: everything he could, really, even if it wasn't much.
Brandon Rush appeared relaxed as he lounged in a chair at center court and held court with 10 reporters during Media Day festivities Friday afternoon in Allen Fieldhouse.
Darnell Jackson was thrilled to see his mom, Shawn, pull into the Allen Fieldhouse parking lot Friday afternoon.
Jim Leyland of the Detroit Tigers was discussing his baseball team's prospects for the American League title series and was asked if he wished he had this absentee or that to shove into a key spot, just supposin'.
The Rock Chalk nation will get its first look at the 2006-2007 KU men's basketball team at Late Night in the Phog, but before that the Jayhawks posed for pictures during media day.
The Pittsburg kid returns to KU's lineup tomorrow. Kerry Meier will start at quarterback for KU for the first time since being injured at Toledo on Sept. 15.
Basketball season opened tonight across the country as Late Night festivities showcased this year's team.
KU's 2007 basketball season begins with a bang as more than 16,000 fans packed into Allen Fieldhouse to celebrate the men's and women's basketball team's inaugural practice.
Bill Self talks to the crowd at Late Night.
The men's basketball team dunks at Late Night.
A short intrasquad scrimmage is billed as the main attraction at tonight's season-opening Late Night in the Phog at Allen Fieldhouse.
Kansas University's golden geese of football and men's basketball may have received more high-profile penalties, but the NCAA determined the school dealt women's basketball a harsh and unnecessary blow.
Late Night in the Phog
Now that the NCAA has revealed its forgiving punishment for Kansas University breaking various rules, it's time for one more look at the cast of characters involved:
When Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino dismissed Monroe Weekley from his team in 2003, the belief remains the coach still knew of no NCAA violations committed in his program months earlier.
The NCAA's decision to strip Kansas University's men's basketball team of one scholarship for the 2007-08 and '08-09 school years took coach Bill Self by surprise.
The NCAA's decision Thursday to take away some future football and men's basketball scholarships from Kansas University stung some Jayhawk alumni, supporters and fans.
Who are those women? With seven freshmen on Kansas University's basketball roster, program sales should be brisk during the winter because, as they say, you can't tell the players without a you-know-what.
It is now on the record that sometime in Al Bohl's 20-month tenure as Kansas University's athletic director, compliance officer Janelle Martin approached Bohl about the need to budget more help for her understaffed office.
Coach Bonnie Henrickson called Shaquina Mosley into her office not too long ago and asked the senior guard to write down all of last year's mistakes on a erasable board.
After spending hours in his Kansas University assistant basketball coach's office recruiting and scouring tape, Bob Hill sometimes needed a break.
For the second straight year, Late Night in the Phog will be held during prime time. If it's anything like last year's season-opening hoopsfest, it'll be a resounding success.
Of the thousands of crowd-pleasing dunks in tradition-rich Allen Fieldhouse over the years, just one shattered the backboard.
Here are some of the top slam dunks in Kansas University history. ... at least ones I can recall.
It's no accident that crowds at women's basketball games often are filled with extremely experienced spectators of the sport. It reminds many of the days when basketball was played below the rim by everybody.
During this afternoon's 30-minute media teleconference with the NCAA, infractions committee members applauded the efforts the efforts of athletics director Lew Perkins.
The NCAA committee on infractions is taking away scholarships for KU football and men's basketball.
Last season the KU women's basketball team won its first 12 games en route to its first winning season in six years.
A loss of scholarships for the KU men's basketball and football programs today as part of the punishment handed down by the NCAA to KU.
Chancellor Robert Hemenway, athletic director Lew Perkins, and counsel Rick Evrard answer questions about the NCAA penalties. Then coaches Mark Mangino, Bill Self and Bonnie Henrickson respond to the penalties.
Kansas University programs in football and men's basketball will lose scholarships as part of penalties announced today by the NCAA.
The following is a press release sent out by the NCAA concerning additional penalties imposed on Kansas University's football, men's basketball and women's basketball penalties.
The NCAA Division I committee will hold a press conference in Hadl Auditorium at the Wagnon Student-Athlete Center at 4:30 p.m. to announce its decisions regarding KU's self-reported violations. Chancellor Robert Hemenway and Athletics Director Lew Perkins will be available to answer questions.
