Stories for December 13, 2007


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6Sports video: KU up against worthy foe

The Kansas men's basketball team returns to the hardwood this Saturday against Ohio. The Jayhawks enter the contest with a perfect 9-0 record after rolling DePaul last weekend. The Bobcats are pretty good, too.

6Sports video: Numbers don't lie

The numbers say it's the most impressive football season in school history: a program-record 11 wins, two first-team All Americans and the Division I coach of the year.

6Sports video: More players could mean less playing time

For the first time this season the Kansas men's basketball team is playing with a full squad. Brandon Rush, Sherron Collins and Tyrel Reed will all return after injuries when KU plays Ohio this weekend.

Probe of student loan lender settled

University Financial Services previously had sponsorship deal with KU

New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has settled his investigation into a Florida-based student lender with ties to Kansas University. Student Financial Services, also known as University Financial Services, had marketing and sponsorship deals with 63 colleges and universities. Some of those deals, Cuomo said, duped students into choosing loans that were not beneficial to them.

Ohio stuns Maryland

Bobcats tune up for KU with victory over Terrapins

Ohio University forward Leon Williams put on quite a show in the Bobcats' 61-55 victory over Maryland on Wednesday night.

Jayhawks land juco commitment reported Wednesday that Kansas University's football team received a commitment from Nathan D'Cunha, a 6-foot-7, 305-pound offensive lineman out of Santa Barbara (Calif.) Community College.

Baylor remains unbeaten

Angela Tisdale scored a career-high 24 points, and No. 10 Baylor beat Oregon, 80-45, on Wednesday night in women's basketball. Jhasmin Player scored 15 points and Jessica Morrow 14 for the Bears (7-0).

Colorado stumbles

Shaun Reynolds hit a driving layup and free throw with 4.3 seconds left, and Bo McCalebb scored 24 points to lead New Orleans to a 67-65 victory over Colorado on Wednesday night.

Top 25 Roundup: Vandy rallies past DePaul

Shan Foster and A.J. Ogilvy came through after struggling most of the night, and No. 20 Vanderbilt rallied for a 91-85 victory over DePaul on Wednesday night to remain undefeated.

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Mr. Electric

Safety known for vibrant personality

Kansas University football safety Darrell Stuckey's persona best can be summed up by a story told by teammate James McClinton. "I remember one time we were doing a Relay For Life," McClinton said of the event held annually at Memorial Stadium that raises money for the American Cancer Society. "You spend the whole night out there walking around the track, and he was on my team. He came in being Darrell Stuckey, all energetic.

Rush's court date moved

A case in Lawrence Municipal Court against Kansas University basketball player Brandon Rush has been continued to April 11 - after the season is over. Rush, a junior from Kansas City, Mo., was supposed to appear in court Wednesday morning on charges of failing to appear in court on two other occasions for traffic violations.