Stories for October 12, 2006


Lead stories

6Sports video: Perkins applauded by NCAA for compliance efforts

During this afternoon's 30-minute media teleconference with the NCAA, infractions committee members applauded the efforts the efforts of athletics director Lew Perkins.

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NCAA delivers added punishment for KU violations

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.

6Sports video: KU women filing holes with freshmen

Last season the KU women's basketball team won its first 12 games en route to its first winning season in six years.

6Sports video: Infractions report strips teams of scholarships

The NCAA committee on infractions is taking away scholarships for KU football and men's basketball.

6Sports video: Press conferences on the NCAA infractions committee decision

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.

KU football, men's basketball lose scholarships

Kansas University programs in football and men's basketball will lose scholarships as part of penalties announced today by the NCAA.

Press release: NCAA - Committee on Infractions Penalizes University of Kansas for Major Violations in Men's Basketball and Football

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.

NCAA will release decisions about KU infractions later today

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.

NCAA to decide KU's fate today

Media conference at 4 p.m.

Media conference at 4 p.m.

KU football notebook

Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino said Wednesday that his offensive personnel as a whole was much healthier than it was a week ago.

KU volleyball puts end to skid

With both state Big 12 Conference rivals mired in losing steaks, something had to give Wednesday night at Horejsi Center.

Keegan: Horejsi excursion enjoyable

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.

Meier gets nod at QB

Red-shirt freshman returns to starting role

Kansas University freshman Kerry Meier will end his three-week absence from the football field and start at quarterback Saturday against Oklahoma State.

Dynamic duo

Jayhawks Rush, Wright co-players of year

In studying Kansas University's star-studded men's basketball roster, Big 12 Conference coaches simply couldn't decide which player was best.

Oregon prep on Kansas visit

A standout football quarterback/basketball power forward, Kyle Singler decided to concentrate on hoops his senior year at Oregon's South Medford High.