Media conference at 4 p.m.
Never having seen a volleyball match, the mission was to attend one at Horejsi Family Athletics Center and learn as much as possible in one night about the sport.
With both state Big 12 Conference rivals mired in losing steaks, something had to give Wednesday night at Horejsi Center.
In studying Kansas University's star-studded men's basketball roster, Big 12 Conference coaches simply couldn't decide which player was best.
Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino said Wednesday that his offensive personnel as a whole was much healthier than it was a week ago.
Kansas University freshman Kerry Meier will end his three-week absence from the football field and start at quarterback Saturday against Oklahoma State.
A standout football quarterback/basketball power forward, Kyle Singler decided to concentrate on hoops his senior year at Oregon's South Medford High.
It was Sunflower showdown time for the Kansas volleyball team as both teams needed a conference win badly.
Last week quarterback Kerry Meier was medically cleared to return to the gridiron and this evening head coach Mark Mangino gave the red shirt freshman his nod of approval.
The Big 12 basketball coaches have spoken and according to them Brandon Rush and Julian Wright will share the Big 12 Player of the Year award.
If misery truly loves company, then Kansas and Oklahoma State should be best friends.
Kansas University coach Mark Mangino announced after practice Wednesday that Kerry Meier would start at quarterback against Oklahoma State. Check out 6News at 10 p.m. or read Thursday's Journal-World for more information.
Kansas University sophomores Brandon Rush and Julian Wright have been named the Big 12 Preseason Players of the Year.
Iowa State's players are stopping short of calling Saturday's game with No. 23 Oklahoma a must-win.
In shape: Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino set the record straight on his team's fourth-quarter breakdowns the last two weeks, saying adamantly it has nothing to do with what kind of shape his team is in.
It used to be that Oklahoma would come up with all the momentum-changing plays in their annual rivalry game with Texas.
The curator of Kansas University's Booth Family Hall of Athletics knows quite a bit about Jayhawk sports history. Not just because it's her job.
The story goes that Josh Freeman's father sent a text message instead of calling Nebraska coaches to tell them his son was backing out of his verbal commitment and signing with Kansas State.
Say what you want about Kansas University's last two Saturdays on the football field.
Brandon Massey isn't quite sure who has the record for "production points" that Missouri coaches dish out after games for tackles, turnovers and touchdowns.
Here are some questions for Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self and his candid answers as Friday's start of the 2006-07 season draws near.
Two close games in conference and two straight losses for the Kansas football team.
Kansas University's basketball players have more than studying, weightlifting and pick-up-game scrimmaging on their schedules this week.
One coach is accepting the fact Saturday's loss keeps eating at his team. The other is asking his squad to kick it out of the memory bank and move forward immediately.
Sitting in the living room of his 14th-floor condominium overlooking scenic Estero Bay, Al Oerter is talking about the virtues of hard work, perseverance and commitment.
The Kansas University softball team finished 2-2 over the weekend at the Big Red Fall Classic to conclude its brief fall season.
After a dismal opening quarter against Nebraska, Adam Barmann was great but that performance did little to earn the confidence of head coach Mark Mangino.
Last year the KU soccer team had the luxury of all-time leading scorer Caroline Smith in their corner, but now that she's gone the Jayhawk's offense has been in a bit of a drought.
An arm injury sidelined Kerry Meier for the third straight week, but he wasn't the only Jayhawk that missed practice time last week.
Seeing the finished product of an unsteady week at practice forced Mark Mangino to get proactive. Kansas University's football coach told reporters Sunday that players who miss the week of practice due to injury won't play in the upcoming game anymore. It's a move intended to create stability on the practice field, which Mangino hopes carries over to games at the end of the week.
Ron Prince came into Manhattan vowing to build a "fast, tough and disciplined" team. With the help of a handful of newcomers, he might be getting it done faster than expected. "Fast" would be freshman running back Leon Patton, who got his first start Saturday after Prince demoted senior Thomas Clayton. Patton, displaying both speed and skill at following his blockers, repaid the promotion by running for 151 yards and a touchdown and returning a kickoff 95 yards for another score in a 31-27 comeback victory over Oklahoma State.
Six straight 1-0 scores speak volumes about Kansas University soccer. "Our defense is giving us an opportunity to win," KU coach Mark Francis said. "We've just got to give ourselves a chance on the other end of the field." Another near lockdown defensive performance went to waste Sunday when powerhouse Texas A&M edged KU, 1-0, in overtime at the Jayhawk Soccer Complex.
A point guard during his days at Oklahoma State University, Bill Self is hoping to add to his assist totals this year and for many to come. Self, Kansas University's men's basketball coach, has announced formation of his new ASSIST Foundation, whose mission is "to help provide young people access to better lives."
James Anderson, a 6-foot-6 senior forward from Junction City (Ark.) High who made an official recruiting trip to Kansas University last weekend, says he'll make his two final visits in successive weeks, then come up with a college choice.
Kansas University's Kunigunda Dorn and Yulian Svistun fell in the consolation final of the doubles bracket of the Hoosier Classic on Sunday.
Whatever it is - luck, stamina, heart, pride or poise - Kansas University's football team better find a quick remedy. And fix it quicker than anything has been fixed. Close games have never reflected well on KU in coach Mark Mangino's five seasons in Lawrence - especially in Big 12 Conference play. The Jayhawks are 3-8 in league games that are decided by one score. Of those eight losses, Kansas had a lead in the final five minutes of six of them.
It's often said that good teams find ways to win close games.
Dancing around the close-game flame is bound to burn a team - especially one with a track record of getting scorched in such situations.
Lately, offense has been hard to come by for the KU soccer team.
Kansas started Adam Barmann at quarterback for the third straight game, despite freshman and regular starter Kerry Meier's being medically cleared to play. KU coach Mark Mangino said Meier had a chance to return for next week's game against Oklahoma State, though he wouldn't say anything definitive.
Dennis Franchione and his Texas A&M football players stood in the southeast corner of Memorial Stadium, singing the "Aggie War Hymn" with 3,000 or so Maroon -and-White-clad fans after Saturday's thrilling 21-18 comeback victory over Kansas.
Without getting specific - he never does - Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino disclosed Saturday his offense had an incomplete week on the practice field, largely because of injuries to several key players.
Blitzing from the blind side, Kansas University safety Jerome Kemp buried Texas A&M quarterback Stephen McGee for a big, painful sack.
A lack of fan support can't be to blame for Kansas University's 21-18 loss to Texas A&M on Saturday.
When Ron Prince benched seniors to start freshmen, critics groused that Kansas State's first-year coach was already giving up on this season and looking toward next year.
No. 22 Nebraska went Old School to pick up its first road win of the season.
Missouri's defense is for real.
Colt McCoy probably doesn't realize how quickly things have changed in the Texas-Oklahoma rivalry.
Kansas University's Kunigunda Dorn won the championship of the Flight B singles, and Elizaveta Avdeeva took fifth in the A Flight on Saturday at the Hoosier Classic.
The Kansas University volleyball team was swept for the third straight time, this time by Oklahoma.
It was very disappointing homecoming day Saturday for Kansas as Texas A&M came from behind to defeat the Jayhawks 21-18.
KU returns to Memorial Stadium today to play its first home Big 12 game of the season against Texas A&M at 11 a.m.
Don't expect any sleepy eyes or tight muscles today, even though Kansas University's football team is in uncharted waters with a morning start.
Kansas University women's soccer coach Mark Francis gave one reason for his team's 1-0 loss Friday to Texas at the Jayhawk Soccer Complex: a lack of heart.
Standing at the microphone Friday morning during a ceremonial groundbreaking for the new football facility, Kansas University athletic director Lew Perkins sent an "unbelievable thanks" out to John Hadl, chief fundraiser for the project.
Let's not beat around the bush: When you're a 270-pound running back in the Big 12 Conference, prepare to be the subject of conversation.
Colt McCoy says he's growing up. Five games as the Texas quarterback will do that to a freshman pretty quick.
Their nearly flawless Texas high school careers behind them, Graham Harrell and Chase Daniel are just beginning to make their marks at Big 12 Conference schools.
Kunigunda Dorn, a freshman on the Kansas University tennis team, advanced to the championship match of the Flight B singles bracket, and sophomore Edina Horvath will play for third in the C Flight.
The Kansas University swimming and diving team completed its annual intrasquad meet at Robinson Natatorium on Friday.
Adrian Peterson got out the razor and shaved off the thin layer of hair atop his head, opting for the Michael Jordan look.
It's all about the eyes, Aqib Talib says. Too many times, Kansas University's football team has been knocked out by the home-run ball - a pass play that goes for big gains and makes a big impact on the game.
Kansas soccer takes on the No. 18 Texas Longhorns tonight at home.
It's a big day for KU football today as administrators and donors break ground at Memorial Stadium on a new $31 million dollar football facilit
Finally it appears Adam Barmann's career will come to a full circle tomorrow against Texas A&M as head coach Mark Mangino will start Barmann Saturday.
Tomorrow the Kansas Jayhawks play their first home Big 12 football game of the 2006 season on Saturday.
Texas A&M sophomore quarterback Stephen McGee suffered a mild concussion against Texas Tech last Saturday, but Coach Dennis Franchione didn't know about it until after the game.
" ... It's Harvard for the rich man's son, for drunkards, Old Mizzou/Nebraska for her confound luck, but for real men, Old KU." That old refrain rang in my ears as I watched Kansas fall to NU in overtime. A break here or there, KU could have won it.
The Pac-10 had reason to root against Texas in last January's Rose Bowl because USC was going for an unprecedented third consecutive national title.
It already had dampened his NBA Finals experience, so even a significant salmonella infection wasn't about to get in the way of Wayne Simien's wedding.
Sometimes, those minor tweaks can take a team a long way.
When Carolina Panthers center Justin Hartwig saw last Sunday's tape of a Tennessee Titans player stomping on the exposed head of Dallas center Andre Gurode, he was shocked.
James Anderson, who will make an official basketball recruiting visit to tradition-rich Kansas University this weekend, comes from a hoops-rich area himself.
In the Texas A & M media guide Jorvorskie Lane is listed as a 6', 275 lb. sophomore, but he's not listed as a lineman, instead as a tailback.
The Rock Chalk nation better be ready to rise and shine early Saturday morning as the KU football team plays its first a.m. game of the season when the Aggies enter Memorial Stadium for an 11 a.m. kickoff.
Probabilities of a potent double-post offense featuring Marija Zinic and Danielle McCray are problematical for Bonnie Henrickson these days.
The Red River Rivalry is missing something this season - an undefeated team.
No sacks, 574 yards of total offense, two 80-plus-yard drives in the stamina-testing fourth quarter - and center David Ochoa doesn't feel rewarded by the offensive-line play against Nebraska?
Darrell Royal is still quick with a quip, and few things get him rolling more than the Texas-Oklahoma game.
Kansas University senior Jana Correa moved 16 kills closer to 1,000 Wednesday night, but the Kansas University volleyball team fell to No. 17 Missouri in three games, 30-19, 30-26, 30-18, at the Hearnes Center.
With Late Night in the Phog only eight days away, it becomes increasingly difficult not to waste time tinkering in the head with various lineup combinations for a Kansas University basketball roster that is extraordinarily deep, athletic and versatile.
Kansas University freshman quarterback Kerry Meier finally was given medical clearance to play, meaning doctors won't hold him back from taking the field against Texas A&M on Saturday.
Bill Self delivered some welcome news to his Kansas University men's basketball players Wednesday morning.
Kerry Meier has medical approval to start against Texas A & M on Saturday. But does he have approval from coach Mangino?
On Tuesday Kansas linebacker Eric Washington checked out of a Lincoln hospital and returned to Lawrence feeling much better.
The key match-up to watch Saturday is the KU run defense against A & M's ground game.
Kerry Meier remains Kansas University's starting quarterback when he's healthy, but the freshman out of Pittsburg still isn't medically cleared to play.
For the first time in five years, Oklahoma enters its Saturday showdown with Texas without having beaten the Longhorns the previous year. That makes no difference to Sooners coach Bob Stoops.
A lifelong baseball fan to the fullest, Kansas University coach Mark Mangino often references that other game when talking about his football team.
A native of Grinnell and a 1980 graduate of Fort Hays State, Ray Bechard is in his ninth season as volleyball coach at Kansas University.
As Nebraska prepares for Saturday night's game at Iowa State, the Blackshirt defense is accentuating one of the few positives that came out of its dismal performance against Kansas.
On the final day of the Marilynn Smith Sunflower Invitational at Alvamar Golf Club, the Kansas University women's golf team proved you don't need the top individual performer to win as a team.
Former Missouri Univeresity basketball standout Kareem Rush will get to play in rival Kansas University's Allen Fieldhouse one more time.
So what's it going to be Mack Brown? A streak or a fluke? Was that 45-12 victory over Oklahoma with the swaggering Vince Young at quarterback the start of a winning streak over your big rival?
Kansas State coach Ron Prince said again Tuesday that Josh Freeman was the new starting quarterback. But the freshman won't have to look far to find a sympathetic ear.
A nine-game home winning streak is at risk, the toughest opponent on the home schedule is coming to town, and the young Kansas University football team is coming off a near-miss against a school that was supposed to win by three touchdowns.
Last Saturday, the deep ball was the undoing of the Kansas football team in its 39-32 overtime loss at Nebraska.
When he's healthy, he's the starter, but when will Kerry Meier's health be 100 percent?
Alvamar Golf Course played host to the third and final round of the Marilyn Smith Invitational.
High winds put everyone at a disadvantage in the second round during the opening day of the Marilynn Smith Sunflower Invitational at Alvamar Golf Club.
It is 5:45 a.m. Monday, the sky pitch black outside Allen Fieldhouse, no sun in sight.
Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino cleared the air on what many outsiders believed was a budding quarterback controversy, insisting Monday senior Adam Barmann remains the backup quarterback behind freshman Kerry Meier.
To the links where the Kansas women's golf team hosted 16 schools for the 2006 Marilyn Smith Invitational at Alvamar this morning.
Since taking over the offense two games ago, Adam Barmann has thrown for almost 700 yards with two touchdowns. But head coach Mark Mangino made it clear there is no quarterback controversy.
Last Saturday night, the KU football team almost did something it hadn't done in nearly four decades - go to Lincoln and come away victorious.
Jason Anderson was in the minority - and he couldn't believe it.
Shannon McCabe's goal in the second minute proved to be the game-winner, and sophomore Julie Hanley tied a season high with four saves as Kansas University shut out Nebraska, 1-0, in Big 12 Conference softball on Sunday at the Nebraska Soccer Field.
Kansas University football senior Eric Washington is expected to return to Lawrence today after spending two nights in a Lincoln, Neb., hospital.
Ohio State tightened its hold on No. 1. Coming off another decisive victory over a ranked opponent, the Buckeyes received a season-high 62 first-place votes in The Associated Press Top 25 on Sunday.
Last night KU out-played, out-coached and pretty much out- everything Nebraska, but in the end the Jayhawks left Lincoln with another record on their record.
After struggling through the non-conference schedule, things finally came together for Baylor in the Big 12 opener.
Kansas University's football team has its way of exciting the masses. That can't be denied, especially after Saturday.
It smelled like a bloody massacre. Looked like one, too. All red in the stands, all red on the field, another wasted trip for a Kansas University football team with a propensity for packing butter for the players' fingers and little else on futile road trips.
Kansas University senior linebacker Eric Washington is expected to make a full recovery after being carted off on a stretcher during the third quarter of KU's 39-32 overtime loss to Nebraska on Saturday.
Kansas started Adam Barmann at quarterback for the second straight week, while Kerry Meier wore a baseball cap and sent in signals from the sideline. Meier has been battling an unspecified injury, leading to week-long speculation on who would start. Meier did throw the ball around in warmups, something he didn't do against South Florida last week.
The losses just continue to mount for a Kansas University volleyball squad that started off the season 7-1.
Sam Houston State was little more than a scrimmage for No. 7 Texas. Bring on Oklahoma.
Bret Meyer passed for 323 yards and two touchdowns, including a 16-yarder to Jon Davis with 1:05 left that gave Iowa State a 28-27 victory over Northern Iowa on Saturday night.
Kansas University didn't win a game Saturday night at Nebraska's Memorial Stadium, but the Jayhawks did win some respect.
With each passing week, Missouri is looking more and more like a pretty decent team.